Events

Events & Meetings

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SUNDAY DINNER

Whether you’ve just finished a day of pre-conference workshops, are just getting into town, or have put the finishing touches on your exhibit, gather with colleagues for a traditional Sunday dinner.

A buffet of homestyle comfort food favorites, a cash bar, and entertainment by TBDBITL—the OSU Marching Band Alumni— make an evening all ages will enjoy!

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ONLA AWARDS CELEBRATION & DESSERT RECEPTION

  • Sunday, January 14
  • 7:00–8:30 pm
  • Greater Columbus Convention Center
  • Free!

Be inspired by leaders in the industry and get to know the next generation of green industry professionals! ONLA Awards Night includes a trifecta of talent: the Landscape Awards Program, ONLA Professional Awards and ONLA Scholarship recipients. Celebrate and enjoy desserts and coffee. 

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Picnic Lunch 

  • Conclusion of MGIX Family Programs
  • Monday, January 15, 12:15 pm
  • $32 adults, $26 children ages 12 and under. Advance registration required

Gather with colleagues and send off your family with a casual lunch.View Menu

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OPENING NIGHT PARTY

  • Monday, January 15
  • 4:00–6:00 pm
  • MGIX Trade Show Floor
  • Free!

Day one is in the books! Celebrate with colleagues in the exhibit hall and enjoy a cash bar and live music. Admission is included with all MGIX badge holders.

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ONLA 110th Anniversary Breakfast Mingle

  • Tuesday, January 16
  • 6:45 am
  • Free admission, please RSVP when registering for MGIX

For ONLA Members only! Enjoy coffee and donuts and celebrate ONLA’s 110th anniversary.

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MGIX AFTER DARK

  • Tuesday, January 16
  • 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Free admission with badge, please RSVP when registering for MGIX.

Stop by this exclusive gathering at the Secret Cellar, located just across the street from the Convention Center. The first 50 guests will receive a free cocktail, compliments of MGIX sponsor, TAH Benefits! 

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ONLA ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

  • Greater Columbus Convention Center
  • Free admission for ONLA Members

ONLA shares important updates and elects its 2018 Board of Directors. Guest speaker Craig Regelbrugge, AmericanHort, provides a state of the industry report. 

Industry Forums & Breakfasts 

  • Landscape Industry and Grower Industry
  • Wednesday, January 16, 8–9am
  • $30 per person, advance registration required

Connect with like-minded professionals from across the Midwest at roundtable sessions hosted by the ONLA Landscape Contractors and Green Industry Growers Committees. Suggested topics will
guide discussions. 

Enjoy a buffet of Traditional Eggs Benedict, Pork Sausage Links, Warm Cinnamon Buns, Seasonal Fruits , Coffee and Orange Juice.