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2013 Executive Summit: Early bird deadline ends soon

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Act now to take advantage of a discount to attend this year's Executive Summit, Aug. 7-9 at Loews Don CeSar Hotel in St Pete Beach, Fla.

| June 25, 2013

There's less than a week to take advantage of the early bird discount to attend this year's Executive Summit.


The ASCA's 2013 Executive Summit takes place Aug 7-9 at Loews Don CeSar Hotel in St. Pete Beach, Fla.

For those unfamiliar with this annual event, the ASCA’s Executive Summit is a unique educational experience that addresses the high-level topics that impact your business. Speakers engage and educate attendees on industry trends and business growth. The conference brings high-end education to snow professionals and provides networking opportunities to engage with colleagues and leaders.

This year’s educational itinerary includes discussions on risk mitigation and liability, fighting slip-and-fall claims, the impact of the Affordable Care Act, leadership building, and other business management topics.This year’s itinerary taps into many of the top business concerns professional snow and ice managers are facing.


“Without a doubt, snow contractors are operating in a challenging business environment,” says ASCA's Executive Director Kevin Gilbride. “So we did our due diligence and really gathered a lot of feedback to determine where our focus should be with this year’s educational offering. I’m happy to say the conference schedule reflects what contractors indicated they needed regarding education.”

In addition, the ASCA and Snow Magazine announced this year’s leadership award winners. This year four professional snow and ice managers will be honored.
This year's Leadership Award recipients include:
• Dick Churchill, The Groundskeeper, Ashland, Mass.;
• Steven Jomides, Lawns By Yorkshire, Westwood, N.J.;
• Stephanie Sauers-Boyd, Sauers Tree & landscape, Dresher, Pa.; and
• Jack Wieske, Cedar Springs Landscape, Ancaster, Ontario

“So many snow and ice managers are committed not only to their company’s success, but also to the industry at large, as well as the communities that they work and live in,” Gilbride adds. “This is a testament to the rich and deep sense of professionalism that is pervasive throughout the snow industry.”

Leadership Awards winners will be honored at a special gala dinner the evening of Aug. 8.



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