September 15, 2017
Congress ’18, the Canadian face-to-face event for green industry professionals, will run Jan. 9-11, 2018 at the Toronto Congress Centre, with the educational component starting the day prior to the show on Jan. 8.

Dubbed Warm-Up Monday, education is the focus of the day, with something of interest for all green professionals. The Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium, in partnership with Lawn Life, features a full-day of technical sessions that will qualify attendees for continuing education credits (CECs) from the IPM Council of Canada. The symposium includes a keynote speaker, sponsored by JB&D Company, and displays for delegates to learn more about new products, trends and technology in the world of IPM.

The Landscape Designer Conference on Jan. 8 is a must-attend event for designers. This full-day conference includes morning refreshments, lunch, and informative sessions; all held at the newly-renovated Delta Hotels Toronto Airport (formerly the International Plaza Hotel). Presented in partnership with DynaSCAPE, presenter Aprille Janes will look at utilizing personality types to sell designs, and Ellen Ecker Ogden will share her expertise on edibles. James Garfield Thompson will inspire attendees with his uncanny ability to replicate nature. Prepared to be wowed! Event partners will be located in the lobby throughout the day, showcasing the latest products and technologies to delegates. The day will conclude with the ever-popular networking reception.

Also in the hotel, Landscape Ontario`s Peer-to-peer Network will host a full-day interactive workshop on Jan. 8. Designed with the over-burdened business owner in mind, this workshop will help you attain any goals for being more successful in 2018. Through instructor Jacki Hart, CLP, delegates will learn tools, creativity and support to find helpful solutions and take a fresh approache to common problems faced by business owners.

More information on Congress ’18 will be announced over the coming months. For full session and event details and registration, visit