TAG: Jerry McKay

Dates revealed for 4th annual Lighting Summit

June 29, 2016By

The 4th annual Lighting Summit will be held Jan. 18-19, 2017 in Omaha, Neb. Hosted by Jerry McKay, founder and president of McKay Landscape Lighting, the Lighting Summit is an annual, two-day event for landscape lighting professionals to learn and collaborate in a non-competitive environment. This event was designed to provide an avenue to promote business growth, improvement and best practices through a... read more

People on the move: McKay starts consulting, Horn named vp of Lambert, PBI/Gordon promotes Loecke and more from Arborjet, AmericanHort, Ruppert

June 1, 2016By

Jerry McKay, founder of McKay Landscape Lighting and the Lighting Summit, is now offering one-on-one business consulting services for landscape lighting professionals. His areas of expertise include streamline operations, service department organization, key marketing strategies, connecting with strategic partners and more. Clients can visit the McKay Landscape Lighting facilities in Omaha, Neb., or McKay will visit his clients’ facilities to provide an on-site... read more

McKay hosts Lighting Summit

February 17, 2016By

Jerry McKay, founder of McKay Landscape Lighting, hosted The Lighting Summit Jan. 27-28 at the Embassy Suites in Omaha, Neb. In its third year, The Lighting Summit is an annual two-day gathering for landscape lighting professionals to learn and collaborate with like-minded professionals in a noncompetitive environment, McKay said. The Summit’s agenda includes educational seminars and workshops focused on business growth,... read more

December 2015: Editorial Advisory Board

December 10, 2015By

What’s your prediction for the state of the landscape market in 2016—better or worse than 2015? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf, Norcross, Ga. “Better!” Chris Joyce Joyce Landscaping, Cape Cod, Mass. “Though 2015 was a great year, the backlog and activity going into 2016 is the strongest I have experienced since being in business.” Adam Linnemann Linnemann Lawn Care... read more

November 2015: Editorial Advisory Board

November 16, 2015By

What one key performance indicator do you recommend companies track for success? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf Norcross, Ga. “We track our production numbers every day in all branches. That is our key performance indicator. Then we see how they stack up to our budget.” Bill Bemus Bemus Landscape San Clemente, Calif. Chris Joyce Joyce Landscaping Cape Cod, Mass.... read more

October 2015: Editorial Advisory Board

October 19, 2015By

The best time to plan for the following year is… Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf, Norcross, Ga. “…in the fall.” Chris Joyce Joyce Landscaping, Cape Cod, Mass. “… constantly. Though you may have your scheduled planning time at some point in the year, the process of  proper planning is a continuous effort.” Adam Linnemann Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping,... read more