Benefits of Membership

  • MONTHLY NEWSLETTER with the latest industry information.

  • CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS that help you and your employees keep abreast of new plant materials, new installation management techniques, better business skills and industry trends.

  • LEGISLATIVE MONITORING AND LOBBYING. Professional representation and member involvement on critical industry issues in St. Paul and in Washington, D.C.

  • FULL COLOR CATALOGS: Trees & Shrubs, Perennials, Annuals. All catalogs can be custom imprinted and are available at reduced member rates. Use these catalogs as a professional sales tool with your customers.

  • "NORTHERN GARDENER" Now 19 subjects in this consumer information series. A low-cost way to educate your customers.

  • CONTRACTORS REFERENCE MANUAL rovides an outline of industry information and specifications that will help improve your professionalism and boost your bottom line.

  • 24 COMMITTEES ensure member input and control.
  • CERTIFICATION MANUAL and testing program is an excellent employee education tool and an outstanding way to demonstrate professionalism to the consumer.

  • MNLA CONVENTION AND TRADE SHOW. Learn at the extensive educational sessions. Do business and see the industry's newest products and services at the 400-booth trade expo. Enjoy yourself and network at planned social activities. Reduced admission rates for members.

  • SUMMER MEETING AND TRADE SHOW provides a pleasant summer break and a chance to get together with industry friends and suppliers.

  • GARDEN CENTER TOURS give you an inside look at some of the best operations in the business.

  • LANDSCAPE DESIGN TOURS provide a first-hand glimpse at some of the state's finest design projects.

  • "CONSUMER DIRECTORY TO MNLA MEMBERS." List of MNLA's retail members sorted by city and is available to consumers by request, at the Minneapolis Home & Garden Show, the Minnesota State Fair, and on the MNLA Website.

  • MNLA WEBSITE provides an overview of the organization plus an easy, direct connection to member and consumer services.

The purpose and mission of the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association is to help the members of nursery and landscape related industries in Minnesota operate their business more successfully by:

  • Providing continuing education, both technical and business, for the membership and for consumers.
  • Assisting in promoting industry marketing.
  • Monitoring and influencing governmental affairs.
  • Promoting professionalism on both industry and personal level.
  • Responsibly improving and maintaining our environment.
  • Encouraging and supporting cohesive relationships with national organizations.
  • Promoting a spirit of collegiality among the membership which will encourage interaction and networking.
  • Each member of the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association is pledged to conduct himself or herself and business on the highest ethical plane and to endeavor to elevate the standards of the nursery industry.

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