OCTOBER 2017

OCTOBER 26, 2017 (CENTRAL OHIO)
MEETING / CENTRAL OHIO
Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
1777 E Broad St,
Columbus, OH 43203
Don’t miss this chance to get a behind the s
cenes look at one of the premier conservatories
in our area, along with the opportunity to meet and network with fellow industry professionals!

NOVEMBER 2017

NOVEMBER 1, 2017 (NE OHIO)
SEGMENTAL RETAINING WALL TRAINING & CERTIFICATION
Learn how to build Segmental Retaining Walls (SRW) that perform well over time! This one
day program teaches hardscape contractors and installers essential concepts related to the
design, construction, and performance of SRWs. Class and option for certification. Level 1.
Held at Indiana Wesleyan University. More info to come.

NOVEMBER 14, 2017 (NE OHIO)
BE MORE THAN A SALESPERSON: BECOME A TRUSTED ADVISOR
Marvin Montgomery, better known as the “Sales Doctor,” will conduct a one day sales
training workshop that will provide participants with the necessary skills needed to build long
term client relationships. GET MARVINIZED! Held at Indiana Wesleyan University,
Independence, OH.

NOVEMBER 16, 2017 (NE OHIO)
MEETING / NE OHIO: MILLENIALS IN THE WORKFORCE
Our industry has 4 generations working together for the first time ever. Hear from a Millennial
about how we can all thrive! Presented by Steve Benzschawel, Generational Consulting, LLC.
Held at St. Michael’s Woodside. For more info, call the OLA offices at 440.717.0002.

NOVEMBER 28, 2017 (NE OHIO, AVON)
PRUNING CLINIC
The most important landscape maintenance practice is the control of plant size by the
correct method of pruning to retain the natural branching characteristics of the plants and
integrity of the landscape design. Dormant Pruning of Landscape Plants is a half-day, hands-
on clinic and a timely training opportunity for you and your crews to get back to the basics
and learn the proper way to prune in time for winter and early spring pruning. This seminar
will include a lecture as well as a hands-on training.

NOVEMBER 30, 2017 (CENTRAL OHIO, HILLIARD)
PRUNING CLINIC
The most important landscape maintenance practice is the control of plant size by the
correct method of pruning to retain the natural branching characteristics of the plants and
integrity of the landscape design. Dormant Pruning of Landscape Plants is a half-day, hands-
on clinic and a timely training opportunity for you and your crews to get back to the basics
and learn the proper way to prune in time for winter and early spring pruning. This seminar
will include a lecture as well as a hands-on training.

JANUARY 2018

JANUARY 15 -17, 2018
OLA BOOTH at MGIX – formerly known as CENTS
Tradeshow with educational sessions held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Visit
OLA in Booth #1341. For more information contact the ONLA at 800-825-5062.

JANUARY 16, 2018
OLA HOSPITALITY SUITE
(Central Ohio)
Come network with others in the Green Industry.  Hosted by OLA. Held at the Hampton Inn
and Suites, 501 North High Street, Columbus, OH, 5 pm to 7 pm, across the street from the
Columbus Convention Center at the close of MGIX for the day.  For more information contact
OLA at 1-800-335-6521, or visit OhioLandscapers.org

JANUARY 25, 2018
OLA MEETING
GreenMark Consulting Group is tentatively scheduled to discuss Hiring & Retention. To be
confirmed. Held at St. Michael’s Woodside. For more info, call the OLA offices at 440.717.0002.
OLA Events
2018 LIC Testing Dates
If you have an event you would like listed here,
please call 440.717.0002 and ask for Rick, or email
him at
rick@ohiolandscapers.org.


EDUCATION
EVENTS
GOLF OUTING
Ohio Landscape Association
9240 Broadview Road
Broadview Heights, OH 44147
440-717-0002
Toll Free: 800-335-6521
RENEW MEMBERSHIP
SAFETY
SCHOLARSHIPS

January 16, 1PM, MGIX – Columbus
January 25, 1PM, Ohio State ATI – Wooster
February 6, 1PM, OLA – Broadview Heights
February 22, 1PM, Thornton’s – Cincinnati area
August 8, 2:30PM, Ohio State ATI – Wooster
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 – Test site set-up,
judges orientation, and equipment review
Thursday, August 9, 2018 – Test Day
October 2, 9AM, Ohio State ATI – Wooster
October 9, 9AM, OLA – Broadview Heights