2014 PES and Trade Show Update

Program Schedule
Trade Show Vendors

 

Advanced Embroidery

Agresource

Alliance

ArborJet

Aubin Equipment

Bayside Equipment

Belgard

Bigelow Nurseries

C Pine Associates, Inc

Cape Coastal Nursery

Cape Cod Sportswear

Cape Cod Stone

Cape Cod Trailer Storage, Inc

Cape Cod Truck

Cape Cod Winwater Works

Cape Fisherman Supply

Carey Auto

Caviccio Greenhouses

Coastal Equipment Rentals

Coastal Marketing

Coweeset Engineering

Dennis Equipment

Desmond Well Drilling

Direct Solutions

Exit Realty

Helena Chemical

HF Johnson Tree Farm

Hortica Insurance

Horticultural Solutions

Hyannis Country Gardens

Ideal Concrete Block

J & J Materials Corp

JDS Supply

John Deere Landscapes

Landscape Express

Marty’s GMC Isuzu

Mid State Isuzu

Milton Cat

Morgan Power Equipment

Morrison’s Power Equipment

Natural Repellents, LLC

New England Landscape Design

New England Sod

Northeast Nursery

OSHA

Padula Brothers

Perfection Fence

Ponderosa Landscaping

Read Custom Soils

REP Enterprises, LLC

Richey & Clapper

Robert Childs, Inc

Rosetta Hardscapes by DKI, Inc.

Schmidt Equipment, Inc

Sodco

St. Aubin’s Nursery

Stateline Irrigatin Supply, Inc

Steven M. Ellard, CPA

Steven Willand, Inc.

Stihl

Stonewood Products

Stonewood Products

Sylvan Nursery

TD Bank

Tuckahoe Turf

Weston Nurseries

Wright Trailers, Inc

 
 
Trade Show and Seminar Information!
Here is the lineup for our upcoming Professional Education Seminar and Trade Show which will be held on Friday, November 14 at The Resort and Conference Center of Hyannis, 25 Scudder Avenue in Hyannis from 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM.
We’re excited to bring over 90 vendors and a wide variety of speakers and topics to you this year!

Please register by Nov. 7th, 2014 (Click here to register and Pay Online)

Be sure to pre-register and prepay by November 7th to qualify for the prepayment admittance of $20.  After the 7th the price will go to $25 per person.  This price includes the trade show and any educational seminar you wish to attend.
We are offering a variety of credits this year which are detailed below.

 

Sincerely,

Diane Johnson

Executive Director

Round Table Discussion

Moderated by:

Sean Bishop

Ground Effects Landscaping, LTD

This Round Table Discussion will feature three to five owners or key managers from local Green Industry companies.  Sean Bishop, a CCLA board member and owner of Ground Effects Landscaping in Marshfield will moderate this discussion.  

 

Course Description 

This is intended to be an interactive discussion and the audience is encouraged to participate.  The panel will be asked questions pertaining to the following topics:

  • Job opportunities for young people trying to get into the business…what makes you hire a candidate?
  • What is your biggest red flag or mistake a person can make when interviewing with your company?
  • How do you view the future of the Green Industry?
  • What are the most important landscape trends?
  • What steps do you to attract and retain employees in this challenging labor market?
  • What should the industry trade groups be doing to show the public we have good careers and that people can have a positive future in this industry?

Course Detail

Morning session; 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Centerville A + B rooms

Controlling Invasive Pests with Trunk Injection

Sean Fahey

ArborJet

Come listen to Sean Facey of Arborjet share his knowledge with you.  Sean has over 25 years combined experience in the Green Industry and is currently the Strategic Accounts and Support Service Manager for Arborjet, Inc., the industry leader in the development of trunk injection technologies and formulation for the environmentally responsible control of insects and diseases of trees.  

 

Course Description 

New England is currently experiencing an influx of destructive tree pests.  Trunk injection is proving to be an effective and environmentally responsible option for controlling these invasive insects.

