NOVEMBER

NOVEMBER 15, 2018
OLA ANNUAL MEETING (NE OHIO)
Tom Wasinski, CEO of Aerial Agents, LLC - a professional aerial photography and
videography company - will discuss and demonstrate the ways that drone services can
enhance your portfolios to help you do a better job of telling the stories of your work. Held at
St. Michael’s Woodside. More info to come.

NOVEMBER 27, 2018
DORMANT PRUNING / 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 29, 2018
DORMANT PRUNING /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.

DECEMBER

DECEMBER 6, 2018
BE MORE THAN A SALESPERSON: BECOME A TRUSTED ADVISOR
Marvin Montgomery, better known as the “Sales Doctor,” will conduct a one day sales
training course that will provide participants with the necessary skills needed to build long
term client relationships. Held at Indiana Wesleyan University, Independence, OH. Register
online, or call the OLA offices.

DECEMBER 14, 2018
LANDSCAPE OHIO! AWARDS ENTRY DEADLINE
Don’t miss the opportunity to become an award winning landscape contractor.  Entries for
the 2018 program are due in the OLA office by 5pm on Dec. 14. For rules, regulations and
entry information go to ohiolandscapers.org.landscapeohioawards.html. Questions?  
Contact OLA at 1-800-335-6521.

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

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.
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? C
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and fill
out the form to be among the first notified
when ticket sales are open and the information is
released!