Legislative Days 2022

February 15-16, 2022
Washington, DC

Join us in Washington, D.C., February 15-16, 2022 for our annual legislative conference, and make personal visits to Capitol Hill. You CAN make a difference for your company and for the industry. Our team is powerful, but we can’t do it alone. Legislators listen to business owners — team up with other industry professionals on the hill and make your voice heard.

The H-2B Program

The landscape industry is the largest user of the H-2B visa program by a significant margin. A lack of H-2B workers during the past few years has forced landscape businesses to turn away customers, scale back service and cancel planned capital equipment purchases. In some cases, businesses were forced to lay off American workers whose jobs are supported by H-2B workers or shut down their operations entirely. We expect reduced capital expenditures, additional layoffs, and business closures in 2022 and 2023 if Congress does not pass immediate H-2B cap relief, we cannot afford to wait until next year to act, by then it will be too late for the landscape industry. The H-2B visa program is pivotal to the success of many landscape companies due to the seasonality and type of the available work 


Eric Karpinski, successful management consultant, venture capitalist and author of Put Happiness to Work: 7 Strategies to Elevate Engagement for Optimal Performance, will share powerful psychology and neuroscience research that proves that happiness leads to success. And he’ll unveil ground-breaking strategies to help hardwire a culture of authentic appreciation, teaching you how to lead with positive emotions that drive team productivity, engagement, and performance.

Schedule at a Glance
February 15 – 16, 2021

Tuesday, February 15

Morning –Registration Open
Afternoon –Lunch, Sessions
Evening – Reception

Wednesday, February 16

Morning – Registration, Breakfast, Transportation to Capitol Hill
Afternoon – Capitol Hill Visits, Lunch on Capitol Hill