FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lisa Stryker
National Association of Landscape Professionals
NATIONAL COLLEGIATE LANDSCAPE COMPETITION HEADS TO NORTH CAROLINA, MARCH 14-17, 2018
Fairfax, Va., (Feb. 6, 2018) The National Association of Landscape Professionals annual collegiate career event and competition, the National Collegiate Landscape Competition will take place March 14-17, at Alamance Community College in North Carolina.
This year, more than 750 horticulture and landscape students from more than 60 schools will test their skills in 30 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 15. 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, Kubota, Native, Level Green Landscaping, Greenscape (Silver) and Anchor, Aspire, Bartlett Tree Experts, Belgard, Bobcat, BrightView, Corona, Ewing, Hunter, Kawasaki, Proven Winners, and the Toro Company (Bronze).
For more information about event sponsorships, securing a booth at the Career Fair, or registering for the event, visit 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 nearly 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation and tree care experts who create and maintain green spaces. The association advocates on issues impacting its members and offers mentoring and education programs that inspire its members to excellence. Get more information at www.landscapeprofessionals.org.