"Moving the EXPO from an in-person experience to a virtual platform was the last choice we wanted to make.” says Adam VanDyk, president of the Great Lakes EXPO. “We recognize that a significant advantage of the EXPO is the networking with friends and business associates. The EXPO board is working to bring as much of the in-person feel we are used to onto a virtual platform.”


Stay tuned for more details in the coming months as the education program is released, as well as exciting features that are possible through the virtual platform.

Save the Date the 2020 EXPO


The EXPO is the premiere show for Fruit and Vegetable
Growers, Greenhouse Growers and Farm Marketers!

About the EXPO:

  • 3,600+ people from 40 states and seven Canadian provinces attended the 2019 EXPO.
  • 70+ education sessions and workshops will be offered over the three day period.
  • 450+ exhibitors in an expanded tradeshow.
  • The EXPO offers many special events, receptions and other networking opportunities.

Over three days, the program includes sessions on fruit crops, vegetable crops, other specialty crops, greenhouse crop production and marketing, farm marketing ideas and operations, farmers’ markets and organic production and marketing. There will also be sessions covering a diversity of general interest topics, including food safety and labor.

Presentations will be made by researchers and Extension educators from Michigan State University, other Land Grant universities and industry. Many of the education sessions will offer credits for Michigan and Ohio Private and Commercial Pesticide Applicators and Certified Crop Advisors.

December 8-10, 2020

More information about the Virtual Conference

will be available in the Fall.


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