Don't Miss the 2023 Tri-State Green Industry Conference (GIC)

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Tri-State Green Industry Conference (GIC)

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Sharonville Convention Center

11355 Chester Rd

Cincinnati, OH  45246


The Tri-State Green Industry Conference (GIC) has been offered annually for over 85 years.  From its humble beginnings in a greenhouse head house, the GIC has grown to a premier regional training event with 7 educational tracks:  Annuals & Perennials; Trees & Shrubs; Turfgrass Management; Greenhouse Innovation & Urban Agriculture; General Pest & Disease Management; Emerging Ideas & Issues; and Landscape Ecosystems:  Creating Pollinator Habitats.



- Cutting-edge horticultural training sessions:

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Program Agenda:

Schedule At-A-Glance:


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- Networking opportunities


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- Vendor/Trade Show:

The Trade Show is open throughout the event.  However, the exhibitors become the focus of attention during lunch ("Lunch and Dessert with Trade Show Exhibitors") and two breaks ("Beverage Break in the Trade Show").


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- Professional Credits and CEUs:

ODA Pesticide Recertification Credits:  CORE = 7 hrs.; 3a = 1 hr.; 4a = 1 hr.; 5 = 1 hrs.; 6a = 6 hrs.; 6b = 1 hr.; 6c = 1 hr.; 6d = 2 hrs., 8 = 2 hrs.

ISA CEUsCertified Arborist = 23; Utility Specialist = 14; Municipal Specialist = 23; Board Certified Master Arborist (BCMA)-Science = 8; BCMA-Practice = 6; BCMA-Management = 9; Tree Worker (TW) Climber Specialist = 12; TW Aerial Lift Specialist = 12

ONLA (now OGIA) OCNT Credit

Kentucky Pesticide Applicator Credits:  Request submitted and pending

Indiana Pesticide Applicator Credits:  Request submitted and pending


Click this hotlink to see “Credits At-A-Glance



Early Bird Registration - $80.00 (includes lunch and break snacks).

Must be received by midnight, Thursday, January 19th


Click this Hotlink to Register NOW:


Late Registration (after January 19th) ………………………………………………


On-Site Registration (at the door, February 2; Lunch will not be included) ...



Business Opportunity:  Be a Trade Show Exhibitor


Increase sales by being a Trade Show Exhibitor!


Click this hotlink to register and select “Trade Show Exhibitor”


Complete the registration process including booth requirements, the number of individuals, etc.  You will receive a confirmation by e-mail.


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Business Opportunity:  Be a Sponsor


Get your company's name in front of hundreds of industry professionals and partners in the Tri-State area, all while showing your support for the opportunities for education and networking that the conference provides each year. If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please click below for more information.


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The Tri-State Green Industry Conference is a collaborative educational effort between the following as well as Green Industry leaders:

Ohio State University Extension

Purdue Extension

University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

University of Cincinnati

The Boone County Arboretum

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum

Questions? E-mail Maria Gulley at:


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