FEBRUARY 28, 2017 OLA LANDSCAPE BUSINESS LEGAL CLINICS Join us to learn how to protect your business and your profits. We are offering 2 different clinics, the first one covers Business Succession & Asset Protection on February 14 and the second on February 28 is on Contracts & Hiring and Firing. These clinics are short afternoon sessions that will provide you with valuable information. They are instructed by an attorney who is also a landscape contractor, so he understands your day to day operations.
FEBRAURY 22, 2017 OHIO GREEN INDUSTRY ADVOCACY DAY The “2017 Ohio Green Industry Advocacy Day” will be held in Columbus, OH. This is a great chance to partner with fellow green industry colleagues to explain issues critical to your business and the size and importance of Ohio’s Green Industry to our state legislators. Details TBA.
MARCH 2, 2017 (CENTRAL OHIO) OLA MEETING Just in time for spring - learn to break the rules and win more sales! This session will featuring Lewis VanLandingham, professional Sandler Sales Trainer and CEO of Sharper Edge Advantage, LLC. Host at and sponsored by Wolf Creek Company on Huntley Road in Columbus, OH. For more information contact OLA At 1-800-335-6521, or visit Ohiolandscapers. org.
MARCH 9, 2017 (NE OHIO) OLA MEETING Getting and Keeping the Right Employees, featuring Elise Hara Auvil of EHA Solutions, Ltd. Held at St. Michael’s Woodside in Broadview Hts., OH. For more information contact OLA at 1-800-335-6521, or visit OhioLandscapers.org.
MARCH 14, 2017 OLA STONE CLINIC: RIGHT TOOL. RIGHT TECHNIQUE. Are you struggling to rockface 2, 2.5 & 3 inch Berea sandstone? Come to this class to learn the proper way. Join us for this hands-on clinic where you will learn rockfacing, cutting, dressing, coping, splitting and tooling. For more information contact OLA at 1-800-335-6521, or visit the event page.
MARCH 21, 2017 OLA GROW YOUR LANDSCAPE BUSINESS WORKSHOP: JEFFREY SCOTT Join us for this 1-day workshop that will help you rapidly build the value and profitability of your business – and bring back the joy of ownership. It covers every aspect of Jeffrey Scott’s Proven 5-Step Business Building Process, and includes his exclusive Grow Your Landscape Business Playbook, a step-by-step guide written specifically for landscape business owners that will ensure your success.
MARCH 30, 2017 20th ANNUAL LANDSCAPE OHIO! AWARDS GALA Join Ohio’s landscape community for an elegant, fun-filled night of celebration as we honor winners of the 2016 Landscape Ohio! Awards. This dinner and awards presentation will once again be held at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens, located at 11030 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH. For more information contact OLA at 1-800-335-6521.
AUGUST 3, 2017 OLA SCHOLARSHIP GOLF OUTING Join us at Mallard Creek Golf Club in Columbia Station for the OLA Scholarship Golf Outing! 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.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 (NE OHIO) OLA MEETING / FACILITY TOUR Held at St. Michael’s Woodside in Broadview Hts., OH. For more information contact OLA at 1-800-335-6521, or visit OhioLandscapers.org.
OCTOBER 12, 2017 (CENTRAL OHIO) OLA MEETING / FACILITY TOUR TBD
NOVEMBER 16, 2017 (NE OHIO) OLA MEETING Held at St. Michael’s Woodside in Broadview Hts., OH. For more information contact OLA at 1-800-335-6521, or visit OhioLandscapers.org.
FEBRUARY 28, 2017 Speaker: Patrick Blanc (Paris, France) World’s Leading Expert on Vertical Gardens 10:00am – 12:00PM Cleveland Museum of Natural History - $25 Patrick Blanc holds two doctorate degrees in science. His many awards include the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. the Botany prize from the French Academy of Sciences, Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, and Time magazine’ s 50 Best Inventions of the Year. He leads the field of vertical gardening, having founded and patented it in 1988. Patrick Blanc has created vertical gardens at museums, hotels, residences, and corporations. He has worked with leading architects, developers, and environmental groups worldwide.
AUGUST 8, 2017 50th Annual NGLCO Field Day. The Nursery Growers of Lake County Ohio are excited to announce their field day will be once again hosted by Debonne Vineyards in Madison. Chalet Debonne Vineyards is the largest estate winery in Ohio, boasting over 175 acres of vines. Tour the winery and the first Micro Brewery located in a winery, Cellar Rats Brewery. Then visit the trade show with over 150 exhibitors in a County Fair atmosphere. For more information contact NGLCO Executive Director, Annette Howard at 440-241-7969 or visit http://nglco. com/events/nglco-2017-field-day/