MARCH

MARCH 1,  2018
SKETCHUP FOR BEGINNERS
Don’t have the time necessary to learn how to use complicated design software? SketchUp is
hands-down the most intuitive, not to mention powerful, easy-to-learn 3D drawing tool on
the planet. Join us as we cover the basic tools, their uses, and challenges associated with
creating a finished landscape model.

MARCH 8,  2018
OLA MEETING (NE Ohio): Ultimate Networking – Learn From Your Peers.
When people gather together in-person to share ideas and learn from one another  - the
good, “old-fashioned” way - good things happen! Join us for a series of roundtable
discussions covering various topics pertaining to your company and the betterment of the
industry.

MARCH 12 & 13 2018
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.
2 individual Clinics,
both held in the Cleveland Ohio area.
(UPDATE: Day one, March 12th, is sold out).

MARCH 22, 2018
21st ANNUAL LANDSCAPE OHIO! AWARDS GALA
Join Ohio’s landscape community for an elegant, fun evening of celebrating as we reveal
the 2017 Landscape Ohio! award winners. Held at the Cleveland Botanical Garden.
Includes dinner and awards presentation.

MARCH 22 & 23, 2018
LMN BUILD A BETTER LANDSCAPE BUSINESS SEMINAR (CINCINNATI)
Bring your numbers (all financials are kept confidential) and learn the simple systems proven
to build more efficient, more productive landscape companies. It couldn’t be easier. In just 2
days, you’ll create real planning & estimating systems for your company, ready to be used
the very next day. Use the Discount Code:
OHAMAR2018 to save on admission.

MARCH 28,  2018
CENTRAL OHIO SPRING MEETING: Drones & the Landscape Industry
Videography for promotional purposes seems to be the fastest-growing use for small
unmanned aircraft in the landscape industry. Businesses typically hire an FAA-certified
company, specializing in aerial photography, on a project-by-project basis, and there are
good reasons for doing so.

APRIL

APRIL 5, 2018
CDL TRAINING
Join us for Commercial Driver’s License Training and learn the information you need to know
to pass the state CDL test. Taught by former truck driver and state test examiner, Daryl
Lengyel.
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
FEBRUARY 22, 2018 (PITTSBURGH, PA)
MARCH 1, 2018 (CLEVELAND, OH)
UNILOCK CONTRACTOR ADVANTAGE WORKSHOPS
Jumpstart your business for 2018 by attending
Unilock's Contractor Advantage Seminars. Among
other topics, these seminars will cover, NEW
Revolutionary multi-face wall systems, 2018's new
products, Natural Stone by Unilock, Alliance G2™
Polymeric Sand, SEK cleaners and sealers, as well
as Hands-on installation. For more info, or to
register, visit
www.events.unilock.com/contractor-
seminars/contractor-seminars-ohio/

FEBRUARY 24th, 2018
PATTIE GROUP CAREER FAIR
The Pattie Group, a landscape development firm
celebrating their 50th year in business, will host
their 2018 Career Fair on February 24th from 10:00
a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at their Headquarters, 15533
Chillicothe Road, Novelty, OH 44072.
This event is open to the public. Job-seekers will
have the opportunity to interview at the event
and learn more about The Pattie Group.
Refreshments will be provided.

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.