After more than a decade in Louisville, co-located with GIE+Expo, the association is returning to its roots and moving its annual education and networking event to different cities around the country, providing attendees with exciting experiences each year and allowing new people the opportunity to participate in the event.
The dates and locations are as follows:
Sept. 18-21, 2022 – Gaylord Palms Resort and Conference Center, Orlando, Florida
Sept. 10-13, 2023 – Gaylord Texan Resort and Conference Center, Dallas, Texas
“We’ve enjoyed our time in Louisville, but members have been asking us to move our meeting to new venues around the country, and the time has come to do that and grow the event and the association in the process,” says Britt Wood, NALP CEO. “The Gaylord properties are exceptional locations to hold the new annual meetings in the first two years, and we know that attendees will love the experience.”
A planning task force of contractors and supplier members selected the dates and locations with input from NALP members. With a few years to plan, the new event will be a re-envisioning of what a 21st-century conference for landscape and lawn care professionals should look like with new styles of education and networking opportunities, local facility tours and the latest innovations.
“We look forward to opening up new opportunities for attendees as we create the future NALP Annual Meeting experience, beginning in 2022,” says Wood. “In the meantime, we are focused on providing an innovative and exceptional LANDSCAPES conference for our last year in Louisville next October.”