Credit Information

1.5 CH

Category Code 36 

(Shade Trees and Ornamentals)

Commercial Applicator (Core) License

Dealer License            

Course Detail

Morning session; 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Centerville A + B rooms

Streamlining – Using Technology to Improve Your Business and Marketing

June Bertucci

June Bertucci 

Small Office Computer Support of Cape Cod

Amy Dowd

Coastal Marketing Solutions

Peter Gomes

Cape Cod WordPress

June Bertucci worked for a national bank and a law firm before relocating to the Cape.  Once here she worked with a local recruitment company that became an office and division of Monster.com.  After several years of local employment June opened Small Office Computer Support of Cape Cod in 2004.

Amy Dowd of Coastal Marketing Solutions has over 25 years of marketing experience on Cape Cod.  She provides local business and non-profits with marketing coaching and assistance with marketing projects, including graphic design and overseeing WordPress website development.

Peter Gomes has been working in the computer industry for over 25 years, with the last 5 years as a freelance website developer with studio experience.  Peter is the owner of Cape Cod WordPress where his passion is creating responsible WordPress websites, including webhosting.  

 

Course Description 

Wouldn’t it be great if you and your team had access to real-time business calendars, email and documents?  How about if they could access the proposals that were sent out, or better yet, the proposals could be prepared and sent on the spot?  Suppose you could reach out to your clients to offer them a promotional offer?  Imagine a website that would automatically adjust to look its best, regardless if it was being viewed on a computer, smart phone or tablet.

Who is this class for?

  • Office Managers
  • Sales People
  • Small Business Owners

Course Detail

Morning session; 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Orleans A + B rooms

Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavements

A Low Impact Development Tool

Larry Nicolai

Pavers by Ideal

 

Larry Nicolai is the Senior Vice President of Ideal Concrete Block Co., a MA based manufacturer of interlocking and permeable concrete pavers, landscape retaining wall systems and related garden products.

Larry is the founding chairman of the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute and has served on its Board since 1993. He was the chairman of the ICPI Foundation for Education and Research for 3 years and currently sits on its Board as a Trustee. Larry is also the president-elect of the New England Concrete Manufacturers Association and a member of several other industry organizations where he plays an active role.

Larry is a certified ICPI instructor and has authored curriculum for design and construction of interlocking concrete pavements and segmental retaining walls and has been published in trade journals and magazines.

 

Course Description

Larry’s talk will include the following topics:

  • Issues with stormwater runoff
  • Objectives of stormwater management
  • Evaluating porous pavement solutions
  • Design considerations and elements of PICPs
  • Construction of PICPs
  • Maintenance
  • Costs

Credit Information

One hour ICPI Continuing Education Course

Attendees earn one CEU

Course Detail

Morning session; 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Orleans A + B rooms

Update on DCPC

Bill Clark, Director

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension

Most of us are familiar with Bill Clark, he is our go-to person at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, where he serves as Director.  He also is an instructor for the Horticultural Program at Cape Cod Community College. 

Bill was very visible and well spoken and an instrumental advocate for the Green Industry during the recent DCPC.

 

Course Description

Bill Clark will be a featured speaker at the PES and will give us an update on the progress of the fertilizer DCPC.  He will provide a summary of the adoption of the DCPC by Cape towns.  Be sure to bring any questions or concerns to discuss at this class.

Course Detail 

Late Morning session; 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Centerville A + B rooms

Equipment Maintenance

Herb Hutnak

Schmidt Equipment

Herb Hutnak has been a Safety and Training Officer at Schmidt Equipment for 22 years!

 

Course Description

Herb is going to have an informative hands-on class covering general maintenance of compact equipment (Skid Steer loaders and compact excavators).

Course Detail 

Late Morning session; 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Orleans A + B rooms

DOT Commercial Vehicle Inspection and Facts

Trooper Palmer

Massachusetts State Police

Back by popular demand, Trooper Palmer, who will speak on load securement and general rules pertaining to commercial vehicles.  Trooper Palmer has done this class for us several times in the past and it is always well attended, especially the question and answer period.  Be sure to bring any questions you may have as you will have the opportunity to address them following his presentation.  Also planned, a company vehicle and trailer which Trooper Palmer will use in his demonstration.

