NGIA welcomes Chris Beytes to the 2018 National Conference line up

Chris Beytes, editor of GrowerTalks and Green Profit magazines will be attending the 2018 National Conference in Hobart, February next year.

Chris Beytes who is also the author of the widely read weekly e-newsletter Acres Online, which reaches 22,000 horticulture industry folks in 66 countries, will feature in the Conference program speaking about current trends in the US, management and innovation for nursery businesses as well as discussing the future of nursery and greenhouse operations.

Chris joins a an amazing line up of speakers for industry which also includes Matt Evans, the Gourmet Farmer; Rose Herceg Chief Strategy Officer at WPP AUNZ; and Matthew Carroll as Conference MC.

“Registration for the conference is now open” said Joe Kerin, 2018 National Conference Committee Chairperson. “The full program is to be released shortly, but with such outstanding speakers contributing to the conference next year, there is no reason why delegates can’t register now”

The theme The Growing Edge will focus a program around the Australian nursery and garden industry community which contributes to Australia and all Australians through the uniqueness and diversity of its product and people.

“We have a great venue overlooking the magnificent Derwent River, and the Industry Dinner is planned for the nationally acclaimed MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art, which is a must when visiting Tasmania,” said Joe.

There are a variety of sponsorship packages and high traffic exhibition booths available at the conference but these opportunities will not last. Contact Neville at or telephone 0414 562 010 to secure your place at the 2018 Nursery & Garden Industry National Conference & Exhibition.

Click here to register for the conference.

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