Susan Packard, co-founder of HGTV, will be the keynote speaker at the International Floriculture Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. The event is June 8-10 and is expected to draw 14,000 attendees.
Packard will speak at the June 8 lunch. Her reach as a network executive extends to other channels such as Food Network and the Travel Channel. In 2014 she released the book “New Rules of the Game: 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace.”
The expo is one of the country’s largest and features more than 200 companies, including florists and nurseries, plus networking opportunities and an educational program. Sessions include discussions on floral style and business profits.