JANUARY 2019

JANUARY 24, 2019
OLA MEETING (NE Ohio) LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Tim Tokarczyk, of  the Fails Management Institute (FMI),” will guide us through the challenges
of  helping our team members transition from one position to the next, addressing the “good
luck, figure it out” mentality, and changing it to one of coaching for upwards success. Held
at St. Michael’s Woodside

JANUARY 21 - 31
SET-UP OF OLA DISPLAY AT THE GREAT BIG HOME & GARDEN SHOW
If you are interested in volunteering to help construct this year’s OLA garden please contact
the OLA at 440.717.0002 as soon as possible and we will forward your information on to our
Garden Commitee’s chairperson. This is a great opportunity to work along side others in the
industry , as well as contribute to the association.

FEBRUARY

FEBRUARY 1 - 10
OLA DISPLAY AT THE GREAT BIG HOME & GARDEN SHOW
Explore this year’s fairytale themed gardens created by some of Northeast Ohio’s top
landscapers. If you are interested in volunteering to help staff the garden during show hours,
please contact the OLA at 440.717.0002 as soon as possible. Spots do fill up quickly. This is a
great opportunity to help promote the industry, our association, and your company to the
general public.

FEBRUARY 27
OHIO GREEN INDUSTRY ADVOCACY DAY
Come to Columbus and meet with your legislators to tell them about the importance of the
Green Industry to the State of Ohio.  This event takes place at the Ohio State House located
in Columbus, Ohio. For more information, contact the OLA Office at 440.717.0002.

MARCH 2019

MARCH 11 & 12 2019
FOREMAN TRAINING (Registration Opens January 2019)
Foremen have to walk the fine line in working side by side with employees while having to
direct, motivate and critique them. In this seminar, they will learn how to more effectively
handle tight deadlines, tight margins and increase customer satisfaction. Held in both NE
and Central Ohio.

MARCH 21
22nd ANNUAL LANDSCAPE OHIO! AWARDS GALA

Join Ohio’s landscape community for an elegant, fun-filled evening of celebrating as we
reveal the 2018 Landscape Ohio! award winners. This
annual Landscape competition, held
at Windows on the River, was created to increase awareness of quality landscaping and
how it improves our environment. Includes dinner and awards presentation. For more info
call the OLA Office at 440.717.0020, or email us at info@ohiolandscapers.org.


COMING IN 2019 (Subject to change)
  • Dry Stone Masonry Clinic
  • Plant Healthcare Clinic
  • Stone Veneer Clinic
  • Plant ID Clinic
  • Safety Training Clinic
  • Segmental Wall Clinic
  • Sales Training Clinic
  • Snow and Ice Management
  • 19th Annual Scholarship Golf Classic
  • Dormant Pruning Clinic
OLA Events
2018 LIC Testing Dates

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
HANDS ON & WRITTEN TEST DATES
Check back in 2019 for any updates to the LIC
testing schedule.
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. Please note that all events are
subject to approval, prior to being posted. Thanks!
Ohio Industry Event Dates
Date: Thursday, February 28th, 2019
Cleveland, OH

Green Industry Seminar
Kurtz Bros., Inc. is excited to announce that theye
are the Title Sponsor for the First Annual Green
Industry Seminar on February 28th of 2019 in
Cleveland, Ohio. This one-day event is built
specifically for the owners, operators, and
managers of landscape companies. During the
event, experts will be discussing thought-
provoking and industry related topics that will
inspire, educate and connect you with best
practices and new trends in the Green Industry.

Topics include:
  • Green Industry Outlook
  • Marketing Strategies and Tactics that Work
  • The Who, What, Where, Why and How
    Behind H-2B
  • Labor Management: How to Manage an
    Unmotivated Work Force
  • The Ins and Outs of Insurance
  • X vs. Y: Commonly Debated Topics in the
    Landscape Industry

Interested in attending? Click on the link above
and fill out the form to be among the first notified
when ticket sales are open and the information is
released!