FEBRUARY

FEBRUARY 19 (Columbus, OH)
LMN BUILD A BETTER LANDSCAPE BUSINESS WORKSHOP
In single day learn: how an Operating Budget sets the course for the coming year complete
with sales goals; how much you can afford to pay your staff by using a Labor Budget; how to
invest in labor-saving equipment to gain efficiency with an Equipment Budget; and most
importantly how to create accurate mark-ups with an Overhead Budget to price work
accurately and profitably. OLA members receive $20 off admission with the code
OLA2019WS.

FEBRUARY 21 (Cincinnati, OH)
LMN BUILD A BETTER LANDSCAPE BUSINESS WORKSHOP
In single day learn: how an Operating Budget sets the course for the coming year complete
with sales goals; how much you can afford to pay your staff by using a Labor Budget; how to
invest in labor-saving equipment to gain efficiency with an Equipment Budget; and most
importantly how to create accurate mark-ups with an Overhead Budget to price work
accurately and profitably. OLA members receive $20 off admission with the code
OLA2019WS.

FEBRUARY 27 (Columbus, OH)
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

MARCH 11 (NE OH)
FOREMAN TRAINING
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 11 (Cleveland, OH)
LMN BUILD A BETTER LANDSCAPE BUSINESS WORKSHOP
In single day learn: how an Operating Budget sets the course for the coming year complete
with sales goals; how much you can afford to pay your staff by using a Labor Budget; how to
invest in labor-saving equipment to gain efficiency with an Equipment Budget; and most
importantly how to create accurate mark-ups with an Overhead Budget to price work
accurately and profitably. OLA members receive $20 off admission with the code
OLA2019WS.

MARCH 12 (Columbus, OH)
FOREMAN TRAINING
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 14 (NE OH)
OLA MARCH MEETING: Ultimate Networking
Join your peers, March 14th at St. Michael’s Woodside, for this unique opportunity to sit
across from your employees, vendors, industry experts and even competition as we continue
the process of better the profession of Landscaping. Who knows better than someone who
has walked in your shoes?

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.

APRIL

APRIL 11 (NE OH)
SAFETY TRAINING DAY (REGISTRATION OPENS SOON!)
Safety is key to a successful company and this class features sessions on Proper Equipment
Utilization and Operation, Basic First Aid and also teaches the Dangers of Distracted Driving
and tips from the State Highway Patrol on Safe Hauling and Loading.  Participants will select
a tract custom designed for either Design/Build/Install or Landscape Maintenance and need
to dress for the weather as part of this class with be outdoors with the equipment.   

COMING IN 2019 (Subject to change)
  • Dry Stone Masonry Clinic
  • Plant Healthcare Clinic
  • Stone Veneer Clinic
  • Plant ID Clinic
  • Segmental Wall Clinic
  • Sales Training Clinic
  • Snow and Ice Management
  • 19th Annual Scholarship Golf Classic
  • Dormant Pruning Clinic
OLA Events
2019 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
Tues, Mar. 19, 2019
NEW TEST TAKERS & RETAKES
9:30 am (ONLA, Westerville)Application Deadline:
3/1/19

Thurs Apr. 18, 2019
NEW TEST TAKERS & RETAKES
9:30 am (OLA Broadview Heights, OH)
Application Deadline: 4/1/19

Wed, Aug. 7, 2019
NEW TEST TAKERS & RETAKES
2:30 pm (OSU ATI, Wooster)
Application Deadline: 6/1/19

HANDS-ON TEST DATE
Thurs, Aug. 8, 2019
FULL TEST RETAKES AND NEW TESTERS (OSU ATI,
Wooster)
Application Deadline: 6/1/19
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


March 4 (Akron, OH)
Landscape Lighting Expo & Open House!  
Explore innovative lighting and outdoor products
and technology to streamline your lighting bids
and installs, see the newest items in person and
meet with knowledgeable Cascade staff to learn
how to grow your lighting business! Over 15+
landscape and outdoor lighting vendors are
exhibiting. This is a free event tailored to owners,
designers and decision makers that use or have an
interest in outdoor and landscape lighting.  Please
call Cascade Lighting 1-800-758-6359 or visit
www.cascadelighting.com/training for more
details and to rsvp.

March 9, 2019
Kurtz Bros., Inc. 2019 Spring Seminar
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
You and your co-workers are invited to join us for
our 3rd Annual, contractor-only, Spring Seminar!
We once again have invited in some of the
leaders in the Green Industry to showcase what is
new and trending for the upcoming season!

Location: KB Main Office
6415 Granger Road, Independence
Ohio, 44131

RSVP Here.