2021 Snow & Ice Summit

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LOCATION: Curbco (3145 S. Dye Road, Flint, MI 48507)


REGISTER NOW! For more information, please contact Emily@MNLA.org or call (517) 381-0437.

To be a Vendor Showcase Participant, complete this FORM.

 
SPONSORS
EDUCATION SPONSOR: MHI Fund/RPS Regency
EDUCATION SPONSOR: MHI Fund
LUNCH SPONSOR: Big Barney's Ice Eliminator

MHI Fund RPS logoPrepare your entire team for success during the upcoming winter season at MNLA's 2021 Snow and Ice Summit.  Your snow crew members will learn to operate snow equipment safely and efficiently at the Snow Operations Training. Snow and Ice business owners and managers should plan to attend the Snow Executive Summit during the afternoon to receive insights on the incorporation of technology in their business, as well hear from leading Snow and Ice industry members on the management of their businesses.

Pricing: (Both options include lunch. See Schedule below for details about each option.)
Option 1: Snow Operations Training, Facility Tour & Snow Safety Training (8:00am-4:30pm): $90 for MNLA Members, $135 for Non-Members

Option 2: Snow Executive Summit (12:00pm-4:30pm): $45 for MNLA Members, $65 for Non-Members

 

VENDOR SHOWCASE (as of 8/9/21)
Big Barney's Ice Eliminator
MeritHall Inc.
MHI Fund / RPS Regency
SiteOne Landscape Supply

Schedule: (Please note that the Snow Operations Training will occur from 8:00a-4:30p, and the Snow Executive Summit will take place from 12:00p-4:30p.)

Snow Operations Training
8:00a-12:00p Snow equipment and operations training
-Snow Removal Introduction
-Equipment and pre-shift inspections
   Snow plows (dump trucks)
   Snow plows (civilian trucks)
   Other heavy equipment
      Skid steers
      Front-end loaders
      Graders
      Sweepers
   Snow blowers
      Push/walk-behind
      Vehicle-mounted
      Manual (shovels)
-Stability/traction
     Roads
     Chains/tires/tracks
     Snow weight
12:00p-1:30p Lunch (Sponsored by Big Barney's) and Vendor Showcase
1:30p-2:30p Facility tour of Curbco operations
2:30p-4:30p Snow safety training

-Safe operations
   Know your equipment
   Know your worksite
-Common hazards
   Visibility
   Ergonomics (shovels, long seat time)
   Traffic/Pedestrians (drive, back-up)
   Utilities, obstacles hidden by snow
   Cold stress (PPE)
   Exhaustion
4:30p Event concludes


Snow Executive Summit (PM Only)
12:00p-1:30p: Lunch and Vendor Showcase - Opportunity to connect with suppliers specific to the snow and ice industry
1:30p-2:30p: Facility Tour - A comprehensive inside look at how Curbco operates their sought-after snow services.
2:30-3:30p: Snow and Ice Panel Discussion - An open discussion of challenges and successes from snow industry leaders.
3:30-4:30p: Technology for the Snow & Ice Industry - Learn about the process of adopting and incorporating technology into your snow business, as well as the many benefits of doing so.
4:30p: Event concludes