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NALP Partners with Aileron, a Top Management Consulting Firm, on the Education

Fairfax, Va., November 12, 2018 - The National Association of Landscape Professionals has announced that Leaders Forum, its executive-level education, and networking event, is heading to the Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & in Aruba, January 24-26.

Leaders Forum brings together many of the top landscape and lawn care CEOs, owners, managers, and leaders for a few days of networking, peer learning, and education.

NALP is partnering on the education with the business consultants at Aileron. Founded by Clay Mathile, the entrepreneur and Former CEO and Owner of the IAMS pet food company, the education sessions will focus on how to retool your business to do more with less; how to build the right team for your business – matching your leadership style to your business needs; and how to get the maximum results from your team.

The event also includes plenty of time for networking. Attendees are encouraged to bring their families and their key staff for a few days of team building and skills development.

“Leaders Forum offers CEOs, executives and emerging leaders the time to network and dive deep into business strategies and insights - that’s why people love this event so much,” says Sabeena Hickman, CAE, NALP CEO.

For more information about Leaders Forum, visit Early bird pricing is in effect until November 28.

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

The event is sponsored by Caterpillar at the Platinum level, Rancho Mesa at the Gold level, and John Deere at the Silver level.

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 Also, visit for landscape information or visit to explore career opportunities.