  

Course Detail 

Late Morning session; 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Outside at hotel parking area

UMass Landscape Woody Plants Management Update

Rick Harper

UMass-Amherst

Department of Environmental Conservation

 

Rick Harper is the UMass Extension Assistant Professor of Urban and Community Forestry.  An ISA Board Certified Master Arborist and CT Licensed Arborist, Rick has over 15 years combined Green Industry experience both as a field technician and in Cornell University’s Cooperative Extension Commercial Horticulture Program.  Rick received his Master of Science in Entomology and undergraduate degrees in Environmental Studies/Forest Management.

Course Description

This talk will focus on different challenges that affect or may affect the health of woody ornamentals in the landscape.  One of the challenges is the emerging pests that attack woody ornamentals. Rick will discuss invasive and emerging pest species and what is being done to prevent their spread and your role in this effort.  The other challenge to be discussed is how to keep our woody onrnamentals healthy by proper nutrient management.

Credit Information

1.5 CH

 

Category Code 36 

(Shade Trees and Ornamentals)

Commercial Applicator (Core) License

Dealer License         

 

Course Details

Late Morning session; 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Hyannisport West room

Pesticide Toxicology – “Pick Your Poisons”

Mike Reed

Holganix

 

Mike Reed has over 25 years experience in the Green Industry. He has a passion for sustainability, not only for the environment, but also the Green Industry.  Mike takes pride in educating people about pesticide and water management.  He is currently a Market Manager for Holganix, which produces a bio-stimulant that when used with a standard lawn care program allows you to reduce your nitrogen and pesticide needs. 

 

Course Description

A glimpse into pesticides and the harmful effects they may have on the environment and applicator if used improperly.  Try to separate fact from fiction and compare pesticides to common household items with results that will shock you! 

Credit Information

1.5 CH

Massachusetts Commercial Certification

Code “Any”

Commercial Applicator (Core) License

Dealer License      

 

Course Detail

Afternoon session; 1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Hyannisport East room

Coastal Landscaping  – Design and Plant Choices

Frank Crandall

Horticultural Solutions

 

Frank Crandall established Horticultural Solutions in October of 2010.  At that point he had decided to pursue his life long interests: specialized landscape design and maintenance, horticultural business consulting and seminars, teaching and speaking to horticultural groups, writing and publishing  books, and landscape and travel photography.  Frank welcomes the opportunity to help clients solve their problems and act as a personal coach to make sure the solutions, projects and lessons shared are effective and successful

Course Description

This past winter and previous Hurricane Sandy has coastal landscapers making adjustments in our planting selections and techniques. Frank will cover dealing with coastal landscaping challenges including experiences the past 3 years, plant selection, examples of restoration, lessons learned and projections for the future along the coast.

Frank will also have his latest book  “The Essential Horticultural Business Handbook” available for purchase.  This has been a very popular book for horticultural businesses and at colleges for their horticultural classes

Course Detail

Afternoon session; 1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Centerville A + B rooms

Managing Water in the Landscape

It’s All About ROI

Chris Pine

C. Pine Associates

 

Chris Pine is the President of C.Pine Associates, Inc. of Pocasset, MA, a firm providing sales management, training and consulting services for the Green Industry. Chris has earned many certifications in the irrigation, landscape and landscape lighting industries and is a well regarded trainer and speaker.  He is a past president of CCLA and very involved in our industry associations.

 

Course Description

Chris will discuss irrigation…it isn’t what it used to be!  Today, managing irrigation and outdoor water use is a hot topic in our industry.  Chris will take a look at what we can do to give clients a reason to maximize water efficiency AND a healthy landscape!.

 

Credit Information

1.25 IA credits

Course Detail

Afternoon session; 1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Orleans A + B rooms

2015 State-of-the-Art Mowing Production

An Industry Overview

Bill Wright

Wright Manufacturing

 

Bill Wright is the founder and CEO of Wright Manufacturing, co-inventor and manufacturer of the Wright Stander, Velke and the Grass Gobbler .  He is also owner of Lawn-Wright in the 1980s and 1990s, the lawn maintenance company from which CLIP, the popular routing, scheduling billing software was created.  Bill’s businesses were built on the concept that lawn maintenance can be very profitable with great people, efficient business systems and appropriate equipment. 

