Who, When, Where


You’ll meet horticulture, landscape and restoration professionals from throughout Florida, including the best in the native plant business: growers, retailers, environmental and landscape professionals. FANN events attract trend-conscious design professionals and forward-thinking municipal staff. From previous event data, we know that one in five attendees will be a landscape architect or designer.

Landscapers looking at a display at the Native Plant Show


Wednesday & Thursday, October 18-19, 2023.

Classes in the morning and afternoon. 

Lunch with your colleagues onsite both days.

Don’t miss our Sunset Wednesday social in the Garden. 


Naples, Florida, on the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida, offers world-class arts & culture, high-end shopping, sophisticated dining, family fun and the wild outdoors. Less than an hour away are millions of acres of federal and state parks, preserves and wildlife refuges. 

FANN’s seminar is hosted at the Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Kapnick Center on the north side of the beautiful Naples Botanical Garden campus. Indoor classes will take place in the center’s Buehler Auditorium. Attendees are granted admission to the garden both days. Enjoy the fabulous Frida in the Garden Exhibit, with displays inspired by the life and style of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.

Where to Stay

Holiday Inn Express – Naples South
3837 Tollgate Blvd, Naples FL 34114
Breakfast included, pool, smoke-free, 20 minute drive to Naples Botanical Garden

Naples Garden Inn – ECONOMY option (pictured)
2630 Tamiami Trail N, Naples FL 34103
Pool with tiki bar, smoke free, 17 minutes to Naples Botanical Garden
using link below or by calling 239-261-3870 – BE SURE TO MENTION FANN GROUP.

SpringHill Suites Naples – Marriott property
3798 White Lake Blvd, Naples FL 34117
Bringing family or your crew? Studio + 2 queens + sofa daybed
Free breakfast, pool, 22 minutes to Naples Botanical Garden
$169 when you reserve by September 18, 2023

NEW for Native Plant Professionals

Earn a professional credential & show what you know

NEW native plant microcredential for industry professionals,  developed in partnership with Florida Gulf Coast University, a leader in sustainability and innovative education and partnerships. 

FANN Favorites South Florida Natives 2023

Stay tuned for details. Limited availability.