Many of the dealers are offering "Show-Only" deals so get to the Landscape Expo and find the truck you're looking for!
ENJOY OUTDOOR EVENTS
Live Equipment Test Drive Area
New to 2018 Landscape Expo, Long Beach! Outside in the center court select exhibitors will have real equipment for you to start-up and test onsite.
JCB will feature their JCB 155 Teleskid. It is the smallest radial lift within the JCB skid steer loader line. It has a 42kW JCB Diesel by Kohler engine with enough power to perform at any job site. Click Here to learn more.
GV Haulit will be live demoing their Haulit workhorse delivery trailer, described as a "Beefy Built" tilt deck trailer invented to haul and unload palleted and supersack materials, without a forklift. Click Here to learn more.
Diamond A Equipment, Kubota will be demonstrating the Kubota BX23S Tractor diesel tractor. This versatile tractor can tackle a wide array of projects from residential to commercial. Click Here to learn more. They will also have a WGC6-21 Walk-Behind Mower to test out. Click Here to learn more.
A crowd favorite for over a decade, there is a new twist to the New Product Showcase at TLE...
In addition to vendors providing new products for you to examine and explore, select vendors will be presenting complete product demonstrations and hands-on training for the latest and greatest new products in the landscape industry!
Great Plains will be showcasing their QS200 Insertion Ultrasonic Flowmeter. The QS200 Insertion Ultrasonic Flowmeter provides an accurate reading of liquid flow rate and accumulated flow. Designed to support commercial irrigation applications, the QS200 is available in five pipe sizes, 1 to 4 inch.
Spiio will be demonstrating the installation and use of their S-110 Wireless Moisture Sensor, which they claim is built to last both outdoors and indoors for up to 9 years. The device contains the most necessary sensors, so you can stay on top of your plant projects' performances.
2018 will feature the largest exhibit hall yet! From irrigation to large machinery, there's a great list of exhibitors to check out. Take the opportunity to explore upcoming new products and network with potential clients at the show.
California's largest concern is water, and any means with which we can save it. Join these industry leading educators & state-of-the-art vendors in the TLE Water Conservation Center. Explore the Water Conservation Center, featuring SIX on-point seminars and surrounded by the latest technology in conserving California's most precious resource.
Flow Meter Selection
by Kevin C. Symens, MBM, CEM
Wednesday, October 10th: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
CEUs: IA, NALP, PGMS, QWEL
Water Efficient Landscapes – Why They Matter (MWELO)
by Marianne Simon
Wednesday, October 10th 1:00 - 2:30 PM
CEUs: APLD, IA, NALP, PGMS, QWEL
Interdisciplinary Approach to Native Landscape Design & Installation
by Ann Sever, PLA, LEED AP, CLIA and Katie Brown
Thursday, October 11th: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
CEUs: APLD, IA, ISA, NALP, PGMS, QWEL
Practical Water Management: Skills That Will Make an Impact
by Brandon Burgess
Thursday, October 11th: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
CEUs: APLD, IA, NALP, PGMS, QWEL
Introducing The ALL NEW Design Center At The Landscape Expo 2018!
With over 24% (more than 700) of last year's attendees offering landscape architectural or design services, exhibitors are lining up to show you the latest and greatest in residential landscape features for your custom designs.
Objectives: Practical tips on best installation practices, learn about installation methods from trenching to excavating, lay out dripline the most efficient way possible to get it done right but avoid problems such as running out of pressure, learn about different types of flush valves and how to place them, when and where to use air/relief valves and why they can be important, estimate materials from control kit to dripline to fittings and accessories and practical maintenance tips; flushing, cleaning, winterizing.
Check Out These Plant Material & Tree Care Exhibitors
The Association of Compost Producers (ACP) is a non-profit, 501(c)6, trade association of public and private organizations dedicated to increasing the quality, value and amount of compost being produced and used in California. We do this by promoting
activities and regulations that build healthy soil, benefiting people and the environment.
ACP members work and invest together to increase compost markets and improve compost product and manufacturing standards.
The association provides education and communication on compost benefits and proper use through support of scientific research, and legislation, aligned with developing and expanding quality compost markets.
Creating Beautiful Landscapes – Healthy Soil With Compost is Key!
by Kathy Kellogg Johnson
Wednesday, October 10th: 8:00 - 9:30 AM
CEUs: NALP, PGMS, QWEL
Wednesday, October 10th: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
CEUs: APLD, NALP, PGMS
This seminar will address several things in the field of workforce development. The field workforce development is a focused effort at different levels of the organization and it involves everyone. At BrightView, we identified 8 key areas of focus: Recruiting interviewing, on boarding, training & development, evaluation & advancement, recognition, workforce management and turnover tracking. Each of these 8 key areas will be broken down into detail in this panel seminar.
MEET WITH VENDORS
Meet Nick Federoff
Sporting a foot long beard and an equally outrageous personality, Federoff's national award-winning weekly radio show has been on the air since May 1988. The program is the nation's only coast-to-coast friendly radio show. Based near downtown Los Angeles and heard on the Environmental Media Broadcasting Radio Network Saturday mornings from 8-10AM pacific standard time nationwide.
Nick Federoff is also the resident garden expert on CBS | KCAL 9 News in Los Angeles. Every week you'll see new 5-minute how-to garden projects.
