SOURCE: Scranton Gillette Communications

May 23, 2013 08:00 ET

Recognition: GPN Announces 40 Under 40 Class of 2013

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL--(Marketwired - May 23, 2013) - GPN (Greenhouse Product News), the leading business publication for horticulture professionals, announces its second annual 40 Under 40 honorees in the May issue. Nominated by their peers in the horticulture/floriculture industry, the Class of 2013 features trailblazers under the age of 40 who exemplify superior leadership, creativity, innovative thinking and accomplishments in and outside their fields.

"These individuals are some of the major players who will help determine where the industry is going and how we are going to get there. And they are doing it right now," says GPN Editorial Director Tim Hodson. "The list is quite diverse and represents excellence in all aspects of the horticulture industry. Their contributions have been, and continue to be, exemplary. That is how they made it onto our 2013 list."

Sponsors of the 2013 40 Under 40 program include: Oglevee Geraniums, Novozymes, Nexus Greenhouse Systems, Proven Winners, Fine, HGTV Home Plant Collection and OFA. Honorees will be recognized in GPN's May issue, online and at a special reception during OFA Short Course in Columbus, Ohio, July 13-16.

Nomination forms for the Class of 2014 will be available in October.

To learn more about GPN's 40 Under 40 class of 2013, visit or contact Tim Hodson at

Scranton Gillette Communications is a privately owned company with more than a century of business-to-business media experience. Combined, Scranton Gillette Communications and SGC Horizon own the print and digital assets of Residential Lighting, Home Fashion Forecast, Greenhouse Product News, Lawn & Garden Retailer, Storm Water Solutions, Water Quality Products, Water & Wastes Digest, Imaging Technology News, Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology, Construction Equipment, Professional Remodeler, Professional Builder, Building Design+Construction, Custom Builder, Roads & Bridges and The DIAPASON.

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