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The Top 2022 Lawn Care Trade Shows to Attend

Published on November 17, 2021

With the wide variety of lawn care trade shows you can attend in 2022, it’s important to be selective in the time and money spent allocating towards them.

The best lawn care trade shows provide you with:

  • Information on the current state of the industry
  • Insight on the best equipment worth investing in
  • Resources and training to help you grow
  • Teambuilding and hiring solutions
  • Networking opportunities

In this article, you’ll discover only the top 2022 lawn care trade show you should attend.

Equip Exposition

When: October 19 - 21, 2022

Where: Kentucky Exposition Center

937 Phillips Ln

Louisville, Kentucky 40209

Equip Exposition, formerly known as GIE+EXPO, serves as one of the largest lawn care trade shows every successful green industry business should attend.

This industry-leading event attracts more than 20,000 attendees from all 50 US states as well as 54 countries.

Plus the Equip Exposition has more than 20 acres of outdoor demonstration areas and over one-thousand exhibits.

With the endless networking opportunities, industry insights, exclusive equipment demonstrations, and more, anyone in the lawn and landscape industry stands to gain a great deal by attending one of the biggest green industry events of the year.

Furthermore, if you can’t attend any other lawn care industry event in 2022, then this is the one to attend.

While there is discount pricing for those registering early, you still have the opportunity to register at the event.

Lawn & Landscape Technology Conference

When: TBA

Where: TBA

The details surrounding the Lawn & Landscape Technology Conference in 2022 are yet to be announced. Although, if you’re in the green or pest industry, then you won’t want to miss it.

If you’re currently investing into technology or are curious about getting started, this conference will tell you all about the future of it.

Use this leading software and technology event for the green industry to learn and network with industry professionals who’ve successfully integrated technology into their business.


When: September 18 - 21, 2022

Where: Gaylord Palms Resort & Conference Center

6000 W Osceola Pkwy

Kissimmee, Florida 34746

In addition to their Annual Education Conference, NALP (i.e. National Association of Landscape Professionals) also presents ELEVATE. This is a national conference and expo for landscape, lawn care, design build, irrigation, and tree professionals.

ELEVATE gathers industry icons, thought leaders, and new partners to present the future and needs of the green industry.

Connect with new people, experiences, and technology to ELEVATE your business and inspire successful business growth.

Registration opens in February 2022.

Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show

When: January 5 - 7, 2022

Where: The Baltimore Convention Center

1 W Pratt St

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

MANTS is hosted by the State Nursery and Landscape Associations of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.

The event is considered an annual Masterpiece of Trade Shows, which gathers horticulture industry leaders every January.

In 2020, MANTS celebrated its 50th anniversary with:

  • Attendees from 44 states and 15 countries
  • A new record of 12,000 attendees
  • 968 exhibiting companies
  • 1,550 booths

If you’re in the landscape industry, then this is a great event to attend and explore new industry trends and products.

Plus, with thousands of attendees from across the globe, this trade show serves as an excellent opportunity to network.

Nursery Landscape Expo

When: August 10 - 12, 2022

Where: Henry B. González Convention Center

900 E Market St

San Antonio, Texas 78205

While more details have yet to be announced, the Nursery Landscape Expo brings together those in landscape, irrigation, and more to discover new industry trends, products, and practices.

Network with peers, experience diverse products, access quality education, and gain easy CEUs (i.e. Continuing Education Units).


When: February 2 - 4, 2022

Where: Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel

1551 Thoreau Dr N

Schaumburg, Illinois 60173

Owned and managed by the ILCA (i.e. Illinois Landscape Contractors Association), The Illinois + Wisconsin Landscape Show gives landscape professionals essential industry insight.

In addition, this event serves as an excellent networking opportunity, with over 6,400 attendees at the 2020 show.

Also, special discounted rates apply to those registering on or before January 3, 2022.

Green & Growin’

When: January 10 - 14, 2022

Where: Greensboro Coliseum

1921 Gate City Blvd

Greensboro, North Carolina 27403

Hosted by the NC Nursery & Landscape Association, Green & Growin’ serves as one of the largest member-owned green industry events in the southeast.

In the 2020 event, there were:

  • 60 seminars
  • 392 exhibitors
  • 5,000 attendees
  • 1,400 attendees
  • 8 education tracks
  • 100+ hours of business education
  • 8 specialty and certification classes
  • 29 US states and 3 Canadian provinces represented
  • 250+ CEUs (i.e. continuing education units) available

Both the three-day education conference and the two-day trade show are great resources for those looking for certification credits and business promotions.

The Farwest Show

When: August 24 - 26, 2022

Where: Oregon Convention Center

777 NE MLK Jr Blvd

Portland, Oregon 97232

The Farwest Show is one of the biggest green industry events in the west.

Businesses in the landscape industry can expect to gain new ideas for increasing profitability, sales, and efficiency.

Plus, with over 400 exhibitors, you’ll be sure to uncover the latest industry trends, ideas, new plants, and more.

Even though early registrants will receive a discount, you can register after July 31, 2022.

Attend These Top 2022 Lawn Care Trade Shows to Start Growing Your Business

Now, you know the top 2022 lawn care trade shows you should attend in order to start growing your business into a huge success.

Plus, use this article to stay in-the-know on the latest trade show announcements and updates.

Related: Lawn Care Marketing: The Best 11.5 Ideas

Originally published Nov 17, 2021 7:00 AM

Alyssa Sanders

Alyssa is a Content Marketing Specialist II at Service Autopilot. Her bookworming began after she discovered the Harry Potter series. Her love of books evolved into writing and creating content. When she's not writing, you can find her watching a new sci-fi series or shoving her nose into a book.

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