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GIC Keynote Announced

PLANET, the national trade association that represents landscape industry companies, has announced Greg Schwem as the keynote speaker for the upcoming GIC, held in conjunction with GIE+EXPO.

The Professional Landcare Network has announced Greg Schwem as the keynote speaker for the upcoming Green Industry Conference, which will be held in conjunction with GIE+EXPO, Oct. 23−25, 2013, in Louisville, Ky.

Schwem will look at the 21st century workplace and the challenges of maintaining a work/life balance. He has been featured on SIRIUS Radio, FOX News, Comedy Central, and in Parents Magazine. Schwem writes a weekly humor column that is nationally distributed by Tribune Media Services and the Huffington Post. He is also the author of the book "Text Me If You're Breathing: Observations, Frustrations and Life Lessons from a Low-Tech Dad".

PLANET's keynote speaker kicks off the conference, which includes 30 education sessions, a new Learning Lounge that will feature more than a dozen 20-minute Power Talks, and a Genius Bar where industry experts will be available to answer attendee questions, and networking.

GIC registration also includes admission to GIE+EXPO, the largest landscape industry and outdoor equipment show in the United States, as well as the Hardscape North America show.

For more information about the GIC, please visit

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