The SC Green Industry Association (SCGIA) will bring together more than 150 exhibitors and more than 20 industry speakers to cover an range of landscape topics during a two-day Conference and Trade Show held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center on January 21 and 22.
The Trade Show and education seminars will run from 8 am – 4:15 pm January 21 and from 8 am – noon January 22. The SC Green Industry Association also hosts a Legislative Oyster Roast to be held at 5 pm on January 21, at the Convention Center where members of the State House are invited and $10,000 in college scholarships are awarded.
Landscape industry professionals are able to choose their own schedules selected from a list of sessions including Addressing Public Concerns about Glyphosate, Weed Management Practices & IPM, Small Engine Maintenance, and an Irrigation Tech Training. Attendees can earn up to four continuing education credit hours for the following certifications: South Carolina Pesticide, North Carolina Pesticide, International Society of Arboriculture, North Carolina Irrigation, and Landscape Architect. In addition to earning credit hours, attendees will receive a Trade Show pass, coffee and doughnuts, and lunch included in the cost.
“We are thrilled to offer this opportunity for an affordable, one-stop educational conference while also allowing time to network and bring our industry together,” said Ashley McLeod, SC Green Industry Association Board President.
View the full schedule and register at SCGreen.org.