Jan 16, 2024
MANTS welcomes more than 11,000 horticulture professionals this year

The 2024 Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) brought together over 11,200 attendees, including exhibitors, at the Baltimore Convention Center from Jan. 10-12, 2024.

MANTS 2024, Baltimore Maryland
Photo by Debbie Eisele

A sold-out tradeshow floor featured 920 exhibitors spread across 1,532 booths showcasing an extensive array of plants, nursery stock, heavy and light-duty equipment, and industry innovations. Drawing attendees and exhibitors from diverse geographical locations, MANTS attracted high-level decision makers, with over 82 percent of attendees identified as influencers or final decision makers maintaining the show’s reputation as the tradeshow where solid business relationships are built.

MANTS logo

“MANTS 2024 has been another amazing show for us,” Ken Kuhajda, director of marketing, OHP, Inc., said. “Even after 40 years of exhibiting and sponsoring, we look forward to attending because it is the best place to start our year with the most optimistic, high-quality, industry decision-makers. This is a pure business show. We don’t compete with seminars and keynote speakers. We DO business.”

PanAmerican Seed at MANTS 2024
Photo by Debbie Eisele

The three-day show offered networking, knowledge exchange and a showcase for the latest trends and products in the horticulture industry. MANTS offered a format that encouraged peer-to-peer collaboration and meaningful professional engagement among attendees and exhibitors.Proven Winners at MANTS 2024

“The success of MANTS 2024 is a clear indicator of the vitality and dynamism of the green industry,” Vanessa A. Finney, executive vice president of MANTS, said. “We are proud to have created and sustained an event that not only showcases the latest industry innovations but also serves as a catalyst for significant business relationships and economic growth.

MANTS is sponsored by the State Nursery and Landscape Associations of Maryland, Virginia  and West Virginia. The event will return to the Baltimore Convention Center Jan. 8-10, 2025. For more information, visit MANTS.com.

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