18 The Official Newsletter of the Maine Landscape and Nursery Association Winter 2008
MeLNA Annual Trade Show and Business Meeting
Tuesday, January 20, 2009, Ramada Inn, Lewiston, Maine
~ Morning Schedule ~
7:30 am - 8:30 am Main lobby, registration.
Morning refreshments. Exhibitor viewing now and throughout the day on the first floor in the Ritz
Room and downstairs hallway.
8:30 am - 10:00 am Theater, second floor
President’s Welcome , General Session and Annual Business Meeting (8:30 - 9: 45am)
Election of Officers, Present nominations for Executive Committee - Larry Babson
Budget approval - Roger Roberge
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Break, exhibitor viewing.
10:30 am - Noon: Key Note Speaker Theater, second floor, must have ticket to attend
Bill Cullina, 50 Great Natives You Can’t Live Without Book signing to follow on first floor..
~ Afternoon Schedule ~
Noon to 12:30 pm Book signing, Bill Cullina, exhibitor viewing, book sales.
12:30 to 1:30 pm Lunch & Awards Grand Ballroom, first floor
Recognition Awards presentation
Young Nurseryman of the Year Award
MeLNA Scholarship presentations
Al Black Award
Door Prize Drawing
1:00 - 1:30 Exhibitor viewing, first floor
1:30 - 2: 30 Lieutenant Tom Kelly of the Maine State Police will present Are You Subject to
Commercial Vehicle Laws? Theater, second floor.
2:30 - 3:00 Exhibitor viewing, break with afternoon coffee and munchies. Drawing for door prizes, must be
present to win.
3:00 - 4:00 pm Jim Dill, Electronic Jeopardy, 1 pesticide credit. Theater, second floor.
Additionally, during the day, there will be ‘Supplier Showcases’ in the classroom on the second floor. At this
printing, we expect John Harbottle from Acadia Insurance to speak on Loss Prevention.
Watch for your reservation form in the mail shortly!
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