From Aug. 18 to 22, Growing Places Marketing will partner with Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., to offer a four-day, hands-on team workshop called “Store School.”
The workshop is geared to independent garden centers and focuses on consumer-based retailing.
The program will cover store-development issues such as:
Attendees will participate in classes and retail team activities led by Judy Sharpton of Growing Places Marketing. Sharpton will also offer an optional day-long workshop involving individual store evaluations and recommendations.
The program is cosponsored by the Virginia Flower Growers Association and the Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association. The deadline to register is Aug. 4, 2008. For more information, click here . Contact Joyce Latimer with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org  or (540) 231-7906.