63RD ANNUAL ISU SHADE TREE SHORT COURSE & INLA TRADE SHOW

Posted on Aug 31, 2018 in Events, news, Slider

 

SAVE THE DATE!
63RD ANNUAL ISU SHADE TREE SHORT COURSE & INLA TRADE SHOW

February 19-21, 2019
SCHEMAN BUILDING, AMES

 

Add Feb 19-21, 2019 to your calendar! The 2019 INLA Trade Show will be full of education, networking, INLA hosted member meeting, a scholarship hospitality hour, and more!

The schedule is currently in progress and will be announced soon. All updates are posted on the Trade Show page.

 

Iowa State University’s Shade Tree Short Course is once again teaming up with the Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association and the Iowa Arborist Association for the annual trade show. The partnership brings exhibitors an even bigger, better opportunity to connect with potential clients by highlighting the best of both worlds and incorporating INLA’s long-standing trade show into the traditional ISU Shade Tree Short Course educational sessions.

 

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Hotel Information

The Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association is not responsible for making hotel reservations for exhibitors or sponsors during the annual trade show. INLA reserved a block of rooms at the Country Inn & Suites in Ames. Please call the hotel directly to make reservations for your stay. Please reference the “Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association” to receive the group discount of $109/per night (plus taxes). Hotel cut off date for discounts – January 19, 2019.

Hotel: Country Inn & Suites
Phone: 515-233-3935
Address: 2605 SE 16th St, Ames, IA 50010

Set-Up

Exhibitor set-up will take place from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19. In order to visit with ICNPs and take advantage of the Preview and Reception, exhibitors are encouraged to be set-up by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19; however, you must be set up no later than 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 20. Exhibits will be set-up on the first and second floor of the Scheman Building and display space is available in the parking lot. Several pushcarts and volunteers are available in the ground floor lobby area to help transport your materials to the exhibit space.

There is a freight elevator located at the dock (northwest corner of the building) that can be used to transport to the first floor. If a forklift is required, please call ISU at 515-956-3204 to schedule a time between 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19.

Shipping

If you require shipment of materials, please send to:
Iowa State Center
c/o Shade Tree Short Course/INLA
Suite 4 Scheman Building
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: 515-294-3347

Exhibitors may tear down their booths between 1:30-5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 21. Carts will be available in the ground floor lobby of the Scheman Building to transport your materials to your vehicles. If you have materials which need to be shipped back to your organization, please pack them in an appropriate container or box, place a pre-paid shipping label on the outside, and leave at your exhibit table. Building staff will ship it back for you via your preferred carrier the following business day.