TAG: Snow & Ice Management Association

The year-round snow business

May 12, 2017By

“There is a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.” – Morpheus, The Matrix I’ll just say it. Every snow business should be a year-round snow business—a “snow-only” business, if you will. I believe that with all of my heart. Let me explain. To be performed optimally, the professional snow and ice management business (snow business, for short)... read more

New SIMA guidelines aim to help you use salt wisely

December 7, 2016By

With the release of sustainable salt use guidelines, SIMA aims to push the snow industry forward. Freshwater resources throughout North America are contaminated with chlorides as a result of salt use in winter management operations, experts say. With this information in mind, the Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) set out to establish recommendations to help industry members make wiser... read more

SIMA: Membership matters giveaway

October 11, 2016By

Membership in a professional association offers many benefits that are important to the growth of your business. As the only non-profit association serving the private snow and ice management market, the Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) provides its members and the industry at large with access to training, education, certification, savings and best practices. SIMA has launched the Membership... read more

Snow & Ice Symposium heads to Rhode Island

May 25, 2016By

The Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) will hold its 19th annual Snow & Ice Symposium in Providence, R.I., June 22-24. The event features a trade show, speakers, educational sessions and networking opportunities for the snow and ice industry. “SIMA is excited to return to Providence, the site of the 13th Annual Snow & Ice Symposium in 2010.” said SIMA CEO Martin... read more

SIMA shares new vision, mission

March 16, 2016By

As part of its updated strategic plan, the Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) has refined its mission, vision and core values, which the association said will help the staff and board support its members and the industry. The changes are a result of planning meetings that took place with the 14-member board and SIMA staff in late 2015 and... read more

SIMA publishes Standard Glossary of Terms

September 17, 2015By

The Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) launched the Snow & Ice Management Standard Glossary of Terms, a document defining industry terms and providing tools for RFPs and contracts. The glossary is a result of the yearly SIMA Standards Think Tank. The document is available at SIMA.org/glossary. “Most associations that produce such material tend to keep it close to the... read more