Reinders Inc. will return to the Waukesha Expo Center in suburban Milwaukee, for its 22nd Green Industry Conference, March 11-12. The company is kicking off its 150th anniversary celebration with a show theme of “Celebrating Our Past with Our Eyes on the Future.” The event features educational sessions, a tradeshow with over 80 leading suppliers and manufacturers, hot homemade donuts each morning, lunch, raffle prizes and refreshments each afternoon.
A world class program of more than 35 seminars is scheduled. A partial list of guest speakers and topics includes: Dr. Jim Kerns of North Carolina State University will provide tips for “Maximizing Turfgrass Health Under Budgetary Constraints;” “Maximizing Weed Control,” will be discussed by Jeff Schmidt of PBI Gordon, Jim Hague of Knox Fertilizer will help answer the question, “Are Long Feeding Fertilizers and Combination Products for Me?” “FountainScaping: Designing & Installing Small Scale Water Features into New and Existing Landscapes” will be presented by Ed Beaulieu of Aquascape, Inc., “The ABC’s of NPK” will be examined by Bruce Schweiger of the University of Wisconsin, Matt Hollingsworth of NDS will provide tips about how “Drainage Enhancements Add Profits;” “Growing Your Business with Seasonal Lighting,” will be explored by Brian Webb and Kevin Hunt of World Class Lighting, Dave Louttit of The Andersons will discuss, “New Fertilizer Solutions;” Eric Baumeister of The Toro Company will provide hints for “Troubleshooting Electrical and Hydraulic System Problems;” and “Harnessing Multiple Generations in the Workforce” will be explored by Steve Drake of the SCD Group.
Attendees will have the opportunity to enter a drawing to win the show grand prize package consisting of a drone and camera. Reinders has hosted this conference and tradeshow every other year since 1973. It brings together nationally known speakers, enlightening seminars and a variety of industry manufacturers all in one place. The latest research, education, equipment and products for green industry professionals in the lawn care, landscape, sports turf, golf, park, school, and municipal markets will be found at the show.
Show pre-registration is $59 per day or $99 for a 2-day pass before March 6th. Registration at the door is $69 per day. Visit www.reinders.com for show information, seminar updates and registration.