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.
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.
Dr. Bridget Behe, horticultural marketing expert, answers questions about her can’t-miss Farwest Show seminars on the art and science of selling plants. Dr. Bridget Behe is a marketing professional who has taught marketing and management to horticulture undergraduates at Michigan State University since 1997. She maintains an active consumer research program to investigate how and […]
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.
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.
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.”