The Indiana Green Expo (IGE) is Indiana's most comprehensive green industry educational conference and trade show. It is a time of education, new products and networking with industry members. The IGE features exhibiting companies from around the country. Our attendees are from Indiana and the surrounding states which include business owners, managers and staff of wholesale and retail nurseries, landscape management firms, greenhouse growers, golf course superintendents and staff, grounds maintenance departments, landscape design and installation firms, garden centers, consulting firms, educational institutions, suppliers and more!
The Indiana Green Expo (IGE) is sponsored by the Indiana Nursery and Landscape Association and the Midwest Regional Turf Foundation along with various green industry partners. All proceeds from the IGE are used directly to better our industry through research, educational programming, and other supporting functions.
Once again the Indiana Green Expo (IGE) offers a great mix of educational workshops and seminars. New this year is a workshop for Spanish-speaking industry professionals and a new education track, Golfcourse Restoration. Also, we’re excited to have David Mellor, director of grounds for the Boston Redsox and Fenway Park as our keynote speaker.
This year the trade show features green industry businesses and products from around the country, Thursday & Friday lunch at the trade show ($10 per person with pre-purchased tickets) and the annual Landscape Challenge.
An exciting trade show floor COMPETITION of landscape teams challenged with building a landscape/garden project in 4 hours with products from participating exhibitors! Winner announced at INLA Awards Reception on Thursday night. Live auction of materials used benefit the INLA Scholarship fund.
About the Indiana Nursery and Landscape Association:
The Indiana Nursery and Landscape Association is a not-for-profit trade organization serving the Indiana Green Industry. We strive to increase the ethics, principles, and proficiency of the Green Industry through seminars, trade shows and functions, certification programs, and by acting as a promoter of the industry through the condemnation of all practices which tend to discredit or injure industry relations. We encourage fair trade practices, customer service, and overall excellence within the Green Industry.
About the MRTF:
The Midwest Regional Turf Foundation (MRTF) was founded in 1945. As a non-profit 501(C)3 organization, the MRTF's sole purpose is to support turfgrass research and education at Purdue University for the betterment of the turf industry in Indiana, the Midwest, and Nationally.