We are delighted to announce the first line-up of speakers who will join our conference this fall. This list will be updated on a regular basis as we move closer to August when we finalise the detailed programme and topics. We expect to announce a total of 20 international speakers from the Gardens and Tourism industry.

Gwen Auwerda

Tulip Time, USA

Linda Hart

Holland Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, USA

Pascal Garbe


Giuseppe Sigurtà

Parco Giardino Sigurta, Italy

Judith de Graaff

Urban Jungle Bloggers, France

Richard Benfield

Garden Tourism Author, USA

Robert Price

Vallarta Botanical Garden, Mexico

Paul Nursey

Destination Greater Victoria, Canada

Igor Josifovic-Kemper

Urban Jungle Bloggers, Germany

Richard Deverell

Kew Gardens, United Kingdom

Mary Pat Matheson

Atlanta Botanical Garden, USA

Felix Loh

Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Dave Cowen

The Butchart Gardens, Canada