Sept. 23 2019 12:24 AM

The event will be held Oct. 15 in Louisville, Kentucky.

The National Association of Landscape Professionals, Fairfax, Virginia, is hosting a new opportunity specifically for irrigation professionals during its annual LANDSCAPES education event for landscape and lawn care professionals. An Irrigation Specialty Summit will be held 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Tues., Oct. 15. This event is sponsored by Weathermatic, Garland, Texas, and is being presented in partnership with the Irrigation Association, Fairfax, Virginia.

The cost to register is $199 for NALP members and $299 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, click here. Lunch and a post event reception are included in registration.

The Irrigation Specialty Summit schedule includes the following:

Developing Irrigation Technicians in a Service-Focused Company

Bill Cohn, Massey Services

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m

Learn how to develop highly skilled irrigation technicians through continuous training, organization, assignment and accountability. Bill Cohn, the irrigation technical and training director at Massey Services, will share his process for developing a proficient and motivated team so you can exceed your company standards and surpass your customers’ expectations.

Integrating Irrigation and Water Management Into all Landscape Services

Alan Richmond, Southern Botanical Inc.

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

In a changing and challenging economy, landscape companies must tighten their margins to increase the bottom line. Discover how a well-executed irrigation and water management strategy can be a source for high-margin revenue. Alan Richmond of Southern Botanical will share firsthand experience and new ideas about how to incorporate and manage irrigation throughout your company’s service lines, from installation and repairs to checks, audits and management.

How Wi-Fi Technology Can Revolutionize Your Irrigation Business

John Newlin, Quality Sprinkling Systems

Time: 1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.