Association News


ANLA Films Virtual Tour

The American Nursery & Landscape Association filmed its first virtual tour in Nebraska. The tour, titled Hop On the Bus, brought together five garden retailers from around North America to visit Mulhall’s and Campbell’s garden centers. Corey Bordine acted as a facilitator as Lisa Minter-Bustin, Steve Gallion, Merrideth Jiles and Steve McShane toured with hosts Dan Mulhall and Chris Campbell. ANLA collaborated with Design Works/Fresh Brew Studios to film and produce the tour.

ACI Brings Green Concrete to the Steel City

The American Concrete Institute’s Fall 2010 Convention is scheduled for October 24-28 in Pittsburgh, Pa. “Green Concrete in the Steel City” is intended to expand attendees’ knowledge of concrete and sustainability through over 300 committee meetings, over 30 technical sessions, forums, tours and networking events. ACI Concrete Sustainability Forum III will precede the convention on October 23. For more information, call 248-848-3795 or visit

NYSTA Announces ESGIS Dates

The Empire State Green Industry Show, hosted by the New York State Turfgrass Association and New York State Arborists – ISA Chapter, Inc., will be held January 11-13, 2011, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, N.Y. The event features 1,000 attendees representing a wide range of green industry professions, over 100 exhibitors, networking opportunities and more. For more information, call 800-873-8873 or visit