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IGC PASSPORT YOUR BEST BUY
IGC Know2Grow Conference Passport Holders enjoy exclusive benefits and privileges, including unlimited access to all 40+ conference sessions and workshops and all keynotes; daily admission to the trade show floor; free coffee service each morning; one free lunch ticket redeemable at any food window or Bayer Cafe; a gala evening reception and admission to the IGC Classic Rock Series Concert with 38 Special; and special discounted hotel rates.
JOIN GCA NOW & SAVE $290 IN IGC EDUCATION & TOUR FEES!
Not yet a member of Garden Centers of America - the ONLY association
exclusively for independent garden centers? Save BIG on both IGC
Know2Grow Conference Passports and the IGC Chicagoland Garden Center
Tour – by taking advantage of the New Member Special rate of $199 - and save up to $290 in IGC education & tour! Plus, you’ll become a member of GCA! As you register for the IGC Show at this site, just add a GCA Membership to your shopping cart. Click here for additional information on GCA.
BRING THE ENTIRE STAFF IGC DISCOUNT!
Register three or more individuals from your store staff for IGC Know2Grow Retail Conference Passport and automatically receive a 20% group discount. May not be combined with other discounts. Registrations must be entered or received at the same time for the discount to apply.
IGC CHICAGOLAND GARDEN CENTER TOUR
Energize your garden center business with an inside look at the best practices of highly successful retailers during the IGC Chicagoland Garden Center Tour, a daylong excursion - on Monday, day before show opening - that mixes business with pleasure during visits to some of the best garden centers in the greater Chicago area. Lunch included.
ONSITE PROFESSIONAL CHILDCARE
Childcare is now available right at the IGC Show for your kids 12 weeks or older from American Childcare, Inc., a professional licensed provider based in Chicago since 1988. Reservations strongly encouraged. To receive more information or make a reservation, please check the childcare box on the registration form or click here.
CANCELLATIONS & SUBSTITUTIONS
If you must cancel for any reason, notify our registration department; email Info@IGCshow.com by July 22 for a full refund. No refunds will be given after this date. However, you may transfer your registration to another person at any time; just notify us by email.
The Independent Garden Center Show is held specifically for independent garden center owners and their employees. Independently owned hardware stores with garden center departments, distributors and reps may also attend. Matching photo ID may be required for admission. No one under 14 admitted. To maintain the integrity of the event, big boxes, mass/discount retailers, landscape firms, non-exhibiting manufacturers and growers and non-industry vendors will be denied entry.
CONSUMER GARDEN PRESS
All consumer garden press and media and local Chicago news media are very welcome. Please contact us so we may make special arrangements for you. Note that our policy prohibits sales staff from consumer publications. For all inquiries, contact Clint Albin, Media Relations Manager, at (202) 669-2615 Clint@IGCshow.com
INDUSTRY TRADE PRESS
An editor from each trade publication will receive a special invitation to join us in Chicago. Please note that our policy prohibits publishers or sales staff from trade publications. For all inquiries, contact Clint Albin, Media Relations Manager, at (202) 669-2615 Clint@IGCshow.com
GARDEN WRITERS ASSOCIATION MEETING AT IGC 2013
If you are participating in the GWA Annual Symposium in Quebec City, why not make a stop in Chicago on your way home? Members are encouraged to attend this Region V meeting following the GWA Annual Symposium in Quebec City. Join fellow garden writers at Navy Pier in Chicago Wednesday, August 21, for a day at the Independent Garden Center Show and a GWA Meeting. Members & guests from all regions welcome! Things get started at 4:30pm with a Pizza Party, and a special presentation - "The Plant-Orgy Garden" - by Brent Heath. Click HERE for additional information.
NO SOLICITATION CLAUSE & PHOTO RIGHTS
By granting you admission to the Independent Garden Center Show, you agree you will not use your attendance to solicit any other event participant unless you are a recognized exhibitor within the confines of your own booth. From time to time, show management takes promotional photos and video of event-related activities. By granting you admission, you are hereby providing permission for us to use your likeness in such photos or videos.
Exhibitor registration requires the use of the same password provided on your booth confirmation email. Click HERE to log in and register. If you cannot find that password, contact us at info@IGCshow.com.
If you require additional assistance with registration, please contact our customer service department; click here or call 866-391-6220.