If you’re a trend watcher, the 2017 Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition, held in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, on January 18-20, was a can’t-miss event. You’re treated to a peek at the newest tropicals, succulents, and potted and flowering plants on the market, and as a bonus you get to see the latest products and home décor trends influencing the market. The show was packed to the brim with plants, products, and great ideas. Retail and interior design displays offered plenty of ideas to increase plant sales and attract customers. In case you missed it, here are a few highlights of the cool products, trends, and ideas seen at the show.
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Trendsetting Products and Ideas From TPIE 2017
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