MARCH 2017

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.

APRIL 2017

APRIL 5, 2017 (NE OHIO)
IRRIGATION CLINIC
This class is for the crew person that needs to know more about what it takes to work in the
irrigation industry. We will touch on basic irrigation design, installation and electrical
servicing. Hosted at and sponsored by Wolf Creek Company. For more information contact
OLA At 1-800-335-6521.

APRIL 7, 2017 (CENTRAL OHIO)
IRRIGATION CLINIC
This class is for the crew person that needs to know more about what it takes to work in the
irrigation industry. We will touch on basic irrigation design, installation and electrical
servicing. Hosted at and sponsored by Wolf Creek Company. For more information contact
OLA At 1-800-335-6521.

APRIL 11, 2017
CDL TRAINING COURSE
Join us for Commercial Driver’s License Training and learn the information you need to know
to pass the state CDL test. Back by demand, and instructed by a former truck driver, this
interactive course will include videos and handouts.

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.

SEPTEMBER 2017

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 (NE OHIO)
OLA MEETING / FACILITY TOUR
Brian-Kyles Landscapes of Distinction. For more information contact OLA at 1-800-335-6521, or
visit OhioLandscapers.org.

OCTOBER 2017

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

NOVEMBER 2017

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.
OLA Events
Ohio Landscape Association
9240 Broadview Road
Broadview Heights, OH 44147
440-717-0002
Toll Free: 800-335-6521
Industry Events
MARCH 22, 2017
CITY FORESTER'S SYMPOSIUM
this is an informal program where municipal foresters
can share information, express areas of mutual
concern, and receive statewide updates. Every year
they invite an allied agency or industry segment that
affects their management decisions in order to build
understanding and camaraderie. As tree planting
contractors with municipal experience, you are the
industry segment they would like to network with this
year and discuss ways to improve the efficiency and
effectiveness of our relationship. Contact Tyler
Stevenson, Urban Forestry Coordinator for the ODNR –
Division of Forestry at 614.265.6707 for more info.

JULY 20, 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.

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.

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/