Growing Better 2019

Growing Better

The 2019 TPF Annual Meeting & Show
Thursday & Friday, April 25-26, 2019
Quail Creek Plantation, Okeechobee, Florida

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.

Schedule | Events
Clay Shoot
Thursday, April 25  | 12:00 PM Check-In | 1:00 PM – Competition

Quail Creek’s beautiful clay shoot range is a hands-down favorite!  Sign up individually or as a team; prizes will be awarded for the top finishing teams and top scorer.  Registration includes ammunition and cart (for four); gun rentals available if requested in advance.  Shooters arriving early can enjoy lunch on your own at the Lodge at Quail Creek beginning at 11:00 AM. ($110 per person; $440 per team of four).



Reception & Dinner
Thursday, April 25 | Lodge at Quail Creek | 6:30-9:00 PM

Join us at the Lodge at Quail Creek for our Growing Better reception and dinner, where we’re always cooking up something delicious and something fun. Visit with friends, relax around the fire pit, and see what we’ve cooked up this year!   ($60 per person)



Trade Show, Seminars and Annual Meeting Lunch
Friday, April 26  | Quail Creek Pavilion | 8:30 AM-1:30 PM

Grab a cup of coffee and a bite while you visit with other producers and check out the latest products and services to make your business grow and thrive in 2019.  TPF’s Pop-Up Seminars will return, offering 20 minute mini-sessions designed to give you the information you need in a compact format.  Round out your morning at our annual meeting lunch, and don’t forget our ever-popular Bucket Raffle! ($60 per person)


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 Thursday evening’s Reception & Dinner and All-Friday Events. Partner, Reception, Platinum and Gold Sponsorships also include Tabletop Exhibit Space and additional benefits based on level of support.

Find the sponsorship that’s right for you!  2019 Growing Better Sponsorship Opportunities Chart

2019 Growing Better Partner Sponsors
2019 Growing Better Reception & Dinner Sponsors
2019 Growing Better Platinum Sponsors
2019 Growing Better Gold Sponsors
2019 Growing Better Silver Sponsors
2019 Growing Better Clay Shoot Supporter
2019 Growing Better Bronze Sponsors

Host Hotel

Hampton Inn
1200 State Road 70 East | Okeechobee, Florida  34972
Tel: 863-824-0003
Make your reservations before Wednesday, April 3, 2019 for the group rate of $109 per night (standard room, plus applicable taxes; self-parking is free). Call directly and ask for the TPF group rate or visit to use the link to our Group Reservations Page online.  Reservations made after April 3 are subject to availability and the group rate is not guaranteed; reservations will be verified against registrations.

Book your reservation online: Group Reservations: Hampton Inn, Okeechobee, Florida


For Your Travel Planning

Quail Creek Plantation is located approximately 21 miles from the Hampton Inn in Okeechobee (take Highway 441 North to NE 224th Street).  There are two entrances to Quail Creek; if you’re approaching from 441, the first is the range, and the second is the Lodge and cabin area.