TAG: landscaper education

NHLA to host seminar for dealers, contractors at GIE+EXPO

August 13, 2018By

The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA) will host a seminar program during this year’s GIE+EXPO, with sessions for dealers and contractors. With sessions in English and Spanish, the program is designed for dealers seeking to increase sales to area Hispanic contractors; Hispanic contractors looking for greater success; and non-Hispanics wishing to better engage Hispanic employees, according to NHLA. New this... read more

Landscapes 2018 debuts new technical track and specialty education

July 10, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) unveiled the schedule for Landscapes 2018, which will include a new technical track and education opportunities for every team member. “We are truly excited to debut a reimagined conference in our brand-new headquarters hotel—the spectacular Omni Louisville Hotel,” said NALP CEO Sabeena Hickman. “We encourage people to bring more of their team members and let... read more

Harwood, Glatt launch online training platform

June 27, 2018By

Industry consultants Phil Harwood and Neal Glatt launched GrowTheBench, a subscription-based educational service with full access to a library of online courses. Harwood, managing partner of GrowTheBench, is the CEO of Pro-Motion Consulting. Glatt, also a managing partner of GrowTheBench, is a certified coach with the Gallup and John Maxwell organizations. “GrowTheBench solves a critical need in our industry to... read more

Industry consultant Jeffrey Scott to host 6-part webinar series

June 18, 2018By

Jeffrey Scott will host a free six-part live webinar series from July to December 2018. For each presentation, Scott will interview thought leaders in the landscaping industry on various business topics. The webinars include: July 24, 1 p.m. EDT: “Giving Back is Good for Businesses” with Ed Castro, CEO, Ed Castro Landscapes, Atlanta, Ga. Aug. 14, 1 p.m. EDT: “Marketing Strategies... read more

Hunter Industries launches FX Luminaire lighting program

May 4, 2018By

Hunter Industries developed a certificate-based training program: FX Luminaire Lighting Design. Designed to equip contractors with the latest knowledge and tools to maximize their skills and grow their businesses, the program provides general guidelines and strategies for designing a successful lighting project. Courses include lighting pathways, down lighting techniques, lighting trees and lighting outdoor kitchens, arbors, pavilions and more. Participants... read more

Kelly Dowell launches online course for recruiting

February 26, 2018By
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Kelly Dowell launched an online course for companies struggling with recruiting and hiring. Dowell is the owner of Keldo Digital and the former business developer of landscape firm Dowco Enterprises in Chesterfield, Mo. She uses technology to develop sales, marketing and recruiting solutions for lawn and landscape business owners and specializes in working with companies who are trying to scale.... read more

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