Digging In Gathering 2020-for professional container garden designers

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Kimpton Surfcomber

1717 Collins St

South Miami, FL 33139

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Let's gather to Create a community, Inspire one another and learn how to Grow your business.

There is nothing more important to the life of an entrepreneur than community, which can be difficult to find if we spend the majority of our days planting away. Conferences and workshops are the best ways to network, learn and be inspired. Digging In was specifically designed for professional container designers, the first of it's kind dedicated to all things related to container gardening!

Digging In 2020 will be hot, hot, hot, focusing on all things tropical! The perfect get-away in January, blue skys, sandy beaches and the lush beauty of tropical plants. Even if you don't live in a tropical paradise you will learn how to bring the tropics to your container designs. Get a rare behind the scenes look at how tropical plants are grown in Florida and shipped all over the world. Spend the day talking all things container gardening and wrap up the Gathering with a visit to the Tropical Plant International Expo (TPIE) TPIE is a trade event showcasing the latest trends in foliage, floral and tropicals. The trade show is more than an exhibit area - it's an exhibit of living and vibrant plants creating an indoor garden of showstopping displays. This is three days packed with amazing opportunities!

Don't miss out on this community gathering of like-minded professionals. There will be only ONE gathering this year and registration is limited, don't wait, the last event sold out quickly!

Register below and let's start DIGGING IN to What WE Do!

The Venue-

Kimpton Surfcomber- a boutique hotel and South Beach paradise


Kimpton Surfcomber is in the heart of South Beach with artful charm, sleek lines and vivid colors. The silky sand beach is the backdrop for this playful paradise, it's sure to recharge your soul and fire up your creativity!

Tickets-Digging In Gathering ticket includes three days (Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday) gathering activities, lunch on Monday, breakfast & lunch on Tuesday, lunch on Wednesday, transportation for Monday/Wednesday activities, and fees to attend TPIE.

Accommodations-A block of rooms has been reserved at Kimpton Surfcomber. To reserve your room call 800.546.7866 and use group code: Z47. Or book online with this link Digging In 2020 The block of rooms will only be held until December 31,2019 and are on a first come first serve basis. Rates are $259/per night.

Please remember that the booking link will ONLY work for the dates of 1/19/20 – 1/22/20. If you try to book outside of these dates, the link will tell you that there is no availability. If you would like additional dates, please contact Tarnisha.Johnson@surfcomber.com Any pre and postdates will be added based upon the hotel’s availability.

Digging In Schedule*

Monday January 20-Kimpton Surfcomber


10:00-Depart for Tropical Plant Grower Tour, Visiting Bullis Bromeliads, Jungle Nursery

12:00pm- Lunch

1:00pm-Tour continues

5:00-Visit Crescent Garden Showroom

Tuesday January 21-Kimpton Surfcomber Longboard Room/Lebo Cabana

9:00am-Breakfast available in meeting room

9:30-"Tropical Plants Best for Container Designs"-Marianne Willburn, garden columnist and author


11:00-Community Discussion-recognizing our industry


1:00-Community Discussion-sharing design ideas by the season

2:15-Breakout Sessions-business systems, marketing, sourcing, social media, gardening by zone

4:30-Prepare for TPIE visit

6:30-Optional Dinner- TBA (this price is not included in the ticket fee)

Wednesday January 22-Visit TPIE in Ft. Lauderdale

9:00am-Depart Kimpton Surfcomber

10:00-Visit Tropical Plant International Expo

12:00-Lunch provided at TPIE

2:00pm-Depart for Kimpton Surfcomber or option to leave on your own from Ft. Lauderdale

3:30-Group Discussion about findings at TPIE


*schedule may be subject to changes

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