August 6, 2015 – Thursday
Shelburne Farms -Coach Barn
1611 Harbor Road
Shelburne, Vermont 05482
8am – 4:30 pm
Green Works/Vermont Nursery & Landscape Association would like to invite you to exhibit at our Summer Meeting and Trade Show on Thursday, August 6, 2015. Join us at Shelburne Farms Coach Barn, Shelburne, VT. We expect 100-150 attendees to visit our Show and have set aside time throughout the day for attendees to visit exhibitors.
Exhibitor registration includes full meeting attendance for one representative and includes morning refreshments, lunch, and admission to all presentations. Each registered exhibitor will be provided a 6’ banquet table, if requested. The meeting begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at approximately 4:30 p.m. Register below or please contact the Green Works/VNLA office to register over the phone. The registration deadline is July 17, 2015.
PROGRAM: Our keynote speaker is Rick Darke of Rick Darke, LLC, a Pennsylvania-based consulting firm focused on landscape ethics, photography, and contextual design. Darke’s work blends art, ecology, and cultural geography in the design and management of living landscapes. Projects include parks, scenic byways, transportation corridors, corporate and collegiate campuses, conservation developments, post-industrial and historic brownfields, botanic gardens, and residential landscapes. His many books including The American Woodland Garden: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest, The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landscapes, and The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden co-authored with Doug Tallamy. For further information visit: www.rickdarke.com, Rick will be giving two presentations. The afternoon will include an interactive demonstration on tree planting, more presentations and our annual summer auction.
SET-UP: Set-up time is between 7 am – 8 am Thursday morning. If you would like to make other arrangements please contact Kristina in the office. Registration for attendees begins at 8 am.
EXHIBIT SPACE: Booth spaces are available indoors in a separate room adjacent to the conference space. Outdoor spaces are available in the courtyard. Any plant material placed in the courtyard must be wrapped to keep any soil or plant material from the packed gravel surface.
AUCTION: Please consider donating an item(s) to our annual summer auction which helps raise funds for educational programming the Association sponsors.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Close by are: Econo Lodge Inn -802.985.3377 and Quality Inn – 802.985-8037, both located in Shelburne, VT. The Rodeway Inn – 802.862.8009 and Holiday Inn Express – 802-860-6000 are located in S. Burlington, VT.
DIRECTIONS: Visit www.shelburnefarms.org/node/61 for a map and complete directions.
MAIL IN FORM: Download the registration form here: 2015 Summer Meeting Exhibitor Registration Form
TO REGISTER AS AN EXHIBITOR (see below):
Exhibit Booth Indoor Space – VNLA Member – $200 (includes lunch)
Exhibit Booth Indoor Space – Non Member – $250 (includes lunch)
Exhibit Booth Outdoor Space – VNLA Member – $125 (includes lunch)
Exhibit Booth Outdoor Space – Non Member – $175 (includes lunch)
Additional Attendee – VNLA Member – $30
Additional Attendee – Non Member – $35