October 4-6, 2018 – ORANGE COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER – Orlando, FL

Orange County Convention Center, North South Building, South Concourse, Hall A

9899 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819
Phone 407-685-9800
Toll Free: (800) 345-9845

Wednesday, Oct. 3 - Friday, Oct. 5: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

For all attendees, the exhibit hall hours are:

Thursday, Oct. 4 — 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 5 — 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6 — 9 am – 2 p.m.

The convention center parking is $15 per day with one entry per charge.  For oversized vehicles, the parking rate is $25. The convention center does not allow overnight parking.
The show badge allows entrance into the show on all three days of the show.  A person may attend all events on the Trends Pavilion, the FNGLA Certification Showcase, Tapped In and the Opening Day Reception with their show badge.
The Opening Day Reception will be held at the Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Dr.  The reception is from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. and each person registered for the tradeshow may attend. A drink ticket will be presented to each person at the door.
All meeting locations, dates and times are listed in the printed Show Directory and Mobile App. If not listed in the directory, please visit the FNGLA Show Office on the second floor of the Convention Center.
The 2019 Landscape Show will be held September 19 - 21, 2019. It will be held in the West Building of the Orange County Convention Center.
Yes, there is a separate fee for the TLS Knowledge College classes. Tickets are purchased individually.  Prices are listed on the onsite registration form.  A show badge must also be purchased separately, and is not included in the class costs.
No, but a show badge is required. The sessions are set up in the center of the trade show floor. Simply show up and watch. A sign with the session schedule will be located in the registration lobby and a schedule is printed in the show directory and Mobile App (Available soon for download at your Android or iOs App Store). 
FNGLA Certified Professionals looking for CEUs for attending the show should go to the FNGLA Certification Showcase (see marked area on floor plan in the back center portion of the exhibit hall) to sign up for their CEUs. Attendees receive 2 FNGLA CEUs for the trade show and 3 or 4 for each Knowledge College Workshop attended, depending on the class. For more information, contact FNGLA's Merry Mott at: mmott@fngla.org
The Landscape Awards Program is on hold this year – it will be back next year - and better than ever!
The career fair will be held Friday, October 5 Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the career fair will take place from 10 – 11 a.m. Preregistration is required. For additional questions, contact Merry Mott or U’Landa Vinson during the show at the FNGLA Certifications Booth in the back center area of the exhibit hall. Or, email mott at: mmott@fngla.org  
Badges are not required for children/infants in a stroller. Otherwise, children must be badged so they can be identified if they become separated from their parents. As this is a business environment, the show committee has opted not to offer a children’s price. 
There will be kiosks open for all attendees outside the exhibit hall.
There is a food court in the center, right side, and to the far left corner of the exhibit halls. 

You can pick up a poster at this year’s tradeshow at the following locations:

  • FNGLA Information Center
  • BASF booth #1156
  • Southern Ag’s booth #822.
The physical job board is gone, however, we do have a computer at the FNGLA booth back in the Certifications area and you can add a job to FNGLA's onlince job board.  You can also search and post jobs at any time online at: https://fngla.boxwoodgo.com/jobs    
In general, the plants are not for sale. They are for display only. However, some exhibitors sell the items in their booths which buyers can take ONLY at the end of the show (2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6). One must have a receipt for these items.
Those who purchased booths may report to Brede’s service center in back, right corner of the exhibit hall.
There will be no shuttle bus service at the show. There is, however, the I-Drive shuttle/trolley which picks up passengers at the Convention center and most of the hotels in the area. The fare varies depending upon your location. A one-day trolley pass costs $5 per person. for more information, visit I-Ride Trolley's website.
A full service Fed Ex Office is located in South Lobby of the Orange County Convention Center.
There is free WiFi available in most of the public spaces at the convention center, outside the exhibit hall and meeting rooms. In the exhibit hall, there are wireless services available at a daily rate via Smart City. For more details, go to OCCC service booth in the rear of the exhibit hall. 
Standard wheelchairs are available at the Convention Center desk located in the center of the building. Electric wheelchairs and scooters are available through ScootAround.  If not pre-ordered, there may be a few to rent at Fed Ex Office. To rent scooters through ScootAround, call 1-888-441-7575.
  • Facebook: Be sure to 'Like' FNGLA's Facebook Page. There is also a separate Facebook event for The Landscape Show, which will be updated throughout the show, so mark yourself as attending to see all that action. 
  • Twitter: We'll also share updates on FNGLA's Twitter page throughout the show, so be sure to follow us there. 
  • Instagram: For choice pics of the show floor and products, Follow FNGLA on Instagram
The tournament is held Wednesday, October 3, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Golf Course, located at 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819, just minutes from the convention center. Check-in will start at 7 am, near the driving range practice area on the side of the clubhouse. The tournament will begin at 8 am with a scramble, shotgun start. The cost is $115/pp, including greens and cart fees and lunch.
The Landscape Show offers a networking event for young professionals 40 and under. (Individuals over 40 are welcome if they wish.) This is a great opportunity to get better connected within your industry. Tapped In will be held Friday, October 5, from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at Southside Restaurant in the South Concourse, North/South Building of the Orange County Convention Center.
There will be outlets nearby the Trends Pavillion for charging. 
First Aid is located First Aid Room. The phone number for non-emergencies only is 407-685-1119.  For emergencies, please dial 9-1-1.

The Cool Products Awards are selected Thursday afternoon by a committee charged by The Garden Center Group. Winning exhibitors are invited to share more about their product at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 at the Exhibitor Showcase, located in the exhibit hall on the left-hand, middle section of the show floor.

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