Why should you attend?


FOCUS ON GROWERS

Greenhouse Canada presents the latest in research, technology and production practices for flower and vegetable growers. We’ll highlight new trends, tackle issues from a local perspective, and promote discussion among growers to advance the industry while improving your bottom line.

Grow Opportunity puts the spotlight on cannabis cultivation, examining trends and issues that impact cannabis producers. We’ll share expert insights on cultivation practices and business management trends to help grow your cannabis enterprise.

 

 


WHY ATTEND?

Grower Day is the conference and tradeshow for growers of ornamental plants, vegetables and cannabis. This two-day event features a powerhouse line-up of industry leaders sharing their expertise on cultivation, production and business management.

Hear from industry experts, share best practices, network with colleagues and see the latest innovation in products and services – all designed to help grow your commercial cultivation business.


A TRUSTED SOURCE

Celebrating 40 years in print, Greenhouse Canada is proud to present its 25th Grower Day in conjunction with Grow Opportunity and Canadian Security.

Originally begun as a one-day educational event for greenhouse floriculture and vegetable growers in Ontario, Grower Day added a second day for the growing cannabis sector in 2019!

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Should provincial guidelines not allow for social gatherings at the time of the event,
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Schedule


8:30 – 9:00 am

Registration

9:00 – 9:10 am

Welcoming remarks

9:10 – 9:40 am

SESSION

9:40 – 10:10 am

SESSION

10:10 – 10:40 am

Coffee Break

Enjoy a coffee, tea and treat while meeting vendors and networking with industry peers.

10:40 – 11:10 am

SESSION

Explore different strains of beneficial microbial biofungicides available to greenhouse production. Learn how they could be used to prevent and manage different diseases and pathogens.

Speaker: Dr. Deborah Henderson, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

 

11:10 – 11:40 am

SESSION

There’s a growing number of biocontrol options out in the marketplace, but not all of them will be a fit for every greenhouse operation. From exploring native and exotic biocontrol options to understanding your expectations, learn how to identify the right solutions for your greenhouse.

Speaker: Brian Spencer, Applied Bio-nomics

11:40 – 12:00 pm

Awards Presentation

Celebrate the winners of this year’s Grower of the Year and Top 4 Under 40 awards.

Thank you to Paul Boers and Prins for their support of the Top 4 Under 40 program.

12:00 – 1:30 pm

Lunch break

Enjoy a full hot lunch while networking with exhibitors and peers.

1:30 – 2:00 pm

SESSION

2:00 – 2:30 pm

SESSION

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Coffee Break

Enjoy a coffee, tea and treat while meeting vendors and networking with industry peers.

3:00 – 3:30 pm

SESSION

3:30 – 4:00 pm

SESSION

7:30 – 8:00 am

Registration

8:00 – 8:10 am

Welcome remarks

8:10 – 8:50 am

Keynote

8:50 – 9:30 am

SESSION

9:30 – 10:00 am

Coffee Break

10:00 – 10:40 am

SESSION

10:40 – 11:20 am

SESSION

11:20 – 12:00 am

SESSION

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Lunch

Canada’s Top Growers presentation: Gregg Wigeland

Luncheon Keynote: Gregg Wigeland, Master Grower

Lessons from the Master: How cannabis growing has evolved from a prohibited substance to a multi-million-dollar global industry

1:50 – 2:30 pm

SESSION

2:30 – 3:10 pm

SESSION

3:10 – 3:30 pm

Coffee Break

3:30 – 4:10 pm

SESSION

Venue

St. Catharines

Holiday Inn & Suites Conference Centre

327 Ontario St. – St. Catharines, ON
Parking is FREE!

Sponsors

Silver Sponsor

Lanyard Sponsor