NALP Field Trip with Marty Grunder

2019 Dates and Location Coming Soon

Peek Behind the Curtain of a Leading Landscape Company

The NALP Field Trip with Marty Grunder and Frank Mariani is part facility tour and part education and discussion sessions. And that adds up to some powerful takeaways that could just possibly change your business model. In a different location every year,  you'll tour a leading landscape operation and you'll discuss strategy with your peers in the education sessions.

In 2018, the NALP Field Trip headed to  Pacific Landscape Management, in Portland, Oregon, where Bob Gover's team showed attendees everything they know; from sales, estimating, and design, to operations, fleet and equipment management and company culture. Education sessions included:

  • Outsmarting your competition, no matter your size
  • Creating a culture that attracts and sustains a winning team
  • Sales strategies that deliver results
  • Winning with efficiency



Frank Mariani

Frank Mariani is the CEO of Chicago-based Mariani Landscape, the largest privately-held landscaping company in the US. 

Marty Grunder

Marty Grunder is the President and CEO of Grunder Landscaping Co., a multimillion-dollar design-build and maintenance firm in Ohio. Marty is also a leading industry speaker, author, and consultant.

What People Are Saying...

The field trip was worth the time and money. I feel like I learned more in two days there then I could have in two years on my own. Thanks Marty & Frank."

Jeff Garner, Garner's Northwest Landscaping

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