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Press Releases for Media Distribution and Publication

June 21, 2017  GCA 'Best Garden Center Bathrooms' Competition Now Open, Entries Due July 5
June 8, 2017  IGC Show Brings Back Free Education Sampler on Tuesday,
'Cashing In On Shop Local,' 'Work-Life Balance' & More the Focus of
Five New Tracks at IGC Retailer Conference
Early Bird Savings for GCA Summer Tour Virginia Extended
Officials Note Busy & Late-Starting Season, Give Retailers More Time to
Sign Up With Savings
May 4, 2017  Robert J. O'Neill, Former SEAL Team Six Leader, Set to Motivate with
Management & Team Leadership Keynote @ IGC Show
April 17, 2017  GCA Summer Tour-Goers to Savor 'Local Flavor' at Colonial Williamsburg's
Merchants Square, a Destination Rich in History & Retail Inspirations
April 10, 2017  Early Registration Nearly Double Year-To-Date As IGC Show 2017 Gears Up
To Strong Start
March 6, 2017  Summer Tour Virginia Registration Now Open With Savings: Organics,
Seasonal Pop-Ups, Cafes & More Set to Inspire
February 28, 2017  IGC Show Registration Now Open, Sneak Peek at What's New for Show-goers
@ Navy Pier, August 15-17
August 19, 2016  IGC Show Draws Record Crowd of First-Time Attendees,
Exhibitors Report Highest-Ever Sales at 10th Anniversary Event
August 5, 2016  Important Industry Alert: IGC Show Chicago Hotels
Almost Sold Out!
Officials Urge Immediate Hotel Bookings Before Aug. 16 Opening, Six of Seven IGC Show Chicago Hotels Now Sold Out!
July 21, 2016  EIGC/IGC Shows Sold Out As They Open to
10th Year Celebration
July 5, 2016  Deadline Extended for GCA 'Best Garden Center Bathrooms'
Competition, All Entries Due July 15, 5 p.m. EDT
June 10, 2016  EIGC Announces Party on the Trade Show Floor Wednesday,
Free Beer & Snacks, Live Music from Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band,
Sponsored by Master Nursery Garden Centers
June 6, 2016  GCA Opens 'Best Garden Center Bathrooms' Competition,
Entries Due June 24
May 17, 2016  Event Planning Apps Now Available For Download:
EIGC - The Eastern Show for IGCs & IGC Show Chicago
March 25, 2016  Disco Diva Gloria Gaynor's Anthem 'I Will Survive' Has New Home in the Library of Congress 
March 14, 2016
Registration Now Open Online for EIGC - The Eastern Show for IGCs & IGC Show Chicago, Plus Full Details on What's Planned for Both Events
November 2, 2015
EIGC - The Eastern Show for IGCs 'Wins Big' with Upcoming Event at Valley Forge Casino Resort, August 2-4, 2016, Master Nursery Garden Centers Selects EIGC for Eastern Member Meeting
September 9, 2015
Dates Just Announced! GCA Summer Tour Portland Scheduled for June 26-29, 2016
August 25, 2015
GCA Best Bathroom Awards Recognize Independent Garden Centers for Standout Facilities
August 21, 2015
IGC Chicago Impresses First-Timers, Experienced Show-Goers
With New Products, Retail Inspirations, Networking & Fun
August 10, 2015
IGC East Continues to Build On Quality Buyers, Broad Range of
Industry Exhibitors

July 23, 2015
New IGC Show Apps Available for Download, Special Features Make Show Planning Quick & Convenient
July 15, 2015
Urgent Media Alert: New Time for Martha Stewart Keynote at
IGC East, Now Tuesday, August 4, 11:30 a.m.

July 1, 2015
Garden Centers of America Announces Portland, Oregon, Is
Next Summer's Garden Center Tour Destination

June 16, 2015
IGC East Keynote 'A Wake-Up Call' for Capturing Young Consumers, Lloyd Traven Says, 'You've Got to Hit Them in the Gut'
June 1, 2015
IGC Show Announces Rollout of Widely Popular 'New Vendor Zone' at IGC East This Summer
May 21, 2015
GCA Best Garden Center Bathroom Awards Opens Call for
2015 Entries

May 12, 2015
Robert Hendrickson Set to Tap 40-Year Career in IGC Retailing
to Lead GCA Summer Tour as Head Tour Director

May 5, 2015
Martha Stewart Scheduling Just Announced: Keynote Set To Kick
Off IGC East Tuesday, August 4, 11 AM
April 28, 2015
STAY & PLAY! GCA Summer Tour Attendees Can Extend the Fun
with The Rolling Stones, 800+ Music Artists at the World's Largest Music Festival

March 19, 2015
GCA Summer Tour Advance Hotel Bookings Encouraged for
Special Savings, Secure Reservations

February 25, 2015
GCA Summer Tour Milwaukee Registration is Now Open,
18 Destinations Will Be Spotlighted Over Three Days

September 30, 2014
GCA Summer Tour Heads to Nation's Heartland,
Milwaukee Set to Host, June 21-24, 2015
August 25, 2014
Eight Winners Honored in GCA's Fourth Annual
Best Garden Center Bathroom Awards

 July 7, 2014
Excitement Reigned Throughout GCA's San Fran Summer Tour
 July 1, 2014
Deadline Closing In! GCA Bathroom Award Entries Due
Two Weeks From Today

 May 21, 2014
ALERT! Early Bird Savings For GCA Summer Tour San Francisco
Ends Next Saturday, May 31

 May 12, 2014
GCA Best Garden Center Bathroom Awards
Opens Call For 2014 Entries

 March 11, 2014
GCA Announces San Francisco Summer Tour Lineup:
16 Diverse Destinations Spotlight Ingenuity, June 22-25

 August 26, 2013
GCA Heads West With Next Year's Summer Tour,
San Francisco Bay Area Set to Host, June 22-25, 2014

 August 26, 2013
Gold-Winning ‘Green’ Design Tops GCA’S Best Bathroom
Awards, Community Repurposed Art Project Bring Home Silver

 May 1, 2013 Deadline Approaches for Best Garden Center Bathroom
Awards Entries
 March 14, 2013
GCA Announces Summer Tour Lineup: First-Ever Stops,
New Openings Drive Fresh Focus in Ohio

 January 2, 2013
GCA Announces 2013 Summer Tour
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