Countdown to San Diego!

Why should you attend the 2021 Irrigation Show and Education Week? Each week leading up to the show, we are counting down the top 10 reasons to attend the largest gathering of irrigation professionals in the world. Check out our Countdown to San Diego below and get excited for the premiere industry event of the year!

Explore & play the California way

The 2021 Irrigation Show and Education Week is going to San Diego! When you’re not busy walking the show floor, taking courses and networking, you’ll have the opportunity to explore this sunny coastal city and take in all it has to offer. Check out some main attractions and start planning your vacation now.

Mission Beach | San Diego Zoo | Gaslamp Quarter | Coronado | Balboa Park | Torrey Pines Golf

And if that isn’t enough, San Diego has great weather all year round! The 2021 Irrigation Show will be the perfect December escape to explore, connect and learn with the irrigation industry.

Class is back in session

IA University is back and ready to take your irrigation skills to the next level. Join us to gain the fundamental and practical skills necessary to design, install or maintain an irrigation system, as well as the business skills to manage a small irrigation company.

Sponsored by Meras Water Solutions and SiteOne Landscape Supply, IA University will offer 26 different courses, plus a free math tutorial. Choose the course that’s right for you:

Pumps & Soils | Agriculture | Landscape & Golf | Landscape Business Basics

Make connections & find solutions

Meet us on the show floor for the high-energy, ever-innovative exhibitor lineup you know and love, plus new features to showcase one-of-a-kind solutions for your irrigation needs! The 2021 exhibitors include companies specializing in pumps and pump controls, landscape lighting, landscape sprinkler equipment, center pivots, drip irrigation, controllers and more. 

Don’t wait — start exploring today! The 2021 show floor will host 125+ product categories and 185+ exhibitors! Get a head start by checking out the floor plan and exhibitor list. Read company descriptions, set up meetings and view the floor map to plan for your days on the show floor.

Celebrate your achievements with an IA certification!

The IA’s Select Certified program is the best way to get more recognition in your field, open the door to new projects and opportunities, and document your expertise for potential clients. The IA will offer exams for the following certification tracks at the Irrigation Show:

CAIS | CGIA | CIC | CID (agriculture) | CID (landscape) | CIT | CLIA

IA certification exams are priced separately and not included in the show registration fee. Click here to learn more.

The IA’s Select Certified program is sponsored by Hunter | Senninger and Rain Bird. The exams at the show are sponsored by Meras Water Solutions and SiteOne Landscape Supply.

New year. New features. New products.

The new Innovation Row will host 10 startup irrigation technology companies looking to promote their technology to the irrigation industry. These companies will also take the stage in the Pitch Competition in Innovation Hub to showcase the best new tech in agricultural and landscape irrigation. See the startup companies here.

Be part of the action in the new Innovation Hub! The Pitch Competition will include fast-paced 5-minute presentations to be judged and scored by a panel of experts. Innovation Hub will also host the 2021 New Product Contest winner reveal.

Did someone say craft beer?

This year, we are reconnecting the industry. Celebrate with us Dec. 8 at a brand-new networking event on the show floor — the Craft Brewfest sponsored by Hunter Industries! This reception, open to all Irrigation Show attendees, is the perfect opportunity to enjoy craft beers brewed in our host city, while catching up with colleagues and making new business connections.

During the reception, Hunter Industries will deliver a champagne toast as it marks its 40th anniversary. Grab a colleague, and join the celebration to enjoy tasty snacks, good drinks and great conversation.

Dive into these ag & landscape insights

The industry’s leading experts, researchers and analysts are coming to the 2021 Irrigation Show and Education Week. Whether you are an ag- or landscape-focused irrigation professional, this year’s show has critical insights you won’t want to miss during two exclusive events:

ASABE/IA 6th Decennial National Irrigation Symposium | Industry Insights for Landscape

The IA is partnering with the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers to hold the symposium. Industry Insights for Landscape is sponsored by Tempo Communications.

Get ready for irrigation innovation!

The latest products and technologies in irrigation will be on display at the 2021 Irrigation Show and Education Week. This year’s new product contest will be a hybrid event with digital and live elements. Start exploring the entries now by visiting the digital showcase.

Explore the five contest categories:
Ag Irrigation | Specialty Ag Irrigation | Landscape Irrigation | Specialty Landscape Irrigation | Landscape Lighting

Show attendees can view these products in person on the show floor. Winners will be announced on Dec. 9 in Innovation Hub. Don’t miss out — register for the show now!

The trade show floor opens Dec. 8

The energetic show floor is back and better than ever with 190 exhibitors showcasing products and technologies from over 100 product categories. This year, we are featuring familiar and brand-new features throughout the exhibit space for our 2021 attendees:

Innovation Hub | 2021 New Product Contest | Craft Brewfest | IA Resource Center

Whether you want live innovative action in the Innovation Hub, sponsored by Rachio, or want to network and connect during the Craft Brewfest, sponsored by Hunter, there is something here for every landscape- or ag-focused irrigation professional. 

Reconnect with the irrigation industry

The trade show floor is the place to be to grow your business network. Throughout the trade show, be sure to

  • visit potential new partners in landscape and ag irrigation.
  • find solutions to ancillary landscape markets such as outdoor lighting.
  • check out the latest technologies and software for running an efficient business.
  • attend the Craft Brewfest sponsored by Hunter Industries to network with your peers.

This is your chance to have access to over 190 ag- and landscape-focused irrigation exhibitors  with innovative ideas and solutions for your business.