For anyone who isn’t familiar with the GGIA, it is an acronym for the Georgia Green Industry Association. The GGIA is a trade association that covers the entire state of Georgia. Its objective is the promotion and advancement of the economy, the lifestyle, and the environmental benefits of Georgia horticulture related industries. The members of GGIA, their relatives, and local communities all benefit from this entity. The GGIA has close ties with the horticultural industry. It helps to create improvements through legislation, education, trade shows, and conferences. Some of the members include people in the landscaping field, wholesale nursery growers, irrigation contractors, greenhouse operators, garden centers, and allied sales companies. The GGIA acts as an umbrella organization for the whole agriculture industry.