We offer a full schedule of in-person and virtual learning events designed to educate, entertain, and inspire landscape professionals. 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.

Upcoming Events

GRunder landscaping co. field trips
dayton, oh

August 18–19, September 22–23, September 29–30, October 27–28, November 17–18, December 8–9

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 virtual workshop

August 11, 2021

Who It’s For: Owners, operations managers, and mechanics

Before you commit to new trucks and equipment for 2022, 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 have guests Taylor Milliken of Milosi Landscape, Jarod Hynson of Earth, Turf, & Wood, and Andy Campbell of Campbell Landscaping share their own philosophies on truck setup.

NALP field trip: frank & marty's Excellent adventure
Laytonsville, md

September 1–2, 2021

Who It’s For: Green-industry business owners and their teams 

Go behind the scenes at the NALP Field Trip: Frank & Marty’s Excellent Adventure. This event is a mix of interactive facility tour and education sessions, giving you an in-person inside look at one of the most successful landscape companies in the country. This September, don't miss the chance to "get on the bus" and head to Ruppert Landscape in Laytonsville, Maryland. Sought after industry pros Marty Grunder and Frank Mariani are your hosts for this incredible event. Fasten your seatbelts for this fun-filled, idea-packed, adventure.


September 10, 2021

Who It’s For: Green-industry business owners and their leadership teams

In its simplest form, your business strategy is your plan for what you’re going to do and what you’re not going to do. It lays out the steps your team will take together to make your vision a reality, and a strong strategy focuses efforts to maximize profitability and reach goals. Join us online for three live, one-hour sessions, where Marty Grunder and Vince Torchia of The Grow Group will take you through the steps of setting a strategy and sticking with it throughout the coming year.

ACE discovery event
banff springs, ab, canada

November 9-12, 2021

Who It’s For: Owners of landscaping businesses

Discover if our ACE Peer Group Program is right for you at this special event for prospective members. You’ll experience firsthand what a typical ACE Peer Group meeting entails, get to know some of our ACE members and alumni, attend our annual ACE Summit, and learn from our executive coaches and leading owners how to take your company to the next level. Think of this like a test drive for our program: if you don’t think it’s right for you there is no obligation to join.

ACE Summit
banff springs, ab, canada

November 10-12, 2021

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. In addition to interactive educational sessions led by Grow Group executive coaches, we’ll learn directly from Fairmont hotel staff.

GROW! 2022 Annual Conference
nashville, tn

February 23–25, 2022

Who It’s For: Green-industry business owners and their teams 

Join more than 600 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.