Saturday, November 16
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Explore hundreds of new products, services, technology applications, and design solutions — all under one roof! The ASLA EXPO is the largest trade show in the world for landscape architecture professionals.
Sunday, November 17
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
EXPO Badge Buster scan game Sunday ONLY
While exploring the EXPO, conference attendees can win fabulous cash prizes with the Badge Buster scan game, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Sunday ONLY. Exhibitors scan your badge’s QR code as you visit their booths. Attendees scanned by the most exhibitors on Sunday will win one of our top three prizes. Winners will be announced at 2:15 pm via the mobile app. Three cash prizes for most scans:
- $1,000 1st Place
- $500 2nd Place
- $250 3rd Place
Portrait Studio, Saturday and Sunday
Sponsored by Equiparc
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Stand out with a professional portrait taken at the Portrait Studio. The studio offers conference attendees the opportunity to have headshots taken by professional photographers at no cost.
Free Saturday Coffee
Sponsored by Freenotes Harmony Park
9:00 – 11:00 am
Wake up with free coffee in the EXPO Saturday.
Alumni Tailgate, Saturday
Sponsored by Anova
4:30 – 6:00 pm
Held during Saturday’s EXPO reception, the Alumni Tailgate will re-ignite school spirit to the exhibit hall. Come mingle with ASLA exhibitors and catch up with alumni and students from your alma mater, while enjoying great food and drinks! Schools will compete for 60 complimentary student registrations to the 2020 ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture in Miami. All full annual conference registrants receive one complimentary beverage ticket for this event. Pick up your ticket at ASLA Registration.
Explore the Floor (formerly PPN Tours): A Guided EXPO Walk with the Professional Practices Networks.
With hundreds of go-to experts at your fingertips, make the most of your time on the expo floor and meet the needs of your next project by joining an exhibitor-led learning session. During each guided walk of the floor, you will hear from four exhibitors who will share updates on the latest industry technologies, products and applications designed to highlight PPN topic areas. Explore the Floor is a great way to network with your fellow PPN members and bring back fresh ideas to your office. Everyone can benefit from your attendance.
Walk the EXPO floor. Learn while you connect with exhibitors. Earn one professional development hour (PDH) for each walking learning session! Explore the Floor will take place on Saturday and Sunday during EXPO hours.
Stellar résumés and portfolios are vital for making the first impression to employers. Seasoned professionals will be on site to review student and emerging professionals’ résumés and portfolios.
Network with colleagues from 20 Professional Practice Networks in ASLA’s PPN Live. PPN meetings take place on the EXPO floor throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday, and include a variety of formats: invited speakers, fast-paced PechaKucha-style presentations, networking sessions, and more. The PPN Live classrooms facilitate targeted group discussions featuring 45-minute conversations with topic experts. Market moderators and panelists will host presentations on the PPN Live stage throughout the weekend. Join us on the show floor, make new connections and get inspired within your practice area of landscape architecture. Non-PPN members are also welcome.
Learn from the best in the business with these one-hour exhibitor-led learning labs on the EXPO floor. Tap into the knowledge of the people and companies that are transforming the future of our industry through emerging trends and techniques. Discover real world applications that will put your projects above the rest! Earn one professional development hour (PDH) for each session.
Meet with ASLA staff about federal and state government affairs issues, update your Firm Finder listing, view the winning submissions for the ASLA awards program, learn about practice resources, and member solutions.
Student Award winners will present their award-winning projects during the ASLA EXPO. Stop by ASLA Central to learn more about their work, chosen from over 250 submissions.
View Sketches and Photographs of San Diego
Visit ASLA Central to preview sketches and photography from the Sketch San Diego! Urban Watercolor (FS-011) and Snap to It San Diego (FS-009) field sessions.
Watercolor Demo Jam Sessions, Saturday & Sunday
1:00 – 1:30 pm ONLY
EXPO Marketplace coffee station #2
Come check out water colorist extraordinaires as they demonstrate their techniques for quick studies. Artists available will be Robert Chipman, ASLA, Robert Chipman Landscape Architect, Inc.; James Richards, FASLA, JamesRichardsSketchbook.com; Richard Alomar, ASLA, Rutgers University; Chip Sullivan, ASLA, University of California, Berkeley
The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s 15th Annual Silent Auction
Bid on more than 100 sketches, paintings, photographs, and other items created by award-winning landscape architects, artists, photographers, and allied professionals. As in the past three years, the auction will also be presented online so people can bid both on their mobile devices and in person at the ASLA EXPO. The works of art will be available to view online approximately two weeks before the Conference on Landscape Architecture. Proceeds benefit the TCLF’s Pioneer of American Landscape Design initiative.
LAF Sets the Course for the Future
Stop by the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) booth to see how LAF Fellowship recipients and 11 years of LAF Olmsted Scholars have been using landscape architecture to change the world. Learn how you can apply to the LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership to get support, time, and $25,000 to pursue your great idea.