Summer Hits


By Neal Glatt

Fourth of July weekend is one of my favorite holidays because it seems to kick off a flurry of great summer activities.  And in between festivals, pool parties, and baseball games, there’s a bunch of professional opportunities that are can’t miss summer events as well.  Here’s what I’m making time on my calendar for as can’t miss summer hits that will help me get to the next level…

Cultivate ‘24

AmericanHort once again presents the most impressive green industry conference in Columbus, OH from July 13-16.  With over 150 educational sessions, hands-on workshops, a massive tradeshow floor, and phenomenal networking opportunities, this event is unmatched in scale and impact.  This year, I’m presenting seven sessions on topics including recruiting, leadership, trust, appreciation, and conquering goals.  Plus I already have a list of sessions I can’t wait to attend myself and learn from others with my All-Access Pass.  Make the decision to get to Columbus and let me know as I’d love to connect after hours and introduce you to amazing individuals in my network.

Snowfighters Institute - Operations Management

Of all the things I’ve learned in snow removal, nothing has helped me more than understanding how operations can actually be planned ahead of time to be executed successfully and relatively stress-free.  Of course, doing so requires starting much earlier which is why the July 24-25 Operations Management event in Milwaukee, WI is perfect timing for snow professionals looking to up their game.  From Owners to Field Managers, everyone who makes decisions about snow removal field operations should be here to learn on topics including recruiting, site planning, event management, weather, and more.

Snowfighters Institute - Forum for Sales

I love sales which is why the Forum for Sales being presented August 14-15 in Novi, MI is a summer highlight.  Whether you’re new to the snow industry unsure of where to start or a veteran trying to navigate new trends in a weakening economy, we’ll get you the playbook on how to exceed your snow sales goals.  New this year is a live negotiation role play where you’ll learn key insights into creating more value through practice (and perhaps even win a top negotiator trophy!).  It’s a fun and rewarding experience that will pay dividends on your time invested in attending.

ASCA Executive Summit

I believe that we become like those we spend time with and to network with the most influential group of snow and ice professionals is a can’t miss opportunity.  There is no place this happens more than at the ASCA Executive Summit being held this year on August 28-30 at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, FL.  Here I’ll be presenting a goal-setting workshop to help you define your purpose while forging deep, meaningful connections with other top leaders before enjoying the amazing resort and world-class business speakers alongside our peers.  Don’t miss out on the early bird discount by registering to be there before July 15 and celebrate the end of summer here!

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