Turf Magazine - December, 2011

CENTRAL DEPARTMENTS

Calendar

Illinois

January 18-20, 2012 Mid Am Trade Show. Navy Pier, Chicago. For more information, visit www.midam.org.

March 5-9, 2012 Rain Bird Academy Boot Camp. Chicago. To learn more, visit www.rainbirdservicescorporation.com/training/BootCamp.htm.

March 6, 2012 Women's Networking Group Private Tour of the Chicago Flower & Garden Show. Navy Pier, Chicago. For details, visit www.ilca.net.

March 9, 2012 Excellence in Landscape Awards Night. Belvedere Banquets, Elk Grove Village. For more information, visit www.ilca.net.

March 15-16, 2012 Expande Tus Conocimientos: Spanish Language Seminar. Rendel's GMC, Joliet. To learn more, visit www.ilca.net.

Indiana

January 11-13, 2012 Indiana Green Expo. Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis. To learn more, visit www.inla1.org.

Iowa

January 17-19, 2012 78th Annual Iowa Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show. Downtown Marriott Hotel, Des Moines. For more information, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org/iticon ference.htm.

February 21-23, 2012 Shade Tree Short Course/INLA Day. Iowa State University, Ames. For details, visit www.ucs.iastate.edu/shadetree.

Kentucky

January 26-27, 2012 Kentucky Landscape Industries Winter Conference. Kentucky International Convention Center, Louisville. For more information, call 502-695-0106, email a@gmail.com or visit www.knla.org.

January 27-28, 2012 Mid-States Horticultural Expo. Kentucky Inter- national Convention Center, Louisville. To learn more, visit www.mshe.org.

Michigan

January 9-11, 2012 Great Lakes Trade Exposition. DeVos Place, Grand Rapids. To learn more, visit www.glte.org.

March 6-7, 2012 MGIA 25th Annual Trade Show & Convention. Rock Financial Showplace, Novi. For details, visit www.landscape.org.

March 19-22, 2012 Rain Bird Academy Boot Camp. Detroit. For more information, visit www.rainbirdservicescorporation.com/train ing/BootCamp.htm.

Minnesota

January 3, 2012 Super Tuesday. Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis. For more information, call 651-633-4987, email mnla@mnla.biz or visit www.mnla.zbiz.

January 3, 2012 MNLA CEO Symposium. Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Minneapolis. To learn more, call 651-633-4987, email mnla@mnla.biz or visit www.mnla.biz.

January 16-18, 2012 School of Turfgrass Management. Theodore Wirth Golf Course, Minneapolis. For more information, visit www.mtgf.org.

February 1, 2012 Collections: Show Me the Money. Webinar. For details, visit www.mnla.biz.

February 23, 2012 Hiring Practices. Webinar. To learn more, visit www.mnla.biz.

February 29, 2012 Container Gardening Through the Seasons. TIES Conference Center, St. Paul. For details, visit www.mnla.biz.

March 8-9, 2012 Minnesota Erosion Control Association Annual Conference. Grand View Lodge, Nisswa. For more information, visit www.mnerosion.org.

Missouri

January 8-9, 2012 National Green Centre. Overland Park Convention Center, Kansas City. To learn more, visit www.nationalgreencentre.org.

January 9-13, 2012 Rain Bird Academy Boot Camp. St. Louis. For more information, visit www.rainbirdservicescorporation.com/train ing/BootCamp.htm.

February 13-16, 2012 Rain Bird Academy Boot Camp. Kansas City. To learn more, visit www.rainbirdservicescorporation.com/train ing/BootCamp.htm.

Nebraska

January 17-20, 2012 Rain Bird Academy Boot Camp. Omaha. For more information, visit www.rainbirdservicescorporation.com/train ing/BootCamp.htm.

January 23-25, 2012 2012 Nebraska Green Expo. Mid-America Center, Council Bluffs, Iowa. For details, visit www.nebraskaturfgrass.com.

Ohio

January 10, 2012 Computer Estimating Clinic. Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, Brecksville. For more information, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

January 12, 2012 Ohio Landscape Association Meeting: The Dollars and Sense of Going Green. St. Michael's Woodside, Broadview Heights. For details, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

January 23-25, 2012 Central En- vironmental Nursery Trade Show. Columbus. For more information, visit www.onla.org.

January 30-February 2, 2012 Rain Bird Academy Boot Camp. Cincinnati. To learn more, visit www.rainbirdservicescorporation.com/training/BootCamp.htm.

January 31, 2012 Pesticide General Conference. Sandusky. For more information, visit www.onla.org.

