National Garden Bureau, Home Garden Seed Association, and All-America Selections are pleased to announce details for the 2023 Summer Summit in Vancouver, British Columbia. The dates are September 5-8, 2023, and the host hotel is the Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport in Richmond, BC.
This year will be a full 3-day event
The event begins with a Welcome Reception at the host hotel on Tuesday, September 5.
Wednesday, September 6, will be a “road trip” to the Chilliwack area to visit growers (VanBelle Nursery and Qualitree, to name two) and retailers (including Minter Gardens) in that region.
Thursday, September 7, there will be tours of West Coast Seeds and other horticulture businesses in the flat and fertile Delta area.
Friday, September 8, will be the grand finale, touring in and around the wonderfully multi-cultural city of Vancouver.
Extending your stay is strongly encouraged by the organization to visit other popular tourist and industry destinations in the area. The discounted hotel rate is valid from September 2-September 13.
A few of the many highlights of this year’s Summer Summit include:
- AAS Trial tours
- HGSA Trial tours
- AAS Display Garden tour
- Multi-cultural experiences
- Urban tours in Vancouver
- Awards presentation
- Dinner With Peers
This event is open to anyone (growers, breeders, retailers, brokers, industry reps, educators, media, garden communicators, etc.) interested in any or all of these three organizations, the trials, and other local sites.
The hotel booking link and the event schedule can be found here.
For more information:
National Garden Bureau
Home Garden Seed Association