Ohio Irrigation Association Meeting Agenda, January 16, 2017

January 16, 2017

MEETING AGENDA:

Call to Order by President

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I. Review and Approval of Minutes from previous meeting

II. Treasurers Report – JOHN DOLLE

III. Education

  • MGIX Toolbox Talks
  • CIT and CLIA Classes to schedule
  • Jim Houston Seminar – possibility for February

IV. Ohio Green Advocacy Day – Wednesday, February 22 (participants need to register by January 25th)

V. Officers/Board

  • Ballots to be sent by 1/27, voting by 2/3
  • Nominations welcomed

VI. Introduction of Guest Speakers

  • Belinda Smith , Capital Partners, Legislative Advocacy – What it is and what you can do
  • Tom Barrett, The State of the Landscape Industry in Ohio

ADJOURN

You’re Invited to the OIA Annual Meeting, January 16 at MGIX

The Ohio Irrigation Association (OIA) annual meeting, held in conjunction with MGIX 2017, will be followed by a FREE reception at Barley’s Brew House.

Meeting

email_sig_mgix17When: Monday, January 16

Time: 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
(Reception following at Barley’s Brew House)

Where: The Greater Columbus Convention Center – Room C150

Reception – Free Beer, Wine and Food

draft-beer-979210_1920Join Ohio Irrigation Contractors

When: Monday, January 16

Time: 6:45 pm to whenever

Where: Barley’s Brew House, 467 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio (across the street from the Convention Center)

Reception and Door Prizes Courtesy of HunterRain Bird and Toro

Don’t miss out on the best party of the year! Mingle with old friends, vendors, and manufacturers’ representatives. Hunter, Rain Bird, and Toro personnel will be there, as well as the Board of Directors for the Ohio Irrigation Association.

Find out how others fared through 2016. Learn about new products and old tricks. Get the latest news and views from experts. Companies from all over the state of Ohio will be represented.

We’ll See You There!

Ohio Irrigation Association Annual Meeting at the CENTS Show – Monday January 11

You are Invited to the Ohio Irrigation Association’s Annual Meeting

CENTS Show 2016 Annual Meeting LogoThe meeting, held in conjunction with the CENTS Show, will be followed by a FREE Reception at Barley’s Brew House.

Ohio Irrigation Association Annual Meeting

When: Monday, January 11th

Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
(reception following at Barley’s Brew House)

Where: The Greater Columbus Convention Center

Reception – Free Beer, Wine, and Food

Join Ohio Irrigation Contractors

Draft Beer

When: Monday, January 11th

Time: 6:30 pm to whenever

Door Prizes Courtesy Hunter , Rain Bird & Toro)

Where:

Barley’s Brew House

467 North High Street

Columbus, Ohio

(Across the street from the Convention Center)

Don’t miss out of the best party of the year. Mingle with old friends, vendors, and manufacturer’s representatives. Hunter, Rain Bird, and Toro personnel will be there as well as the Board of Directors for the Ohio Irrigation Association.

Find out how others fared through 2013. Learn about new products and old tricks. We will have companies from all over the state of Ohio.

Get the latest news and views from experts.

Brave New World – Landscape Industry Trends

Capture the Growth – Landscape Industry Trends

Your Business!!!

Motivational Speaker – Tom Barrett

Tom Barrett PortraitIf you haven’t heard Tom speak here is your chance…

If you have heard Tom speak you will not want to miss out…

…and it’s FREE

January 7, 2015 – at the Ohio Irrigation Association’s Annual Meeting

(courtesy of our sponsors Hunter, Rain Bird & Toro)

Well known throughout the landscape industry, Tom Barrett,  has a reputation of being an innovator and accomplished corporate growth and change agent. He will be delivering a lively and exciting presentation at the Annual Ohio Irrigation Association’s Irrigation Contractor Reception on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015, 6:30 P.M. at Barley’s Brew House (across the street from the Columbus Convention Center).

Tom’s presentations empower people to become masters of change, rather than victims of circumstance by developing tools for transformative thinking.

The Triangle of Success

  • Marketing – you cannot achieve anything if your potential clients don’t know about you. In the age of digital communication, Tom knows how to best reach your customers.
  • A Plant in a pile of gold coinsMotivation – passion is what drives every business – “Like what you do and do what you love.”
  • Landscape Industry Trends – The opportunity has never been greater for those of us in the green industry to build upon the growing environmental awareness. It will takeleadership to succeed.

“Tom’s been a leader with smart water technologies, green roofs, rainwater harvesting and other emerging technologies well before they became buzzwords at water conferences. It’s impressive to work with Tom because he knows his stuff from the ground up.”

– Jeff Carowitz, Strategic Force Marketing

How can Tom help you? If you want to understand the growing trends in the landscape industry, clarify your strategic vision, and leverage your resources to grow sales and market presence, you’ll benefit from Tom’s experience as a successful business owner and talented communicator.

 

Ohio Irrigation Association Annual Meeting at the CENTS Show – Wednesday January 7th

Calling All Irrigation Contractors

You are Invited to the Ohio Irrigation Association’s Annual Meeting

2015 CENTS LogoThe meeting, held in conjunction with the CENTS Show, will be followed by a FREE Reception at Barley’s Brew House.

Ohio Irrigation Association Annual Meeting

When: Wednesday, January 7th

Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
(reception following at Barley’s Brew House)

Where: The Greater Columbus Convention Center

Reception – Free Beer, Wine, and Food

Join Ohio Irrigation Contractors

Free Beer Illustration

When: Wednesday, January 7th

Time: 6:30 pm to whenever

Door Prizes Courtesy Hunter , Rain Bird & Toro)

Where:

Barley’s Brew House

467 North High Street

Columbus, Ohio

(Across the street from the Convention Center)


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Don’t miss out of the best party of the year. Mingle with old friends, vendors, and manufacturer’s representatives. Hunter, Rain Bird, and Toro personnel will be there as well as the Board of Directors for the Ohio Irrigation Association.

Find out how others fared through 2014. Learn about new products and old tricks. We will have companies from all over the state of Ohio.

Get the latest news and views from experts.

Ohio Irrigation Association Annual Meeting at the CENTS Show, January 23rd

Join us for the Annual Meeting and the Election of  OfficersAnnual Meeting Image

When:
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Where:

Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Everyone is invited



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