January 16-18, 2019
Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA 33316

Visit the Product Showcase and click on the search box at the top to search by keyword, category or subcategory.
Visit the Exhibitor Video gallery and search by keyword or exhibitor name.
Visit the Show Specials page to see what special events exhibitors are planning in their booths. 
Visit the exhibitor Press Release gallery to read the latest press releases posted by exhibitors.

You can search for Exhibitors on the Interactive Event Map page or the Exhibitor List page.

To perform a more extensive search, go to the Advanced Search page. Search for exhibitors by keyword, product category, country and state.

The My Exhibitors list contains the names of all the exhibitors you have tagged as favorites.

You can add an exhibitor as a favorite from any of your exhibitor lists by clicking on the star icon next to their company name. Your list of favorites can be found under the My Exhibitors tab.

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For Exhibitors only

            Monday        1 pm – 5 pm

For Everyone

            Tuesday        8 am – 5 pm

            Wednesday   8 am – 5 pm

            Thursday       8 am – 5 pm

            Friday           8 am – 2 pm

For Exhibitors only

            Monday        1 pm – 5 pm

For Everyone

            Tuesday        8 am – 5 pm

            Wednesday   8 am – 5 pm

            Thursday       8 am – 5 pm

            Friday           8 am – 2 pm

Exhibitors may enter the exhibit hall at 8 am each day.

For everyone, tradeshow times are:

Wednesday     10 am – 5 pm

Thursday         9 am – 5 pm

Friday               9 am – 2 pm

First Aid is located in the convention center central security area on the first floor of the building’s north end.

The FNGLA booth is #2601 and is located in the southeast corner of the tradeshow floor near the Food & Seating area.

The show badge allows entrance into the show on all three days of the show. 

Yes, there will be charging stations in the FNGLA booth (#2601) on the tradeshow floor

Awards will be handed out Wednesday afternoon for outstanding booth design, selected by a panel of jurists, at the TPIE Create Theatre at 1 pm. Winners will be posted on signage in the main lobby.
The TPIE Cool Products Awards are selected Wednesday afternoon by a committee charged by The Garden Center Group. Winning exhibitors are invited to share more about their product on Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the TPIE Create Theatre, located in the rear left-hand corner of the tradeshow floor.

The TPIE Happy Hour is outside at the Fountain Plaza! Held on opening day, the TPIE Happy Hour will be held after the trade show from 5 – 6 pm. Move from the exhibit hall to Lobby A and flow outside to the fountain plaza and continue interacting with customers and colleagues. This event is open to everyone with a show badge. Take advantage of this hour to network with attendees and exhibitors while enjoying a beverage. Sponsored by Suntory Sun Parasol Collection.

The typical Demonstration stage as available in years past has been transformed into the TPIE Create Theatre! Located in the rear left-hand corner of the tradeshow floor, there will be different discussions on different topics throughout all three days of the show. A complete schedule will be listed in the show directory.

FNGLA Certified Professionals looking for CEUs for attending the show should go to the FNGLA Certifications Booth #2600 to sign up for their CEUs. Attendees can sign up at the booth to gain credit for their CEUs. Attendees receive 2 FNGLA CEUs for the trade show. Attendees for the TPIE Create Theatre classes will need to go to the FNGLA Certfications Booth #2600 immediately following the demos to get their CEUs and will receive 1 CEU for each demonstration attended.

A Certification Showcase manned by FNGLA Certified Judges and Certification Committee Members will be presented during the show in conjunction with the FNGLA Certifications Booth #2600.  Learn more about how to bring additional education and professionalism to your company, you can actually practice the Plant Identificationsection of the test. Certified Professionals can earn 1 CEU at each practice station for completing the assigned task.

If this is your first time or your 41st time at TPIE take advantage of a special session designed to help you get the most during your visit. Join TPIE volunteer leaders on Wed. at 8 am in Room 113 for tips to make the most of your TPIE investment. Coffee provided.

All meeting locations, dates and times are listed in the Show Directory. If not listed in the directory, please guide the attendee to the FNGLA Show Office, Room 119, for last-minute scheduled meetings. Direct attendees to also check out meeting times on our mobile website at www.tpie.org.

If a child or an infant or in a stroller, where he/she cannot become unattached from their parents, a badge is not required. Otherwise, children must be badged so they can be identified should they become separated from their parents.  The price for children 12 and under is $15.  As TPIE is a business environment, we don’t encourage children at the show.

Coffee can be purchased at concession stands located along the corridor in the front of the building.

FNGLA's job board is located on FNGLA's website. One of FNGLA's member benfits, members can post unlimited job listings for free. 
There will be a buffet located in Lobby A.  Concessions are also set up near the Create Theatre and along the rear on the tradeshow floor.

A showcase of new plants and products is located next to Registration in Room 122/123. Buyers have a ticket attached to their badge to vote for their favorite new products and plants no later than 3 p.m. Wednesday.

In general, the plants are not for sale, they are for display only.  However, some exhibitors sell the items in their booths which buyers can take ONLY at the end of the show (2 pm) on Friday.  The buyer must have a receipt for these items. If a buyer needs a receipt, please direct them to Brede/Allied Service Desk located at the back-left hand corner of the tradeshow floor.

Yes, there are buses which go to all of TPIE’s host hotels.  Buses are located in front of the convention center and there are signs indicating which buses are going to which hotels.  A bus schedule and list of hotels is located on a sign in Lobby B/C and in the show directory.

A parking garage is adjacent to the convention center and parking is available, with rates determined by length of time with a maximum of $15/day.  Oversized vehicles are charged $19/maximum daily rate. Exhibitors may also park in the lot behind the convention center.

A business center is located to the right of Lobby A. The business center hours should be the same as trade show hours. There is also a FedEx Kinko’s near the convention center and its number is 954-522-4989.

We do not provide a business center and/or complimentary Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi is free in the lobbies and common areas.  Cell phone service can be sketchy in the all metal building – it creates a lot of interference. 

Brede Expo provides all the equipment for booths.  Brede’s service center is located in the back-left corner of the exhibit hall, near the TPIE Create Theatre (Aisle 2700).

Direct these people to Brede’s service center. Brede’s service center is located in the back-left corner of the exhibit hall, near the TPIE Create Theatre (Aisle 2700).

FNGLA regrets to say there are no complimentary badges offered in this instance. 

Please visit the the Show Office, Room 119, for an application.

January 22 - 24, 2020.  The show dates will once again be a Wednesday, Thursday, Friday format. It will be held at the Broward County Convention Center.

The convention and visitor’s bureau provide a concierge service to help with all types of local requests, including restaurant recommendations.  This person is usually located in the area of Lobby A.  

Non-powered wheel chairs are available at the convention center and available at no charge. People can request them at the security office (level one). Electric scooters for use at TPIE can be rented from the Special Needs Group.  Please call either 954-585-0575 or 1-800-513-4515 or go to their website at http://www.specialneedsatsea.com.

Professionals will be filming the show Wednesday and Thursday. Photos and video will be accessible via the TPIE web site post-show.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/FNGLA -- you must “Like” the page to participate and write on the timeline.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/FNGLA -- you must follow FNGLA in order to participate. Use #TPIE19 or #FNGLA in all tweets to create a thread.

Plants are the shining accent of specially designed interior spaces in the Lobby A at TPIE where the TPIE Interior Design Showrooms will be on display. The showcase offers three interior vignettes designed by Anya Cesar, ASID, of Anya Renise Design Group, which pair plant designs with current interior trends. This is the perfect place to collect ideas to match plants to consumer homes and workspaces.

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