August 15, 2009
Landscape Ontario has added two new breakfast programs to this year’s Garden & Floral Expo, for landscape designers and interiorscapers. Both events include exciting speakers, great networking opportunities and admission to the trade show.

The landscape designers’ breakfast takes place on Oct. 20, while the interiorscape breakfast will be held the following day, Oct. 21. Both events run from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Toronto Congress Centre.  

Tickets for the breakfast series start at $25. Registration forms are available on by clicking on the shows, media and awards menu bar, which contains access to the Garden & Floral Expo web page. Members of Landscape Ontario, Canadian Nursery Landscape Association and Flowers Canada receive special discounts.

The landscape designers’ breakfast will feature speaker, Ross Campbell, who will lead attendees on a fascinating and exciting journey to Finding the Dream Client. He has a 30-year track record of attracting and keeping close relationships with dream clients. Landscape, interior and floral designers, along with event planners and garden centre and nursery retailers should all attend this informative session.

Keynote speaker at the interiorscape breakfast is Robert van Aerts, vice-president, Westplant Green Facility, Plants First Choice Canada and Green Select of Mississauga. He will discuss approaches to the use of plants in offices in the past, present and future through his address, Peering into the Future - Learning from the European Experience. He has worked in the interior landscape industry for more than 25 years. Interior and exterior plant landscapers, garden centre personnel, indoor plant wholesalers/retailers and interior designers/decorators will not want to miss this event.