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2019 Horticulture Leadership Retreat
Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa
136 East Thomas Place
Beaver Creek, CO 81620

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Friday, November 08, 2019, 3:00 PM to Saturday, November 09, 2019, 11:30 AM MDT
Category: Educational Event

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Join us for one of our most popular events of the year. The Horticulture Leadership Retreat is a great opportunity for owners, managers and up and comers in your company to obtain new knowledge that can help benefit your bottom line. You'll gain valuable insights from industry experts and learn from your peers through stimulating round table sessions. There's plenty of networking, too, and the benefit of getting away to the beautiful resort community of Beaver Creek.  

Keynote Speaker:
Jonathan D. Pedersen, Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Monrovia

Jonathan will discuss how long term inventory forecasting is done at his organization. He'll share industry trends that you should  watch, what economic indicators are best for forecasting and many more tips and tricks from his years of experience.  

Roundtable Discussions and Topics:
You'll be able to choose from eight topics that will be facilitated by industry experts representing banking, sales, IT, marketing, insurance and more - 

  • Business Succession Planning in Today's Business Environment
  • Finding the Right Commercial Insurance partner in Challenging Green Industry Markets
  • Three Practices You Have Today That Are Sabotaging Your Margins
  • Creating Sustainable Sales and Business Development Strategies and predictable Results
  • Building a Lean Culture of Continuous Improvement
  • Is Your Business Prepared for IT Challenges and Cyber Security Threats?
  • How to Develop a Positive Banking Relationship and Maximize Your Business Capital
  • A Different Digital Marketing Approach to Thrill Your Customers and Create Competitive Advantage

Friday, November 8th
2:15 – 3:00 pm   Registration 
3:00 – 3:10 pm   Welcome & Introductions 
3:15 – 6:15 pm   Roundtable Sessions – The facilitators will provide information about their specific topic and how it relates to the Green Industry, followed by lively Q&A discussions. Participants will rotate every 20 minutes and be able to sit at each table.
6:15 pm               Happy Hour 
7:00 pm               Fellowship Dinner

Saturday, November 9th
8:00 – 8:30 am   Breakfast
8:30 – 9:15  am  Colorado Department of Agriculture Update
9:30 - 11:30 am  Keynote Presentation

Detailed Agenda

Register online. Download the registration form.

This year, our meeting will be held in Beaver Creek The Park Hyatt Resort & Spa. For hotel room reservations, please contact CNGA for assistance.