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Speaker: Jan Goodman, Owner/President at Cityscapes inc

Session Title: How Interiorscapers Innovated in 2020

Monday, July 12  9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Description:  From creating online stores to pop-up plant shops, interiorscapers took on the challenge of 2020 with an creative mindset. During this panel session, you will uncover how interiorscapers turned lemons into lemonade and will interact with other peers to discover how they too innovated in 2020. Come prepared with questions and ideas - attendees are encouraged to bring photos of creative solutions they came up with this past year to share with all. 

Level: Intermediate          Type: Business Operations

Session Speakers, Panelist:

Matt Nelson, Senior Vice President at National Interiorscape Network .... Moderator
Elliott Bennett, President & Owner at I-Plants Magazine & Air Strength Canada .... Panelist
Jan Goodman, Owner/President at Cityscapes inc .... Panelist
Genevieve Reiner Mills, COO and In-house Counsel of Oakland Nursery, and Director of Oakland Green Interiors at Oakland Nursery

Jan Goodman

Owner/President at Cityscapes inc 

Jan has been in the interior plantscape industry for over thirty-eight years. She is in her twenty-ninth year as owner and operator of Cityscapes Bostonone of the largest interiorscape companies in the United States. She has a degree in landscape design and horticultural technology from the University of NH. She is a registered provider for AIA CEU credits. Jan is often a speaker at national landscape conferences, such as TPIE, BOMA and Cultivate.

She is a highly active member in her local BOMA chapter. Jan has served on BOMA’s Charity Benefit Committee since 2006. Jan and Cityscapes received BOMA Boston’s Prestigious “Affiliate Company and Member of the Year Awards” in 2008 and 2010 

Jan is regularly active in charity work for several non-profit organizations. For the past 10 years (excluding 2020), she has set up Pot-a Plant at the Special Olympics at Harvard Stadium. In 2020 Jan received an “Outstanding Community Service” award from the Brookview shelter for homeless women and children which she and her company volunteer at, on a regular basis.

For the last 15 years, Jan has been on the Board of Directors for “Green Plants for Green Buildings,” supporting the initiative to Communicate  the Aesthetic, Wellbeing and Economic Benefits of Nature in the Built environment. She also was inducted into Cultivates Interiorscape Hall of Fame in 2016. In 2019 she started a charitable offshoot of Cityscapes called Transplanted.  A roaming greenhouse that is a pop up plant shop on wheels! All profits go to local, national and international charities. Sprout the plant truck has donated  over $20,000.00 year to date. Truly living Cityscapes mission of “Transforming People’s Lives through the Power of Plants”

Additionally, she continually mentors colleagues and companies in the plantscaping world to help future generations of the industry be their best.

Contractor · Landscaping · Interior Designer. Cityscapes' focus is on enriching your environment through the power of plants to make a great impression on everyone who comes in contact with your property. Indoor plants and interior gardens have been the core of Cityscapes since our start in 1992. This service has grown to incorporate far more than just plants in pots. Bring the outdoors in. We offer a range of products from dynamic arrangements to full planting beds.

Address:     97 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116
Email:    jan@cityscapespc.com     Contact:   Janice Goodman
Phone:    (617) 451-1364   FAX: 


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