A business skills workshop for landscape professionals

Wake County
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Rural Center, 4021 Carya Drive, Raleigh
Online registration – deadline Oct. 23: http://go.ncsu.edu/2015wakeprofitability

Chatham County
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Chatham Cooperative Extension, 65 E. Small St., Pittsboro
Online registration – deadline Nov. 6: http://go.ncsu.edu/2015chathamprofitability

NOTE: This is the same workshop offered two different dates and locations to better accommodate your schedule and travel needs

Certification Credits Available:
• Business Irrigation Credits – 3 hours applied for
• NC Landscape Contractor CEU’s – 2 hours approved

Workshop Homepage: http://go.ncsu.edu/2015profitability
Join us this fall for a free and informative workshop on increasing profitability in the green industry, to be held in Raleigh and in Pittsboro. Both workshops will feature presentations by leaders with business and green industry expertise, including:
• Corey Conners, Executive Director, NCNLA
• Doug Chapman, Owner, Plantworks Nursery
• Chris Exton and Joe Williamson, SCORE Certified Mentors
• Robert Hayter, RLA, ASLA
Firm Principal, LKC; Co-owner, The Southern Landscape Group

Each workshop will also include a panel discussion with successful, local green industry business leaders addressing your questions:
Panel Members – Wake County workshop:
• Tom Nowell – Tom Nowell Gardens
• Cat Valand – Cat Valand Designs
• Paige Moody – Arbor Enterprises, Inc.
• Dennis Kostrzewa – Pro-Motion Consulting

Panel Members – Chatham County workshop:
• Sharon Day – Mellow Marsh Farm
• Melinda Fitzgerald – Country Farm and Home
• Paige Moody – Arbor Enterprises, Inc.
• Jason Jeremiah, Pittsboro Outdoor Power Equipment

Questions?
• Wake Workshop: Please contact Martha Smith, Martha.Smith@wakegov.com, or call the Wake County Center of NC Cooperative Extension at 919-250-1092.
• Chatham Workshop: Please contact NC Cooperative Extension’s Chatham County Center by calling 919-542-8202 or email: extension.programs@chathamnc.org

Sponsored by:
John Deere Landscapes
With five locations in the Triangle: Raleigh ? Apex ? Durham
Find your nearest location

Presented by:
NC Cooperative Extension, Chatham and Wake County Centers
SCORE – Chapel Hill