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.
Finding & Fielding a Winning Team Virtual event
January 26, 2023
Who It’s For: Owners, HR managers, and hiring managers
In recent years, landscaping companies’ biggest challenge has shifted from finding work to finding the team members they need to do it. While there isn’t a single silver bullet, there are a number of ways companies can be smarter in how they recruit and intentionally retain their team members. In this virtual event, Marty Grunder, President & CEO of Grunder Landscaping Co., and Vince Torchia, vice president and trusted executive coach at The Grow Group, will share how companies can kick their recruiting efforts into high gear and lay the groundwork for a well-staffed 2023.
GROW! 2023 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.
ACE Discovery Meeting
New Orleans, LA
March 22-24, 2023
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, 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.
aSPIRE WORKSHOP AT GRUNDER LANDSCAPING CO.
March 29-30, 2023
Who It’s For: Superusers from companies that use Aspire Software
Learn how Grunder Landscaping Co. uses Aspire Software to optimize and run their business during this fast-paced, two-day workshop. Seth Pflum, Cheif Operating Officer at Grunder Landscaping Co. will take attendees through how they set up dials, custom fields, and more to ensure their team is capturing the data they need to make good decisions. You'll leave with steps to improve your own company's use of Aspire and a clear understanding of how big of an impact this software can make on your business if you embrace it fully.
GRunder landscaping co. field trips
August 9-10; October 4-5; November 1-2; December 6-7
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.
Banff, AB, Canada
November 8-10, 2023
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!