Press Release

Contact: Irene Sweeney


May 7, 2019

Nursery Management Conference Announces 2019 Advisory Board

The distinguished panel of nursery management experts will guide the content of the 2 ½ day event in Fort Worth.

Cleveland, OH – May 7, 2019 – Nursery Management Conference, presented by Nursery Management, is pleased to announce its 2019 advisory board.

The 2 1/2 day event will be held at the Hilton Fort Worth in Fort Worth, Texas, October 1-3, 2019. For more information, visit

The 2019 Nursery Management advisory board includes:

  • Chris Uhland, Harmony Hill Nursery in Downingtown, Pa.
  • Steve Black, Raemelton Farm in Adamstown, Md.
  • Jonathan Saperstein, TreeTown USA in Houston, Texas
  • Jill Hoffman, Hoffman Nursery in Rougemont, N.C.
  • Brian Decker, Decker’s Nursery in Groveport, Ohio
  • Terri McEnaney, Bailey Nurseries in St. Paul, Minn.

See full bios of these advisory board members at

"We carefully selected these experts for their industry leadership and their passion for the advancement of the nursery management market," said Editor Kelli Rodda. "Their expertise helps to ensure we provide our attendees with vital information to improve their businesses and succeed in this challenging marketplace."

About Nursery Management Conference

Nursery Management Conference is a hybrid educational event that provides nursery owners and managers with timely and critical information that will improve production processes, bolster business management techniques and grow profits. In addition, the Nursery Management Conference provides a unique and valuable opportunity to spend quality time in a small-group setting during our roundtable discussions where ideas are discussed and solutions are offered by your peers. Nursery Management Conference is an evolution of the Nursery Grower Business Coalition (2014) and Uncensored (2015). Both of these past events, produced by Nursery Management, revolved around intimate roundtable discussions. Nursery Management Conference takes one step forward by giving attendees the opportunity to interact with leading industry suppliers and discuss the latest solutions and technologies.

About Nursery Management

NURSERY MANAGEMENT is the only national magazine that serves the North American nursery market. For more than 30 years, Nursery Management has been the trusted choice of companies looking to build business and boost awareness. Our audience relies on Nursery Management for the latest news reports, industry exclusive research and high-quality technical content. Each of our print, digital and mobile platforms connect you with this engaged audience who counts on Nursery Management for their continued success.

Nursery Management is owned by GIE Media, based in Valley View, Ohio. GIE Media was founded in 1980 and has grown over 38 years into a leading marketing and communications business-to-business media company serving 17 industries -- including the horticulture industry through its Horticulture Group (Greenhouse Management, Produce Grower, Nursery Management, Garden Center, Cannabis Business Times, and Cannabis Dispensary). 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.