FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lisa Schaumann
Contact: Janay Rickwalder
PLANET AND NPMA ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR LAWN CARE SUMMIT, JANUARY, 7-9, 2013, IN ORLANDO, FL
HERNDON, Va., October 5, 2012 —PLANET and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) will once again co-host the national Lawn Care Summit, January 7–9, 2013, in Orlando, FL.
“PLANET is excited to continue its partnership with NPMA to provide the best educational opportunity for lawn care professionals at this year’s 4th annual Lawn Care Summit,” said PLANET President Norman Goldenberg, Landscape Industry Certified, who is also a past president of NPMA.
Dual-tracked sessions, designed for both technicians, business owners, and managers, will feature respected experts from national firms and universities, sharing their opinions, research, and best practices in the industry. The programming was developed by leaders in the lawn care field.
“Whether attendees currently offer lawn care as an add-on service or are interested in expanding their services to their customers, they will receive the insight needed to succeed at the Lawn Care Summit," said NPMA President, Laura Simpson.
Register at NPMA’s website now through Dec. 17, 2012, to receive early-bird pricing. For hotel reservations at the Florida Hotel & Conference Center in Orlando, call 407-859-1500 and mention "The Lawn Care Summit." Rates are $115 a night plus a $13 a day resort fee.
The Lawn Care Summit is approved for PLANET Landscape Industry Certified recertification at 1 CEU per hour of instruction attended.
The summit’s sponsors are Real Green Systems at the Platinum level, Bayer Environmental Science at the Gold level, and Syngenta at the Silver level. For more information on the Lawn Care Summit, visit www.landcarenetwork.org, or call the PLANET office at 800-395-2522.
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.
NPMA, a non-profit with more than 7,000 members, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry’s commitment to the protection of public health, food and property, reflected in the continuing education of industry professionals and the dissemination of information to homeowners and businesses.