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Spring Training 2018 is happening Wednesday, February 28 (Horticulture Day), and Thursday, March 1, 2018 (Maintenance Day) at the Coast Hotel & Convention Centre, 20393 Fraser Hwy, Langley, BC.

Pre- and Post-Event workshop options are also available on Tuesday, February 27, and Friday, March 2!

Join us for one day, two days, or all four days, including Pre- and Post-Event Workshops!

Earn CEC’s (updated Feb 8!), network with your peers and learn practical information and tips you can bring back to your organizations and apply to your work. Learn from international leadership expert Linda Tarrant, and industry experts Ciscoe Morris, Thomas Hobbs and Jeff Cutler in this two day professional development event.

Please note, the pre-conference workshop: Trees, Bees & UBC Botanical Garden is full.

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Keynote Speakers

February 28 — Horticulture Day

March 1 — Maintenance Day

Thomas Hobbs Web

Thomas Hobbs | Opening Keynote

Self-taught plantsman • Entrepreneur • Author

Get Planty!

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Linda Tarrant | Opening Keynote

Change Leader • Master Facilitator • Certified Speaking Professional

Resilience: The Key to Health, Happiness and Success

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Ciscoe Morris | Closing Keynote

Gardener • Arborist • TV & Radio Personality

Gardening for Wildlife

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Jeff Cutler | Closing Keynote

Landscape Architect • Urban Designer • Entrepreneur

Latest Design Trends in Parks

Learn more about the Keynotes.

Pre- and Post-Event Workshops

Available as a stand-alone workshop, or as an extension of your Spring Training. Register now!

Tuesday, February 27 — Pre-Event Workshop

  • This session is FULL: Resiliency from the Ground UP: Future Strategies for Trees and Bees, and UBC Botanical Garden

Friday, March 2 — Post-Event Workshop

  • Playground Safety Awareness Course

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Exhibitor & Sponsorship Opportunities

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Showcase your company and products to over 280 parks and grounds professionals, and their network.

  • Special offers available for Exhibitors.
  • Customizable Sponsorship packages available to meet your company's needs.

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Event Recording and Photography Policy

BCRPA's Event Recording and Photography Policy will be in effect.

Cancellations and Refunds Policy

View the Registration Information page to view the Cancellations & Refund Policy.