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Bower & Branch announces member meeting at Cultivate

Bower & Branch, a group of independent growers and garden retailers throughout the Northeast, Midwest and Pacific Northwest announced that it will locate its annual membership meeting at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH, prior to the industry tradeshow Cultivate through 2020, according to a press release.

“We are excited to make this commitment to hold our annual meeting at Cultivate for the next three years,” said Sid Raisch, president and chief executive officer at Bower & Branch, in the release. “There is no better place to connect the dots of our industry than the one place where all segments of the industry and our expanding national network already convene.

Members of the Bower & Branch Interconnected Business Community will enjoy gathering in a world-class city and convention facility with a combined trip to visit the Cultivate trade show.

Bower & Branch will be presenting its new Go-To-Market Ecommerce strategies, programs, and products as well as awards in recognition of milestones and achievements by members at its annual meeting. With over 70 retailers and four growers enrolled in the network, the meeting will have something for everyone. In addition to the member-only event, Bower & Branch will also be exhibiting at a Cultivate booth to provide membership information to interested retailers, growers, and landscape contractors.

“We are pleased to see the value Bower & Branch places on having their members congregate at Cultivate this year and in the future,” said Ken Fisher, president and chief executive officer at AmericanHort, in the release. “Cultivate is the premier all-industry event where so many important connections are made.”

The Cultivate trade show and conference will include educational sessions that showcase best practices in business operations, plant genetics, pest control and more. The event is also an opportunity to better understand AmericanHort’s role in representing the horticulture industry with research and in legislative representation to ensure a secure future.