REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 2016 MID-ATLANTIC NURSERY TRADE SHOW The Masterpiece of Trade Shows Brings Green Industry Marketplace to the Baltimore Convention Center Baltimore, Md. The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS), the premier green industry marketplace for businesses currently celebrating its 46th year of success, today announced that online registration for their 2016 event is now open. Green Industry companies and businesses who are exhibiting, attending and/or interested in exhibiting may register online at www.MANTS.com. MANTS will hold its 2016 show from January 6-8 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. Widely known as The Masterpiece of Trade Shows, MANTS brings together close to 1,000 vendors of top industry products and services from across the United States and internationally, making it one of the largest trade show marketplaces serving the Horticulture Industry. MANTS is where the industry comes to buy, shop, meet, see and be seen every January! As we prepare for our 46th year of the show, and 36th January in Baltimore, the MANTS team is greatly looking forward to reconnecting with old friends and colleagues as well as welcoming new faces to the show this year! said MANTS Executive Vice President, Vanessa Finney. We take great pride in the fact that we are able to offer the largest variety of green industry exhibitors to our attendees, providing them the opportunity to buy, sell, network and plan for the year ahead! In an effort to continually enhance the already outstanding variety of products, goods and services available, MANTS will welcome about 100 new exhibiting companies to the show floor this year, underscoring the fact that MANTS means business. In 2015, MANTS welcomed over 11,030 registrants to the Baltimore Convention Center which included 964 exhibiting companies spread out over the 300,000+ square feet of contiguous exhibit space. The 2015 shows total attendance was a 7% increase over 2014. The green industry exhibiting companies and professionals hailed from 44 states and 13 additional countries representing a wide variety of products, services and trends on the show floor. 3,655 buying (non-exhibiting) companies were represented, a 13% increase over 2014s show. For all those interested in attending or exhibiting, please find more details and registration information at www.MANTS.com. Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS): The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show, MANTS, is known as the Masterpiece of Trade Shows and is sponsored by the State Nursery and Landscape Associations of Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. MANTS is the place industry leaders gather every January because MANTS means business. The show covers over 300,000 square feet of contiguous exhibit space at the Baltimore Convention Center and draws exhibiting companies and attendees from throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Asia. MANTS 2016 is scheduled for January 6-8 at the Baltimore Convention Center. For the latest information visit www.mants.com or call us at (410) 296-6959.