National Floriculture Forum: 1999-2017

Click on the dates below for more information or reports about each event.

Date                                             
Location                     
Theme                                     
Coordinator
March 17-19, 2017 Philadelphia, PA How to get more younger people involved in the industry Krystal Snyder
Jan. 23-29, 2016 Holland & Germany International horticulture & IPM Mark Bridgen
March 6-7, 2015 Minneapolis, MN Marketing of plants in floriculture Terry Ferriss
May 14-15, 2014 Winnipeg, Canada Sphagnum peat industry in action Chris Currey, Brian Krug, Mike Evans
March 22-24, 2013 Portsmouth, NH Creative thinking, creative funding: research, extension, and teaching programs and consortiums Stephanie Burnett, Brian Krug, Roberto Lopez, Neil Mattson
2012 (not held) N/A N/A N/A
March 10-11, 2011 Dallas, TX Partnerships, alliances, brands and initiatives Charles Hall
2010 (not held) N/A N/A N/A
March 6-7, 2009 Miami/Apopka, FL Sustainability in the real world Paul Fisher
Feb. 22-24, 2008 Raleigh, NC Reaching out Brian Whipker
Jan. 21-27, 2007 Holland & Germany International floriculture Mark Bridgen
Feb. 23-26, 2006 Grand Rapids, MI Survival strategies for floriculture programs Erik Runkle
Feb. 25-27, 2005 Chicago, IL A return to key issues facing floriculture professionals Paul Thomas
Feb. 20-22, 2004 Miami, FL (Fairchild Tropical Garden) Making the connection between industry and the public: What is the message we are sending? Rick Schoellhorn
Feb. 21-23, 2003 Columbus, OH (Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center) Partnerships in floriculture: USDA, industry, university and botanic garden David Tay
April 10-13, 2002 California (San Diego/San Francisco) California pack trials Heiner Lieth
Feb. 24-25, 2001 College Park, MD Horticulture landmark award to agricultural research service Terry Ferriss
Feb. 26-27, 2000 Chicago, IL (Chicago Botanic Garden) Future of floriculture in the USA Mark Bridgen
Feb. 27-28, 1999 Chicago, IL Improving communication and cooperation in the floriculture community Mark Bridgen