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Symposium & Awards

2019 NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON PARKS & GROUNDS AND NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL AWARDS CEREMONIES

The National Symposium on Parks & Grounds and National & International Awards Ceremonies will be held in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia from September 25th to 28th, 2019, under the theme “Blooms by the Sea”.

Mayor’s Welcome and Schedule at a Glance

Program



Register by August 15th for a chance to win reimbursement of your registration


Shuttle Information

Shuttle service from Halifax Airport to Yarmouth and return will be provided at a cost $ 25 p.p. each way. The service includes a stopover at Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens (approx. 45 minutes) on the way and a Garden Centre in Liverpool (approx. 45 minutes) on your return. At this time, we would like to inform you of the times of the shuttles so that you keep them in mind when you book your flights.

Note: Calculate that it will take you 4.5 hours each way, with the stopovers, to get to Yarmouth and back

ARRIVALS
Tuesday, Sept 24 Depart Halifax at 2:00 pm
Wednesday, Sept. 25 Depart Halifax at 8:00 am & 2:00 pm
Thursday, Sept. 26 Depart Halifax at 8:00 am & 2:00 pm
Friday, Sept. 27 Vans available upon request

DEPARTURES
Sunday, Sept. 29 Depart Hotel at 5:00 am (Direct to Halifax, no stops) – Shuttle should arrive at the airport around 8:30 am
Depart Hotel at 11:00 am and 12:00 pm (Stop in Liverpool)
More details on the shuttle schedule will be available once you register for the Symposium & Awards, online registration link will be available shortly.


Partners Program

Click Here to download the Partners Program


Host Hotel
RODD GRAND YARMOUTH
417 Main Street
Yarmouth, NS – B5A 1G3

Cut-off date: September 6th, 2019

Toll Free Reservations: 1-800-565-RODD (7633) or direct line: 1-902-742-2446 and mention Communities in Bloom when making your reservations to access the conference rate and availability

OR

Book your group rate for Communities in Bloom at:

https://reservations.travelclick.com/85514?groupID=2480231#/guestsandrooms


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