Upcoming Professional Development Symposia:

Education Elevated: Cultivating Transformative Experiences
Presented by the Education Community with Red Butte Garden at the University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
August 19 – 21, 2024

Early (by July 19th): $425/member, $525/non-member
Regular (by August 2nd): $475/member, $575/non-member

Hotel: Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City, $189/nt | Book now!

2024 Finance & Operations Symposium: Risks & Rewards
Presented by the Finance & Operations Community with Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Pittsburgh Botanic Garden
Pittsburgh, PA
September 10 – 11, 2024

Early (by August 9th): $400/member, $500/non-member
Regular (by August 30th): $450/member, $550/non-member

Hotels: Book your room by August 9th
Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place, $159/nt | Book now!
Hampton Inn & Suites Pittsburgh – Downtown, $229/nt | Book now!

Purposeful Plant Collections in a Changing World
Presented by the Plant Collections Community and the Plant Nomenclature & Taxonomy Community
Hosted by Chicago Botanic Garden and The Morton Arboretum

Chicago, IL
October 8 – 9, 2024

Early (by August 23rd) : $400/member, $500/non-member
Regular (by September 16th): $450/member, $550/non-member

Hotel: Aloft Chicago O’Hare, $219/nt | Book now!

Marketing & Communications Virtual Symposium
Presented by the Marketing & Communications Community
November 13-15, 2024

Call for Sessions now open!

Small Gardens Virtual Symposium
Presented by the Small Gardens Community
January 21-22, 2025

Call for Sessions opening Summer 2024!

Past Professional Development Symposia:

Blooming in the Desert
Presented by the Development and Membership Community with Tucson Botanical Garden, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and Tohono Chul
Tucson, AZ
January 10-12, 2024

Technology: IT’s Everywhere! Virtual Symposium
Presented by the Technology and Innovation Professionals Community
November 13-15, 2023