The 18th annual New England Regional Turfgrass Conference and Show will be held in Providence at the Rhode Island Convention Center from Jan. 26-29. Ten seminars, ranging from two to eight hours will be offered on Monday, Jan. 26. Monday will include the opportunity to attend an eight-hour grass tennis court seminar.

The USGA and sports turf education sessions will be held Tuesday concluding with a featured address by John Dennis of WEEI Boston and partner of Boston’s most popular sports talk radio show, “Dennis and Callahan.”

The 18th trade show will then open following Dennis’ address. Wednesday will be a full day of trade show and education for golf, sports turf, turf equipment technicians, lawn care and landscape. The day will conclude with a live auction and a conference reception open to all attendees. All activities will wrap up on Thursday with a morning of trade show and education sessions.

The foundation is dedicated to funding turfgrass research in New England and is nearing $2,000,000 in total funding since the first show in 1998. For more conference and trade show information go to