Exhibit! at Garden Paths 2012: The APGA Conference in Columbus, Ohio

The APGA Conference is the networking arena for public garden professionals throughout North America.

APGA member gardens welcome, educate, and influence over 75 million visitors each year and have the purchasing power of over 600 million dollars. 

To encourage attendees to visit your booth, APGA will host the Opening Reception and Lunch in the Exhibit Hall. 

Conference Attendees Include:  

24% Senior Managers 

27% Executive Directors and CEOs 

49% Public Garden Professionals working in operations, education, horticulture, marketing, fundraising and guest services. 


Download the exhibits brochure.

Download the 2012 Exhibit Hall Agreement.

APGA Represents

  • Botanical Gardens 
  • Arboreta 
  • Community and Display Gardens 
  • Conservatories 
  • Research and Educational Institutions 
  • Historic Landscapes 
  • Nature Centers 
  • Sculpture Gardens 
  • Cemeteries 
  • College & University Gardens 
  • Museums 
  • Zoos 
  • Municipal Parks 



Become a sponsor of the 2012 APGA Conference! Sponsorship levels and benefits vary. For more information contact Madeline Dobbs, director of development and marketing, 610.708.3011, or email her at mdobbs@publicgardens.org. 



All the key benefits of Standard Level, plus: :

  • 20% discount on exhibit booth space 
  • Priority given on exhibit booth space selection** 
  • Free company listing in the Corporate Partners Section at www.publicgardens.org 
  • Complimentary one-time use of the APGA mailing list for your direct marketing and sales needs 
  • One free 1/6 page B/W ad in Public Garden magazine ($200 value) 
  • Free written company profile in the 2011 APGA Conference Program 

* Must be an APGA Corporate Gold Member to receive benefits listed above. APGA Corporate Gold Membership is $1,500. (Corporate Associate members do not qualify for this benefit.) 

** Must be registered by the advance registration deadline of March 15, 2012. 


  • A fully carpeted 10’ x 10’ booth with an 8’ backdrop, 3’ side drapes, 6’ skirted table, 2 side chairs, wastebasket, and identification sign 
  • Company name and logo featured with a link on the APGA Conference Web Site 
  • Featured company listing in the 2011 APGA Conference Program 
  • Conference attendee list will be provided by May 15, 2012. 


All the key benefits of the Standard Level 


Reciprocal rates are available upon request. Please contact Casey Sclar at csclar@publicgardens.org for more information.