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July 27-29

Earle Brown Heritage Center

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Pre-Conference Workshop

Safety & Efficiency Demo Day

On July 27, attendees will spend time learning about the importance of embracing a culture of safety within their snow operations and get up close and personal with the latest equipment that can help drive efficiencies in the field. A mix of classroom and outdoor interactive sessions, assisted by snow pros and suppliers, is planned. This event is free but spots are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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Pod Schedules

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Business

9:30 - 2:30 pm
Safety & Efficiency Demo Day // Limited capacity, register today

7:30 am
Breakfast

8:30 am
Sustainability Leadership: It’s more than the environment // Phill Sexton, CSP, ASM, WIT Advisers

10:30 am
Lunch & Trade Show

12:45 pm
Panel: Weathering Change in Snow & Ice // Mark Arthofer, CSP, Skyline Construction; Don Nelson, Glacier Snow & Ice; Charles Glossop, CSP, Hantho Farms; Phill Sexton, CSP, ASM, WIT Advisers (moderator)

2:15 pm 
You’re the Snow Pro: Drive the Narrative // Paulita LaPlante and Ryan Foudray, Prescription Landscape

4:15 pm
Networking: TBD

8 am
Breakfast with a Legend // Don Nelson, Glacier Snow

9 am
Using Data Analytics to Reduce Your Risk // Patrick McGuinness, Zlimen & McGuiness, PLLC; Jack Demski, Ansay & Associates 

10:30 am

Selling in the Digital Age // Chris Darnell, The Harvest Group

Noon
Snack & Chat Lunch

1 pm
Trade Show

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Operations

9:30 - 2:30 pm
Safety & Efficiency Demo Day // Limited capacity, register today

7:30 am
Breakfast

8:30 am
Asset Optimization, Before and After You Buy // Ed Schultheis, WIT Advisers

9:45 am
Build an Effective Training Program // Angela Cenzalli, CSP, ASM, B-Mentors Consulting & Wellness Group

11:30 am
Leveraging site classifications to improve sales and service // Jim Turcan, CSP, ASM, Cornerstone Partners Horticultural Services

12:45 pm
Lunch & Trade Show

2:45 pm
Leading Up the Chain of Command // Justin Phillips, ASM, Carrington Lawn & Landscape

4:15 pm
Networking: TBD

8 am
Snack & Chat Breakfast

9 am
Panel: Mechanize or Get Left Behind // Tyler Jabaay, Priority Landscape; Don Nelson, Glacier Snow; Phill Sexton, CSP, ASM, WIT Advisers

10:30 am
Trade Show

12:30 pm
Lunch with a Legend // Charles Glossop, CSP, Hantho Farms

1:45 pm
The Liquids Train is Leaving the Station: Are you on board? // Teddy Paterson, Prescription Landscape and Jordan Smith, Smith Lawn & Landscape

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Connect with exhibitors

Trade Show

Trade show hours will be included in the overall schedule for each pod. 

Our Minneapolis exhibitors will be located indoors and outdoors. The event will be rain or shine. Connect with a Roadshow exhibitor onsite or via the chat or 1-on-1 video call options right through the SIMA Show App!  

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Event Guidelines

Safety and Conduct

In accordance with all state & venue guidelines, participating individuals will be required to wear a face covering during this event. Those who do not comply will be asked to leave with no refund.

See our event Code of Conduct here.

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Stay in the loop

All registered Roadshow attendees will be asked to download and use the SIMA Show app to receive show updates, access pod schedules, connect with fellow attendees & exhibitors, and more!

Sponsored by Morton Salt

SCAM ALERT:

Beware of Room Poachers! Official hotel room block information for all Roadshow locations will only be shared with registered attendees (please see your confirmation email). Those who book a room outside of the official block do so at their own risk.

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Hotel and Travel

Roadshow events (registration, education, and trade show) will be held at the Earle Brown Heritage Center. 

Earle Brown Heritage Center
6155 Earle Brown Dr., Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Parking Options:
Complimentary parking in the overflow lot is available to attendees.  

Host Hotel: Embassy Suites by Hilton Minneapolis North
6300 Earle Brown Dr., Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Room Rate: $159/night

Cut off: July 6, 2021

Reservations: To reduce rooms held without an event registration, you will receive booking details in your registration confirmation email from SIMA.

Explore our Roadshows

Check out our other Roadshows — shorter, smaller, strategically located events that will bring all of the things people love about the Symposium into a smaller footprint, possibly even closer to home. 

Thanks to our 2021 Symposium Roadshow Sponsors

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Thanks to our 2021 Symposium Roadshow Sponsors