2012 LICH Green Industry Conference & Tradeshow
Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM (HST)
2012 Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii Green Industry Conference and Tradeshow
October 25, 2012 :: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
The LICH Green Industry Conference and Trade Show is Hawaii’s premier green industry conference showcasing national and local experts sharing the latest trends on landscape practices. The tradeshow is a who’s who of local and national landscape manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and organizations.
2012 Conference and Trade show will be a one day program on October 25th at the Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. There will be four concurrent breakout sessions providing a wide variety of speakers and topics from which to choose.
This year we are excited about the variety of interesting presentations including: Something Old Something New Presenting Some Of The New Plant Introductions, Research On Alternative Species Both Native And Exotic, Natural Enemies Of Insect Plant Pests, New And Common Insects Of Landscape Plants In Hawaii, Edible Landscaping And Decadance, Understanding And Managing Soils For A Healthy Landscape, Newer Safer Insecticides For Use In The Landscape, The New Plant Pono Website, Tree Canopy Presentation, Designing Ecological Landscapes For Water Resource Management, Pesticide Review, Tropical Fruit For The Home Garden Including IPM Techniques, Engineering Better Turfgrass One Blade At A Time, Coconut Palm Alternatives, Pili Grass Preemergent, Edible Landscapes & Urban Farming, Honey Bees In Hawaii – History Hype And Health, Grassy Weed Management In Residential & Commercial Fine Turf, and Water Features For Residential Landscapes. So many choices, it’s going to difficult to decide what to attend this year! Mahalo to all of our great speakers this year and mahalo to our conference gold sponsor HISCO and silver sponsors Rain Bird, Hawaiian Turfgrass and Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts.
The conference is the ideal means to earn valuable Continuing Education Units (CEU) fo PLANET Certified Landscape Technicians (CLT), HDOA Pest Applicators, ISA Certified Arborists and Golf Course Superintendents (GCSAA). Many great educational sessions condensed into one day earning many CEUs.
The trade show portion will open to conference attendees at 10:15 am and this year the tradeshow is free to the public. A large area of the exhibition hall has been reserved for regular booths in addition to larger areas where big equipment will be displayed. Make sure you stop by and see the latest machines, tools and products to improve your landscape and a chance to win some very nice door prizes given away at the close of the trade show.
Don't miss year's premier Hawaii green industry conference and tradeshow. Reserve your ticket today.
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10/26/12 (Day After) LICH FIELD TRIP
8:00 am - Van Pickup
9:00 am - UH Manoa Edible Plant Walking Tour (Bring your IPad!)
10:30 am - DR Horton Edible Gardens
11:45 am - Lunch
12:30 pm - Takenaka Nursery
1:00 pm - Hawaii Agricultual Research Corporation - Kunia
Located in the heart of Waimanalo Agricultural country, and specializing in Poinsettia, hibiscus, bougainvillea, crotons, roses, areca palms, and assorted 8" hibiscus baskets.
3:00 pm - Drop Off
$25.00 per person (Limited to 25)
When & Where
Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii
Chris Dacus is the current President of Hawaii’s landscape industry. Chris can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Formed in June 1986, the Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii is a state wide alliance representing Hawaii's landscape trade associations: Aloha Arborist Association, American Society of Landscape Architects Hawaii Chapter, Hawaii Association of Nurserymen, Hawaii Island Landscape Association, Hawaii Landscape and Irrigation Contractors, Hawaii Society of Urban Forestry Professionals, Kauai Landscape Industry Council, Maui Association of Landscape Professionals, Professional Grounds Management Society, Big Island Association of Nurserymen, and the Hawaii Professional Gardeners Association.
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