American Public Gardens Association Conference 2018

Southern California

June 4-8, 2018


OnCell provides mobile tour technologies for parks, gardens, museums, and cultural destinations. With a variety of services such as a DIY app builder, native and web apps, audio tours, beacons, and games, OnCell helps organizations become mobile-friendly. Our team has worked on over 2,200 projects since its inception in 2006.

Booth 411



Guru partners with museums, zoos, aquaria and gardens to enhance the visitor experience through location-aware mobile apps, cutting-edge augmented and virtual reality technology and compelling content. In addition, Guru’s app functions as a business enhancement platform for marketing and membership, offering a new way to increase sales and donations.

Booth 205


IrisBG/ Botanical Software Ltd.

IrisBG is a complete software solution to manage your botanical collection with ease and efficiency. Its features include integrated mapping, handhelds, visitor’s website, and much more. It is used by gardens and arboreta around the world, ranging from large academic institutions to private estates. 

Booth 208



GrowIt! is a mobile app community for gardening socially. With over 400,000 members, GrowIt! is the go-to resource for garden lovers. GrowIt! hosts custom digital experiences for gardens. The result? Individualized tours, a unique way to recognize donors, real-time metrics of how visitors engage with your garden, and more. We combine user-centric experience design with state-of-the-art technologies such as beacons and GPS, resulting in personalized and memorable experiences that are rich with dynamic, immersive content and gamified interactions.



Your grounds are pristine…your technology (and data) should be just as perfect. Blackbaud offers industry-leading solutions for arboretums and gardens, including:


BackOffice Thinking

BackOffice Thinking, a boutique consulting firm, designs and implements web technology exclusively for non-profits and member-driven organizations. We work with dozens of environmentally focused organizations including several American Public Gardens Association members; we are also proud to have designed and built the stunning and comprehensive American Public Gardens Association website.

Booth 204