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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Upcoming Events

2018 ACE SUMMIT: Operational Excellence
Whistler, BC

November 8–10

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. This year we’re headed to the beautiful Four Seasons Resort in Whistler, British Columbia, where we’ll examine how to maximize operational efficiency from every angle. We’ve built time into the schedule for you to enjoy Whistler 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.

2018 Elite Retreat: The Client Experience
Vail, CO

November 13–15

Who It’s For: Green-industry business owners and their leadership and sales teams

Delivering a great client experience is essential to succeeding in the green industry. In fact, it’s a sure-fire way to stand out from your competition. Yet many companies struggle to get it right. At this elite retreat held in the spectacular setting of the Four Seasons Resort in Vail, The Grow Group team will inspire owners and their leadership and sales teams to think about the client experience in new ways and teach you proven tactics for increasing referrals and closing sales.

Aileron Course for Presidents
Dayton, OH

January 8–9

Who It’s For: Green-industry business owners

Create the next best version of your business at Aileron’s Course for Presidents, exclusively for landscape professionals. Spend two days at the entrepreneurship institute’s state-of-the-art campus, where you’ll learn their Professional Management System, a roadmap for growing and scaling your business, and meet in six one-on-one sessions with an Aileron business advisor. 

GROW! 2019 Annual Conference
Denver, CO

February 20–22

Who It’s For: Landscaping business owners and their teams

Join ambitious landscape professionals from around the country at the Hilton Denver City Center for the 24th year of this one-of-a-kind conference led by Marty Grunder’s Grow Group, along with some of the most successful leaders in the green industry. You’ll enjoy three days of high-energy programming focused on solutions to the real-world challenges you face, a behind-the-scenes tour of Lifescape Colorado, and a truly inspiring line-up of guest speakers. 

2018 NALP Sales Bootcamps
Orlando, FL, & New Orleans, LA

December 6–7 & December 10–11

Who It’s For: Green-industry business owners and their sales teams

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 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. In these one-day bootcamps, he’ll share with you his 11-step process for winning at sales, along with the system he uses to hold sales teams accountable and drive results. 

2019 NALP Field Trip: Frank & Marty’s Excellent Adventure

Date & Location Coming Soon

Who It’s For: Landscaping business owners and their teams

There is no better—or faster—way to learn how to move your business forward than taking an in-depth tour of a leading company and seeing, up close and in person, how they execute and operate. And with Frank Mariani, CEO of one of the largest privately held landscaping companies in the country, and Marty at the wheel, you’re in for an amazing ride.

Grunder Landscaping Co. Fall Field Trips
Dayton, OH

2019 Dates Coming Soon

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 14 attendees so we can guarantee you get the one-on-one attention you need.