Greenhouse Grower @ Cultivate
Two of the most anticipated events at Cultivate each year are the annual Greenhouse Grower Evening Of Excellence awards reception, which celebrates greenhouse operations and plant breeders that strive for excellence, and Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Growers Breakfast, an event in which the nation’s largest growers gather to discuss topics that impact the industry as well as their own businesses.
The 2016 Greenhouse Grower Evening Of Excellence and Greenhouse Grower Top 100 Growers Breakfast will both take place on Monday, July 11, at Cultivate’16 in Columbus, OH. This page includes information about what to expect at this year’s events, and how to register for them. During the event, the page will be updated with live coverage of these events and other activities taking place at the show.
July 19, 2016
Top 100 Growers Talk Labor, Automation, And Sustainability
More than 60 growers got up with the sun at Cultivate’16 to hear a four-person panel discuss hot topics such as labor, automation, and sustainability at Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Growers Breakfast, sponsored by BASF.
February 7, 2017
Your Last Chance to Nominate a Head Grower of the Year or Operation of the Year
The deadline for submitting nominations is this Friday, so be sure to let us know who you feel is most deserving of these awards!
February 3, 2017
Cultivate’17 Keynote Speaker Will Address Ways to Drive Your Business Forward
Headlining Cultivate’17 on Sunday, July 16, will be popular business management expert and author, Jon Gordon.
July 25, 2016
Cultivate Keynote Speaker Highlights Seven Principles Of Successful Leaders
In his morning keynote address at Cultivate’16, best-selling author and speaker Jeremy Kingsley noted that if you want to make your business better, the process should start with making your people better by inspiring them.
July 23, 2016
AmericanHort Kicks Off Cultivate’16 By Announcing Major Changes For Cultivate’17
Even though Cultivate’16 just wrapped up, it’s not too early to find out about the many changes you can expect for 2017.
July 20, 2016
First-Ever Flower Run Was A Big Success, Luxflora Says
Kicking off Cultivate’16 on Sunday, July 10, Luxflora’s first annual 5K saw nearly 150 participants racing through the picturesque Scioto Audubon Park in Columbus under clear blue skies and perfect conditions. It was a great way to start the week, participants said. Congratulations to the winners of the first-ever Flower Run: First Place: Jacob Griffith Gardner Second Place: Mike Goyette Third Place: Jack Ford The top three winners — and all of the Flower Run participants — were showered with flower petals when they crossed the finish line, making for a colorful and fragrant finish to an invigorating experience. “Personally, I would consider it a grand success,” says Luxflora President Rebecca Lusk. “The overall mood was fantastic, from start to finish. There were many high fives and group hugs, numerous duo phone selfies and postings to social media, while participants enjoyed their bananas and bottled water donated by Experience Columbus. Most […]
July 19, 2016
A Look Back At Greenhouse Grower’s Evening Of Excellence At Cultivate’16 (Photo Gallery)
Greenhouse Grower held its annual Evening of Excellence event on Monday, July 11, during Cultivate’16. Check out the slideshow to see some of the highlights of the festivities. You’re sure to recognize a few familiar faces!
July 19, 2016
Town Hall Panel At Cultivate Focuses On Selling To A New Generation Of Consumers
Why are we still trying to sell our products in the 21st century using a model straight out of the 1980s? This was the main question raised during the annual Town Hall panel discussion that took place at Cultivate’16.
July 12, 2016
Greenhouse Grower Honors 2016 Medal Of Excellence Breeding Award Winners
Greenhouse Grower’s Evening of Excellence at Cultivate’16 was a celebration of the 2016 Medal of Excellence Winners that embody the best in breeding, marketing, and growing, and typify the dedication to quality that is so prevalent in our industry.
July 12, 2016
North Creek Nurseries Named Operation Of The Year At Cultivate’16
“This award is about 28 years of dedicated work by our entire team, said Steve Castorani of North Creek in accepting the award, which was presented during Greenhouse Grower’s Evening of Excellence program.
July 12, 2016
Albert Grimm Of Jeffery’s Greenhouses Named Head Grower Of The Year At Cultivate’16
“We should all be proud of what we do, and we need to keep this passion and drive alive in the next generation of growers,” said Grimm in accepting the award, which was presented during Greenhouse Grower’s Evening of Excellence program.
June 28, 2016
10 Things You Need To Do Before And During Cultivate’16
From pre-planning to on-site networking and education, here are 10 things to consider before you depart for Cultivate’16.
June 24, 2016
Cal Poly Ag College Hosting Alumni Reception At Cultivate’16
Alumni and friends of The Cal Poly College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences are invited to a reception that will be held Sunday, July 10.
June 21, 2016
Sign Up For The First-Ever Flower Run At Cultivate’16
When you pack your bags for Cultivate’16 in Columbus, OH, July 9-12, don’t forget your running shoes! There are still three weeks left to train for the first annual Luxflora Flower Run, which will kick off the start of Cultivate’16 on Sunday morning, July 10. The Flower Run celebrates Luxflora‘s mission to develop a visionary, influential floriculture network in which women leaders can create, inspire, and flourish. The 5k event is an opportunity for all floriculture professionals to come together to network, build relationships, and to have some healthy fun. Running is not required – this event is walker-friendly, as well. If you opt to be an observer rather than run/walk, then join your friends at the finish line to help shower the participants with flowers. Register yourself or your company’s team today, to join in on the fun. Free Flower Run tshirts will be available to participants, while supplies […]
June 7, 2016
Meet Ken Fisher, AmericanHort’s New President And CEO
The AmericanHort Board of Directors has named Ken Fisher as the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Fisher has 20 years of experience leading public and privately-held companies, including iconic consumer brands with The Coleman Company and Elmer’s Products Inc. Fisher’s diverse business experience will further the vision and strategy of AmericanHort, while bringing proven organizational management to achieve the desired results, the AmericanHort Board says. “We know the industry values our advocacy work and educational programs, especially Cultivate. Ken’s expertise will assist us in enhancing existing offerings, while adding new value that will broaden our membership,” says Dale Deppe, AmericanHort Board Chairman. “The pace of change in our industry is rapid, and he has experience successfully leading organizations through both business and regulatory cycles. Ken’s business growth track record is exactly what AmericanHort needs as we enter our next chapter, which I am confident will be […]
May 9, 2016
Top 100 Growers: Make Plans To Attend Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Breakfast At Cultivate’16
This invitation-only event is aimed at the nation’s largest greenhouse operations. The focus of this year’s breakfast presentations is new technology.