The 2023 Farwest Show celebrated 50 years of bringing nursery professionals together in style August 23–25, with more exhibitors, more attendees — and definitely more fun.
2015 Farwest Show
Here are posts about the 2015 Farwest Show, August 27–29 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. Further down are posts about previous editions of the show.
Eclipse® Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Eclipse’ PP35544, USPP, CPBRAF) was voted by Farwest Show attendees as the People’s Choice winner in the 2023 New Varieties Showcase.
Garden retailers roamed the trade show floor as part of the Retailers’ Choice Awards Awards™ and chose 15 different products that caught their eyes as judges at the 2023 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon.
When it came to creating booths that will attract attendees, this year’s Farwest Show exhibitors weren’t short on creativity. Judges walked the floor to find the best of the best, recognizing several winners with the Ted Van Veen Best in Show booth awards. The show runs through Friday, August 25, at the Oregon Convention Center […]
Variegated Frydek Elephant Ear (Alocasia micholitziana ‘Frydek Variegata’) was chosen by professional judges as the Best in Show winner in the 2023 Farwest Show’s New Varieties Showcase. The plant, discovered in the Philippines, was introduced by Andrej Suske and Cascade Tropicals LLC based in Snohomish, Washington, is one of 59 outstanding new selections on display at the 2023 Farwest […]
The Farwest Show will remain at the Oregon Convention Center for 2024 and into the foreseeable future, OAN leaders and staff have determined.
In addition to the 50th Anniversary Farwest Show Guide (PDF), which will help all Farwest attendees get the most out of their show experience and visit to Oregon, the August issue of Digger covers the latest news and trends in the nursery and greenhouse industry. Let’s dig in! Columns: Download a PDF of this issue. […]
As I write this column, I am at Cultivate’23 in Columbus, Ohio, where Oregon is well represented. More than 60 OAN member companies are exhibiting, dozens of them are walking the show floor, and Oregon’s own Nancy Buley (J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.) and Ryan Contreras (Oregon State University) are cornerstones of the educational […]
Ever since the first Farwest Show in 1973, right up to this year’s 50th anniversary, the nursery industry that comes together, grows together Every August, thousands of nursery professionals kick the dirt off their boots and head for the Oregon Convention Center, where the Farwest Show offers them a chance to show off their best […]
Last month, Las Vegas showcased its newest attraction. The Sphere at The Venetian Resort was turned on for the very first time. The sphere is 366 feet high and 516 feet wide. With a total of 875,000 square feet, it will be the largest spherical building anywhere in the world. The exterior uses 1.2 million […]