Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #6

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Each week for 10 weeks, members of the GWA Communications Committee are sharing creative presentations about some very useful GWA resources that you may not even be aware of. You’ll be able to see these presentations on GWA’s social media channels as well as every Tuesday here on the blog. Be sure to check back each week for a glimpse of a unique take on some of the wonderful resources available to all our members.

Today’s presentation features a narrated PowerPoint by GWA Communications Committee member Elizabeth Clark about how YOU can take advantage of the GWA Legal Assist Program and learn more about media law.  Continue reading “Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #6”

Lurie Garden is a Downtown Draw

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By Beth Botts
Photo credits to Lurie Garden

One of the top tour stops at the #GWA2018 Conference & Expo in Chicago, is a relatively secluded gem in the middle of the city’s most visited attraction.

Millennium Park, the 25-acre playground between Lake Michigan and Chicago’s downtown skyscrapers, attracts more than 13 million visitors a year. Only about 4 million of them venture through 12-foot-high hedges to discover a sweeping vista of masterfully blended perennials and trees: the Lurie Garden. The 2½-acre garden was designed by famed Dutch designer Piet Oudolf (who went on to design the High Line in New York City) and opened in 2004.

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CHICAGO: OUR KIND OF TOWN

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Article by Beth Botts

The sun rises out of a vast, sparkling lake. It sets behind some of the world’s most spectacular skyscrapers. In between and all around are some of the country’s most amazing public and private gardens. That’s why I can’t wait to show off Chicago—my city—to the members of GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators for the 70th annual Conference & Expo, co-hosted with the 2018 IGC Show, August 13 through 16.

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Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #5

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By Cauleen Viscoff

Each week for 10 weeks, members of the GWA Communications Committee are sharing creative presentations about some very useful GWA resources that you may not even be aware of. You’ll be able to see these presentations on GWA’s social media channels as well as every Tuesday here on the blog. Be sure to check back each week for a glimpse of a unique take on some of the wonderful resources available to all our members.

Today’s presentation features a podcast with GWA member Cauleen Viscoff about her experience with the GWA Power Circles program. Continue reading “Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #5”

A Once-in-a-lifetime Opportunity at This Year’s GWA Conference

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Is attending the Independent Garden Center (IGC) Show held annually in Chicago on your bucket list to attend as a garden communicator? If so, don’t miss this year’s incredible GWA conference, co-hosted for the first time with IGC at Chicago’s historic Navy Pier.  Continue reading “A Once-in-a-lifetime Opportunity at This Year’s GWA Conference”

GWA Partners with IGC for #GWA2018

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By Beth Botts

The 70th annual GWA Conference & Expo in Chicago this summer will include something new—a partnership with another trade show that offers news, sources and exposure.

#GWA2018 will be sharing exposition and education space at Navy Pier, August 13-16 with the IGC Show, the largest U.S. trade show for independent garden centers. It’s the first time the GWA annual conference has partnered with another organization. Continue reading “GWA Partners with IGC for #GWA2018”

Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #4

Web Header - Main.pngBy Maree Gaetani

Each week for 10 weeks, members of the GWA Communications Committee are sharing creative presentations about some very useful GWA resources that you may not even be aware of. You’ll be able to see these presentations on GWA’s social media channels as well as every Tuesday here on the blog. Be sure to check back each week for a glimpse of a unique take on some of the wonderful resources available to all our members.

The fourth presentation in the series is a presentation by Maree Gaetani that features: GWA 2018 Conference. Continue reading “Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #4”