GIC

'Growing' in Louisville

Growth is the theme of this year’s Green Industry Conference (GIC). So, in keeping with this theme, PLANET will provide members with an opportunity to “grow” our industry’s impact on the city of Louisville. To do so, we’ve teamed up with Metro United Way, the local United Way affiliate, to identify a few small community […]

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GIC: The Aftermath

I, as well as most of the PLANET staff, am starting to gain some sort of feeling back in my legs. The Green Industry Conference was a busy one; always standing, walking, and talking. A couple days have gone by since the end of the show, and there is a lot to reflect on. Let’s […]

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GIC from a staffer

Of course you can read all of the printed material and gaze at the colorful advertisements to understand how big the Green Industry Conference and GIE+EXPO really is. When you get there you can kick tires and shake hands. However, the one thing that cannot be advertised, printed, or artificially created for that matter, is […]

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Through the eyes of a student ambassador

I started my story in the middle instead of the beginning. Let me start over by introducing my self. I am a Landscape Management student at Hinds Community College in Raymond Mississippi and I am serving as a Student Ambassador for PLANET at this year’s GIC. As my graduation date approaches, I am more concerned […]

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GIC 2010- from a student ambassadors' perspective

Hello from PLANET’s GIC Expo Floor. I have been asked to keep you posted about my experiences as a student ambassador, but they have been so numerous now is the first chance I have gotten! This afternoon I will be introducing Kevin Kehoe for his session in room B101 on Managing Costs and Budgets. This […]

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Networking: Make the most of your time out of the office!

I recently attended a CEO luncheon with some of my industry peers. We do this once a month as a way to catch up and to keep one another informed on what our organizations are working on. Since I got there a few minutes early, I decided to use my spare time to update my […]

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It’s time to register!

You may think I’m jumping the gun, but I’m not. As we all know, time flies during the busy season. Before you know it, October will be here and the Green Industry Conference (GIC), to be held October 27–30, would only be a few short weeks and away. For most PLANET members, attending GIC is […]

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Attending GIC and becoming certified upped my game ten-fold!

As a fellow green industry professional, I urge you to do both. Personally, I can’t afford missing the best show in our industry and I took that important step years ago of getting my certification. Now, you can do both and save money. PLANET is offering the Landscape Industry Certification Manager and other select exams […]

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Flat Rate Friday – July 16th!

I want to personally invite you to GIC this year, PLANET’s Green Industry Conference, and to tell you about our lowest discounted price ever! This Friday, July 16th, for one day only, we are offering GIC registration for a flat rate of $200 per person. You pay $200 and you get full registration including access […]

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It's no secret

There’s an old saying that industry veterans understand so well: For any company to reach its full potential, an owner has to switch gears — to stop working in the business and start working on it. This saying also holds true for PLANET. Since the merger, PLANET staff and volunteers have worked tirelessly in the […]

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