Upcoming Professional Development Symposia:


Education Elevated: Cultivating Transformative Experiences
Presented by the Education Community with Red Butte Garden at the University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
August 19 – 21, 2024

Registration opening May 2024!

Expected Costs:
Early: $400/member, $500/non-member
Regular: $425/member, $525/non-member

Hotel: Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City, $189/nt | Group booking link coming Spring 2024!


A Tale of Two Public Gardens
Presented by the Finance & Operations Community with Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Pittsburgh Botanic Garden
Pittsburgh, PA
September 10 – 12, 2024

Registration opening Summer 2024!

Expected Costs:
Early: $400/member, $500/non-member
Regular: $425/member, $525/non-member

Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place, $159/nt | Group booking link coming Spring 2024!


Purposeful Plant Collections in a Changing World
Presented by the Plant Collections Community and the Plant Nomenclature & Taxonomy Community with Chicago Botanic Garden and The Morton Arboretum
Chicago, IL
October 8 – 9, 2024

Registration opening Summer 2024!

Expected Costs:
Early: $400/member, $500/non-member
Regular: $425/member, $525/non-member

Hotel: Aloft Chicago O’Hare, $219/nt | Group booking link coming Spring 2024!


Small Gardens Virtual Symposim
Presented by the Small Gardens Community
January 21-22, 2025

Call for Sessions opening Summer 2024!


Past Professional Development Symposia:

Blooming in the Desert
Presented by the Development and Membership Community with Tucson Botanical Garden, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and Tohono Chul
Tucson, AZ
January 10-12, 2024


Technology: IT’s Everywhere! Virtual Symposium
Presented by the Technology and Innovation Professionals Community
November 13-15, 2023

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