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TAG: Landscapes 2015

NALP: Conference attendance up, 117 projects awarded

October 30, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) released attendance statistics for Landscapes 2015 and GIE+EXPO, during which it presented its annual awards. The events were in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 21-23. According to NALP, Landscapes 2015, its annual education conference, had more than 1,900 attendees, up 30 percent from last year. The GIE+EXPO workshops produced by NALP also saw an increased... read more

25-year industry veteran shares lessons learned

October 22, 2015By

“The bottom line is the bottom line,” said David Minor, CEO of The Landscape Partners and a professor at Texas Christian University, during his presentation, “25 Years of Lessons Learned,” at Landscapes 2015. Drawing from his 25 years of experience in the green industry, Minor shared lessons learned from pitfalls and triumphs while running his successful businesses. His tips focused... read more

NALP hosts Landscapes 2015 service project at GIE+EXPO

October 22, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) hosted its Landscapes 2015 community service project at GIE+EXPO on Oct. 21. A group of conference and trade show attendees traveled to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul campus in Louisville, Ky., to complete landscaping projects at campus areas, including a playground, the Ozanam Inn Shelter for Men and the DePaul apartments.... read more

NALP highlights new initiative at Landscapes 2015 opening ceremony

October 22, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) highlighted its newest initiative at its Landscapes 2015 opening ceremony: the Industry Growth Initiative (IGI). IGI coincides with NALP’s “game plan” of promoting education, advocacy and professionalism to grow the landscape industry and guide it toward a successful future. “It’s time for landscape professionals to be the voice of the industry,” said Missy... read more

Wealth Building Summit panel enlightens on acquisitions

October 21, 2015By

Christopher Noon of SmartLawn and Debby Cole of Greater Texas Landscapes and The Groundskeepers led a panel discussion on acquisitions during the Wealth Building Summit at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Louisville, Ky., on Oct. 21. The event, keynoted by consultants Jeffery Scott and Ron Edmonds, was held during Landscapes 2015. Noon sold Noon Turf Care in July. TruGreen acquired the company,... read more

Landscapes 2015 attendees to volunteer in Louisville

October 8, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) will hold its annual volunteer service event (formerly known as PLANET Gives Back), on Oct. 21, during this year’s Landscapes 2015 convention in Louisville, Ky. Dozens of NALP member volunteers will focus the majority of their efforts this year on St. Vincent de Paul—one of the oldest social service charities in Louisville—where they will be... read more