JULY 2017
JULY 20th, 2017
Wooster, Ohio
LIC HANDS-ON FIELD TESTING DATE
Landscape supervisors, foremen, and field technicians who are Landscape Industry Certified
are recognized as qualified professionals. This can mean better wages and enhanced profits
as the public becomes more aware of the meaning of doing business with a certified
professional. For more information on taking the test, visit the link above, or call the OLA at
440.717.0002. The deadline to register for this test is 5/19/2017.

AUGUST 2017

AUGUST 3, 2017
OLA SCHOLARSHIP GOLF CLASSIC
Join us  at Mallard Creek Golf Club in Columbia Station 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.

AUGUST 24, 2017
SNOW & ICE MANAGEMENT CLINIC
Join us at St. Michael's Woodside in Broadview Heights for our annual Snow & Ice
Management Clinic, featuring Industry Experts, A Panel Discussions with your peers, our Mini
Trade Show, and more. Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities still available.

SEPTEMBER 2017

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 (NE OHIO)
PLANT GEEK DAY
Save the date for our first ever Plant Geek Day!  We are planning a fun day of education
with a few sponsor displays on hand. This event is for owners, designers, crew people, and
anyone the needs to know more about plants!  It will be held in the gymnasium at St.
Michael’s Woodside Event Center and will be a “cannot miss” event!

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 (NE OHIO)
OLA MEETING / FACILITY TOUR
Join us, September 20, 2017 as Brian and his team give us a peak into what has made them
so successful for all of these years!

OCTOBER 2017

OCTOBER 12, 2017 (CENTRAL OHIO)
OLA MEETING / FACILITY TOUR
TBD

NOVEMBER 2017

NOVEMBER 1, 2017 (NE OHIO)
SEGMENTAL RETAINING WALL TRAINING & CERTIFICATION
Learn how to build Segmental Retaining Walls (SRW) that perform well over time! This one
day program teaches hardscape contractors and installers essential concepts related to the
design, construction, and performance of SRWs.
Class and option for certification. Level 1.
Held at Indiana Wesleyan University. More info to come.

NOVEMBER 14, 2017 (NE OHIO)
BE MORE THAN A SALESPERSON: BECOME A TRUSTED ADVISOR
Marvin Montgomery, better known as the “Sales Doctor,” will conduct a one day sales
training workshop that will provide participants with the necessary skills needed to build long
term client relationships. GET MARVINIZED! Held at Indiana Wesleyan University,
Independence, OH.

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.

NOVEMBER 28, 2017 (NE OHIO, AVON)
PRUNING CLINIC
The most important landscape maintenance practice is the control of plant size by the
correct method of pruning to retain the natural branching characteristics of the plants and
integrity of the landscape design. Dormant Pruning of Landscape Plants is a half-day, hands-
on clinic and a timely training opportunity for you and your crews to get back to the basics
and learn the proper way to prune in time for winter and early spring pruning. This seminar
will include a lecture as well as a hands-on training.

NOVEMBER 30, 2017 (CENTRAL OHIO, HILLIARD)
PRUNING CLINIC
The most important landscape maintenance practice is the control of plant size by the
correct method of pruning to retain the natural branching characteristics of the plants and
integrity of the landscape design. Dormant Pruning of Landscape Plants is a half-day, hands-
on clinic and a timely training opportunity for you and your crews to get back to the basics
and learn the proper way to prune in time for winter and early spring pruning. This seminar
will include a lecture as well as a hands-on training.
OLA Events
Industry Events
JULY 15 - 18, 2017
Columbus, Ohio
CULTIVATE '17
Cultivate brings those in the industry together for
an experience that's electric, inspiring, and
highly impactful. Whatever your goals are,
Cultivate has the resources and answers you
need to get results.  Join 10,000 of your industry
peers for the event that gets everyone excited
about business and growing for the future.

JULY 17, 2017
Peninsula, Ohio 44264
SNOWFIGHTERS INSTITUTE SNOW & ICE SEMINAR
Join the Snowfighters Institute at the
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
for a One-Day Sales Seminar, featuring
internationally respected snow and ice
management expert and author of Managing
Snow & Ice and Snow Management, A Look
Through Time, John Allin, CSP, ASCA-C.  This
seminar will offer attendees a comprehensive
look at current snow and ice management
practices and focus on how to grow your
business with effective and persuasive sales
techniques.

JULY 28th 2017
Columbus, Ohio 43203
AMANDA PATTON: An Award-Winning garden
designer from Britain
Amanda Patton will be giving two lectures on the
art of design. The focus of her talks are the
principles and elements of art as they are used
(or not!) in garden design. She takes the most
important of these and show paintings to
illustrate the principle/element followed by
garden images that demonstrate them in
practice. For more info, call Jackie Ansara at
419.283.5062.

AUGUST 8, 2017
Madison, Ohio 44057
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/





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