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.


Upcoming Events


Virtual Sales Bootcamp

June 8-9, 2022

Who It’s For: Owners, sales managers, and sales-team members 

We’re bringing our popular Sales Bootcamp to you, wherever you are! 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, and Chris Psencik, an accomplished sales professional and coach, will teach you everything they know about winning at sales in the green industry.


FIELD TRIP AT R.P. MARZILLI
BOSTON, MA

June 23-24, 2022

Who It’s For: Owners and their leadership teams

Go behind the scenes at the fifth annual Field Trip,.presented by NALP and The Grow Group. This event combines an interactive, in-depth facility tour with education sessions to enable landscaping companies to learn from some of the most successful operators in the country. In 2022, the Field Trip will travel to R.P. Marzilli in Medford, MA just outside of Boston for two days of learning how this high-end residential powerhouse designs and installs exceptional landscapes, and maintains them with the highest level of service and care.


GRunder landscaping co. field trips
dayton, oh

August 11-12; 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
virtual event

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.


ACE Summit
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
virtual event

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.