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Keynote speaker for GIC announced

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Greg Schwem will take a humorous and insightful look at the current workplace.

| September 4, 2013

HERNDON, Va. – PLANET, the national landscape industry trade association, announces that Greg Schwem will be the keynote speaker at the Green Industry Conference (GIC) which is held in conjunction with GIE+EXPO and Hardscape North America, Oct. 23-25, in Louisville, Ky.

Schwem takes a humorous and insightful look at the 21st century workplace and the challenges of maintaining a work/life balance. He has been featured on SIRIUS Radio, FOX News, Comedy Central, and in Parents Magazine. He writes a weekly humor column that is nationally distributed by Tribune Media Services and the Huffington Post. He is also the author of the book “Text Me If You’re Breathing: Observations, Frustrations and Life Lessons from a Low-Tech Dad”.

The Chicago Tribune recently proclaimed Greg Schwem, the “king of the hill in the growing world of corporate comedy.”

PLANET’s keynote speaker kicks off the conference which includes 30 education sessions, a new Learning Lounge that will feature more than a dozen 20-minute Power Talks, and a Genius Bar where industry experts will be available to answer attendee questions, and networking. GIC registration also includes admission to GIE+EXPO, the largest landscape industry and outdoor equipment show in the United States, as well as the Hardscape North America show.
 

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