February 8; 15 Pesticide General Conference. Akron; Dayton. To learn more, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

February 16, 2012 Central Ohio OLA Meeting. Oberfields, Delaware. For details, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

February 27-March 2, 2012 Rain Bird Academy Boot Camp. Cleveland. For more information, visit www.rainbirdservicescorporation.com/ training/BootCamp.htm.

March 15, 2012 Ohio Landscape Association Meeting. St. Michael's Woodside, Broadview Heights. To learn more, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

Wisconsin

January 24, 2012 Wisconsin Turfgrass & Greenscape Expo. Kalahari Resort & Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells. For details, visit www.wisconsinturfgrassassociation.org.

January 29-31, 2012 Wisconsin Arborist Association Annual Conference & Trade Show. Hotel Sierra & KI Convention Center, Green Bay. To learn more, visit www.waa-isa.org.

February 16, 2012 Wisconsin Nursery Association Winter Workshop & General Membership Meeting. Country Springs Hotel, Waukesha. For more information, call 414-529-4705 or visit www.wislf.org.

February 21, 2012 Midwest Per- ennial Conference. Country Springs Hotel, Waukesha. To learn more, email info@weradtke.com or visit www.wislf.org.

March 3, 2012 WLCA Awards Banquet. Wisconsin Club, Milwaukee. For details, visit www.wislf.org.

National

January 8-9, 2012 National Green Centre. Kansas City, Mo. For details, visit www.nationalgreencentre.org.

January 10-14, 2012 Sports Turf Managers Association Conference & Exhibition. Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, Calif. To learn more, visit www.stma.org.

January 11, 2012 Are You Running Your Business or Is Your Business Running You? PLANET Webinar. For more information, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

January 18, 2012 Selling To The Affluent: How to Price and Sell Your Services, Gain Their Trust and Develop Affluent Clients for Life. PLANET Webinar. For details, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

January 24-25, 2012 Strategic Landscape Budgeting Workshop. Galt House Hotel & Suites, Louisville, Ky. For more information, visit www.anla.org.

January 25, 2012 Whether H2B or Not to B: Better Start Building a Recruiting Machine or Else! PLANET Webinar. To learn more, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

January 25-28, 2012 The Clinic: Feed Your Mind. Galt House Hotel & Suites, Louisville, Ky. For details, visit www.anla.org.

January 30-February 3, 2012 2012 Turfgrass Producers Interna- tional Midwinter Conference. InterContinental Montelucia Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Ariz. To learn more, visit www.turfgrasssod.org.

February 6-9, 2012 Earthwormjobs Education Week & Trade Show. Comfort Inn & Suites, Omaha, Neb. For more information, visit www.earthwormjobs.com.

February 8, 2012 Language Barriers: Managing Risk in Snow and Ice. PLANET Webinar. For details, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

February 8-10, 2012 Point of Connection: Irrigation Contractor Leadership Summit. St. Augustine, Fla. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org/poc2012.

February 9-12, 2012 2012 Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals Conference & Expo. Disney's Contemporary Resort, Orlando, Fla. For details, visit www.aolponline.org.

February 26-28, 2012 National Association of Pond Professionals Water Feature Conference & Expo. Suncoast Resort, Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, call 706-258-3534 or visit www.nationalpondpro.com.

February 26-29, 2012 IECA Annual Conference: Environmental Connection. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nev. To learn more, visit www.ieca.org.

March 1-4, 2012 Green Industry Great Escape 2012: Nassau. Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas. For details, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

March 22-23, 2012 PGMS Spring Regional Seminar & Site Visit. Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz. To learn more, visit www.pgms.org.

March 22-25, 2012 36th Annual Student Career Days. Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan. For more information, visit www.studentcareerdays.org.

April 20, 2012 PLANET Day of Service. Nationwide. To learn more, visit www.planetdayofservice.org.

July 30-August 3, 2012 Turfgrass Producers International Summer Convention & Field Days. Asheville, N.C. For more information, visit www.turfgrasssod.org.

Canada/International

January 10-12, 2012 Landscape Ontario Congress. Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, Ont. For details, visit www.locongress.com.

January 21-24, 2012 49th Annual Western Canada Turfgrass Association Conference & Trade Show. Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, B.C. To learn more, visit www.wctaturf.com.

January 30-February 24, 2012 University of Guelph Turf Managers' Short Course. Guelph, Ont. For more information, call 519-767-5000 or email info@open.uo .

February 22-23, 2012 21st Annual Ontario Turfgrass Sympo- sium: Grow Your Knowledge. University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont. For details, visit www.ots.open.uoguelph.ca.