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Jan 2018
Jan 2018


Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center 1950 Eisenhower Blvd Fort Lauderdale , Florida 33316
Tel: (954) 765-4466
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TPIE - Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition






$20 - $30


Event Overview:

The Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE) is THE trade event showcasing the latest trends in foliage, floral and tropicals in warm and inviting South Florida. TPIE's trade show is more than an exhibit area - it's 200,000 square feet of living and vibrant plants creating a virtual indoor garden of showstopping displays.

TPIE is the smart way to start your business year. Spend three days in Ft. Lauderdale and return home with a year's worth of inspired ideas and profitable connections.

With 400 exhibiting companies in just over 800 booth spaces, TPIE offers wholesale buyers the widest array of resources for foliage and tropical plants in the country. Connect with vendors in person and touch and feel their plants and products.

Additional educational opportunities are available through free demonstrations held each day at TPIE, generally on the hour, as well as a line-up of sessions specific to interiorscape professionals and business managers.

Exhibitor Information:

Type of Exhibitors: Wholesale growers of foliage, bedding plants, cut flowers, woody ornamentals and palms, brokers and allied suppliers. All allied suppliers must be directly related to the horticultural industry.

Be a part of the only National Event for Tropicals: 6200+ industry buyers over three days.

About FNGLA:

Now in it's sixth decade serving the industry, FNGLA is in its prime! The association represents all walks of the industry -- foliage, woody ornamental, citrus nurseries, floriculture producers, interiorscapers, retailers, allied suppliers and landscape professionals - as proven by the addition of "landscape" to the FNGA name-making the association the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association, FNGLA. Landscape contractors, landscape designers, landscape architects and the like now have an association targeting their needs. Government representation & monitoring, professional education and marketing projects encompass just some of the services provided by FNGLA to members and the industry.


Jan 17   
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration Open
8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. TPIE Welcome Orientation, Ideal for New Show Attendees
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

TPIE Opening Session presented by Maxwell Luthy, TrendWatching
Unlock the Opportunities - Evolving Consumer Trends for 2018 and Beyond

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. TPIE Show Open
10:15 a.m. Garden Communicator/Media VIP Tour of TPIE
11 – 11:45 a.m.

Create Theater Workshop: Plants Décor from the Bottom Up

12 Noon. – 12:30 p.m. Interior Design Rooms Presentation
1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. TPIE Booth Awards Presentation
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

The Economics of Biophilic Design – Green Plants for Green Buildings CEU program
Register by calling 707-467-9417 or Register online

2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Create Theater Workshop: Plant Décor DIY Show & Tell
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. TPIE Happy Hour
Sponsored by Sun Parasol, Suntory Collection
Jan 18   
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration Open
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. TPIE Show Open
10– 10:45 a.m. Create Theatre Workshop: Plant Décor from the Top Down
11:15 – 11:30 a.m. GPGB Registered Trainer Awards Presentation
11:30 a.m. Trending Interiorscape Themes & Projects
12 Noon – 12:30 p.m. Interior Design Room Presentation
1 – 1:45 p.m. Create Theatre Plant Décor DIY Show & Tell
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Presentation of TPIE Cool Products Awards
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Elevating Expectations Session: Breathing Room - The Home Décor Trend Connecting Nature and Wellness
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. CC Racks Competition
5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. National Horticulture Foundation (NHF) Reception (by invitation)
Jan 19   
8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Registration Open
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. TPIE Show Open
10 – 10: 45 a.m.

11 a.m.
Tristen’s Top Tropical Plants for Contemporary Landscapes
NHF $1,000 Raffle Drawing
11 a.m. – 12 noon FNGLA Horticulture Career Fair


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