NHLA to Present Two Spanish-Language Seminars at GIE+EXPO

Updated Oct 13, 2014

2013 GieFor those planning to attend GIE+EXPO this October, they will have the ability to attend two free Spanish-language seminars from the National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA).

Set for Oct. 22-24 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, GIE+EXPO is expected to see approximately 18,000 participants.

Because there is a growing number of Hispanics that work in the landscape industry, the NHLA wanted to take advantage of the learning opportunities at the tradeshow. 

Spanish-Language Seminars from the National Hispanic Landscape Alliance

Free with registration for GIE+EXPO

Thursday, October 23, 2014

1:30-2:45 p.m.

Becoming a Leader in the Green Industry

Industry leaders will share the keys to their own success in the green industry. They will provide valuable tips and recommendations for taking the next step in your career. 


Pam Berrios, ALS Services, Alexandria, VA


Juan Torres, President, Nextstep Solutions, East Haven, CT

Jesus “Chuy” Medrano, Chairman, CoCal Landscape, Denver, CO

Ivan Giraldo, President, Clean Scapes Landscaping, Austin, TX

William Cruz, Branch Manager, Gachina Landscape Management, Menlo Park, CA

3-4:15 p.m.

The Keys to Satisfied Long-Term Customers

Regardless of your role, learning the keys to positive customer engagement is essential. Meeting the customers’ needs with prompt responses and accurate execution is guaranteed to increase your bottom line.


Jose Tinajero, Account Manager, Landscape Management, Menlo Park, California

Arnoldo Diaz, Director of Sales, Ground Pros, Itasca, Illinois

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