Landscape Pros Kick-Start 2016 With Northern Green Expo

The energy surrounding this annual event continues to reinvigorate attendees and exhibitors every year.

📅   Wed January 27, 2016 - Midwest Edition


Kyle Mohs (L), Quality Equipment, Shakopee, Minn., and Kraig Niebuhr, Terex Construction regional sales manager.
Kyle Mohs (L), Quality Equipment, Shakopee, Minn., and Kraig Niebuhr, Terex Construction regional sales manager.
Kyle Mohs (L), Quality Equipment, Shakopee, Minn., and Kraig Niebuhr, Terex Construction regional sales manager.
Gary Ringus is president and inventor of SlatTrax, an innovative ground protection system attachment that rolls out heavy duty ground tracking via a mounted attachment system.
(L-R): Chris Forbrook, foreman; Brad Darling, driver; and JR Slater, owner, all of A M Lawn, Mankato, Minn., were looking  at  a new SDLG LG948L wheel loader. 
Joe Wewers Sr. (L), Wewers Tree Spading, wetland restoration specialist  talks with  Brian Bjonfald, sales, Tri-State Bobcat, Burnsville Minn., on all the new products that they carry for sale and rent.
Brian Gallivan, Fury Motors, commercial sales, Lake Elmo Minn., stands with a Ram 5500 decked out with a 9.5 ft. Hiniker Flair top wing plow. 
(L-R): Kevin Dessart, Aspen Equipment territory manager; David Forsmark, Western Plow regional sales manager; and Mark Lundeen, Aspen municipal sales manager, with the popular Western stainless steel 8.6 ft. MVP3 Series plow on a 2500 GMC HD.
Mitch Minke (L), inside sales, and Jonathan Nordrum, outside commercial sales, of Minnesota Equipment.

Landscape professionals in and around Minnesota kick-started the year at the Northern Green Expo on Jan. 13 to 15 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association (MNLA) and Minnesota Turf and Grounds Foundation (MTGF) joined forces in 2003 to create a one-stop marketplace and educational super-show.

The energy surrounding this annual event continues to reinvigorate attendees and exhibitors every year. In 2017, the huge green industry event to be held January 10 to 12. Below are just a few of the new features for 2017:

• New brand: Northern Green: Where Outdoor Pros Connect + Grow

• A new schedule: Tuesday to Thursday

• New registration packages/options

• Multiple keynote speakers

• Interactive trade show elements including more campfire experiences, a hardscape building contest, and an innovation and inspiration theater

• Revised education opportunities including day long master classes, CEO premium content, an interactive track and much more

• There also will be little surprises around every corner from music, to lighting, and beyond