JULY

JULY 12, 2018
PLANT I.D. CLINIC (Northeast Ohio)
This clinic is a hands-on training opportunity for you and your crews covering the basics of
Plant ID for plants typically used in Zone 6 in Ohio. Many of the plants that will be covered
are on the plant list for the Landscape Industry Certified Technician’s Test. Sponsored by
Davis Tree Farm & Nursery.

JULY 19, 2018
PLANT I.D. CLINIC (Central Ohio)
This clinic is a hands-on training opportunity for you and your crews covering the basics of
Plant ID for plants typically used in Zone 6 in Ohio. Many of the plants that will be covered
are on the plant list for the Landscape Industry Certified Technician’s Test. Sponsored by
Premier Plant Solutions.

AUGUST

AUGUST 2, 2018
OLA SCHOLARSHIP GOLF CLASSIC
Join us at Mallard Creek Golf Club in Columbia Station for the OLA Scholarship Golf Classic!
Proceeds from this event benefit our OLA Scholarship Fund. Our golf outing was created to
help generate funding for our scholarship program, targeting qualified students interested in
a vocation within the green industry. Registration opens in spring/summer of 2018. Call the
OLA at 800-335-6521 for sponsorship opportunities.

AUGUST 14, 2018
NGLCO FIELD DAY
Join the Nursery Growers of Lake County Ohio for an information-packed day at the 51st
annual Summer Field Day! Visit old friends, make new ones and network with the best of the
best. Held at Chalet Debonne Vineyards in Madison, Ohio. For more info, call Annette
Howard at 440.241.7969.

AUGUST 23, 2018
SNOW & ICE CLINIC
Join us at St. Michael’s Woodside in Broadview Heights for our annual Snow & Ice  
Management Clinic, featuring Industry Experts,  our Mini Trade Show, and more. Registration
and Sponsorship Opportunities are available. Register online, or call the OLA offices at
440.717.0002.

SEPTEMBER

SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 (TENTATIVE)
OLA LANDSCAPE FACILITY TOUR
Join us again for our annual Landscape Facility Tour, hosted this year by Exscape Designs in
Newbury, OH. Exscape Designs is a full service design/build company that attributes its
success to upholding and operating by a set of core values that ensures their team acts with
integrity, professionalism, and accountability every single day. Call the OLA Office at
440.717.0002 for more info.

OCTOBER

OCTOBER 11, 2018 (TENTATIVE)
OLA MEETING (Cental Ohio)
Subject matter and location TBD. For more info call the OLA Office at 440.717.0002.

NOVEMBER

NOVEMBER 15, 2018
OLA ANNUAL MEETING
Subject matter and location TBD. For more info call the OLA Office at 440.717.0002.

NOVEMBER 28, 2017
DORMANT PRUNING CLINIC / NE OHIO
Dormant Pruning of Landscape Plants is a half-day, hands-on clinic and a timely training
opportunity for you and your crews to learn the proper pruning techniques. Instructed by
Gail Reinhart and held at Willoway Nurseries in Avon, Ohio.

NOVEMBER 28, 2017
DORMANT PRUNING CLINIC / CENTRAL OHIO
Dormant Pruning of Landscape Plants is a half-day, hands-on clinic and a timely training
opportunity for you and your crews to learn the proper pruning techniques. Instructed by
Gail Reinhart and held at Premier Plant Services in Hilliard, Ohio.
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
WRITTEN TEST DATES
August 8, 2:30PM, Ohio State ATI – Wooster
Application Deadline: 06/08/18

August 9, 7:00AM, Ohio State ATI – Wooster
Application Deadline: 06/08/18

October 2, 9AM, Ohio State ATI – Wooster
Application Deadline: 09/11/18

October 9, 9AM, OLA – Broadview Heights
Application Deadline: 09/11/18

HANDS-ON TEST DATE
August 9, 7:00AM, Ohio State ATI – Wooster
Application Deadline: 06/08/18
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
JUNE 26th - 29th, 2018
SIMA 21st ANNUAL SNOW & ICE SYMPOSIUM
Join SIMA for the 21st Annual Snow & Ice
Symposium, June 26-29th, 2018 at the Huntington
Convention Center in downtown Cleveland,
where attendees engage through peer-to-peer
networking, hear from some of the industry's
leading snow and ice professionals, and meet
with top snow and ice equipment manufacturers
and suppliers at the industry's largest snow-
specific trade show. You can view trade show
hours, the educational line-up, registration fees,
travel information and more at
www.sima.
org/show

JULY 14-17, 2018
CULTIVATE'18
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, OH USA
Experience where it all comes together at
Cultivate, the industry’s premier event for new
knowledge, products, varieties, and
connections. Explore why Cultivate continues to
be a hands-down industry favorite.

JULY 25, 2018
SHARING ACROSSBORDERS!
Presented by: International Plant Propagators'
Society, Eastern Region
IPPS Regional Meeting in conjunction with
NGLCO, AGI and Canadian growers touring Lake
County. All growers and interested plant
professionals are welcome to attend this event
that seeks to increase awareness of the benefits
of IPPS while providing a great educational
experience. Pesticide credits will be available for
the morning presentations

This is part of a three-day tour and conference by
IPPS of SW Ontario. To Register Contact Associated
Green
Industriesassociatedgreenindustries@gmail.
com

AUGUST 5-8
2018 ISA ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
AND TRADE SHOW
The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) will
hold its annual conference at the Greater
Columbus Convention Center August 5-8. The
conference themed “Arboriculture: So much to
discover” is hosted by the Ohio Chapter of the
ISA and will bring in nearly 2000 arborists from
around the world as they convene to learn the
latest research on the care of trees in the urban
forest.