Each year, more than 300 professionals from across the country attend the largest gathering of garden writers, bloggers, photographers, speakers and industry thought-leaders in the country, the GWA Annual Conference & Expo. Attendees are seeking fresh ideas, new products and tools, new resources for their business, and networking opportunities. By becoming a sponsor, you and your organization get the essential brand exposure and direct, one-on-one access to these key current and future thought-leaders impacting the industry.
GWA Conference Sponsorships give your organization the opportunity to extend your message beyond the tradeshow floor and:
- Spotlight company information/products with key media professionals in the green industry
- Receive special marketing and recognition on all conference materials including website, social media, digital and print marketing, and on-site program.
- Exclusive opportunities to share marketing materials and information with all attendees at check-in and in pre- and post-conference messaging
- Special recognition throughout the conference and potential speaking time at your sponsored event
Reserve your sponsorship opportunity today. Space is limited.
Showcase Sponsors ($5,000+)
Winners® ColorChoice® Shrubs
Awards & Honors Dinner Sponsor
Proven Winners® ColorChoice® Shrubs is a market leader in flowering shrubs with over 240 varieties, including Incrediball® Hydrangea, Invincibelle® Spirit II Hydrangea, ‘Limelight’ Hydrangea, Pinky Winky™ Hydrangea, Bobo® Hydrangea, My Monet™ Weigela, Little Henry® Itea, Wine & Roses® Weigela, and Quick Fire® Hydrangea. For more information, visit provenwinners-shrubs.com.
Contact: Natalie Carmolli, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bartlett Tree Experts
Bartlett Tree Experts was founded in 1907 by Francis A. Bartlett and is the world's leading scientific tree and shrub care company. From its over 100 offices worldwide, Bartlett helps both residential and commercial customers maintain beautiful, healthy trees. In addition, as a government contractor, we offer competitive bids and provide quality tree service with timely implementation.
Contact: Scott Jamieson, email@example.com
Contributing Sponsors ($2,500+)
Hollywood Hibiscus by J. Berry Nursery
In March 2006, Jim and Jonathan Berry, founded J. Berry Nursery with the vision of bringing high-value plants to the market. Jim's lifetime of horticulture experience, combined with Jonathan's successful career as an entrepreneur, made their vision today's reality. J. Berry Nursery is committed to "Discovering and Delivering Great Plants." The company's extensive trialing process ensures all new plant genetics introduced outperform the competition in production, at retail, and for the customer. Learn more at jberrynursery.com.
Contact: Tamara Felux, firstname.lastname@example.org
Smart Release Plant Food
Osmocote® is a control or slow-release plant food. Each granule contains nutrients such as N,P, and K that are essential to plant growth and vitality. The unique resin coating releases the nutrients via osmosis which means plants get what they need, when they need it. Osmocote® Plant Food is the planter's plant food.
Contact: Robert Stohler, email@example.com
Keynote Speaker Support
COLORBLENDS is a third generation wholesale bulb merchant offering top-sized flowerbulbs directly to professionals and ambitious residential gardeners. Our highly-regarded mixes of tulip bulbs allow you to coordinate your plantings to guarantee successful, car-stopping spring displays.
Contact: Tim Schipper, firstname.lastname@example.org
New Plant Variety Showcase & Session Sponsor
National Garden Bureau, a non-for-profit organization, is your source for the newest flower and edible varieties introduced each year by the top breeders around the world. NGB is dedicated to helping you bring knowledge and inspiration to the gardening community with “Year of The” Programs, educational tips and All-America Selections Winners. All America Selection winners are “Tested Nationally & Proven Locally.”
Contact: Diane Blazek, email@example.com
Supporting Sponsors ($1,000+)
Brent & Becky's Bulbs
NextGen Conference Scholarship Sponsor
Brent & Becky's family has been flower bulb experts since 1900. Today, their extensive selection of bulbs, other perennials, annuals and seeds can color your landscape for 12 months! Utilize their expertise to help design and install large quantities, up to 10,000-30,000 per hour! Call 877.661.2852 or visit brentandbeckysbulbs.com for more information.
Contact: Jay Hutchins, firstname.lastname@example.org
Corona, Inc. is a leader in the marketing and manufacturing of professional and consumer tools for the lawn and garden, landscape, irrigation, construction and agriculture markets. With a retail and distribution network that extends throughout the United States and Canada, Corona's proven designs, quality manufacturing processes and unparalleled customer service make it the best choice in tools for contractors, agricultural professionals and avid gardeners alike. Learn more at coronatoolsusa.com
Contact: Chris Sabbarese, email@example.com
Country Gardens® celebrates the spirit and romance of gardening as a lifestyle. Whether you have 40 acres or live 40 stories high, we know that country style is more than just a trend, it's part of our united gardening experience. Country Gardens embodies what today's gardening enthusiasts are looking for—pretty, straightforward garden advice, casual decorating, old-fashioned garden favorites and tough-as-nails natives, the latest tools and gadgets, garden-fresh recipes, and personal stories that inspire readers to take action.
Contact: Susan Appleget Hurst, susan@firstname.lastname@example.org
Millennium Park Foundation
Keynote Speaker Support
The Millennium Park Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to maintaining Millennium Park as a free venue for all Chicagoans today and for generations to come. In partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, the Millennium Park Foundation is also committed to the stewardship and improvement of Millennium Park and has the responsibility for the programming and care of several features including the public garden, the sculpture galleries and the public art.
Contact: Scott Stewart, email@example.com
Geranium Rozanne® is the easy-to-grow garden plant that’s taken the world by storm. Adorned with gorgeous purple flowers all through the summer – and beyond – she’s a long-blooming colourful delight that needs very little attention to thrive. Although she does get plenty of it both from bees and from human admirers!
Rozanne grows well for everybody everywhere, no matter how good or bad you are at gardening. That’s why everybody from horticulture experts and world-renowned garden designers to the millions of everyday people who have already encountered her love her so much.
Syngenta Flowers North America is one of the largest wholesale breeders of hybrid flower seed and cuttings in the world – developing and producing flower seeds and cuttings and growers internationally.
Syngenta Flowers is dedicated to the breeding innovative flower varieties that offer outstanding performance in the professional greenhouse, at retail, in the landscape and in the home garden. In addition to legendary genetics, we support industry professionals with world-class customer service, in-depth cultural information, flexible and exciting marketing programs, and a deep understanding of plants from many points of view.
Syngenta Flowers has garnered more than 35 international awards for introducing hybrid annuals to the world, including such garden mainstays as Calliope® Interspecific Geraniums, Titan™ Poinsettias, Diabunda™ Dianthus, Endurio™ Violas, Sparkler™ Cleome, and Magellan™ Zinnias.
Contact: Melanie Fernandes, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact us at 212.297.2198 or email@example.com.