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Be sure to mark your calendars for the NLAE 2019 Annual Conference

WHEN: May 6-8, 2019
WHERE: The Lodge at Whitefish Lake, Whitefish, MT
HOTEL RATE: $94/night for Standard Room

Click here to book your room online, and enter the following:
Group ID: NLAE2019
Group Password: WHITEFISH

You can also call 877-887-4026 to make your reservations. Please make sure to say that you are attending the 2019 NLAE Annual Conference in order to receive the discounted group rate.

Looking to extend your stay? Please call the hotel directly at 877-887-4026.

The deadline for discounted hotel rates is Monday, April 15, 2019.

You won’t want to miss this beautiful location surrounded by mountains with the pristine waters of Whitefish Lake at the back door featuring cutting-edge Education and inspiring Networking events designed to help you succeed in 2019 and beyond.

2019 Conference Agenda

Monday, May 6, 2019

8 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Glacier Park Bus Tour – Sponsored by Maryland Nursery, Landscape and Greenhouse Association

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. | LMN’s Business Management Program for Landscapers

5 – 6:30 p.m. | Cocktail & Networking Reception sponsored by Caterpillar & LMN

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

8 – 9 a.m. | Breakfast and Welcome

9 – 9:15 a.m. | Know Your Neighbor – Jyl Story

9:15 – 10:15 a.m | Legislative Update
Speakers: Craig Regelbrugge, AmericanHort & Andrew Bray, NALP

10:15 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Create an Exceptional Member Experience: Attract, Engage & Retain  Members:
Imagine if your association was filled with highly engaged members who participate and volunteer. It can be if we create an exceptional member experience. We’ll look at how engagement has changed and explore ways to draw in members of all generations.

Peggy M. Hoffman, FASAE, CAE
Mariner Management & Marketing

12 – 1 p.m. | Lunch

1 – 4 p.m.
Create an Exceptional Member Experience: Attract & Retain Members
Learn about the engagement continuum, tools for engaging, and hear three actions you can take today to begin growing engagement in your chapter.

4:45 – 8:30 p.m. | Montana Brew Bus-Brewery & Distillery Tour (Food Included)

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

8 – 8:45 a.m. | Breakfast – Lakeside Pavillion

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. | Exploring Effective Practices on Your Topics – Ramsey
Facilitated by Peggy Hoffman.

10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Certification Programs: Success Stories – Ramsey
Rena Sumner, Massachusetts Nursery & Landscape Association
Merry Mott, Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association
Cassie Larson, Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. | NLAE Membership MeetingRamsey


Interested in Sponsoring the 2019 Annual Conference? Contact Margaret McGuire-Schoeff.

Thank you to our sponsors: