2018 CANGC
October 9-10, 2018
Hotel Republic
San Diego, CA
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Hosted By: CANGC

The California Association of Nurseries and Garden Centers is hosting the 2018 CANGC Convention on October 9-10, 2018 in San Diego, California. The meeting provides a forum to learn about new resources, network with peers, and address challenges and other issues of interest and concern to California’s nursery industry.

Who Should Attend

Growers, retailers, industry suppliers, nursery industry partners and anyone who wishes to learn more about critical issues pertaining to the nursery industry are invited to attend CANGC’s annual convention.

Convention Program

From human resources and politics to plant breeding and pest trends, our program has been crafted to showcase topics of interest which are important to all those involved in the nursery industry.

Schedule at a Glance

Day 1
09 Oct 2018
Day 2
10 Oct 2018

San Diego Area Tour

  Join fellow CANGC members as we visit the unique San Diego Botanic Garden. You will start the day with a tour of the gardens followed by a tasty lunch. The San Diego Botanic Garden is a beautiful retreat nestled on 37 acres in Encinitas, CA. Visit the 29 uniquely...
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Welcome Reception

Dinner in the San Diego area (on your own)

Annual Meeting & General Session

Welcome and Annual Reports by Chairperson, Ashley Rossi, Green Acres Nursery and Supply and President, Chris Zanobini. Topics Include: Irrigated Lands Program Updates “A Label is Born” The New Face of Gardening

Luncheon with Keynote Speaker

Nick Matteis, CA Grown The group luncheon will feature keynote speaker, Nick Matteis of California Grown. Matteis will speak on his experience with the Buy California Marketing Agreement, their story, promotions and campaigns, making social media work for you, surveys and case studies, and more. Also, special recognition of the...
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General Session 2

Topics Include: Legislative Updates CCNPro 2018 and Beyond

Chairperson Banquet & Awards Banquet

Keynote address by CDFA Secretary Karen Ross. Enjoy dinner with colleagues and celebrate the best of the California nursery industry! The award presentations will take place after dinner where we will congratulate this year’s winners of the Nursery Professional of the Year Award, the Outstanding Horticulture Education Award, The Research...
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Contact Us

CANGC Convention

Hosted by California Association of Nurseries and Garden Centers

1521 I Street
Sacramento, CA, USA 95814