Connect: GWA @ Farwest 2017

Aug 23, 2017 05:00pm -
Aug 23, 2017 06:00pm
Portland, OR

Event Description

Region VI Connect Meeting | Portland, OR
Connect: GWA @ Farwest 2017
Wednesday, August 23 - Friday, August 25

GWA will be hosting a roundtable session on Garden Writers Day, Thursday, August 24, beginning at 11:00am. Location TBD

More exciting developments at Farwest 2017...

The GWA Association Outreach Task Force is excited to announce an exciting line up of special offers and events at this year’s Farwest Show in Portland, OR, August 23-25. GWA members will have the opportunity to gain special access to the trade show, education sessions and other valuable networking events. For more information about Farwest please visit

Key Times and Dates

  • Wednesday, August 23: Tradeshow, Noon - 5PM
  • Thursday, August 24 (Garden Writers Day): Tradeshow, 10AM – 5PM
  • Friday, August 25: Tradeshow, 10AM – 2PM

Expo: All GWA members receive a complimentary 3-Day Expo Pass code. Click here to register with your complimentary code. Code: 9999

Press Pass: Complimentary press passes will be available to all Qualified Media. The Press Pass is our All Access Pass which provides complimentary access into the Expo, all Seminars and Pesticide Classes. (Does not include Bus Tours), Qualified Media Members can contact Allan Niemi at OAN ( to submit their request.

Attendees can reserve their rooms at the Farwest housing portal here.

“Garden Writers Day”
In honor of GWA, OAN and the FarWest Show have declared Thursday, August 24 as “Garden Writers Day.” Join us at 11AM for a roundtable session. It will include topics such as Launching a career in horticulture, non traditional (Christina Salwitz), Enhance and build you professional connections (Rita Perea), Developing your brand (Suzanne Wainwright Evans) and more!

The GWA AOTF Committee and Farwest are proud to provide you with one of the best educational and networking opportunities in the country with a potential value of $199 (including the educational sessions and trade show).

Event Type:Membership
Early registration ends on May 28, 2017.
Regular registration starts on May 29, 2017 and ends on Aug 22, 2017.
Late registration starts on Aug 23, 2017.
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