Bringing Sustainable and Profitable Growth to your Landscape Business in a Changing Industry

2017 Landscape Speaker Series


The green industry continues to change and EVOLVE, introducing new and unique challenges to the way landscape contractors manage their businesses and provide solutions to their customers. This speaker series is designed exclusively for green industry business owners striving to be leaders in the marketplace and navigate the uncertainty that a rapidly changing industry brings.

Discover key components to help measure preparedness and plan for the future within the framework of milestones, trends, and the current state of the industry.

Learn how to segment, position, and target the business that matters most.

Build relationships with others who have experienced success in the green industry and gather cutting edge insights and strategies on growing the landscape contracting business while maintaining a competitive advantage and reducing complexity.

Key Note Speaker - Dan Stearns

Professor Emterius of Landscape Contracting
at Penn State University, NALP Trailblazer

Dan Stearns has dedicated his professional career to enhancement of the exterior environment through quality landscape design, construction, and stewardship. As a registered landscape architect, Dan has practiced in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and North Carolina. Since 1989 he has focused on elevating the level of professionalism in the landscape industry, as a Professor at Penn State University, educating and preparing students to be productive and creative leaders in the Green Industry.

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  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Temple University
    Howard Gittis Student Center
    1755 North 13th Street

    October 5, 2017

    9.00 am - 3.45 pm

  • Baltimore, Maryland

    Legg Mason Tower
    100 International Drive

    November 9, 2017

    9.00 am - 3.45 pm

  • Fairfax, Virginia

    Historic Blenheim
    3610 Old Lee Highway

    December 7, 2017

    9.00 am - 3.45 pm