NALP launches new ‘On Tour’ virtual facility tours

By edited by Sarah Bunyea

Series takes people behind the scenes of successful landscape industry companies.

The National Association of Landscape Professionals, Fairfax, Virginia, is launching a new virtual series that takes people behind the scenes of successful landscape industry companies.

The free On Tour events are part video facility tour with interviews from team members and part live Zoom discussion and Q&A hosted by NALP CEO Britt Wood. Participants will hear from and ask questions of the company owners and executives behind these successful operations.

Sign up for one or more of the On Tour events:

August 11, at 2 p.m. EST, with Kingstowne Lawn & Landscape – Krisjan Berzins, his wife and Chief Operating Officer Mayra Berzins and a team of 70, manage nearly 4,000 suburban residential clients’ maintenance and design/build needs. Learn how meticulous customer service for their large book of residential design/build and maintenance business and a great company culture has helped it grow into an $8 million a year company.

September 15, at 2 pm EST, with Rossen Landscape – A focus on great processes and strong community marketing is how Rossen Landscape, a $7 million firm, specializing in high-end residential design/build business, captured the affluent Great Falls, Virginia, market. Learn how a focus on great processes are helping them strive to reach their company BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) of reaching $12 million in 5 years.

“Everyone wants to get away right now, even if it's only virtually,” says Wood. “And, it’s always beneficial to get a look inside other successful businesses, so we are combining a video facility tour, with team interviews and live Q&A on Zoom to help you uncover some great insights.”