June 16, 2023
What can you do in the next 30, 60, 90 days to improve your business? Waterloo Chapter invites you to attend an educational series for landscape owners and professionals with Nextra Consulting where you'll gain practical insights that will result in more money and more freedom.

Now is the time to ramp up your sales, marketing, marketing, risk management, cash flow, and most importantly, your leadership and company culture.

Certified Landscape Horticulturist Manager - Landscape Horticulture Certification Program
If you manage people, you need to attend this series. Your staff will thank you, and so will your bottom line.

Did we forget to mention that these courses are a great overview of the CLHM Certificate! 

The Certified Landscape Horticulture Manager (CLHM) is an industry-developed designation that sets and maintains standards for business management in the trade industry.

More information about CLHM can be found here: https://cnlagetcertified.ca/designations/manager/

Registration Information

  • All registration will close on the Friday before the session event date / midnight.
  • Only pre-registered individuals will receive a complimentary drink ticket
  • No cost savings between in-person or virtual registrations.
  • Day of, in-person registration(s) may not be guaranteed due to capacity limit.
REGISTER - OCT. 4
REGISTER - NOV. 1
REGISTER - DEC. 6

Pricing

  • Landscape Ontario Members - FREE!
  • Non-Members $35 for attendance virtually or in-person.

Event Information

  • Timeline
    • 6:00PM - 7:00PM Networking & Food
    • 7:00PM - 9:00PM Session
  • Each session will be recorded.
  • Only registered attendees will be sent a link.
  • Light food and beverage will be available.
  • See map for additional parking.
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Sessions 


SEPTEMBER 6, 2023

OR WATCH ON YOUTUBE 
Navigate Through HR
Course: Human Resources


Who should attend:
  • Owners
  • Senior Leadership Teams
  • HR Managers
  • General Managers
  • Crew Leaders
Learning objectives:
  • Implement effective recruitment and hiring practices.
  • Develop and implement company HR policies.
  • Implement education and training programs.
  • Ensure compliance with labour laws.
  • Develop and implement programs to retain your employees.
  • Develop a safety program.
  • Develop and implement job descriptions.
  • Manage employee discipline and termination.
Takeaway question:
  • What do we do well as a company in this area?
  • What areas are we not doing well in?
  • What must we implement in the next 30, 60, and 90 days to improve our HR and safety programs?
  • How does spending time and resources on these areas improve the current business?
Templates:
  • New employee onboarding template.
  • HR handbook.
  • Job description templates.
Other reference material:
  • Stay tuned.

OCTOBER 4, 2023
Prep For Winter
Course: Snow & Ice


Who should attend:
  • Owners
  • Senior Leadership Teams
  • HR Managers
  • General Managers
  • Crew Leaders

REGISTER 
Learning objectives:
  • Implement effective recruitment and hiring practices.
  • Implement effective sales and marketing practices.
  • Implement an effective winter compensation package for staff.
  • Implement education and training programs.
  • Slip and fall readiness.
  • Develop a winter safety program.
  • Winter fleet management and setup.
  • Onboarding snow clients.
Take away question:
  • What do we do well as a company in this area?
  • What areas are we not doing well in?
  • What must we implement in the next 30, 60, and 90 days to improve our winter program?
  • How does spending time and resources on these areas improve the current business?
Templates:
  • Slip and fall checklist.
  • Preseason site inspection checklist.
  • Client onboarding checklist.
  • Fall training rodeo template.
Other reference material:
  • Stay tuned.

NOVEMBER 1, 2023
Draw a Road Map for Success
Course: Strategic Planning


Who should attend:
  • Owners
  • Senior Leadership Teams

REGISTER 
Learning objectives:
  • Identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats as they impact the company.
  • Develop and implement a corporate strategic plan.
  • Develop and implement a sales and marketing plan.
  • Develop and implement a financial plan.
  • Develop and implement a human resource and organizational structure plan.
  • Evaluate and make changes to your cooperate structure.
  • Develop succession, operations and monitoring plans.
  • Effectively manage the flow of information.
  • Implement effective use of technology.
Takeaway question:
  • Complete the SWOT analysis.
  • What must we implement in the next 30, 60, and 90 days to improve?
Templates:
  • SWOT analysis template.
Other reference material:
  • Traction by Geno Wickman.

DECEMBER 6, 2023
Build Success with Sales and Marketing
Course: Marketing and Sales Management


Who should attend:
  • Owners
  • Senior Leadership Teams
  • Sales Team Managers
  • Social Media or Marketing Team

REGISTER 
Learning objectives:
  • Develop and implement advertising and promotion programs.
  • Develop and implement practices to enhance your company's image.
  • Develop, implement and monitor public relation strategy.
  • Manage your company's sales process.
  • Develop and implement pricing policies.
  • Understand and implement good estimating practices.
  • Develop customer service standards.
Takeaway question:
  • What do we do well as a company in this area?
  • What areas are we not doing well in?
  • What must we implement in the next 30, 60, and 90 days to improve our sales and marketing programs?
  • How does spending time and resources on these areas improve the current business?
Templates:
  • Stay tuned.
Other reference material:
  • Stay tuned.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Supporting Sponsor $500
  • 1x 6’ table top display space (max. 6’ wide x 6’ height x 6’ depth).
  • Company name and logo acknowledged on event publications, including website up to 4 months, and signage at the event.
  • Mention in digital communications.
  • Mention in Landscape Ontario magazine.
  • Company logo on Nextra Consulting presentation.
  • Mention in presentation and introduction by MC during opening remarks.
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Event Questions

Connect with Karri Bylsma
Landscape Ontario Membership Events Specialist, Chapter & Sectors
kbylsma@landscapeontario.com
 

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