Welcome to the Ohio Landscape Association!

Our members create and maintain the quality of life in communities across Ohio!

The OLA is a non-profit trade association for landscape contractors and their suppliers,
with members from all across the state of Ohio.  We have been encouraging
professional standards and promoting the green industry since 1965 and are a valuable
resource with tools to increase sales and reduce your expenses.  The OLA takes an
active advocacy role in protecting and furthering our members' business interests at
both the state and federal levels.

We offer a multitude of benefits to our members, including complimentary, informative
meetings, great savings within our group workers' compensation program, educational
and networking opportunities, and much, much more!  Take a tour of our website, join
us at one of our upcoming events, and see what the OLA can do for you and your
business!
Upcoming Events At-A-Glance
For a complete list of OLA education courses, events, and meetings, please visit the CALENDAR page.
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March 5, 2015
Stone Clinic - Right Tool, Right Technique
In this hands on clinic you will learn rockfacing, cutting, dressing, coping, splitting and
tooling natural stone.  Instructed by British Master Stone Mason, Chris Pascoe.  Held at
and sponsored by Tri-R-Stone in Garfield Hts, Ohio.
January 27, 2015
Belgard University - Columbus
Held in conjunction with OLA will feature Solutions to the Labor Crisis (Chuck Bowen),
How to Sell to Today’s Homeowner and Creating Compelling Proposals (Gary Ross), as
well as Marketing Solutions (Jim Paluch) and a hands-on Belgard Product Review.  Held
from 8 am to 4 pm at the Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus.  
ICPC CEUs available.  Pre-Registration is required.  
January 28, 2015
Belgard University -Cleveland
Held in conjunction with OLA will feature Solutions to the Labor Crisis (Chuck Bowen),
How to Sell to Today’s Homeowner and Creating Compelling Proposals (Gary Ross), as
well as Marketing Solutions (Jim Paluch) and a hands-on Belgard Product Review.  Held
from 8 am to 4 pm at Corporate College East, 4400 Richmond Road, Warrensville Hts.  
ICPC CEUs available. Pre-Registration is required.
January 29, 2015
OLA Meeting - NE Ohio
LEGAL CHECK-UP  This meeting will feature attorneys Kim Alabasi and Joshua
Strickland of Dworken & Berstein Co., LPA. Held at St. Michael's Woodside in Broadview
Hts., OH.  For more information contact the OLA at 1-800-335-6521.
February 19, 2015
OLA Meeting - Central Ohio
Three Cultures That Run Through All Successful Companies.  This meeting will
feature Charles VanderKooi. Sponsored by Belgard Hardscapes and held at The Ohio
Union on The Ohio State University campus.  Register by Feb. 5 to attend.  For more
information contact the OLA at 1-800-335-6521.