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Posted:  22 Feb 2012 20:41  
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Dates: April 23, 2012
Location: Planterra Corporation, 7315 Drake Rd, West Bloomfield, MI, 48322

April 22, 6-8 PM: Sunday Networking Dinner
April 23, 8 AM: Workshop Registration

Brand your company as an innovator!
A living wall makes a beautiful and dramatic focal point that pleases clients, and highlights the abilities and professionalism of your company.
Learn what you need to know about adding these popular interiorscape features to your company’s list of accomplishments.

Workshop features include:

    Four different wall systems will be demonstrated. Workshop participants will spend an hour at each living wall workstation learning about that system’s features, installation tips, how the irrigation system works, fertilization, how to troubleshoot the system, common post-installation concerns and design considerations when using each type of living wall system.
    A seminar on “How to Price a Living Wall System”
    A tour of the famous Henry Ford Hospital atrium
    Lunch on your own in the hospital’s cafeteria with made-to-order meals using organic and farm-to-table produce and products
    The workshop day will conclude with a reception (5 -7 pm) for those who wish to attend
    Sunday welcome and networking dinner on April 22 at Planterra’s greenhouses is planned for workshop participants who arrive early enough to participate (optional, additional registration required)

Featured Living Walls Systems include:
    Embrace the Vertical: The Art and Science of Green Walls with Greenwalls V.P.S./McCaren Designs, System highlights - foam based planting media
    The Nature of Nature ™ with Bright Green, System highlights - soil based, hydroponic, and hybrid hydroponic systems
    Urban Grey to Living Green with Sage Botanic Media, System highlights - bio-tiles and rockwool
    ASI’s Living Walls, System highlights - wick-based irrigation technology
Location:
Hosted inside Planterra’s greenhouses, the hands-on and interactive presentation format is designed to maximize your learning experience. Seating is theater style and workshop participants will rotate through the demonstration sites as a group, bringing their chairs with them.

Lodging:
The group is staying at the nearby Hampton Inn Detroit-Novi, which is offering our attendees a special rate of $84 plus tax. Use Group Code PLI if registering online or call 248-624-8100 and mention you are with PlA.

To get the special rate, make your reservations before April 2.

Other Lodging:
The Baronette Renaissance: This is a boutique-style hotel with a modern flair, about 4 miles from Planterra.
Townsend Resorts Hotel: In nearby Birmingham, and is an American Express Preferred Resort.

Living Walls Workshop:
Member: $165
Non Member: $207

Living Walls Workshop plus Sunday Dinner:
Member: $202
Non Member: $253

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