This year’s event to include both virtual and face-to-face options, as well as expanded education track for pest management professionals.

Valley View, OH – (Jan 13, 2021) - Lawn & Landscape has confirmed this year’s dates for the Lawn & Landscape Technology Conference, which will take place August 31-September 2, 2021, at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Orlando, Florida. This year’s three-day event will offer both virtual and face-to-face options, as well as expanded education for pest control operators powered by sister publication Pest Control Technology (PCT). Additionally, attendees will experience organized networking as well as access to an exhibit hall featuring industry-leading technologies, solutions and innovations for green industry and pest management professionals.

Cannabis Dispensary, which makes its debut with the November 2017 issue, will have a six-time frequency in 2018. The magazine will be delivered in a print and digital platform. It will be complemented by a dedicated website,, and a weekly e-newsletter also launching in 2018.

The Lawn & Landscape Technology Conference will bring together landscapers, lawn care operators and pest management professionals to learn from technology experts as well as fellow professionals who have successfully integrated software and technology into their companies to operate more efficiently.

In addition to the educational program, attendees have access to the trade show portion of the event, where they can discover some of the best software and technology serving the professional landscaping, lawn care and pest management professional markets.

"We are excited to bring the industry back together in 2021 and to offer the opportunity for green industry and pest management professionals to reconnect and discover new ideas, tools and processes that will give their companies the competitive edge," says Brian Horn, editor of Lawn & Landscape.

"Recognizing lawn care operators and pest control professionals can benefit from the same technologies to advance their businesses, we are excited to engage the pest control industry and offer both a high-level education track as well as the latest technology that will allow PMPs to continue to grow their business," says Jodi Dorsch editor of PCT.

The Lawn & Landscape Technology Conference educational program has been developed by the editorial team behind Lawn & Landscape and PCT magazines, and experts in those industries.

"This year’s conference offers a one-of-a-kind networking opportunity between two service industries that not only survived, but in many cases excelled, during the recent world-wide pandemic," states Dave Szy, publisher Lawn & Landscape. "The exchange between professionals in both industries will be just as valuable as the education programming."

Booth space and sponsorship opportunities for the event will soon be available.

Initial details are now available at More information including speakers, sessions, registration pricing and other conference events will be announced in the coming months.

About Lawn & Landscape Technology Conference

Launched in February 2020, the Lawn & Landscape Technology Conference is the industry’s premier industry conference to bring professionals together to learn how technology can better their business and to network with business-savvy entrepreneurs. In addition to focused educational programming, the conference features a world-class exhibit floor. The 2021 conference programming has been expanded to include an education track and technology solutions specific to pest control professionals, powered by Pest Control Technology (PCT).

About Lawn & Landscape

Lawn & Landscape is the leading b2b publication serving the $70-billion landscape and lawn care industry. With a suite of services – including a monthly print edition, dozens of e-newsletters, active social media accounts and events – Lawn & Landscape provides landscape business owners with the research, insight and analysis to help them grow their companies. To learn more, visit

About Pest Control Technology

PCT is the leading monthly trade publication serving more than 20,000 pest management firms in an industry that generates revenue of $9.4 billion. Pest management professionals rely on PCT as their “go-to” source for news and product information via the monthly print magazine, website, e-newsletters, conferences and technical library. To learn more, visit

About GIE Media, Inc.

Lawn & Landscape and PCT are owned by GIE Media, based in Valley View, Ohio. GIE Media was founded in 1980 and has grown over 40 years into a leading marketing and communications business-to-business media company serving 17 industries -- including the horticulture industry through its Horticulture Group (Lawn & Landscape, Golf Course Industry, Greenhouse Management, Produce Grower, Nursery Management and Garden Center, Cannabis Business Times, Hemp Grower and Cannabis Dispensary) and The PCT Media Group (PCT and Quality Assurance & Food Safety magazines). The company goal of Group Interest Enterprises is to publish the highest-quality business magazines, websites, e-newsletters, conferences, reference books and other forms of business media in growth industries, with a quality standard based upon editorial value and market leadership. The company employs nearly 100 editors, publishers, sales representatives, marketers and other professionals. To learn more, visit