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Written by Colorado Green NOW   
Monday, January 24, 2022 05:00 AM

Colorado Green NowThe in person ProGreen EXPO event we've been waiting two years for is almost here. And, that’s not the only good news. For the COVID weary—all of us—know that COVID safety does NOT require proof of vaccination or a negative test result to attend the event. The only requirement for entry to the Colorado Convention Center is wearing a mask or face covering. 

Check out the schedule and notice the new networking events in addition to the classes, several offered in Spanish (ofrecido en español) as well as many with continuing education credits (CEUs). As always, exhibitors will showcase new and innovative equipment and products, and amazing plants. Take advantage of your ALCC member discount and register today at

Education begins Tuesday, Feb. 1, at 11:15 a.m. and runs until noon Friday and the EXPO opens Wednesday, Feb. 2, at noon and runs during conference hours until noon Friday

Heads up: The Sustainable Landscape Management (SLM) Training Class will be offered Tuesday, Feb. 1, from 1 to 5. Get a head start on ProGreen training for you and your team. Extra registration fee required.

New this year at ProGreen 

  • Beer garden networking, Wednesday/Thursday afternoon at the trade show, included in the registration fee
  • Women in Green Lunch: Enhancing Your Superpowers, Thursday, Feb. 3. Reservation and fee required. Note: this is not a women-only event. Male owners/managers should attend for insights on how to attract and keep more women on your team.
  • Early morning coffee chats to finally catch up in person with industry friends, included in the registration fee

Not-to-miss sessions
Classes this year were selected to hit unsettling industry challenges straight on. Here’s a sample of pressing topics for 2022:

  • Coping with plant supply shortages
  • Firewise landscaping–what you and customers need to know
  • Troubleshooting 2-wire irrigation
  • How to harness disruptive forces already at work by business leader John Hanson
  • Plant threats–Japanese beetle, wasps, Dutch elm disease and more
  • How to cut labor needs with robots–seriously!
  • Latest in turf and weed management–including glyphosate alternatives
  • New perennials for 2022 from several sources
Back by popular demand

Keynote speaker Mount Everest climber, Jim Davidson, Wednesday, Feb. 2, will inspire you as he talks about resilience and overcoming adversity through lessons learned climbing Everest. 

The VIP Breakfast, Wednesday, Feb. 2, where you’ll meet with owners and decision makers and hear Neil Glatt speak on Winning the Talent War. Act quickly, registration is limited. Extra fee required.

Popular Potting Challenge returns. Create a theme-based container with plants and props, in a contest that’s judged by your peers.

The Arborist Corner also returns with professionals demonstrating climbing and pruning techniques.

Again, take advantage of your ALCC member discount and register today!

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