GardenComm Walters Gardens Display Gardens_APJ22

Apr 25, 2024
Register now for GardenComm 2024

This annual conference offers industry connections, professional education and garden tours. 

Registration is now open for the GardenComm annual conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Aug. 26-30, 2024. The four-day event — with an optional fifth-day add-on tour — will feature quality educational sessions, opportunities to connect with horticultural professionals, behind-the-scenes nursery tours and exclusive garden tours of both private and public gardens. The conference concludes with a hosted evening event where attendees will wine and dine at a beautiful 10-acre garden situated along the spectacular Grand River. 


  • 21 educational sessions 
  • New varieties presentation provided by National Garden Bureau 
  • Hosted sponsor’s luncheon with 10-minute talk-times 
  • Early morning photo shoot with early access to Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park’s 30-acre outdoor campus 
  • 2024 Honors & Laurel Media Awards banquet 
  • A full day of exciting private and public gardens and industry tours in West Michigan’s lakeshore region 
  • Final evening event sponsored by Proven Winners ColorChoice 
  • An add-on ticket that includes access to Grand Rapids private gardens and the entirety of Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, the Michigan State University Grand Ideas Garden and the Calvin Ecosystem Preserve & Native Gardens 
  • Fall Virtual Conference including Pitch the Editors included with the All-Access Pass  

“We are thrilled to once again present this opportunity to gather and connect with industry communication professionals for exceptional educational topics and garden tours,” said C.L. Fornari, GardenComm president. “GardenComm’s annual conference is an in-person event where you can connect with peers, learn from industry professionals and experience the host region in a very special, curated way. If you are working as a communicator in our industry, this professional development opportunity is second to none.” 

To learn more and to register for GardenComm 2024, visit:

Sponsorship opportunities are available to fit various marketing goals and budgets for your brand. 

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