FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jenn Myers
National Collegiate Landscape Competition Heads to Colorado, March 20 – 23, 2019
Fairfax, Va., January 11, 2019 - The National Association of Landscape Professionals annual collegiate career event and competition, the National Collegiate Landscape Competition will take place March 20 – 23, at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.
This year, more than 750 horticulture and landscape students from more than 60 schools will test their skills in 29 real-world, competitive events, and they will interview with landscape, lawn care, tree care, irrigation, and other companies at the Career Fair, which will be held on Thursday, March 21. Very limited booth space is still available.
“This event each year is the best opportunity to support and connect with the next generation,” said Sabeena Hickman, CAE, NALP CEO. “The fact that we have participation from top industry companies and suppliers is a testament to the talent of these students and to the competitive workforce environment we find ourselves in.”
The National Collegiate Landscape Competition relies on support from sponsors including STIHL, Inc. (Platinum); JOHN DEERE (Gold); Caterpillar, Gravely, Husqvarna (Silver) and Anchor, Aspire, Bartlett Tree Experts, Belgard, Bobcat, BrightView, CASE Construction, Corona, Ewing, Hunter, Kawasaki, Permaloc, Proven Winners, SiteOne Landscape Supply, Timberline Landscaping, the Toro Company and Yellowstone Landscape (Bronze).
For more information about event sponsorships, securing a booth at the Career Fair, or registering for the event, visit www.landscapecompetition.org, or contact Jennifer Myers at Jenn@landscapeprofessionals.org or call 703-736-9666.
The National Association of Landscape Professionals represents an industry of approximately 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation, and tree care professionals. Through national advocacy campaigns, the association is growing the industry and its workforce. NALP offers its members professional development through education, networking, and training, and increases the professionalism of the industry through certification and accreditation programs. For more information about NALP, visit www.landscapeprofessionals.org. Also, visit Loveyourlandscape.org for landscape information or visit LandscapeIndustryCareers.org to explore career opportunities.