SAVE THE DATE: CareerNext Summit 2017: Rising Tides in Horticulture

Sep 16, 2017 08:00am -
Sep 16, 2017 05:00pm
Charleston, SC

Event Description


CareerNext defines tracks to professional livelihoods in the world of ornamental horticulture. This one-day powerhouse lineup of garden media superstars is designed for students looking to grow education into stable jobs in the industry, veteran communicators looking to redefine career goals and confident professionals diversifying their toolbox with state-of-the-art media awareness!

Let us expand your horizons; dare to challenge your occupational rut. Join us at CareerNext for a fabulous, fun and functional day of self-discovery, networking and creative career-crafting!

We're still the best value at the best venues with the oldest gardens in America! For a long weekend's stay, our venues are only 19 miles from Charleston, South Carolina's resort beaches!

Saturday, September 16

 7:00 AM  Early morning photo shoot at Magnolia Plantation
8:00 AM - 8:30AM  Registration, coffee and snacks
8:30 AM    Greeting, Housekeeping and Introductions
8:45 AM to 9:45 AM Keynote - Chris VanCleave: Unleash the Power Within
9:45 AM to 10:15 AM Morning Break
10:15 AM to 11:15 AM Tom Johnson, Mary Ann Johnson and Herb Frazier: Managing & Marketing
A Southern Public Garden 
11:15 AM to 11:45 AM  Buddy Lee: Insights from a Career Plant Breeder
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM  Lunch
12:45 PM to 1:15 PM  Jessica Callahan: Marketing to Southern Gardeners
1:15 PM to 1:45 PM   Angela Treadwell-Palmer: Love Plants, Fashion and Trends?
Want to Make a Career of it? 
1:45 PM to 2:15 PM  Katie Elzer Peters: Different Types of Garden Writing for Pay 
2:15 PM to 2:30 PM Afternoon Break
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Karl Gercens: Crafting an Enviable Career in Horticulture 
4:00 PM Middleton Plantation touring
5:30 PM    Evening under the Live Oaks. Middleton Place 

Event Type:Education
Early registration ends on Dec 31, 2016.
Regular registration starts on Jan 01, 2017 and ends on Sep 16, 2017.
Late registration starts on Sep 17, 2017.
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