2013 WINTER LAWN CARE CONFERENCE
Don’t miss the 2013 Winter Lawn Care Conference! Learn new
agronomic and pesticide insights in our Technical Seminar. Preregister
for a delicious hot buffet lunch.
Business Seminar is ideal for any Green Industry (Lawn Care,
Landscape, Irrigation, etc.) business owner / manager - It
includes workshops on IPM communication, profit building and a
review of the recent elections and their consequences.
A great opportunity for everyone in the Lawn Care Industry -
Lawn Care Professionals, Sports Turf Managers, Landscapers,
Municipal / Institutional Groundskeepers.
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2013 WLCC BUSINESS SEMINAR AGENDA
7:00 - 8:00 AM--Registration
Visit with vendors
8:00 - 9:40 AM--
Communicating Effectively About Integrated Pest Management: A Consumer Research-Based Approach for Lawn Care Professionals with Karen Reardon
Engage in hands on exercises designed to assist you in communicating with the public, customers and other interested parties about IPM. What is important about thresholds; the value of being licensed; why information on labels is so significant and safety information will be included. IPM and pesticide communication is an important part of your pesticide training and skill set.
9:40 - 10:15 AM-- Coffee With Vendors
10:30 - 11:30 AM-- Politics and Governing 2013: What Happened, What it Means, and How To Make an Impact with Trey Grayson
Like it or not, political decisions made by those who represent you shape how you and your family live their lives and how you run your business. Today’s political scene is as mucky as ever; why bother participating? Join former Kentucky Secretary of State and current Director of the Harvard Institute of Politics, Trey Grayson, in a frank discussion about the value of your participation as a voter and Business professional. Review what happened in the 2012 elections; the role of social media and data, why it is important to know your legislators and tips on how to be a good citizen.
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM-- Lunch
Visit with vendors
1:15 - 3:15 PM-- Profit Builders Workshop for Lawn Care- Dramatically Improve Your Efficiency, Margins and Profitability with Jeffrey Scott
Are you maximizing your growth & profitability?
What first made you successful may now be getting in the way of reaching your next level of success. This workshop will wake you up to specific methods for improving efficiency, margins, sales and net profits.
Immediately improve your business results by learning how to:
Sell and produce at higher margins
Organize your company for improved efficiency
Get more work done with less labor
Save on material costs
Create ownership thinking among your staff
Highly interactive networking opportunity.
This is an interactive peer group discussion that will greatly benefit established companies looking to reinvigorate their profit focus and help newer companies build their systems. With an elite group of lawn care leaders you will discuss techniques for more profitable selling, pricing, estimating, organizing production, incentivizing, developing employees and managing production data. You will come away with a custom game plan for your firm, with specific techniques that you can immediately implement.
3:15 PM--Credits Distributed
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