Hi, MSS MOW, their are a few trade shows and lectures,demos, seminars in MAINE, as well as in N.H. - MA. - CT. - R.I. - PA.- MD. information can be found in any of the green trade magazines. today i was in ma, for lectures. in maine, you have the AGI and MELNA trade shows and lectures in augusta, in january,in february you have MANTS in MD, and new england grows in ma, MANTS is a great show, forest and hort in N.H., i could go on and on with the number of events. this event i have been to a few times, i wish i could go every year is the GIE and expo in KY. there are many in the green trade that say there to busy or it's expensive, well it's all tax deductible and they are relaxing. i'm not a big poster as i'll be retiring in the next three or four years after twenty eight years of rewarding work, looking forward to spending all winter in Florida with a home that i owned for nine years. Good luck all.