Registration open for 2017 AAS Summer Summit

Registration open for 2017 AAS Summer Summit

The summit will run from Sept. 5 to Sept. 8 in Rochester, N.Y. and will include visits to several growers and retailers in the area.

April 25, 2017
Press Release

Registration for the All-America Selections 2017 Summer Summit is now open. All-America Selections and National Garden Bureau are partnering with the Home Garden Seed Association to host a back-to-back event in upstate New York. 

Dates: September 5-8, 2017

Daily Overview:
Tuesday, Sept. 5: Registration is open from 4-6 p.m. and the Welcome Reception is from 6-8 p.m. at Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown.

Wednesday, Sept. 6: Today’s tours include the Wegman’s Super Store, Harris Seeds’ trials and offices, Greentopia, Green Vision’s cut flower farm and the ecodistrict renaturalization around the falls (pictured above). The annual AAS Awards Banquet is also !

Thursday, Sept. 7: Today we’ll travel to Canandaigua (and will change hotels) to meet up with HGSA for tours of Wegman’s Organic Farm, Bejo’s vegetable trials and Sakata Seeds’ trials.

Friday, Sept. 8: Further exploration in the Finger Lakes area includes tours of Seneca Vegetable Research, Cornell University, HGSA’s trials and the New York Wine and Culinary Center.

*Detailed itinerary times will be available closer to meeting date

For Hotel information, click here for the two hotel choices: Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown and The Inn on the Lake in Canandaigua.

Four registration options, choose one:

To register for Tuesday Reception and all day Wednesday, click here ($195 before August 5, 2017)

To register for Tuesday Reception, all day Wednesday, and all day Thursday click here ($345 before August 5, 2017)

To register for all day Thursday and all day Friday, click here ($395 before August 5, 2017)

To register for the entire 3.25 day event, click here ($475 before August 5, 2017)

To register for just one individual day, please contact the AAS office.