Growing Better 2021

Growing Better

The 2021 TPF Annual Meeting & Field Day
Thursday, April 22 and Friday, April 23, 2021

The Growing Better 2020 Annual Meeting and Field Day was canceled due to concerns over the Coronavirus.

But we’ll be back in 2021 at the same venues; plan now to join us!

Growing Better brings together producers, exhibitors, turf management professionals, and researchers from throughout the state for an unbeatable combination of networking, educational and business opportunities. 

Thursday, April 22, 2021   | All events at Top Golf – Tampa

Annual Meeting Lunch | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Start your day at our Annual Meeting lunch for highlights of the association’s work and outstanding speakers on topics relevant to the industry and your business. 



Top Golf FUN-draiser | 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
More than just a tournament, this event is designed for everyone!.  Sign up individually, gather up a group, or treat your customers or employees to a day out.  Play for fun or participate in one of two tournament brackets – amateur or experienced – in a best ball format. 


Reception & Dinner |  6:30-9:00 PM
Relax and enjoy our popular Growing Better reception and dinner, where we’re always cooking up something fun.  Visit with friends and help yourself to a scrumptious buffet.  Come see what we’re cooking up this year!  Dress is casual. 


Friday, April 23, 2021   | Field Day – Farm Location To be Announced

Field Day | 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Yes!  It’s a Field Day year! Growing Better is designed to showcase the “best of” in products and services for sod growers and customers as well as innovations and ideas to help your business grow.  Join us for equipment displays and demonstrations and a supplier show area, along with our bucket raffle and barbeque lunch, courtesy of  Everglades Equipment Group.


2021 Growing Better Partner Sponsors
Sponsor Growing Better!

Sponsorships help us provide the best business and educational events and are a great way to boost visibility for your company, help the association, and say “thanks!” to your customer-members. Many levels include exhibit space, making them a great value. All sponsorships include at least one admission to all events; Partner, Reception, Platinum and Gold Sponsorships also include Exhibit Space and additional benefits based on level of support.  (Sponsorship information will be posted in February 2021.)

Exhibit Space

Catch up with your existing customers and find new ones during our Friday trade show! 

Tabletop exhibit space is available for $350 and includes admission for one representative to Friday’s Field Day (additional company representatives are only $25 per person, Friday only). 

Equipment exhibit spaces (up to four pieces of equipment, size-dependent) are $400 and include admission for 2 representatives for Friday’s Field Day.  The Annual Meeting lunch, Top Golf Fundraiser and Reception & Dinner are not included with exhibit space.

Exhibitor Registration will be available in February 2021.



Host Hotel
Embassy Suites by Hilton |  Tampa Brandon

10220 Palm River Road | Tampa, Florida 33619 | Tel: 813-653-1905

Located less than a mile from Top Golf, the Embassy Suites is this year’s host hotel. Look for booking information in February 2021.


Growing Better Quick Links

Sponsorship Opportunities

Coming in February 2021

Online Registration

Coming in February 2021

Host Hotel: Embassy Suites, Tampa/Brandon

Coming in February 2021