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TAG: Industry Growth Initiative

Editor’s note: A workforce with no name

May 14, 2019By

Seth Jones shares thoughts on the labor shortage and how to get the work done anyway. read more

NALP attends American workers event at White House

November 2, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), along with five other associations, attended the Our Pledge to America’s Workers event at the White House on Oct. 31. NALP said it was chosen because of the Industry Growth Initiative to attend the event with President Donald Trump to reiterate its commitment to grow the lawn and landscape industry and expand training... read more

$100,000 raised to support Industry Growth Initiative, Awards of Excellence announced during Landscapes 2018

October 29, 2018By

Approximately $100,000 was raised to support the Industry Growth Initiative through an auction and additional fundraising at Landscapes 2018 in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 16-19, according to the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). The auction was hosted by Marty Grunder of Grunder Landscaping Co. and Frank Mariani of Mariani Landscape. Landscapes and the GIE+EXPO trade show started a day earlier,... read more

NALP signs president’s pledge to America’s workers

August 10, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) signed President Donald Trump’s Pledge to America’s Workers, committing to enhance career opportunities for 150,000 people in the next five years. “We are honored to be part of the president’s workforce initiative and joined by so many other industries in this pledge to grow the American workforce in the 21st century economy,” said NALP... read more

NALP launches “Why I Landscape” campaign

June 5, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) launched “Why I Landscape,” a national workforce campaign to promote the landscape profession and encourage students and career seekers to consider opportunities within the industry. Introduced by NALP’s Industry Growth Initiative, “Why I Landscape” builds off the success of NALP’s career website, which showcases various career paths professionals can take within the industry and connects... read more

ALCC becomes first association to partner with NALP on Industry Growth Initiative

February 6, 2018By

The Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC) is the first state association to partner with the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) in support of the Industry Growth Initiative (IGI), NALP’s program responsible for growing the industry and its workforce. ALCC has committed $15,000 in seed money toward the initiative, with a goal of raising $75,000 in support from its... read more