Here Are Some Sessions Recommended for You
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Specialty Summits (Ticketed Event)
Join the popular day-long summits taught by industry experts who will share case studies and real world examples during any of the five summits including: Landscape Management, Design Build, Lawn Care, Irrigation, or Snow & Ice Management. View the Specialty Summit schedule
CEO Forum (Ticketed Event)
Bestselling sports author and Fortune 500, award-winning speaker, Ross Bernstein, will lead the CEO Forum with his keynote speech “The Champion's Code,” which breaks down the DNA that makes champions in sports so unique and applies those lessons to business. Bernstein will explain why certain teams win consistently, whereas others don't. Learn how to separate your company from the rest of the pack through servant leadership, by creating a culture of excellence, by developing deeper relationships, and by giving extraordinary customer service. Network and workshop ideas with other CEOs and executives. Lunch is included in this event.
Make time for the power sessions with successful company owners Jim McCutcheon of HighGrove Partners, Frank Mariani of Mariani Landscape, Marty Grunder of Grunder Landscaping and Steve Cesare of the Harvest Group.
Navigating the H-2B Program
Learn about the current H-2B environment, best practices that ensure your compliance with federal regulations, and how to make the program part of the solution to your labor demands.
Lean in the Landscape Industry
What are lean applications in the landscape industry? Green industry veterans share their knowledge about what works, what doesn’t and what adds value.
Are You a Fierce Leader?
Bill Arman, Ed Laflamme
Do you inspire, engage and motivate your teams to perform to their fullest potential? Discover your strengths and weaknesses so you can become a fierce, fair and respected leader.
Build a High-Performance Team and Winning Culture
Bruce Wilson, Robert Clinkenbear
Learn the fundamental principles of a high-performing culture and how to instill a sense of “none of us is as good as all of us” philosophy throughout the company.
Process: A Recipe for Team Success
James Call, Jason New
Hear from experts who will show you why leading with process will help take the inconsistency out of the workplace and propel your team forward.
A Growth Roadmap to Maximize Profits and Value
Discover practical, usable tools, techniques and education to grow your people and profits, while reducing your overhead and increasing your cash flow.
Robots: Friend or Foe?
Learn what has worked and not worked in over 200 robotic mower installations and hear how you can prepare your company for this technological disruption.
How Culture and Technology are Changing the Modern Workforce
Kelly Dowell, Peter Kehoe, Miles Kuperus & Lucas Melograno
Hear from NALP’s Young Professionals as they discuss how technology is being used to improve safety, automate sales and marketing, streamline account management processes and enforce crew training. Learn about current cultural trends in progressive companies.
Powerful QuickBooks Tools, Tricks and Strategies
Discover surprising and powerful QuickBooks features that help you increase profitability. Learn about job costing, identifying profitable accounts or jobs, monitoring finances and time-saving workflow strategies.
Financial Management of the Landscape Business
Explore advanced concepts related to financial management of business including cash flow management, budgeting, investing and preparing for a transition to a new owner.
Landscape Industry HR Hot Spots
Hear about employer rights and best practices regarding several workplace issues, including wage/hour, non-compete/confidentiality, harassment, handbooks and drug testing.