Top 10 Reasons to Come to LANDSCAPES 2020 

Join more than 1,000 of North America’s top landscape professionals at an exclusive three-day event designed to help you take your career and your business to the next level. With education sessions covering everything from leadership and strategy to technology and crisis management, LANDSCAPES is for CEOs and managers, crew leaders, account managers, sales and marketing representatives, educators and students, and industry suppliers. Bring your whole team!

1 | Learn from thought leaders, industry experts, and peers.

From inspiring keynotes and insightful forums to expert and peer-driven education sessions, LANDSCAPES offers relevant, practical learning opportunities unrivaled in our industry. One-of-a-kind networking events give you exclusive access to the people who are shaping the future. 

“This event is truly the greatest value for contractors in the country. If you’re not blocking this event out in your calendar to attend, you’re missing the single best opportunity to grow yourself and your staff in the country.”
Mike Rorie
CEO, Go I Lawn

2 | Advance your career and build your business.

The LANDSCAPES program is designed to help you advance your career and build your business, offering powerful, real-world tools and tactics for leadership, strategic growth, financial management, and operational efficiency.

“We come home each year with pages upon pages of notes to share knowledge with our team. It is an extremely valuable few days where we are able to work ON the business without being distracted by our regular work IN the business. For us, this is a must-do event.”
2019 LANDSCAPES Attendee

3 | Network with the best in the industry.

Connect with friends, thought leaders, experts, and industry influencers at our exceptional networking events, ranging from political advocacy and awards receptions to mixers for first-time attendees and young professionals.

"LANDSCAPES is extremely beneficial for keeping up-to-date with what is happening in the landscape industry. Networking is huge, too. You meet so many wonderful people and everyone wants to learn from each other and help grow this industry."
2019 LANDSCAPES Attendee

4 | Discover Louisville!

Enjoy fantastic food and entertainment, from Louisville’s famous bourbon, baseball and boxing to the spectacular 4th Street Live district. Eat, shop, and take in free concerts, that are still planned, from Granger Smith, The Crashers, and Resurrection: A Journey Tribute.

5 | Shape the future of our industry.

LANDSCAPES gives you an opportunity to get involved through interactive educational sessions and group discussions. Plus, many of NALP’s key committees and councils also meet at LANDSCAPES. Join us!

6 | Celebrate and learn from success.

Celebrate excellence and get inspired at our annual Awards of Excellence showcase! Every year we honor outstanding landscape projects and extraordinary landscape and lawn care professionals. Come see how top companies and their best people are changing the way we do business!

7 | Access continuing education credits.

You and your team can earn continuing education units (CEUs) to put toward a Landscape Industry Certified recertification. Earn one CEU per hour of education attended!

"Few events I have ever participated in combine networking, information, education and fun quite like LANDSCAPES and the GIE+EXPO."
Ron Edmonds,
Principium Group

8 | Power up at GIE + EXPO.

Stay on top of technology and trends at the GIE + EXPO, the biggest power equipment trade show in the country. Discover the latest innovations in landscape equipment, lawn and garden products, and light construction. Admission is free with your LANDSCAPES registration!

9 | Engage your team.

Your entire team will benefit from the wide-range of educational offerings and opportunities to learn from and network with peers in similar roles.

“We brought 14 team members to Landscapes 2019. Team members from every department and position were able to expand their knowledge and skill sets while experiencing the company’s commitment to invest in their growth and advancement. On the last day of Landscapes 2019, team members were already asking if they could return next year.” 
John Joestgen,
David J Frank Landscape Contracting, Inc.

10 | Solve your labor problems.

Get innovative labor management and retention strategies developed by and for landscape industry organizations like yours. Plus: Meet ambitious landscaping and horticulture students who are ready to enter the industry!