Hardscape North America Announces Expanded 2016 NHLA Program

August 5, 2016

LOUISVILLE, KY. (August 5, 2016) – Attendees at Hardscape North America 2016 will have the opportunity to attend the free seminars offered by the National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA). NHLA has expanded their Latino Link seminars for 2016, which will be offered in both English and Spanish. Sessions will take place on Thursday, October 20, and Friday, October 21 and are designed for three main purposes: to assist dealers in reaching local Hispanics, to help non-Hispanics better engage their Hispanic employees and to support Hispanic contractors and their businesses. All sessions will take place at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky.

 

Thursday, Oct. 20

9:45–11:15am

Connecting-the-dots for more profits and growth (In English)

Moderator: Domenic Chiarella, 7 of 7 Best Business & Life Strategies

Panel:

Rafael Diaz, Diaz Group

Jose Arroyo, Jose's Landscaping

Pam Berrios, ALS Services

 

1:30–2:45pm

Keys to succeeding as an H-2B employer (In English)

Moderator: Raul Berrios, Rulyscapes

Panel:

Josh Dennison, Denison Landscaping

Mari Medrano, CoCal Landscape

 

3–4:15pm

Domestic staffing solutions; the H-2B alternatives (In English)

Moderator: Pam Berrios, ALS Services

Panel:

Josh Dennison, Denison Landscaping

Mari Medrano, CoCal Landscape

Domenic Chiarella, 7 of 7 Best Business & Life Strategies

 

Friday, Oct. 21

9:45–11:15am

Creating a winning culture through staff development (In Spanish)

Mejorando el ambiente laboral a través de entrenamiento

Moderator: Pam Berrios, ALS Services

Panel:

Rafael Diaz, Diaz Group

Jose Arroyo, Jose's Landscaping

Marcos Berrios, Rulyscapes

 

1:30–2:45pm

Protecting yourself and your team; creating a culture that values safety (In Spanish)

La seguridad personal; creando los buenos hábitos más claves

Speaker: Juan Torres, Next Step Solutions

 

3–4:15pm

Guided tour of GIE indoor and outdoor (In Spanish)

Visita el show con nosotros y descubrirás todas las últimas innovaciones

NHLA leaders will help you navigate the show floor and outdoor exhibits and will translate along the way to enhance your understanding of the latest advances and new equipment offerings.

 

4:30pm

Drawing for Apple iPad Air 2 in the NHLA Booth

HNA is co-located with GIE+EXPO, the Green Industry & Equipment Expo, to comprise the 9th largest tradeshow in America.  Together, the shows offer more than 750 indoor and outdoor exhibits in the adjacent 19-acre demonstration area. 

 

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About Hardscape North America

Hardscape North America (HNA) is THE hardscape show for contractors and dealers/distributors. Its focus is to bring top-notch education including certification courses, products and technology to contractors and installers who build segmental pavements and retaining walls and also to provide networking opportunities. HNA features indoor and outdoor exhibits displaying state-of-the-art tools and products and trade floor demonstrations and offers the latest technology for contractors.  Hardscape North America is produced by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute and endorsed by the Brick Industry Association. To learn more about HNA, visit HardscapeNA.com.

 

To learn more about HNA, visit www.HardscapeNA.com or call (800) 558-8767.