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2018 PA Green Industry Forum & Member Recognition Event
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2018 PA Green Industry Forum & Member Recognition Event

Join your fellow members and colleagues at PLNA's first event of the year. There is something for everyone; hear from Keynote Speakers about the industry at the state and national level, round table discussions moderated by business leaders on topics that can help your business, State of the Association address, and honor and recognition of professionals and companies who have shown their commitment to PLNA and the industry.

 Export to Your Calendar 3/8/2018
When: March 8, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: Hershey Country Club
1000 E. Derry Road
Hershey, PA  17033
United States
Contact: Tina Rife
717.238.1673


Online registration is available until: 3/2/2018
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Thursday, March 8, 2018 PA Green Industry Forum, Membership & Recognition Event ($79)

9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Hershey Country Club

Join your fellow members and colleagues at PLNA's first event of the year. There is something for everyone; hear from Keynote Speakers about the industry at the state and national level, round table discussions moderated by business leaders on topics that can help your business, State of the Association address, and honor and recognition of professionals and companies who have shown their commitment to PLNA and the industry.

 

Keynote Speakers-

• Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding - an outlook on the state of agriculture in PA, and
Tal Coley, AmericanHort Director of Government Affairs- an update on AmericanHort's efforts

Round Table Discussions include-

2018 Garden Trends, Health Insurance - Self-Funding in the Small Group Market, Spotted Lanternfly Control and Business Opportunities, Immigration and H2B, Landscape Career Paths and Apprenticeships, LEAN Management, Employee Handbooks and more

State of the Association Address and Meeting of the Members

PLNA board and staff present the latest happenings at PLNA and a sneak peek of the future programs.

Recognition/Awards-

Honorees include: Joanne Kostecky Petito (posthumous), Fredrick J. Mummert Distinguished Service Award; Steve Castorani, North Creek Nurseries, PLNA Hall of Fame Award; Madeline Maynor, North Creek Nurseries, Green Achiever Award, and Fred R. Strathmeyer, Jr., PDA Deputy Secretary of Plant Industry and Consumer Protection, Green Industry Advocate Award.

Optional- (additional $16)

Come early and socialize and network with fellow members, PLNA Board and staff at the PLNA MeetUp on Wednesday, March 7.  Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be available from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Hershey Country Club.  After the MeetUp at the Country Club we will visit a local dining establishment for dinner.


This event is all about our members and we want to see you there!

 

Click here for a glimpse at the agenda 

 

Thank You to our Sponsors

 PLNA Partner Members

    

 

MeetUp Sponsors

 

   

 

 

Interested in Sponsoring?  Click here for Sponsor Opportunities

or contact Tina at tmrife@PLNA.com or 717.238.1676

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