The Grow Group offers a full schedule of learning events designed to educate, entertain, and inspire green-industry professionals around the country and throughout the year. Whether you’re a business owner or a team member, we have a results-driven program for you.
View our schedule of upcoming events below. Not sure which one is right for you? E-mail us and we’ll help you find it.
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Grunder Landscaping Co. Fall Field Trips
Who It’s For: Landscaping business owners and their teams
Our Fall Field Trips bring owners and their teams onsite to Grunder Landscaping Co. headquarters in Dayton, Ohio, one of the most successful landscaping companies of its kind in the Midwest. You’ll spend a jam-packed day going behind the scenes with Marty, touring the facility and grounds, meeting with the GLC leadership team to see how they operate and optimize each area of the business, and visiting some of the job sites they’re at work on. We purposely limit this event to just 16 attendees so we can guarantee you get the one-on-one attention you need.
November 13–16, 2019
Who It’s For: Ambitious owners who want to see in person what our ACE Peer Group Program is all about
Discover if our ACE Peer Group Program is right for you at this special event for prospective members, and then stay for our one-of-a-kind ACE Summit at the beautiful Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Québec City, Québec, Canada. You’ll experience firsthand what a typical ACE Peer Group meeting entails, get to know our current members and alumni, and take part in our annual ACE Summit’s educational sessions focused on this year’s theme of Building a Winning Team.
2019 ACE SUMMIT: BUILDING A WINNING TEAM
Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
Québec City, CANADA
November 14–16, 2019
Who It’s For: ACE Peer Group members and alumni
Designed exclusively for current members of our ACE Peer Groups and alumni, this three-day summit is a rare opportunity to take a deep dive into a particular topic and to network with an incredible group of leaders who’ll dramatically broaden your perspective. In 2019 we’re headed to the beautiful Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Québec City, Canada. We’ve built time into the schedule for you to enjoy the spectacular surroundings and secured a special hotel rate available for up to three days before and after the event so you have the chance to make a real vacation out of your trip.
November 19–21, 2019
Who It’s For: Green-industry business owners and their leadership teams
Achieving operational excellence is essential to succeeding in the green industry. At this elite retreat held in the spectacular setting of the Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, The Grow Group team will inspire owners and their leadership teams to drive operational excellence in new ways and teach you proven strategies and tactics for achieving it.
MARTY’S SUPER SALES BOOTCAMP
December 10, 2019
Who It’s For: Owners, sales managers, and sales-team members
Tired of spending all your time and effort on sales you just can’t seem to close? Losing out on jobs because you can’t schedule them as fast as clients want? Getting beat on price? At a loss for how to generate leads that deliver?
Marty Grunder, president and CEO of Grunder Landscaping Co., has faced each of these obstacles head-on in his 35 years of business, but he’s figured out a way to consistently come out on top. He’ll demystify the selling process for you and share his tricks of the trade at this special bootcamp presented at Union Hall in Cincinnati.
February 24–26, 2020
Who It’s For: Green-industry business owners and their teams
Join more than 400 ambitious landscape pros from around the country at The Westin Charlotte for this one-of-a-kind conference led by award-winning entrepreneur Marty Grunder and The Grow Group, along with some of the most successful leaders in the green industry. You’ll enjoy three days of innovative programming focused on real-world solutions to the challenges owners and their teams face, a behind-the-scenes tour of The LOVING Companies, and a truly inspiring line-up of speakers.