For Immediate Release

Landscape Management, Lawn Care, and Design Build Specialty Education Coming to LANDSCAPES 2017

Early Registration Discounts End Sept. 18

Herndon, Va., (August 23, 2017) - The National Association of Landscape Professionals is introducing a day of specialty summits this year at LANDSCAPES 2017, the association’s annual education conference which is held in conjunction with GIE+EXPO on October 18 – 20, in Louisville.

The specialty summits will be held on Wednesday, October 18, at NALP’s headquarters hotel, the Downtown Louisville Marriott. Attendees will choose one of the three day-long summits (lawn care, landscape management, or design/build/installation), which include four education sessions and a networking lunch.

The specialty summits will share case studies and strategies from top landscape contractors and include education from industry consultants such as Jeffrey Scott, Phil Harwood, Real Green Systems, Bartlett Tree Experts, and national experts from leading industry organizations like Houzz.

Sign up for the specialty summits through the LANDSCAPES registration. Prices for the 9am – 4pm day of education are $189 for NALP members and $289 for non-members. Prices go up on September 18.

The Landscape Management Summit is sponsored by John Deere, the Design/Build/Installation Summit is sponsored by Caterpillar, and the Lawn Care Summit is sponsored by UPG.

LANDSCAPES 2017 is approved for Landscape Industry Certified recertification at 1 CEU per hour of instruction attended.

LANDSCAPES 2017 is sponsored by JOHN DEERE at the Platinum level, with additional support by Caterpillar as Gold Sponsor and Bayer as Silver Sponsor.

For more information about LANDSCAPES, visit or contact laurie@landscapeprofessionals.

About NALP
The National Association of Landscape Professionals represents an industry of nearly 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation and tree care experts who create and maintain green spaces for the benefit of society and the environment. The association works with law makers and the public to protect and grow the industry and offers education, networking, training and certification programs that increase the professionalism in the industry and inspire its members to excellence. For more information, visit