The Professional Grounds Management Society is the oldest organization in the service sector of the Green Industry with membership representing the broadest range of Green Industry Professionals. Through its local and national events as well as its publications, PGMS brings together top-level Green Industry Professionals from around the country. Our members are the decision makers and purchasing agents in control of departmental budgets over $4 million. If these are the people you need to target, then look no further. Green Industry Suppliers can meet their marketing needs through the following venues:
- Advertise in the PGMS Grounds Management Forum
- Become a Supplier Member
- Become a Partner in Professionalism
- Exhibit at the GIE+EXPO
For as little as $150 an issue you can reach thousands of grounds maintenance professionals consisting of grounds managers, superintendents, and department heads of large institutions. Click here to download more information.
Commercial organizations wishing to work more closely with PGMS can become Supplier Members for the annual dues of $400. Such members include equipment manufacturers and suppliers and plant materials growers and suppliers. Supplier members are eligible to become PGMS Partners in Education. This enhanced membership program provides an opportunity for leading suppliers to further demonstrate their commitment to grounds professionals and such members get 10% off advertising in the Grounds Management Forum.
Additionally our members get a $100 discount on booths at the Green Industry Exposition which is a learning extravaganza dedicated to the lawn, landscape and grounds professional. More than 300 indoor exhibits, nearly 100 outdoor exhibits and 60-plus educational sessions rank GIE as the number one show of its kind in size and opportunity. Each year, nearly 6,000 industry professionals from North America and abroad choose GIE as their “must attend” industry event.
An enhanced marketing program for PGMS Supplier Members, PGMS Partners in Professionalism get a mailing list of members, free advertising in the PGMS newsletter the Grounds Management Forum, a hot linked logo on every page of the PGMS website, sponsorship of Regional Site Visit Programs, sponsorship of the PGMS School of Grounds Management and on advance promotions of the event, a special listing in the Who’s Who in Grounds Management Membership Directory, and much more.
The GIE+EXPO, widely known across North America as the national expo for lawn, landscape and grounds professionals, has evolved into the industry’s premier marketplace encompassing every aspect of design-build and maintenance of outdoor and indoor green space. No other event attracts qualified professionals seeking to satisfy their desire for education, networking and commerce like the GIE.
- More than 360 Indoor Exhibits
- Product Field Day with 100+ Demonstrations
- Networking with over 6,000 Industry Professionals
- Cash Prizes for Attendees
- Exhibitor-Sponsored Show Specials