MARCH

MARCH 5, 2020
OLA MEETING (NE OHIO): CREATING AND LIVING YOUR BRAND
Join us March 5, 2020 as Jason Cromley, Co- owner of Hidden Creek Landscaping, discusses
how Hidden Creek attained their vision, while offering advice on how to NOT settle, when it
comes to creating yours. Among other topics, Jason will cover the benefits of consulting
professional help (e.g. photographers, marketing personnel, designers), along with the
importance of fostering progressive partnerships with interior designers, custom builders,
custom pool installers, etc.

MARCH 9 & 10, 2020
FOREMAN TRAINING (SOLD OUT)
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 19, 2020 (CANCELED/COVID 19)
LMN’s One-Day Best in Landscape Workshop
Landscapers work too hard to earn a 2% profit don’t you think? Come to the LMN workshop
and let them explain in one day how to earn 15-20% profit. They will talk about ideas you
haven’t considered which will lead to more efficiency and increased profit. This workshop will
change the way you think about your business. You’re already a great landscaper. This one
day workshop will turn you into a great business owner.
REGISTER ONLINE AT
WWW.GOLMN.COM/WORKSHOPS.
USE THE CODE OLAMEMBER FOR $20 OFF

MARCH 26, 2020 (POSTPONED /COVID 19)
23rd ANNUAL LANDSCAPE OHIO! AWARDS GALA
Join Ohio’s landscape community for an elegant, fun-filled evening of celebrating as we
reveal the 2019 Landscape Ohio! award winners. This annual Landscape competition was
created to increase awareness of quality landscaping and how it improves our environment.
More info to come.

APRIL

APRIL 8, 2020
SPRING TRAINING DAY (CANCELED / COVID 19)
Having a trained crew is the key to fostering a culture of safety within your company. This
year’s Spring Training Clinic will teach your employees industry best practices from start to
finish, as well as how to be safe while performing them - all in effort to get them ready for the
2020 season!

APRIL 16. 2020
OLA CENTRAL OHIO MEETING (CANCELED / COVID 19)
Developing Your Strategic Business Model: A Roadmap
Join us April 16, as Mike Rorie discusses the process for defining how your organization creates,
delivers and maximizes value for its customers, employees and stakeholders,

JUNE

JUNE 2020 (DATE TBA)
CDL TRAINING
Join us for Commercial Driver’s License Training and learn the information you need to know
to pass the state CDL test. Back by demand, and instructed by a former truck driver, this
interactive course will include videos and handouts that will cover: State Pre-Trip Inspection,
State Yard Skills, State Road Test & more.
Registration opens in Spring of 2020.

JULY

JULY 9, 2020 (NE OHIO)
PLANT I.D. CLINIC
This clinic is a hands-on training opportunity for you and your crews covering the basics of
Plant ID for plants typically used 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.
Registration opens in Spring of 2020.

JULY 2020 (DATE TBD)
PLANT I.D. CLINIC
This clinic is a hands-on training opportunity for you and your crews covering the basics of
Plant ID for plants typically used 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.
Registration opens in Spring of 2020.

AUGUST

AUGUST 6
OLA SCHOLARSHIP GOLF CLASSIC
Join us at Bob-O-Link Golf Club in Avon, Ohio 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. Call the OLA at 800-335-6521 for sponsorship
opportunities.
Registration opens in spring of 2020.

AUGUST 20
SNOW & ICE CLINIC (NE Ohio)
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.
Registration opens in spring/summer of 2020.

SEPTEMBER

SEPTEMBER 17, 2020
NEO FACILITY TOUR (YARD SMART, INC.)
Yard Smart is committed to providing their clients with services which will meet and exceed
their expectations by providing a valuable service that will be remembered and talked
about.  For over thirty years, they have worked to maintain a professional image and to
provide their clients with quality service. Join us,  as Bruce Stone and his team give us a peek
into what has made them so successful.
Registration opens in spring/summer of 2020.
OLA Events
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
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



LANDSCAPE LIGHTING EXPO & OPENHOUSE
CASCADE LIGHTING
March 9, 2020.
Chenoweth Golf & Banquet Hall – Akron, OH
Discover what’s new in lighting and controls for
2020! Meet with manufacturer representative
and enjoy free breakfast and lunch! NEW this
year – featuring 4 training sessions (see website for
more details)Over 15 manufacturers! The largest
lighting show in the area!
Register online by March 2 at cascadelighting.com
(Limit two attendees per company please.)


CONTRACTOR PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Valley City Supply
March 18, 2020
8:30 AM – 1 PM
1323 W River Rd, Valley City, Ohio 44280
Kickoff your Spring and join us for a half-day
training event packed with loads of great labor-
saving products and techniques that will have
an immediate impact on your business!

FREE TO ATTEND! - To register, visit
https://bit.
ly/2H7llDM and complete the online registration
form.