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ion t i d S E W GRO NEWSLINE Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals SPECIAL GROWS EDITION – NOVEMBER 2017 The Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals elevates the professional standards and business success of its members through education, certification, advocacy, and networking . 2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS PRESIDENT Cara Christopher, MCLP BrightView Landscapes, LLC Boston, MA VICE PRESIDENT Brian Paige, MCLP Paige Landscape Company, Inc. Wellesley, MA SECRETARY/TREASURER Steve Davis, MCLP Bigelow Nurseries Northborough, MA DIRECTOR Brian Churchill, MCLP, CSP The GroundsKeeper, Inc. Ashland, MA PAST PRESIDENT Jason Scott, MCLP, CSP Distinctive Landscaping Attleboro Falls, MA EDUCATIONAL ADVISOR Mike Davidsohn, MCLP University of Massachusetts Stockbridge Landscape Contracting Program Amherst, MA MANAGEMENT TEAM M. Virginia Wood, CMP Peggy Benjamin Kristen Dreyer Carrie Martin Charissa Sharkey Marty’s Coming to Boston! Spend a jam-packed, business-building day with landscape professional and consultant extraordinaire Marty Grunder on Thursday, November 30, at New England GROWS. President and CEO of one of the most successful landscaping companies in the Midwest, Marty coaches green-industry professionals around the country to take their companies to new heights. He will lead you through presentations and in-depth discussion on the keys to winning at business: • Attaining and retaining a results-driven team • Performance improvement • Operations, including scheduling, quality control, and equipment maintenance • Leadership • Marketing and communications • Sales, from training to tracking • Customer satisfaction As a working landscape pro, Marty shares the same struggles as everyone in today’s green industry: to sell, manage, motivate, and satisfy customers and employees. He’s been there and he’s doing that! Count on him to deliver proven strategies along with practical advice to help you grow your com- pany and reach your fullest potential. Sign up now for this focused, fun, hard-working seminar – with everything you need (and nothing you don’t) to build your business. The Grunder @ GROWS workshop provides practical insights and powerful networking opportunities for landscape, tree, and nursery company owners and managers. Whether you’re new to the green industry, or a seasoned pro, Marty has the resources you need to drive your business forward and take the critical next steps to success. Grunder @ GROWS! Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Boston, Massachusetts REGISTRATION By October 31, 2017 $299 per person (includes 3-day GROWS EXPO Pass) After October 31, 2017 $359 per person (includes 3-day GROWS EXPO Pass) Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. The fee includes daylong business seminar, coffee, lunch, and expo admission. GROWS’ 3-day ALL ACCESS Pass is available for just $60 more per person. Attendance is limited to keep the focus on you, your questions, and the challenges you face. This event WILL SELL OUT, so if you want to join us sign up now at POWERED BY: