Fall And Winter Educational Opportunities October 1, 2013 By Patrick O’Brien

Expert training helps you make the most of your education. Numerous conferences and events will be held throughout the Southeast region this fall and winter for those wanting to further enhance their skills. Most of these conferences provide one to three days of meetings with numerous activities, from seminars on specific topics to extensive regional updates on current trends. Besides high quality education, networking opportunities are a big plus for all attendees. See the list below for educational opportunities in your area and mark your calendar.


October 3-4  

Experience Green  

Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head Island, S.C.


October 29-31  

Alabama Turfgrass Conference & Tradeshow  

Auburn University Hotel & Conference Center, Auburn, Ala.


November 4-5  

Georgia GCSA Annual Meeting & Golf Championship  

Atlanta Athletic Club, Johns Creek, Ga.


November 11-13  

Mississippi Turf & Landscape Conference and Tradeshow  

Bost Conference Center @ Mississippi State University, Starkville, Miss.


November 18-20  

Carolinas GCSA Annual Trade Show  

Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, S.C.


January 7-8  

Tennessee Turfgrass Association Conference & Tradeshow  

Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, Franklin, Tenn.


Source: Patrick O’Brien ( and Chris Hartwiger (

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