To keep this momentum going, all of our Segment Councils will be meeting at the end of this month to discuss issues and opportunities and to set strategic goals within each. These councils include Landscape Design/Build, Snowplowing/Landscape Management, Irrigation, Grower, Retail, Supplier, and Gen NEXT. If you’d like to get more involved, participating in these councils is a great first step. Contact me today to learn more and to get started.
As we all know, legislative issues continue to be very important for MNLA and all of us as members need to keep tabs on what is happening. We would like to encourage you to join forces with fellow MNLA members and attend MNLA’s Annual Green Industry Legislative Day on February 14th from 8:00am-12:00pm.
Mark your calendars now and plan to attend our first annual Great Lakes Autumn Expo on September 20, 2012. Hosted by Christensen’s Plant Center in Plymouth, MI, this event takes the place of our traditional Summer Field Day and is scheduled a month later to better accommodate both our members’ schedules and our Snow & Ice Summit.
The 2013 GLTE brings together unprecedented educational programming and certification opportunities for all segments of the green industry, as well as the largest green industry trade show in the state. Attendees will be exposed to over 100 educational sessions and more than 250 exhibitors in over 400 booths. Press releases, advertisements and announcements for the GLTE will be placed in major industry publications, including local and regional trade journals and association newsletters. In addition, more than 13,500 industry professionals will receive registration information.