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: https://go.osu.edu/gic2023_full_program
Schedule At-A-Glance: https://go.osu.edu/gic2023_schedule_at_a_glance
- Networking opportunities
- 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").
- 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 CEUs: Certified 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
REGISTER NOW AND SAVE MONEY:
Early Bird Registration - $80.00 (includes lunch and break snacks).
Must be received by midnight, Thursday, January 19th
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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.
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org