Professional Development Programs and Symposia

APGA Professional Section Symposia:  


Plant Collections Symposium
Advancing Plant Collections Management
November 5-7, 2014  I  Washington, DC
Hosted by Smithsonian Gardens, in partnership with US Botanic Garden & US National Arboretum
Development and Membership Symposium
Building Life-long Investment in Your Garden
February 25-27, 2015  I  California
Hosted by Sherman Library and Gardens
Native Plants Symposium
Cultivating the Future of Native Plants: Conservation and Design
March 18-20, 2015 I  Texas
Hosted by Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center

Volunteer Engagement Symposium
September 23-25, 2015  I  California
Hosted by Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Horticulture, Greenhouses and Facilities & Green Buildings and Landscapes Symposium
October 5-7, 2015  I  Wisconsin
Hosted by Olbrich Botanical Gardens and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum

Association of Fundraising ProfessionalsWebinar/Audio Conference Series

Free for all APGA members! Contact us at (610) 708-3010 or for the discount code.

View the list of webinars available through December 2014 here. - Approved for CFRE Continuing Education Credits!

Can't make it?  APGA members can access past AFP webinars for FREE at anytime. Simply click here to select the webinar you wish to view and enter the discount code during checkout.


Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) 

International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens

The BGCI International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens is April 26–May 1, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. The theme is Biodiversity for a Better World: Wild Ideas Worth Sharing.



American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Annual Meeting and Expo

November 21-24, 2014
Denver, Colorado

The largest gathering of landscape architecture professionals and students in the world!

For all the event details, visit the meeting website here: