Wherever your garden grows on this planet, you will find a wealth of new ideas at the 2017 International Master Gardener Conference (IMGC) in Portland, Oregon,
July 10-14, 2017
Presented by Oregon State University Extension Service and Oregon Master Gardeners™, the five-day conference will kick off Monday evening with a reception. Conference program features three keynote speakers (Dan Hinkley, Renee Shepherd, and John Marzluff), daily breakout sessions, and a trade show.
Regional "mixers" will facilitate networking with other attendees.
Tours include trips to area gardens, vineyards, urban farms, and natural scenic areas. Oregon enjoys tax-free shopping. You will find a multitude of shopping possibilities in downtown Portland and in the many diverse city neighborhoods.
The conference is scheduled for the Oregon Convention Center in Portland near the east banks of the Willamette River. Three conference hotels all are within short, 10-15 minute walk.
Key dates for the 2017 IMGC:
Early bird registration: October 10, 2016 through January 13, 2017;
Hotel code release: October 10, 2016.