Costs

Most seminars are $25 each


Exhibit Hall

Wednesday, January 31

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Thursday, February 1

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Location

Ontario Convention Center

2000 E. Convention Center Way

Ontario, CA 91764



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2018 Immigration Update

PRESENTER: Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. and Anthony Mance, Esq.
TIME: 10:30 a.m. - noon, Thursday, February 1
TRACK: Business / HR
CEUs: 1.5 CLP [pending]
FEE: $25

Are you prepared for a knock on your front door from agents of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)? Attendees will learn: What to do if ICE comes knocking? The consequences of knowingly hiring or continuing to hire someone who is undocumented. Practical steps on how to handle the situation if you currently have undocumented workers. When and how to use the E-Verify process. Information for employers if their employees want info on a path to citizenship. How to sponsor your employees for a visa or Green Card.

Our co-presenters are Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. and Anthony Mance, Esq.

Ms. Grady and her team of attorneys at The Grady Firm, P.C. specialize in business, employment, immigration, and intellectual property law for California entrepreneurs. The Grady Firm has offices in Beverly Hills and San Diego. As an employment lawyer, Ms. Grady teaches employers how to become compliant with California employment law.

Anthony E. Mance, Esq. is an attorney with considerable experience in immigration and business law. Mr. Mance's practice focuses primarily on assisting individuals and businesses with the complexities of the immigration process.


Boost Your Business: The Ultimate Guide to Effective Email Marketing

PRESENTER: Evy Hanson, Leap Online Marketing
TIME: 9 - 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 31
TRACK: Business / HR
CEUs: 1.5 CLP [pending]
FEE: $25

Used correctly, email marketing can be a low-cost and highly effective tool to engage clients and prospects. Used incorrectly, it’s insta-delete spam. Learn how to boost your business by tailoring your content, focusing your calls to action and avoiding the spam folder.

Evy Hanson has more than 15 years’ experience in marketing, including corporate marketing and extensive agency experience. With the goal of helping small/medium businesses transition into the online marketing realm, in 2011 she found her niche and started her own agency – Leap Online Marketing.


Create A Personalized Employee Handbook

PRESENTER: Mari Bradford, PHR, California Employers Association
TIME: 1 - 3 p.m., Wednesday, January 31
TRACK: Business / HR
CEUs: 2 CLP [pending]
FEE: $125

An employee handbook is one of the most important communication tools between your company and your employees. Not only does it set forth your expectations for your employees, it also describes what they can expect from you and ensures your business complies with state and federal employment laws. You’ll leave the seminar with a copy of CLCA’s Employee Handbook, a “fill-in-the-blank” Microsoft Word document, customized for your landscape construction or maintenance company and your employees. Seminar price includes Microsoft Word document — for best results, bring your laptop computer.

Mari Bradford is the voice of CLCA’s member benefit HR Hotline. An expert on California employment law and compliance matters, Mari has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communications from CSU Sacramento and her PHR from the Society for Human Resource Management. 


Cultivating Your Team: Recruit & Retain The Best

PRESENTER: Fredric Haskett, LICT-M, Harvest Landscape Consulting Group
TIME: 2 - 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 31
TRACK: Business / HR
CEUs: 1.5 CLP [pending]
FEE: $25

Recruiting and retaining good employees is the key to business success, and one of the biggest challenges facing employers in 2018. Learn how to find them, train them and keep them.

Fredric Hasket, LICT-M is with the Harvest Landscape Consulting Group. He is a Landscape Industry Certified Manager, a Certified Arborist and Certified Turfgrass Professional. He founded his own residential lawn care company and grew Greenwood Lawn and Landscape Management from a one-man operation to a multifaceted firm with revenues reaching nearly $1 million.


Fundamentals of Accounting & Financial Literacy

PRESENTER: Mariette Martinez, EA
TIME: 9 a.m. - noon, Wednesday, January 31
TRACK: Business / HR
CEUs: 3 CLP [pending]
FEE: $50

Paving the way to financial stability through financial literacy & the 3 KEY financial statements.

Marietta is an IRS Enrolled Agent and Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Her presentations at the 2017 Landscape Industry Show earned rave reviews and "Best of Show" honors.


Insurance 2018: What You Need To Know, From Workers Comp to TrumpCare

PRESENTER: Lance Perry, CLCA Insurance Solutions
TIME: 8:30 - 10 a.m., Wednesday, January 31
TRACK: Business / HR
CEUs: 1.5 CLP [pending]
FEE: $25

With insurance representing 30 percent of a typical landscape firm's expenses, you can’t miss this workshop. We'll open with an exploration of what you need to know when it comes to workers’ compensation and liability insurance. Whether you’re buying a policy for the first time or have had coverage for years, you can keep cost under control by being knowledgeable about all the facts when shopping insurance. Learn how! Then, attendees will be updated on the 2018 healthcare market and the impact TrumpCare may have on your business.

Lance Perry brings 20 years of experience and expertise in the insurance industry to his position with CLCA Insurance Solutions.


Mastering Quickbooks: Basic

PRESENTER: Mariette Martinez, EA
TIME: 9 - 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 1
TRACK: Business / HR
CEUs: 1.5 CLP [pending]
FEE: $25

Learn the basics of Quickbooks, considered by many green industry professionals to be the "go-to" accounting software. Quickbooks can save you time and money, if used correctly. Learn how! Seminar includes Intro to the Cloud, Accounting Technologies and QuickBooks Online.

Marietta is an IRS Enrolled Agent and Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Her presentations at the 2017 Landscape Industry Show earned rave reviews and "Best of Show" honors.


Mastering Quickbooks: On Steroids

PRESENTER: Mariette Martinez, EA
TIME: 10:30 a.m. - noon, Thursday, February 1
TRACK: Business / HR
CEUs: 1.5 CLP [pending]
FEE: $25

If you've mastered the basics of Quickbooks, learn the next steps in mastering this powerful accounting software. . Focus on QuickBooks Online Advanced with Apps.

Marietta is an IRS Enrolled Agent and Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Her presentations at the 2017 Landscape Industry Show earned rave reviews and "Best of Show" honors.


Strengthen Your Legal Contracts For Less Drama, Easier Money

PRESENTER: Michael Martin, Esq.
TIME: 8:30 - 10 a.m., Thursday, February 1
TRACK: Business / HR
CEUs: 1.5 CLP [pending]
FEE: $25

Legally, what do you need to know to strengthen your contracts for less drama and faster payment? What qualifies as a home improvement agreement? What are the basic requirements? How are pool contracts different? What other provisions should you include in your contracts? What happens if you don't comply with the legal requirements? Learn what you need to know to legally protect yourself and your business.

Michael is a partner at Myers, Widders, Gibson, Jones & Feingold, LLP. His practice emphasizes civil litigation and construction law issues. He has served as the California Landscape Contractor Association’s Director of Legislation. His presentation at the 2017 Landscape Industry Show was rated "Five Stars" by attendees.


Successful Social Media & On-Line Reputation Management

PRESENTER: Evy Hanson, Leap Online Marketing
TIME: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 31
TRACK: Business / HR
CEUs: 1.5 CLP [pending]
FEE: $25

Although it appears that "anything goes" on social media, there are actually steps you can take to better manage your online reputation and engage current and potential clients. Learn how!

Evy Hanson has more than 15 years’ experience in marketing, including corporate marketing and extensive agency experience. With the goal of helping small/medium businesses transition into the online marketing realm, in 2011 she found her niche and started her own agency – Leap Online Marketing.


 

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