This seminar will feature Rain Bird's LXD 2-wire controller. Items discussed will be decoder systems in general, design principles, and installation techniques. Additional emphasis is given to surge protection and techniques for troubleshooting on how
to detect wire breaks, shorts and earth ground voltage faults with an AC leakage clamp meter. **First 30 people to sign up receive a Free Lunch!**
Wednesday, October 10th: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
CEUs: APLD, ISA, IA, NALP, PGMS, QWEL
With the environmental challenges facing the operation of large facilities today, learn about the maintenance challenges at Los Alamitos Race Course. Located in the heart of Orange County, Los Alamitos Race Course maintains a harmonious existence with the surrounding community. Maintaining a 71 year old, 160 acre facility that combines all of the challenges of a golf course and small theme park, all while housing 1,800 race horses year round.
LEARN FROM THE BEST
Contract Law: Ask the Attorney Workshop Thursday, Oct. 11th 1:00 - 2:30 PM Center Hall with Milene Apanian, J.D.
This workshop will answer your questions regarding:
Construction Contracts: Drafting and negotiating Home Improvement Contracts, Owner/Contractor Contracts, Subcontracts, Purchase Orders, Change Orders
How to Document a Construction Project Without Regret
Bond Claims & Prompt Payment Penalties; How To Use Them to Get Paid
California Contractor License Laws: who needs to be licensed, and recent developments in the licensing law
How to Comply with CA Licensing Laws and Contractors State License Board Advertising Requirements
Please send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org before the show so that Milene can research your answer adequately. (You can also bring your questions to the workshop.) The editor of LC/DBM magazine will be present as well.
Green Industry Hall of Fame
Green Industry awards are given each year to inductees of the Green Industry Hall of Fame to well deserved professionals in the landscape industry.
Come and check out who has been given the latest honor in the Green Industry Hall of Fame.
Allen Chariton (2016)
Bill Cathcart (2018)
Bob Mattson (2009)
Bob Perry (2012)
Brad Monroe (2013)
Burton Sperber (2010)
Candy Fiske (2018)
Carl Kah (2018)
Charles Nunley (2007)
Cheryl Goar (2018)
Chuck Hoover (2013)
Dave Davis (2010)
Dave Fujino (2017)
David B. Tiglio (2006)
David L. Lannom (2015)
David Pagano (2013)
David Witzke (2008)
Denne Goldstein (2008)
Dennis Pittenger (2016)
Donald C. Brinkerhoff (2015)
Donald M. Roberts (2017)
Donald Phelps (2009)
Dr. Barry Cohen (2012)
Dr. John Kabashima (2014)
Dr. John Thomson (2012)
Dr. Joseph You-Tsai Hung (2005)
Edwin J. Hunter (2012)
Eric Triplett (2015)
Fred Hanker (2014)
Gary Hayakawa (2014)
Gary Vallen (2010)
George Schmok (2014)
Gilbert Resendez (2013)
Gus Fleming (2008)
H. Clay Kellog (2013)
Haruo Yamashiro (2009)
Jacquie Courtright (2016)
James Bethke (2018)
John Boething (2015)
John Culbertson (2016)
Jon Alsdorf (2012)
Judy Guido (2018)
Larry Rohlfes (2016)
Leslee Temply (2014)
Lynda Wightman (2016)
Mark Pedicone (2015)
McKenzie Cook (2017)
Mickey Strauss (2009)
Mike Baron (2014)
Mike Schwartz (2009)
Miles Rosedale (2010)
Nelson Colvin (2010)
Nick Federoff (2012)
Peter Estournes (2017)
Ray York (2012)
Rich Angelo (2008)
Richard Cohen (2013)
Richard Daigle (2014)
Robert Cardoza (2010)
Robert Crudup (2012)
Robert J. Tiglio (2006)
Robert Ludekens (2017)
Robert Scofield (2016)
Roger Fiske (2018)
Sharon McGuire (2010)
Steve Wightman (2015)
Stuart J. Sperber (2009)
Sue York (2013)
Susan Sims (2015)
Ted Byrne (2009)
Tom Christy (2012)
Tom Courtright (2016)
Tom Gentile (2015)
Tony LaFetra (2010)
Warren Gorowitz (2017)
Be Sure to Sign Up Your Team
We offer a variety of opportunities to learn new skills and techniques, find ways to operate more efficiently, earn professional certifications, and improve your business profitability.
Our seminars equip field personnel, project leaders, supervisors, and owners with the latest knowledge on professional Landscaping Business.
The Landscape Expo (TLE), a two-day regional landscape conference and trade show to be held at the Long Beach Convention Center on Wednesday, October 10th and Thursday, October 11th will host an official DPR Test Site.
Attendees can register for any of DPR's license or certificate exams through the California Department of Pesticide Regulation website. Those interested must register in advance through DPR; note that they will not be able to accommodate walk-ins.
Book your room now before they're gone!
The Hyatt, Renaissance and Westin are all sold out due to a city wide convention in town (same dates as our show.) There is no point in waiting and trying to get a deal at the last minute because this year they'll be very hard to find!
Courtyard Marriott Long Beach hotel rates are $214 per night and we have negotiated a special rate of $5.00 for a "Grab and Go" breakfast for our attendees. (Make sure you request this at check in)
WARNING: Beware of any solicitations from travel companies, they are potentially fake.
Courtyard Long Beach Downtown
500 East First Street
Long Beach, California 90802
Distance to Convention Center: 0.7mi
The Landscape Expo is a regional trade show and educational conference for landscape professionals from all facets of the industry. Featuring hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of attendees every fall for the past 60 years, the Landscape Expo is the premier event for landscape professionals in the western United States.
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