2015 Spring Webinar Series


NCTA is excited to host their second annual Spring Webinar Series. The 2015 series will kick off March 16 and will include 5 presentations you won’t want to miss.

Lineup includes: Detailed 2014 consumer poll results and analysis, Fire Codes: what you need to know, A look into what’s happening on Capitol Hill, Ideas from one of the country’s most successful choose ‘n cut farms and Keys to accounting. Registration will open soon!

Series Schedule & Presenters:

March 16, 7pm EST - “2014 Consumer Poll Results & Analysis”
Presented by Rick Dungey, NCTA Executive Director
Be among the first to view the results of the 2014 season Harris Interactive consumer poll and find out what they mean for the industry. We'll also recap the major news stories of the 2014 season pertaining to Christmas Trees, how NCTA helped to shape them, and what feedback we received from consumers.

March 30, 7:00 p.m. EST - “Keys to Accounting”
Presented by Kerry Dull, Co-owner of Dull’s Tree Farm
Learn tools & tips to organize and simplify a sometimes tricky area in farming and business.  Don’t miss it, your books will thank you.

April 13, 7:00 p.m. EST - “2015 Legislative Outlook”
Presented by Craig Regelbrugge, Senior Vice President, AmericanHort
Get the inside scoop on what the Real Tree industry can expect this year from NCTA's point-man on Capitol Hill. You won't want to miss how politics might impact you and learn what you can do about it.

April 27, 7:00 p.m. EST - “Fire Codes: What You Need to Know”
Presented by Ellis Schmidt, Holiday Safety Committee Chairman
What fire code does your state use? What impact does it have on Christmas Trees? What can you do if the fire chief says no trees?

May 11, 7:00 p.m. EST - “Success Stories from a Choose ‘N Cut Farm”
Presented by George & Wendy Richardson, Owners of Richardson Farm
Hear from the owners of one of the country’s most successful Choose ‘N Cut farms as they share traditional and innovative ideas that have worked on their farm.

Cost:

Members/TIP States: $49.95 for series or $15 per webinar
Nonmembers: $69.95 for series or $20 per webinar

Note: A recording of the webinar and slides will be made available to all registered attendees. For more information, email Nicole at nfeltes@amrms.com today.
Industry Calendar

February 2015

Christmas Tree Convention
February 20-21, 2015
Estrimont Suites & Spa
Orford, Quebec, Canada
L’APANQ - 819 564-3031, information@apanq.qc.ca
View program and registration form

North Carolina Christmas Tree Association Winter Meeting & Trade Show
February 26-27, 2015

Boone United Methodist Church
Boone, NC
Jennifer Greene - 800-562-8789 or info@ncchristmastrees.com
www.NCchristmastrees.com

March 2015

Michigan Christmas Tree Association Winter Meeting
March 5-6, 2015
Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
Mt. Pleasant, MI
Marsha Gray - 514-545-9971 or marsha@mcta.org
mcta.org

PNWCTA Short Course
March 6, 2015

Holiday Inn Portland South
25425 SW 95th Avenue, Wilsonville, OR
nwchristmastrees.org

Virginia CTGA Winter Workshop
March 7, 2015
Best Western Inn, Waynesboro, VA
Jeff Miller - 540-382-7310 or secretary@virginiachristmastrees.org
virginiachristmastrees.org

Northeast Pennsylvania Regional Christmas Tree Growers Meeting & Trade Show
March 7, 2015

Capriotti's in McAdoo, PA
Tanner Delvalle for general questions - 570-622-4225 Ext. 15
To register: 610-378-1327 or http://extension.psu.edu/plants/green-industry/events

June 2015

PNWCTA Summer Meeting
June 19-20, 2015

Lucky Eagle Casino
12888 188th Ave SW, Rochester, WA
nwchristmastrees.org

July 2015

NCTA 1-Day Seminar
July 23, 2015

Richardson's Farm, LLC.
Spring Grove, IL
NCTA National Office - 636/449-5070 or info@realchristmastrees.org
realchristmastrees.org

MACT, IL, WI & MO Association's Summer Trade Show and Conference
July 24-24, 2015

Richardson's Farm, LLC.
Spring Grove, IL
Joey Daniken - finepines@gmail.com
midamericachristmastree.com
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