Course Description  

The title says it all and what better person to address this?
Bill Wright, a pioneer in his field, will discuss State of the Art Mowing Production, An Industry Overview!

Course Detail

Afternoon session; 1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Centerville A + B rooms

KEYNOTE SPEAKER – MIKE SHERMAN

Mike Sherman

Michael Sherman is an American football coach and former player. Sherman was the head coach of the Green Bay Packers from 2000 to 2005. Sherman led the Packers to five consecutive winning seasons from 2000-04 and three divisional titles in 2002, 2003 and 2004.  He was also the head football coach at Texas A&M University from 2008 to 2011. He has also been a coach in the NFL for the Seattle Seahawks, Houston Texans and Miami Dolphins.  Before he started coaching in the NFL, he served as an assistant coach at five different colleges, including Texas A&M, where he coached the offensive line seven seasons.

Course Detail 

Keynote Speaker

2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Hyannis East and West room

Cape Cod Landscape Association407 North St., Suite 7-BHyannis, Massachusetts 02601508-827-4639
Please register by Nov. 7th, 2014 (Click here to register and Pay Online)
 
The pre-registration fee of $20 entitles you to admission to the indoor and outdoor trade show as well as attendance at any of the scheduled classes. 
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2014 PES and Trade Show – Nov. 14, 2014

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Keynote speaker just confirmed.  Mike Sherman, former football player and former coach of the Green Bay Packers to give keynote address.

Click here for 2014 PES SPEAKER LINE UP

When: Friday, November 14
Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Resort and Conference Center of Cape Cod, West End Rotary, Hyannis
( Directions )

Please register by Nov. 7th, 2014 (Click here to register and Pay Online)

  • A full day of classes, including CEUs in lawn, tree, pesticide, irrigation, MCLP and more.
  • Inside vendors – 95 indoor booths and lots more outdoor in our new expanded area
  • Mike Sherman, former coach of the GB Packers is our keynote speaker.
  • WPXY will be in the lobby doing giveaways.
  • Raffles through out the day.
  • Free to students!
  • Listen for our upcoming radio spots on WPXY!

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PES 2014 Round Table Discussion

Moderated by:Sean Bishop

Ground Effects Landscaping, LTD
This Round Table Discussion will feature three to five owners or key managers from local Green Industry companies.  Sean Bishop, a CCLA board member and owner of Ground Effects Landscaping in Marshfield will moderate this discussion.

Course Description 

This is intended to be an interactive discussion and the audience is encouraged to participate.  The panel will be asked questions pertaining to the following topics:

  • Job opportunities for young people trying to get into the business…what makes you hire a candidate?
  • What is your biggest red flag or mistake a person can make when interviewing with your company?
  • How do you view the future of the Green Industry?
  • What are the most important landscape trends?
  • What steps do you to attract and retain employees in this challenging labor market?
  • What should the industry trade groups be doing to show the public we have good careers and that people can have a positive future in this industry?

Course Detail

Morning session; 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Centerville A + B rooms

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Irrigation Training Advanced Seminars for Certified professionals

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When: December, 2 2014
Time: 7:30 am-6:30 pm
Where: 60 Stergis Way, Dedham MA 02026 (Directions )

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  • 7:30-9:30 Water Harvesting for Irrigation.
    Instructor-Michael Igo. This seminar will address the benefits of har-vested water for irrigation as well as the challenges: design, ROI, storage, water quality and filtration, pressurization and management. 2.0 credits.
    $35.00 for IANE and IA members and $45.00 for non-members.
  • 9:30-12:00 and 1:00-2:30 Math for Water Management.
    Instructor– Chris Pine. This session will provide hand on experience with the calculations needed to predict, measure, and analyze water usage in landscape irrigation. 4.0 credits.                                                                                                           $70.00 for IANE and IA members and $90.00 for non-members.
  • 2:30-6:30 Advanced Micro Irrigation.
    Instructor– Art Elmers. Art will take steps beyond basic concepts of drip irrigation in the land-scape and address design, soil considerations and scheduling so that equipment can be used more efficiently in your irrigation systems. 4.0 credits.     $70.00 for IANE and IA members and $90.00 for non-members.

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Irrigation Association of New England | John Deere LandScapes | BISCO

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