Association News


TCIA and PLANET Pursue Partnership Opportunities

The Tree Care Industry Association and the Professional Landcare Network announced that the organizations have decided to defer continued discussions on unification at this time. They will continue to pursue partnership opportunities and explore ways to work together to further the interests of both memberships and the green industry as a whole.

RMRTA to Host 57th Conference & Trade Show

The Rocky Mountain Regional Turfgrass Association has scheduled its 57th annual turfgrass conference and trade show for December 7-9 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Denver International Airport, Denver, Colo. The conference will feature local and national speakers discussing a variety of turf-related topics that apply to landscaping firms, golf courses, sports turf, sod growers and more. Companies from around the country will display the latest products, services and technology. For more information, call 303-770-2220 or visit

SIMA to Hold 13th Annual Symposium

The Snow & Ice Management Association will hold its 13th annual Snow & Ice Symposium at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I., from June 23-26. The symposium will feature a two-day trade show with the latest equipment and services from over 80 exhibitors; keynote address by Bob Coulter of JP Horizons; over 20 educational sessions covering sales and marketing, operations, management and leadership, and administration; a new Risk Management Track with sessions on insurance, contracts and legal, and data collection; Snack & Chat roundtable discussions; networking receptions; Certified Snow Professional exam; and an awards banquet. For more information, visit, e-mail [email protected] or call 414-375-1940.