October 10th & 11th  |  9:00 AM — 3:00 PM  |  Long Beach Convention Center

Things To See & Do At the Convention ...

• Learn what the competition is doing

• Attend Educational seminars and earn CEUS's

• Gain exposure to the latest trends in the landscape industry

• Network Network Network


TLE is Truck Central!
Are looking to buy or lease a work truck? Come to the Landscape Expo and visit with 5 Major SoCal Truck Dealerships featuring Ford, Chevy, Dodge and Izusu standard and custom work trucks.
Courtesy Chevrolet Paradise Chevrolet Cadillac Reynolds
  Rush Truck Centers Tuttle Click Dodge  

Many of the dealers are offering "Show-Only" deals so get to the Landscape Expo and find the truck you're looking for!
  Ford Chevrolet Dodge Isuzu  


HaulIt         JCB         Diamond A Eqiupment

Live Equipment Demo Area

New to 2018 Landscape Expo, Long Beach! Outside in the center court select exhibitors will have real equipment for you to start-up and test onsite.

JCB will feature their JCB 155 Teleskid. It is the smallest radial lift within the JCB skid steer loader line. It has a 42kW JCB Diesel by Kohler engine with enough power to perform at any job site.
Click Here to learn more.
Outdoor demo map

GV HaulIt will be live demo'ing their HaulIt workhorse delivery trailer described as a "Beefy Built" tilt deck trailer invented to haul and unload palleted and supersack materials, without a forklift. Click Here to learn more.


See a World-Famous Magician

Come see GPS Insight at The Landscape Expo and witness the magic of fleet management technology! GPS Insight will have a world-famous magician at the booth who will blow your mind!

GPS Insight
Booth #426


Water Conservation Center

California's largest concern is water, and any means with which we can save it. Join these industry leading educators & state-of-the-art vendors in the TLE Water Conservation Center. Explore the Water Conservation Center, featuring SIX on-point seminars and surrounded by the latest technology in conserving California's most precious resource.

Marianne Simon

Water Efficient Landscapes – It Now Requires Compost!

by Marianne Simon
Wednesday, October 10th 1:00 - 2:30 PM

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Susan Krzywicki

California Native Plants for the Near Future

by Susan Krzywicki
Wednesday, October 10th 1:00 - 2:30 PM

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How Much Water Does Your Turf Need?

by Marco Schiavon, Ph.D.e
Thursday, October 11th 8:00 - 9:30 AM

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  Marco Schiavon

How "Smart" is Your Irrigation System?

by Mark Pedicone
Wednesday, October 10th 8:00 - 9:30 AM

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  Mark Pedicone
Marianne Simon  

How to Have a Lawn and Save Water, Too...It's Not Rocket Science!

by Jim Baird, Ph.D.
Wednesday, October 10th 3:00 - 4:30 PM

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Scott Kleinrock  

Practical Rainwater Harvesting for Residential Landscape Projects

by Scott Kleinrock
Wednesday, October 10th 8:00 - 9:30 AM

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TLE Tree Academy - Outdoor Workshops

Rigging, Chipper and Chainsaw Safety
by Jose Mercado (Outside)

Wednesday, October 10th: 9:30 - 11:00 AM

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Proper Climbing Techniques, Rope and Saddle,
Aerial Lift Safety
by Jose Mercado (Outside)

Wednesday, October 10th: 1:00 - 2:30 PM

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Pruning Shade Trees (Spanish)
by Oscar Sanchez

Thursday, October 11th: 10:00 - 11:30 AM

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Pruning Shade Trees
by Oscar Sanchez

Thursday, October 11th: 1:00 - 2:30 PM

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TLE Is The Place For Trees! Click Here for the full list of TLE Tree Academy Seminars.

Check out these Wholesale Tree Suppliers


Design Center


Introducing The ALL NEW Design Center At The Landscape Expo 2018!

With over 24% (more than 700) of last year's attendees offering landscape architectural or design services, exhibitors are lining up to show you the latest and greatest in residential landscape features for your custom designs.

Visit With These Design Center Exhibitors

Learn From The Best

Allister Cooney, CLA

Netafim Netafim

Practical Outdoor Demonstration on Drip Irrigation (Outdoor Workshop)

Wednesday, October 10th: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Objectives: Practical tips on best installation practices, learn about installation methods from trenching to excavating, lay out dripline the most efficient way possible to get it done right but avoid problems such as running out of pressure, learn about different types of flush valves and how to place them, when and where to use air/relief valves and why they can be important, estimate materials from control kit to dripline to fittings and accessories and practical maintenance tips; flushing, cleaning, winterizing.

Learn From The Best

David Wyche


2-Wire Controller Systems (Outdoor Workshop)

Thursday, October 11th: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

This seminar will feature Rain Bird's LXD 2-wire controller. Items discussed will be decoder systems in general, design principles, and installation techniques. Additional emphasis is given to surge protection and techniques for troubleshooting on how to detect wire breaks, shorts and earth ground voltage faults with an AC leakage clamp meter.
**First 30 people to sign up receive a Free Lunch!**

Learn From The Best

Frank Sherren, Superintendent

Los Alamitos Race Course
Los Alamitos Race Course Los Alamitos Race Course

Maintenance and Landscaping at the Los Alamitos Race Course

Wednesday, October 10th: 1:00 - 2:30 PM

With the environmental challenges facing the operation of large facilities today, learn about the maintenance challenges at Los Alamitos Race Course. Located in the heart of Orange County, Los Alamitos Race Course maintains a harmonious existence with the surrounding community. Maintaining a 71 year old, 160 acre facility that combines all of the challenges of a golf course and small theme park, all while housing 1,800 race horses year round.

Los Alamitos Race Course Los Alamitos Race Course

Learn From The Best

Patricia Justice and Enrico Marogna


Field Workforce Development

Wednesday, October 10th: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This seminar will address several things in the field of workforce development. The field workforce development is a focused effort at different levels of the organization and it involves everyone. At BrightView, we identified 8 key areas of focus: Recruiting interviewing, on boarding, training & development, evaluation & advancement, recognition, workforce management and turnover tracking. Each of these 8 key areas will be broken down into detail in this panel seminar.


Richard Daigle

Master Valves Application, Maintenance, and Repair

Wednesday, October 10th: 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Wire Tracking and Electrical Troubleshooting

Wednesday, October 10th: 3:00 - 4:30 PM

Backflow Application, Maintenance, & Repair

Thursday, October 11th: 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Seminar giveaways will include items from Newlite, Dura, Dawn, Bowsmith, KRain, Hydrorain, MaxiJet, Hendrickson Bros and Greenlee.


Contract Law: Ask the Attorney Workshop
Thursday, Oct. 11th 1:00 - 2:30 PM Center Hall with Milene Apanian, J.D.
Milene Apanian

This workshop will answer your questions regarding:

  • Construction Contracts: Drafting and negotiating Home Improvement Contracts, Owner/Contractor Contracts, Subcontracts, Purchase Orders, Change Orders
  • How to Document a Construction Project Without Regret
  • Getting Paid!: Preliminary Notices, Stop Payment Notice requirements, Mechanic's lien requirements
  • Bond Claims & Prompt Payment Penalties; How To Use Them to Get Paid
  • California Contractor License Laws: who needs to be licensed, and recent developments in the licensing law
  • How to Comply with CA Licensing Laws and Contractors State License Board Advertising Requirements

Please send your questions to gfrank@landscapeonline.com before the show so that Milene can research your answer adequately. (You can also bring your questions to the workshop.) The editor of LC/DBM magazine will be present as well.


New Product Demonstration and Showcase Area

A crowd favorite for over a decade, there is a new twist to the New Product Showcase at TLE...

In addition to vendors providing new products for you to examine and explore, select vendors will be presenting complete product demonstrations and hands-on training for the latest and greatest new products in the landscape industry!

Great Plains will be showcasing their QS200 Insertion Ultrasonic Flowmeter. The QS200 Insertion Ultrasonic Flowmeter provides an accurate reading of liquid flow rate and accumulated flow. Designed to support commercial irrigation applications, the QS200 is available in five pipe sizes, 1 to 4 inch.

Spiio will be demonstrating the use and installation and use of their S-110 Wireless Moisture Sensor which they claim is built to last both outdoor and indoor for up to 9 years. The device contains the most necessary sensors, so you can stay on top of your plant projects' performance.


Join the Bocce Tournaments in the Design Center!

Earth Wind and Rock is building a full size Bocce game in the Design Center and TLE is offering $100.00 to the winner of each of four separate tournaments. Wednesday & Thursday at 10:30 & 1:30.

To sign up or for more information call 714-979-5276 x143 or email mboyer@landscapeonline.com


Green Industry Hall of Fame

Green Industry awards are given each year to inductees of the Green Industry Hall of Fame to well deserved professionals in the landscape industry.
Come and check out who has been given the latest honor in the Green Industry Hall of Fame.


  • Allen Chariton (2016)
  • Bill Cathcart (2018)
  • Bob Mattson (2009)
  • Bob Perry (2012)
  • Brad Monroe (2013)
  • Burton Sperber (2010)
  • Candy Fiske (2018)
  • Carl Kah (2018)
  • Charles Nunley (2007)
  • Cheryl Goar (2018)
  • Chuck Hoover (2013)
  • Dave Davis (2010)
  • Dave Fujino (2017)
  • David B. Tiglio (2006)
  • David L. Lannom (2015)
  • David Pagano (2013)
  • David Witzke (2008)
  • Denne Goldstein (2008)
  • Dennis Pittenger (2016)
  • Donald C. Brinkerhoff (2015)
  • Donald M. Roberts (2017)
  • Donald Phelps (2009)
  • Dr. Barry Cohen (2012)
  • Dr. John Kabashima (2014)
  • Dr. John Thomson (2012)
  • Dr. Joseph You-Tsai Hung (2005)
  • Edwin J. Hunter (2012)
  • Eric Triplett (2015)
  • Fred Hanker (2014)
  • Gary Hayakawa (2014)
  • Gary Vallen (2010)
  • George Schmok (2014)
  • Gilbert Resendez (2013)
  • Gus Fleming (2008)
  • H. Clay Kellog (2013)
  • Haruo Yamashiro (2009)
  • Jacquie Courtright (2016)
  • James Bethke (2018)
  • John Boething (2015)
  • John Culbertson (2016)
  • Jon Alsdorf (2012)
  • Judy Guido (2018)
  • Larry Rohlfes (2016)
  • Leslee Temply (2014)
  • Lynda Wightman (2016)
  • Mark Pedicone (2015)
  • McKenzie Cook (2017)
  • Mickey Strauss (2009)
  • Mike Baron (2014)
  • Mike Schwartz (2009)
  • Miles Rosedale (2010)
  • Nelson Colvin (2010)
  • Nick Federoff (2012)
  • Peter Estournes (2017)
  • Ray York (2012)
  • Rich Angelo (2008)
  • Richard Cohen (2013)
  • Richard Daigle (2014)
  • Robert Cardoza (2010)
  • Robert Crudup (2012)
  • Robert J. Tiglio (2006)
  • Robert Ludekens (2017)
  • Robert Scofield (2016)
  • Roger Fiske (2018)
  • Sharon McGuire (2010)
  • Steve Wightman (2015)
  • Stuart J. Sperber (2009)
  • Sue York (2013)
  • Susan Sims (2015)
  • Ted Byrne (2009)
  • Tom Christy (2012)
  • Tom Courtright (2016)
  • Tom Gentile (2015)
  • Tony LaFetra (2010)
  • Warren Gorowitz (2017)


Be Sure to Sign Up Your Team

We offer a variety of opportunities to learn new skills and techniques, find ways to operate more efficiently, earn professional certifications, and improve your business profitability.

Our seminars equip field personnel, project leaders, supervisors, and owners with the latest knowledge on professional Landscaping Business.

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Expanded Trade Show Exhibit Hall

2018 will feature the largest exhibit hall yet! From irrigation to large machinery, there's a great list of exhibitors to check out. Take the opportunity to explore upcoming new products and network with potential clients at the show.

Look at this year's list of exhibitors.

TLE 2018 Show Map


Official DPR Test Site at The Landscape Expo!

The Landscape Expo (TLE), a two-day regional landscape conference and trade show to be held at the Long Beach Convention Center on Wednesday, October 10th and Thursday, October 11th will host an official DPR Test Site.

Attendees can register for any of DPR's license or certificate exams through the California Department of Pesticide Regulation website. Those interested must register in advance through DPR; note that they will not be able to accommodate walk-ins.

Book your room now before they're gone!

The Hyatt, Renaissance and Westin are all sold out due to a city wide convention in town (same dates as our show.) There is no point in waiting and trying to get a deal at the last minute because this year they'll be very hard to find!

Courtyard Marriott Long Beach hotel rates are $214 per night and we have negotiated a special rate of $5.00 for a "Grab and Go" breakfast for our attendees. (Make sure you request this at check in)

WARNING: Beware of any solicitations from travel companies, they are potentially fake.

  Courtyard Long Beach Downtown
500 East First Street 
Long Beach, California 90802 
(562) 435-8511 
Distance to Convention Center: 0.7mi