There’s a lot to celebrate at Cultivate!

Being the largest all-industry horticultural trade show and conference, Cultivate is a place where people come not only to reunite, conduct business, learn but also recognize success and hard work.  

Come take part in the celebration by attending these award events:

Interior Plantscape Awards & Hall of Fame Induction 

Sunday July 11, 6-9 PM – Greater Columbus Convention Center l Cost: $125 

The International Plantscape Awards Celebration brings interiorscapers together to celebrate the successes of another year and to present awards to this year's International Plantscape Award winners as well as welcome the 2020 Interior Plantscape Hall of Fame inductees.  Brought to you by AmericanHort, it's an evening of excellent company, outstanding work, fresh inspiration, and long-lasting memories.  

For more information, click here.

Award applications can be found here.

This is a ticketed event. Tickets may be purchased here. (link to registration) 


40 Under 40 Reception 

Sunday July 11 – 5pm – location to be determined 

Each year GPN magazine recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.  These young men and women were nominated by their peers for the contributions they have made to their companies, customers and communities so far…and for the many contributions they will make in the years to come.  

You can learn more about the 2019 40 under 40 Class here.  

Interested in nominating someone for the 2020 40 under 40 class? Nominations are open until the end of January and the nomination form can be found here.


Medal of Excellence 

Monday July 11 – 5 PM – location to be determined 

Greenhouse Grower  magazine holds its annual Medal of Excellence awards reception event to celebrate greenhouse operations, plant breeders, technology companies, and other organizations that strive for excellence.  


Retailer’s Choice Awards 

Monday July 11 – 3 PM – AmericanHort Main Aisle Exhibit Area – 700   

AmericanHort is pleased to be working with The Garden Center Group to bring you the annual Cultivate’20 Retailer’s Choice Awards. Fifteen awards will be presented to Cultivate to recognize products or services that show vision, are appealing and innovative, show a new approach to an old formula, are items you would consider adding to your garden center inventory, or show potential to be best sellers.  

You too can take part in the journey to uncover hidden treasures as you scour the Cultivate trade show floor in search of this year’s winners. Want to learn how you can be a judge? Contact Danny Summers here.


Horticultural Industries Leadership Awards 

Sunday July 11 – 6:30 PM – Hyatt Regency Hotel  

Greenhouse Management and Nursery Management is proud to honor six industry leaders with their annual Horticultural Industries Leadership Awards, sponsored by Syngenta. This national award program honors leaders from the greenhouse and nursery industries. The six award recipients have made significant contributions to the industry through sharing their innovation and expertise, excelling in environmental stewardship, enhancing the lives of others through charitable giving and otherwise making a positive impact on the industry.  

The winners are announced at this reception. The deadline for nominations is April 1, and can be submitted at and 


Young Grower Retailer Awards 

Monday July 12 – at Unplugged – 8-10 PM – Callahan’s 520 Park St, Columbus, OH 43215 

GrowerTalks/Nexus Young Grower Award and Green Profit/RBI Young Retailer Award are presented to worthy candidates that demonstrate passion, creativity, leadership and a desire to excel. Winners of the 2020 award will be announced at Unplugged, an event hosted by AmericanHort’s Generation Next community, at approximately 8:30 PM.  

To nominate someone for these awards please visit or

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