ONLA Hosts Annual CENTS Show

The event attracts an average attendance of more than 8,000 owner/operators, designers, architects, growers, arborists, retailers and other industry specialists from Ohio and surrounding states.

📅   Wed October 14, 2015 - Midwest Edition


(L-R): Kevin Ray, Michael Burns and Steve Huml, all of Burns JCB, discuss the lineup of JCB machines.
(L-R): Kevin Ray, Michael Burns and Steve Huml, all of Burns JCB, discuss the lineup of JCB machines.
(L-R): Kevin Ray, Michael Burns and Steve Huml, all of Burns JCB, discuss the lineup of JCB machines. Ohio CAT’s Chad Wiseman demonstrates the Caterpillar 232D skid steer, one of 14 models in the D Series lineup offering the new hand and foot control option. Tom Barnett of Franklin Equipment tells attendees about the dealership’s New Holland and Wacker Neuson equipment lineup. (L-R): Brent Chauvin and Ethan Irish, both of Murphy Tractor & Equipment, share a laugh with Tim Schwab of Diamond Mowers. JJ Sutphin of Buckeye Equipment Sales stands ready to answer questions about the dealership’s Multi One equipment line. (L-R): Adam Brush, Tim Cannon, Tom Crawford and Lenny Garrard Jr., all of Bobcat Enterprises, and Amy Eldridge, Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association CENTS show manager, look forward to the show. Ron Morgan (L), Yanmar regional sales manager, joins Rick Pileski, Buckeye Power Sales, to discuss the dealership’s Yanmar machines.

The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association (ONLA) held its annual CENTS (Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show) Marketplace trade show and conference at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 11 to 13.

The event attracts an average attendance of more than 8,000 owner/operators, designers, architects, growers, arborists, retailers and other industry specialists from Ohio and surrounding states.

The educational programs offered during the event feature classes on business management, lawn and turf, irrigation, lighting and electrical, and pest and disease control with many of the technical training sessions providing attendees with continuing education credits. As well as educational workshops and sessions, the event offers an excellent opportunity for industry professionals to network with others and see the latest equipment, supplies and services offered by more than 350 exhibitors located within 216,000 sq. ft. of exhibitor space.

The Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association is a non-profit association serving contractors, arborists, maintenance firms, nursery stock growers and suppliers involved with Ohio's nursery and landscape industry.