NALP Leaders Forum heads to St. Thomas

The National Association of Landscape Professionals announced that Leaders Forum, its executive education and networking event, is heading to St. Thomas, USVI, January 12-14, 2017.

Leaders Forum brings together many of the top CEOs, owners, managers and leaders in landscape and lawn care for a few days of networking and education focused on enhancing leadership skills.

This year’s event will feature an exclusive look at the trends that will be affecting landscape and lawn care businesses in the next few years as well as workforce trends.

The headliner is Daniel Levine, who is the founding director of the Avant-Guide Institute trends consultancy and author of over 20 best-selling books. In addition, Daniel is the global editor of WikiTrend for business and tourism leaders and the leader of a huge international Trend Spotting Network with more than 9,000 spotters who track the latest ideas and experiences from across the globe.

The event also includes plenty of time for networking and team building during the many parties, receptions and excursions. Attendees are encouraged to bring their families and their office teams.

“This event is a great way to reward your staff and it also offers great bonding and team building opportunities,” said Sabeena Hickman, NALP CEO. “From CEO, to sales staff, to managers; everyone will get some great takeaways from this event.”

Leaders Forum will be held at the Frenchman’s Reef & Morningstar Marriott Beach Resort Discounted room reservations are now available. For full conference registration, click here.


Leaders Forum is approved for Landscape Industry Certified recertification at 1 CEU per hour of instruction attended.

The event is sponsored by Caterpillar at the Platinum level, Bayer at the Gold level, and John Deere at the Silver level.

For more information about Leaders Forum, visit