JFS Marketing Efforts Target Specifiers

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Talking trees on their turf is the best way to reach specifiers and others who influence the purchase of trees. That’s why we’re attending five upcoming conferences where landscape architects and designers, municipal foresters and arborists, non-profit tree planting organizations, garden writers and therapeutic garden designers will gather. Our purpose for attending these national and regional events is to connect our customers with tree specifiers and buyers, and to share information about our trees as well as general information that will help these green industry allies make better choices in in their tree selection efforts. Three events taking place in September are detailed here, with three more coming up in October and November. Check your calendars and join us!

Park(ing) Day

We take our trees to town to participate in this fun day of turning paved parking spaces into cool, shady public parklets. For the third year, we’ll provide trees for a park designed and sponsored by Portland’s MIG Landscape Architects

Garden Writers Annual Symposium

September 18-21, Pasadena, CA

Sharpen your communications, marketing and social media skills by joining GWA and attending this symposium. The event is jam-packed with garden tours, technical sessions and networking opportunities. We’ll be represented by Communications Director Nancy Buley, who will present on the topic of communicating trees and their value to diverse audiences: Be the Lorax and Speak up for Trees.

Forces of Change – Arborist Training Conference and Trade Show

September 21-23, Bend, Oregon

Lance Schamberger will team up with Martin Hanni of Northwest Shade Trees to talk trees and share our tree knowledge with arborists, municipal foresters, landscape architects, contractors and others.

We are also exhibiting and/or presenting at these upcoming events. Details to follow!

American Horticultural Therapy Association Annual Conference
October 8-10, Portland, OR

Partners in Community Forestry Conference
November 18-19, Denver, CO

American Society of Landscape Architects EXPO
November 5-9, Chicago, IL

Part of our contribution to Park(ing) Day 2014 in collaboration with MIG Landscape Architects.

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