Hotel registration is now open for the biggest green industry trade show in the West, the 50th annual Farwest Show and conference, set for August 23–25, 2023, at the Oregon Convention Center.
Farwest Show to celebrate 50th anniversary in 2023
The biggest nursery industry trade show in the West, the Farwest Show, will celebrate its 50th anniversary this coming August, producers the Oregon Association of Nurseries (OAN) have announced.
The trade show and conference will take place August 23–25, 2023 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. It will include special festivities celebrating five decades of making nursery industry connections. Booths are available now, registration will open April 10, and organizers have planned a full slate of seminars and social events. Highlights of the 50th anniversary celebration will include a band, food carts, expanded educational opportunities, and creative ways of recognizing the history of the show and the industry it represents.
Nursery professionals connect at Farwest
The 2022 Farwest Show, held August 24–26 in Portland, Oregon, helped nursery professionals connect with each other, whether as exhibitors or attendees. “This year’s Farwest Show was upbeat,” said Allan Niemi, events director for the Oregon Association of Nurseries, which produces the show. “People told us they had positive conversations on the floor, met new people, learned at the seminars and had a good time.”
These 12 products had buyers buzzing at Farwest
As part of the Retailers’ Choice Awards™, a jury of volunteer garden retailers roamed the floor and highlighted 12 different products that particularly piqued their interest at the 2022 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon. The awards as chosen by the judges were presented Thursday afternoon (August 25) at the show, in a presentation emceed by […]
Nightfall Snowbell sweeps top honors in Farwest New Varieties Showcase
Nightfall Snowbell from J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. swept both the People’s Choice and the judges’ honors in the New Varieties Showcase at the 2022 Farwest Show.
Hopper Bros. booth snares top prize at Farwest
Farwest Show exhibitors are known for pushing limits to promote the green industry, and for the 2022 edition of the show, that certainly didn’t change. 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 26, at the Oregon Convention Center in downtown Portland, Oregon. “The exhibitors at Farwest this […]
Tailored to today’s customers
Retail expert Anne Obarski explains how to fine tune your business for success The seminars at Farwest this year will feature industry experts from across the globe sharing knowledge with attendees on a wide range of topics. We are thrilled to have Anne Obarski, a long-time favorite professional speaker, join us this year to share […]
Little Prince repeats as Best in Show booth winner
Farwest Show exhibitors are known for their creativity, and for the 2021 edition of the show, that didn’t change. The show’s judging panel of green industry professionals walked the floor to find the best of the best, recognizing several winners with the Ted Van Veen Best in Show booth awards. “Our Farwest exhibitors always take […]
Two stand out at New Varieties Showcase
Sensational® Lavender (Lavandula intermedia ‘Tesseract’ PP31786, left) and Kimono™ Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Hokomareki’ USPPAF, right) stood out among the 74 selections presented in the New Varieties Showcase at the 2021 Farwest Show. Sensational Lavender, discovered by Lloyd Traven and Richard Grazzini and introduced by Peace Tree Farms based in Kintnersville, Pennsylvania, was selected by the […]
Retailers’ Choice Awards embrace discoveries at Farwest
The Farwest Show is an opportunity to discover things you might not have seen before, and the 2021 edition of the show was no exception. As part of the Retailers’ Choice Awards™, a jury of volunteer garden retailers roamed the expo floor and highlighted seven different products that particularly piqued their interest The awards as […]
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