Start Date: 2/20/2019 7:30 AM EST
End Date: 2/21/2019 4:00 PM EST
Venue Name: Maritime Institute Location:
692 Maritime Blvd.
Linthicum Heights, MD United States 21090
Maryland Nursery, Landscape and Greenhouse Association
Thank you for your interest in registering for Chessie 2019. Pre-Registration is now closed! But we will always accept walk-in registrations! Save time on-site and fill out the registration panel in
Calling all Horticulture Professionals…Join us for Chesapeake Green 2019 – A Horticulture Symposium!
the program brochure and bring it with you to the event.
Chessie Green, as it is known within the industry, is a two-day event packed full of engaging and informative horticulture education. The symposium will be held on February 20 and 21, 2019 once again at the Maritime Institute. We are proud to be celebrating Chessie Green’s 16th year! We are confident that many of you are happy with not only the outstanding sessions but the INCREDIBLE lunch at the Maritime! Come for the great education and enjoy the networking, vendor showcase, and silent auction (to benefit scholarship).
On Day 1, February 20th, Rebecca Lemos-Otero, Co-Founder and Exeucitive Director of City Blossoms, will be kicking off the day with a fantastic keynote, "Blossoming Together." Lemos-Otero will touch on the rich culture and mission of City Blossoms as well as working with partners on building urban green spaces and how green industry professionals can take action to create beneficial green spaces in our communities. The MNLGA is proud to have Rebecca at Chessie 2019.
Following Rebecca's keynote, attendees will have the option of participating in any of five concurrent educational tracks, divided into Nursery Grower, Landscape Contractor, Greenhouse Grower, Retail Growers and Garden Center, and Business (NEW for 2019).
These concurrent tracks are full of industry relevant information for all levels of employees as well as new dynamic speakers that present different takes on industry topics.
Return for Day 2 on February 21st for pesticide recertification PLUS nutrient management certification and Maryland’s turf management recertification. We hope to see you all at Chessie 2019!