Connect (& More!) GWA @ MANTS 2017

Jan 11, 2017 05:30pm -
Jan 11, 2017 07:30pm
Baltimore, MD

Event Description

Region II Connect Meeting | Baltimore, MD
Connect (& More): GWA @ MANTS 2017
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 | 5:30PM - 7:30PM

Join GWA at the LB Tavern in the Lord Baltimore Hotel on Wednesday, January 11 for an intimate Connect Meeting, 5:30PM – 7:30PM. Connect with old friends and meet new ones, all while Registration is free and non-members and visitors are welcome to attend! Dinner options will be available on-site, but all food and drink is the responsibility of attendees. 


Additionally, GWA is excited to announce an exciting line up of special offers and events at this year’s MANTS 2017 in Baltimore, MD, January 11-13.  Highlights include complimentary press registration and reception, Connect meeting, presence on the tradeshow floor and more!

Key Times and Dates

  • Wednesday, January 11, 9AM – 5PM
  • Thursday, January 12, 9AM – 5PM
  • Friday, January 13, 9AM – 2PM

Press Registration
GWA members can register. This is the only way to register and receive your special complimentary GWA member pass for the trade show. Click here to register

Hotel rooms can be reserved. Book early as rooms go fast. Click here for MANTS 2017 Housing Portal

Media Reception
GWA members are also invited to the MANTS 2017 Media Reception on Thursday, January 12, 8:30AM – 10AM. Enjoy a light breakfast and network with industry media, MANTS executives (including Executive Vice President Vanessa Finney) and special guests. Stay tuned for more information regarding the event's short program! You MUST register separately for this event in order to attend. Click here to register

HRI Research Reception
GWA Members are invited to attend the annual HRI Research Reception on Thursday, January 12, 5PM - 7PM, celebrating its donors, members and friends that are interested in continuing to develop green industry progress through innovation and research. Celebrate with great food, drinks and merriment. Click here to register

Expo Floor
GWA will again have a booth on the trade show floor, #2324, and anyone willing to volunteer to work the booth for an hour or two should email Alexa Haller ( with your schedule of availability. Working the booth is a great way to meet growers, garden centers and others who could use your skills. 

About MANTS‚Äč
Now in its fourth decade, MANTS® is the premier, private green industry marketplace for finding plants and nursery stock, landscape and garden items, heavy and light duty equipment, tools, furniture and hundreds of other allied industry products. Companies' exhibit and industry members attend because they know that MANTS is the place to buy, shop, meet, see, be and be seen every January. MANTS is one of the largest private trade shows serving the Horticulture Industry which is why industry members say that MANTS means business! Whether you are an exhibitor or attendee, buying, shopping or just looking, this is the one show that is all about you. Companies and industry members alike know where they'll be in January, because "If it's January, it must be MANTS!" Learn more at

Event Type:Membership
Category:Connect Meeting
Early registration ends on Sep 30, 2016.
Regular registration starts on Oct 01, 2016 and ends on Jan 12, 2017.
Late registration starts on Jan 13, 2017.
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