We offer a full schedule of in-person and virtual learning events designed to educate, entertain, and inspire landscapers. Whether you’re a business owner or a team member, we have a results-driven program for you.
View our schedule of upcoming events below. Not sure which one is right for you? E-mail us and we’ll help you find it.
Virtual Sales Bootcamp 2.0
August 3-4, 2022
Who It’s For: Owners, sales managers, and sales-team members
The much-loved Sales Bootcamp now has a sequel! Join us online for six live, one-hour sessions, where Marty Grunder, president and CEO of Grunder Landscaping Co., Vince Torchia Vice President of The Grow Group, Chris Psencik, an accomplished sales professional and coach, and Emily Lindley, Content & Event Manager at The Grow Group will dive deeper into sales forecasting, managing meetings and teams, marketing strategies, and more to help your sales team continue to grow and develop their skills.
GRunder landscaping co. field trips
September 14-15; October 12-13; November 2-3; December 7-8
Who It’s For: Landscaping business owners and their teams
Our Fall Field Trips bring owners and their teams onsite to Grunder Landscaping Co. headquarters in Dayton, Ohio, one of the most successful landscaping companies of its kind in the Midwest. You’ll spend a jam-packed day going behind the scenes with Marty, touring the facility and grounds, and meeting with the GLC leadership team to see how they operate and optimize each area of the business.
Trucking to success
September 29, 2022
Who It’s For: Owners of landscaping businesses, fleet managers, and operations managers
Before you commit to new landscaping trucks and equipment for 2023, join us to learn how to make your trucks work harder for you with Marty Grunder and Vince Torchia of The Grow Group. They'll share the setups that Grunder Landscaping Co. uses, and will feature special guests from other companies in the industry.
Napa Valley, CA
November 9-11, 2022
Who It’s For: Owners of landscaping businesses
Designed exclusively for current ACE Peer Group members and alumni, this three-day summit is a rare opportunity to take a deep dive into a particular topic and to network with an incredible group of leaders who’ll dramatically broaden your perspective. More information coming soon!
build a winning training program
November 17, 2022
Who It’s For: Landscaping company owners, HR managers, and operations managers
After years of trial and error, Grunder Landscaping Co. has determined that they truly only have one prerequisite for team members: a good attitude. While a horticulture background and skills are an added bonus, they’ve found ways to train people on those skills if they’re open to learning. The labor market is too tight to be picky on experience for field workers. In three live, one-hour sessions, Marty Grunder, president and CEO of Grunder Landscaping Co., and Vince Torchia, vice president of The Grow Group, will show you step by step how to set up a training program to support and develop your team member’s skills.
GROW! 2022 ANNUAL CONFERENCE San Antonio, tx
February 28-March 2, 2023
Who It’s For: Green-industry business owners and their teams
Join more than 700 ambitious landscape pros from around the country for this one-of-a-kind conference led by award-winning entrepreneur Marty Grunder and The Grow Group, along with some of the most successful leaders in the green industry. You’ll enjoy three days of innovative programming focused on real-world solutions to the challenges owners and their teams face; a behind-the-scenes tour of a successful landscaping company; and a truly inspiring line-up of speakers.