The Irrigation Association

The Irrigation Association

2018 Irrigation Show & Education Conference


The Irrigation Association provides all of this during one event-packed trade show and education conference every year. The Irrigation Show and Education Conference is where the irrigation industry comes together to network, learn and advance irrigation. With up to 5,000 attendees, 300 exhibitors and unmatched education offerings, the Irrigation Show provides something for every irrigation professional. Attend the event and you will find ideas, innovation, technology and best practices that can make a powerful difference in your business. From the newest products and most exciting business technology trends to the comprehensive education sessions and incredible networking opportunities, the Irrigation Show will ignite your business and keep you on the cutting-edge of your profession.

Event Type:
Trade Show/Exhibition
Dec. 3-7, 2018
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
Long Beach , CA , USA

While enjoying sunny Long Beach, explore the show floor exhibits, attend irrigation seminars and learn about the latest irrigation research at our technical sessions. Stay for the entire week and take advantage of all of the professional development offerings at the education conference.

Networking, innovation and education — it's all here.

As an irrigation professional, you want to set yourself apart to customers, stay on the cutting-edge of the changing industry and find ways to grow your business. The Irrigation Show and Education Conference provides every way for you to find success — all during one week in a great location.

Whether your focus is agriculture or landscape, the Irrigation Show provides

  • the industry’s most comprehensive list of education offerings.
  • hands-on access to the latest products and technologies.
  • valuable programs, events and sessions designed to help you improve your irrigation practices.

Respondents agreed that the Irrigation Show provides a good perspective on the state of the irrigation industry. Irrigation professionals return year after year because they believe it is a good value for the price.

When you invest in a few days — it will pay dividends all year long.

Featured Products & Systems

Auditing equipment
Backflow prevention equipment
Canal automation equipment
Center pivot/lateral move systems and components
Chemical and fertilizer equipment
Computer software design
Data loggers
Drainage systems and fittings
Drip/microirrigation systems and components
Electric motors and components
Flags, tape and marking products
Flow controls and meters
Freeze protection
Gated pipe systems and components
Global positioning systems
Geographic information systems
Greenhouse/nursery products
Hand move systems and components
Hand tools
Landscape lighting and products
Liners and moisture sealant products

Locators – electrical/pipe and metal detectors

Misting and cooling systems
Pipe and accessories
Pond and water feature equipment and supplies
Power equipment
Pressure gauges and regulators
Pumps and pump drives
Rain sensors
Rainwater harvesting equipment
Remote control products
Side roll systems and components
Soil moisture sensors
Solid set systems and components
Spray nozzles
Sprinkler systems and components
Storage tanks
Swing joints
Traveler hose, reels and components
Water features and fountains
Water filters, strainers and sand separators
Water resources management
Water treatment
Weather monitoring equipment
Well screens
Wire and cable components

What could be better than promoting your company and products to over 4,500 irrigation distributors, dealers, contractors, consultants and growers all assembled in one location?

The Irrigation Show and Education Conference is the world’s biggest and best trade show for agriculture, landscape and golf irrigation. As the only national trade show for irrigation industry professionals, the event attracts attendees from all over the world.

Exhibitors come to the Irrigation Show year after year to

  • reach new customers.
  • increase their company’s visibility in the industry.
  • network with industry peers and contacts.
  • improve relationships with current customers.
  • introduce new products and services.

Exhibiting at the show allows your company to

  • be exposed to a wide variety of irrigation professionals attending the show.
  • realize a tangible return on investment.
  • investigate new suppliers.
  • see innovative products, technologies and services.
  • learn about business trends and irrigation best practices.
  • connect with industry leaders who share a commitment to efficient irrigation.

Don’t get lost in the crowd.

Set your company apart and amplify your presence at the 2018 Irrigation Show and Education Conference. Sponsorship is a proven, effective tool that offers a great return by

  • driving traffic to your booth.
  • increasing awareness of your company, products and services.
  • giving you a visual edge over your competition.
  • positioning you as a leader by partnering with our event.

Find opportunities that fit every budget and need, including sponsorships, online marketing opportunities and 2018 Irrigation Show Guide advertising.

Thursday, Dec. 6 | 8:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

The general session is the marquee event during the Irrigation Show, celebrating the past year and looking forward to the bright future ahead. The session includes valuable information about the IA's strategic plan and recognizes those who have made significant contributions in the industry with the annual awards.

During the session, the IA will present the Industry Achievement Award and Vanguard Awards in both agriculture and landscape. The Irrigation Foundation will honor an educator receiving the Excellence in Education Award. We are proud to celebrate the excellence in the industry represented through the recipients of these awards. Come and hear more about their valuable contributions to irrigation.

The highlight of the event is the anticipated announcement of the new product contest winners. After seeing these new technologies firsthand on the show floor, come hear which products the panel of judges chose as the best in each category.

The general session is open to all attendees and exhibitors. Continental breakfast will be provided.

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