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TPI 2017 International Education Conference & Field Day
Advance Registration for the 2017 International Education
Conference & Field Day is now closed.
However, your are welcome to register on-site at the conference.
On-site registration will be located in the
Royal Palm Foyer at Saddlebrook Resort beginning
on Sunday, February 19th at 3:00 pm.
Exhibit & Sponsorship Contract
Sponsorship & Fundraising Opportunities
Hotel Exhibit Floor Plan
Exhibit Rules & Regulations
**Please note that the Saddlebrook Resort is currently sold out on Wednesday, February 22 but we highly encourage you to put yourself on the wait list as rooms may open up. In the meantime, here are the websites for two nearby hotels if you are unable to secure a room at Saddlebrook.
SpringHill Suites Marriott
5396 Primrose Lake Circle
Tampa, FL 33647
Located 12 miles from Saddlebrook Resort
Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa-Wesley Chapel
2750 Cypress Ridge Blvd.
Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
**Located approximately 6.7 miles from Saddlebrook
5700 Saddlebrook Way
Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
1-813-973-1111 or 1-800-729-8383
(Reference Turfgrass or TPI)
$225.+ Tax per night
Click here for On-Line Reservations
Hotel Deadline: January 27, 2017
Note: Resort fee included in rate and includes Wireless Internet Access in sleeping rooms and public areas
The resort has a very limited quantity of king-bedded rooms.
HOST FARM - SMR Farms
4715 Lorraine Rd., Lakewood Ranch, FL
Wednesday, February 22
Gary Bradshaw, President of SMR Farms and his entire team are looking forward to being the host farm of TPI’s 2017 Field Day. SMR Farms is one of southwest Florida’s most successful land management and agri-businesses, continuing a long tradition of delivering a variety of products on the 32,000-acre property in Manatee and Sarasota counties. Their turfgrass operation includes varieties such as Floratam (St. Augustine), Seville (semi-dwarf St. Augustine), Empire (Zoysia), Tifway 419 (Bermuda) and Celebration (Bermuda). They also have 1,800 head of beef cattle, approximately 900 acres of citrus groves for oranges and tangerines, and a tree farm offering over twenty popular varieties of field-grown trees. Their progressive management practices including water, wildlife, and long-term planning exemplify a stewardship of the land. SMR Farms is a great location for TPI’s Field Day where the showcasing of equipment, products and services will include in field demonstrations that include harvesters, mowers, tractors, forklifts, tillers, installers and cultivators, static displays, and a great deal more. There will be plenty to see and it’s sure to be a great Field Day for everyone.
The Lawn Institute
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