Plug & Cutting 2022
Plug & Cutting Conference

Plug & Cutting 2024

Seeding Smarter Solutions for Better Performance

September 23-25, 2024
Caribe Royale Orlando
Orlando, FL

The road to better performance starts at the AmericanHort Plug & Cutting Conference. As the premier event for young plant producers and growers from across the country, this conference is the place to learn the newest and best strategies, technologies, and techniques in the world of plugs and cuttings.

Grower-Focused Education

Hear expert speakers dig into best management practices, production inputs, disease and insects, and grower basics.

Experiential Greenhouse Production Tours

Enhance your learning experience with tours that allow you to get up close and personal with innovative plug and cutting producers.

Connection-Building Trade Show

Meet businesses that can help answer your hardest questions and set you up for success with plug and cutting.

Grower-Focused Education

Hear expert speakers dig into best management practices, production inputs, disease and insects, and grower basics.

Experiential Greenhouse Production Tours

Enhance your learning experience with tours that allow you to get up close and personal with innovative plug and cutting producers.

Connection-Building Trade Show

Meet businesses that can help answer your hardest questions and set you up for success with plug and cutting.

Founding Partner:

Grower Talks Green Profit

Sponsored by:

Plug and Cutting Conference 2022 - Potted Plants

Registration & Pricing

Plug & Cutting Registration includes access to in-person and on demand education sessions, the trade show, networking events, breakfast, and lunch.

Conference Registration

Your event registration includes in-person and on demand education sessions, entry into the trade show, and networking events.

Premium Member Pricing

$495

Includes access to the Trade Show, Education Sessions & Networking Events

Member
Pricing

$595

Includes access to the Trade Show, Education Sessions & Networking Events

Non-Member Pricing

$795

Includes access to the Trade Show, Education Sessions & Networking Events

Experiential Greenhouse Production Tour

$195

You can sign up for one of the two production tours offered on Monday, September 23. The registration fee includes transportation to the sites and lunch. (Space is limited.) 

Tour 1

  • Costa Farms
  • Knox Horticulture
  • AG2TC 

Tour 2

  • Costa Farms
  • Knox Horticulture
  • Agri-Starts

Conference Registration

Your event registration includes in-person and on demand education sessions, entry into the trade show, and networking events.

Premium Member Pricing

$495

Includes access to the Trade Show, Education Sessions & Networking Events

Member Pricing

$595

Includes access to the Trade Show, Education Sessions & Networking Events

Non-Member Pricing

$795

Includes access to the Trade Show, Education Sessions & Networking Events

Plug & Cutting 2022

Plug & Cutting Conference Education

The Plug & Cutting Conference is a unique educational experience that focuses on best practices in young plant production that highlights cutting-edge research, a tour that immerses attendees into the world of innovative technology and successful growing practices, and a trade show that connects you with vendors and resources ready to help you succeed.

Grower-Focused Education

Join expert speakers and industry-leading growers to dig into topics that elevate your skills with real-world best practices. The education conference takes a collaborative approach to learning, with peer-led discussions and grower-led panels.

2024 tracks include:

  • Best Management Practices
  • Pests & Diseases
  • Production Inputs
New this year, attendees receive two On Demand tracks with sessions on risk management and back-to-basics foundational skills. When you register, you can access the videos and watch them at your convenience.

More details to come!

Plug & Cutting Conference

Experiential Greenhouse Production Tours

Learning doesn’t always happen in a classroom. Sometimes, the best way to gain knowledge and insight is by engaging with companies that are revolutionizing the field. Our greenhouse production tours give you a behind-the-scenes look at greenhouse production in Florida’s best operations. 

This year’s tours include stops at Costa Farms, Agri-Starts, Knox Horticulture, and AG2TC. 

Royal Caribe Hotel 1

Hotel & Travel

8101 World Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32821

407-238-8000

AmericanHort has secured special rates for your hotel stay. To take advantage of these exclusive rates, you must make reservations with the hotel by August 30.

Room rates start

$209

plus $20 x 12.5% tax plus tax (non-negotiable)

Transportation from Airport to the Hotel

Caribe Royale Orlando is located approximately 15 miles from Orlando International Airport (MCO). The resort does not offer an airport shuttle, but there are ground transportation options available at the airport. The resort offers an on-site shuttle bus daily from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. for guest transport around the property.

Dining

Caribe Royale has several on-site dining options, including a steakhouse, sports pub, a poolside bar, Starbucks, a grab-n-go market, and room service.

Things To Do

The resort also offers golf, swimming, fishing, bike rentals, and a sports court.

Walt Disney World

Plug & Cutting guests can purchase tickets to Disney theme parks at a special rate. Single and multi-park tickets are available. The tickets are valid up to seven days before, during, and seven days after the conference (September 23-25, 2024).

Dining

Caribe Royale has several on-site dining options, including a steakhouse, sports pub, a poolside bar, Starbucks, a grab-n-go market, and room service.

Things To Do

The resort also offers golf, swimming, fishing, bike rentals, and a sports court.

Walt Disney World

Plug & Cutting guests can purchase tickets to Disney theme parks at a special rate. Single and multi-park tickets are available. The tickets are valid up to seven days before, during, and seven days after the conference (September 23-25, 2024).

Plug & Cutting 2022

Exhibit at Plug & Cutting Conference

Grow your network. Grow your customer base. Grow your company. Plug & Cutting is a unique conference that combines a renowned education lineup with a world-class tour and hands-on workshop, making it a must-attend event for your company. Booth applications will be available soon. Please contact Cindy Lee at CindyL@AmericanHort.org or (614) 884-1145 for details.

Trade Show Hours

Tuesday, September 24, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday, September 25, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Booth Pricing

$995

Member

$1,295

Non-Member

Please click here complete the Plug & Cutting Booth Application Inquiry Form and we will contact you when the booth application is available.

What's Included?

  • 8′ x 10′ booth space, back and side wall drape

  • (1) 6′ table, 2 chairs, and a wastebasket

  • Booth identification sign with booth number and exhibiting company name

  • Two complimentary session passes for booth personnel or customers

  • Electronic list of eligible attendee leads (after the event)

Trade Show Hours

Tuesday, September 24, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday, September 25, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Booth Pricing

$995

Member

$1,295

Non-Member

Please click here complete the Plug & Cutting Booth Application Inquiry Form and we will contact you when the booth application is available.

What's Included?

  • 8′ x 10′ booth space, back and side wall drape

  • (1) 6′ table, 2 chairs, and a wastebasket

  • Booth identification sign with booth number and exhibiting company name

  • Two complimentary session passes for booth personnel or customers

  • Electronic list of eligible attendee leads (after the event)

Sponsorship Opportunities

Connect with both current and potential customers beyond your exhibit space with sponsorship opportunities at Plug & Cutting. Elevate your company brand and products during and after the event.

Give us a call to discuss sponsorship options that creatively focus on your product or service!

Contact Cindy Lee at CindyL@AmericanHort.org or (614) 884-1145.

Founding Partner

Grower Talks Green Profit

Thank you to our sponsors:

BIOBEE
Plant Products