Invest in yourself, your team, and your business.

Keynote Speaker: Ron Jaworski, NFL Quarterback

After a distinguished 17-year career as an NFL quarterback and color commentator on Monday Night Football, today Jaworski is coaching football fans as a multi-platform NFL analyst.

After his keynote speech, Ron will take questions from the audience and then join LANDSCAPES 2017 attendees for photos and autographs. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to meet a football legend!

Get Ready to Mingle

We're giving you many opportunities to network with your peers. So, get ready to mingle with old friends and build new friendships.

  • Opening Keynote and Welcome Celebration
  • Newcomers Reception
  • Political Action Committee Reception at the Muhammad Ali Museum
  • Young Professionals Reception
  • Free Concert on 4th Street Live
  • Awards Dinner

Find the Best Equipment at the Green Industry and Equipment Expo (GIE + EXPO)

  • More than 900 exhibitors filling more than 14 football fields with the latest innovations in lawn and garden care, plus outdoor power equipment.
  • More than 75 exhibitors in the New Products Showcase, presenting more than 100 new and innovative products.
  • A 20-acre demonstration area where you can try the tools tools you need to succeed.

Your LANDSCAPES 2017 registration gives you access to all of this and more!

Landscapes 2017 Highlights

Roger Phelps, STIHL Inc.: Your Business Has a Great Story, But Is Anyone Listening?

Moderator: Judy Guido, Guido and Associates: Shark Tank, The LANDSCAPES 2017 Edition!

Tracks: Business Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Marketing/Sales and Operations.

Tracks: Business Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Marketing/Sales, Operations and Safety & Risk Management.

9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Power Sessions


Three Specialties: Design Build, Landscape Management and Lawn Care.

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Concurrent Sessions

Tracks: Business Management (Advanced), Human Resources, Leadership, Marketing/Sales and Operations.

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Concurrent Sessions

Tracks: Business Management, Human Resources, Marketing/Sales and Operations.




Educational Days


education sessions



Meet and Learn From These Leaders

Roger Phelps

Roger Phelps

Power Session Leader

Roger Phelps is the Corporate Communications manager for STIHL Inc. and has been managing the event marketing, PR, and social media programs for STIHL since 2001. He is a former board member of the NALP, and currently serves on the NALP Foundation board.

Judy Guido

Judy Guido

Guido and Associates
Power Session Leader

Judy Guido is the Chairman of Guido and Associates and has been recognized as one of the highest ranking and respected women in the landscape industry.

Dan Ariens

Mary Kelly, PhD, CSP, CDR, US Navy (ret.)

Leadership Expert, Economist, Author
CEO Forum Speaker

Dr. Mary Kelly provides economic and leadership information that leaders can use to make the right decisions for their businesses. She is the founder of Productive Leaders and the author of 11 business and leadership books including 15 Ways to Grow Your Business in Every Economy, 360 Degrees of Leadership and her latest, Why Leaders Fail and the 7 Prescriptions for Success.

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Register Now For LANDSCAPES 2017!

LANDSCAPES (formerly Green Industry Conference or GIC) is the largest, most highly anticipated landscape and lawn care industry educational and networking experience of the year. Held in conjunction with the GIE+EXPO and Hardscape North America trade shows which host nearly 750 indoor and outdoor exhibits, provides more than 40 educational sessions featuring the industry's front-runners and most successful entrepreneurs, and other leading business experts.

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Kentucky Exposition Center