January 22-24, 2018 | Lansing Center | Lansing, MI

Lansing Center
333 E. Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933
 
Celebrating its 95th year, the 2018 Great Lakes Trade Exposition continues to be the oldest, largest, premier Green Industry conference and trade show in the region.
 
The 2018 GLTE Conference
Designed for all segments of Green Industry professionals, the 2018 GLTE Conference offers extraordinary education and opportunities for CEUs to inspire and prepare our industry for the 2018 Season and beyond.
 
We’ve partnered with top-notch Universities, Regulatory Agencies, and State and National Associations to bring you the most up-to-date and relevant educational programming and recertification credits to keep you in compliance and your certifications current. Not certified but want to be? Certification Central was developed to provide relevant certification study sessions and exams on-site during the GLTE.
 
The 2018 GLTE Trade Show
In addition to the extraordinary education and opportunities for CEUs that our professionals have come to expect, the GLTE is the region’s oldest, largest, and most-respected Green Industry trade show.
 
With over 300 booths available, the GLTE is host to firms exhibiting all types of nursery and landscape materials, equipment and products—trees, shrubs, perennials, bedding plants, decorative materials, mulch, hardscape materials, irrigation products, outdoor furnishings, turfgrass and arboricultural products, to name a few –– and industry business/software/hardware supplies.
 
Who attends the GLTE?
Over 3,000 Green Industry Professionals attend the GLTE from these segments:
 
 
 

• Grow Your Network by attending the numerous receptions and industry events designed to connect you with your peers. Attendance at the 2017 GLTE was over 3,300 Green Industry Professionals!
"Networking can be the greatest advantage in attending the GLTE. Whether I’m meeting fellow business colleagues, renewing old friendships or talking one on one to a speaker, the interaction inspires me, and encourages me to know I’m not alone." – Dave DeVisser, Founder and Owner of DeVisser Landscape Service, Inc.

• Grow Your Profits by attending the region’s oldest and largest green industry trade show with everything you need to take your business to the next level. The 2017 GLTE featured 185 exhibiting firms in over 300 booths!
"I’ve been attending the GLTE for over 35 years learning from seminars, vendors and attendees alike. Three days packed with information to hear new trends, solve problems and plan. This is the event to soak it in and prepare for next year’s growth. - "I’ve been attending the GLTE for over 35 years learning from seminars, vendors and attendees alike. Three days packed with information to hear new trends, solve problems and plan. This is the event to soak it in and prepare for next year’s growth." - Jerry Somalski, Owner of Bay Landscaping, Inc.

• Grow Your Knowledge by attending the Green Industry Education Conference with three days of seminars designed for all levels of experience in all aspects of industry. The 2017 GLTE featured over 60 seminars in 13 segment-specific tracks!

• Grow Your Professionalism by attending and earning Continuing Education Units/Credits/Hours for all of your industry accreditations. The 2017 GLTE featured education sessions approved for 179 CEUs for 8 professional accreditations!