Join us for the 2023 MGV State Conference in Greene County on October 12, 13 and 14.

Join us for the 2023 MGV State Conference in Greene County on October 12, 13 and 14. This promises to be a great networking and learning event for Master Gardener Volunteers. Hear from renowned speakers in their fields! Keynote address Friday evening by Scott Beuerlein of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Then, Saturday hear from Brent Heath of Brent and Becky’s Bulbs on All about Bulbs. Various breakout sessions by: Pam Bennett, State MGV Program Director, Aaron Wilson, Climate Field Specialist, Tom Hissong, native plants, David Nolin, Huffman Prairie and more. Everyone registered and in attendance on Saturday of the conference will be entered to win awesome prizes – MGV Merchandise bags, AM Leonard gift card, $150 registration to next year’s State Conference and a registration to the MGV Diagnostic Workshop. All the details and to register are below.

2023 MGV State Conference – Greene More than a Color

-When: October 12-14, 2023

-Where: Holiday Inn Fairborn, Ohio 45324 – Greene County


  • Bus & Bike Tours, Educational Sessions & Workshops you do not want to miss!
  • Friday Evening Keynote – Scott Beuerlein, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • Saturday Morning – Brent Heath, Brent & Becky’s Bulbs

Be sure to check out the full schedule to make the registration process easier.


Registration Pricing: Choose one option for each day – all meals and everything you need for the day are included in pricing for that day.

  • Thursday Evening Social – $30
  • Friday (All day Meals & Keynotes included with all choices)
    • Friday Evening Dinner & Keynote ONLY – $75
    • All Day Education & Evening Dinner & Keynote – $150 plus $25 per workshop selected
    • Half Day Education & Bus Tour & Evening Dinner & Keynote – $175 plus $25 per workshop selected
  • Saturday All Day – $150
    • Lunch & Awards Program ONLY – $50

Don’t forget to book your lodging!

Book your hotel room HERE for the Holiday Inn Fairborn and stay onsite at the conference.

Or you are welcomed to call the Holiday Inn Fairborn at 937-426-7800 or at 1-877-390-5931 to make your hotel reservation. Be sure to mention OSU Master Gardener Rate of $129.00 per night.

For questions about the conference don’t hesitate to reach out to Marina Miquilini (

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