FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lisa Schaumann
Contact: Heather Finney
PLANET Announces a National Come Alive Outside Sales Workshop, June 13–14, 2013
HERNDON, Va., April 17, 2013 — PLANET, the national association for landscape industry professionals, has partnered with JP Horizons to host a national sales training and business building workshop at the acclaimed Gibbs Gardens, in Atlanta, GA, June 13–14.
The two-day educational event will incorporate an outdoor learning experience at Gibbs Gardens along with peer-to-peer interaction and activities to share the best sales successes in the profession today. Sales Jam 2013 will motivate landscape industry sales teams to learn how to sell from the “why” – giving them real tools to increase sales while inspiring their teams, clients, and communities to Come Alive Outside.
The event will be led by creators Jim Paluch and Bob Coulter of JP Horizons. Participants will tour the renowned Gibbs Gardens and will learn how to use the Come Alive Outside EDGE sales strategy to change their business. Sales teams will leave the event energized and ready to use new methods to increase sales.
Registration is now open. The two-day event costs $399 for PLANET members and $499 for non- members. Hotel accommodations are provided at the Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta and cost $125 per room. For more information about the event, log on to https://www.landcarenetwork.org/events/sales_jam.cfm.
Come Alive Outside is supported by the following smart companies: Belgard Hardscapes, Blizzard Snowplows, Fisher Snowplows, Include Software, JOHN DEERE, Nature Safe, and Western.
About Come Alive Outside
The Come Alive Outside movement creates awareness about the benefits of helping individuals, families, and businesses connect with each other in their yards, parks, sports fields, and other community green spaces. The Come Alive Outside EDGE provides a business strategy for landscape industry companies to inspire staff and engage clients by providing the motivation to get people outside. For more information about Come Alive Outside, log on to www.comealiveoutside.com.
PLANET is the national trade association representing more than 100,000 landscape industry professionals, who create and maintain healthy, green living spaces for communities across America. PLANET members are committed to the highest standards in industry education, best practices and business professionalism. Many of PLANET’s professionals have attained the status of becoming Landscape Industry Certified, achieving the greatest level of industry expertise and knowledge. Visit PLANET at www.landcarenetwork.org.