The TCI Expo offers educational opportunities with top industry leaders in business, safety and arboriculture, as well as the chance to network with colleagues, vendors and manufacturers from around the country. Compare equipment, evaluate products and take advantage of expo-only pricing from hundreds of exhibitors. Plus, check out live demonstrations, attend forums and roundtables, earn valuable CEUs and much more.
Nov. 2-4 | Preconference Nov. 1
Greater Columbus Convention Center Columbus, Ohio
Tree Care Industry Association
TRADE SHOW HOURS
Thursday, Nov. 2 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 3 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 4 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The TCI Expo includes several preconference seminars, including the Electrical Hazards Awareness Program (English & Spanish); Plant Health Care Strategies: Pest, Plant and Soil Management; and a free Accreditation Workshop. New this year is TCIA’s Crew Leader Qualification (see below).
NEW THIS YEAR!
Wednesday, Nov. 1 (Preconference) CREW LEADER QUALIFICATION
Sharon Lilly, Aesculus, LLC; Bob Rouse, TCIA
Aspiring, new and veteran crew leaders — develop and grow your leadership, communication and personnel management skills, and learn how to apply them to strengthen your team. Participants will take an exam to earn TCIA’s new Crew Leader Qualification. *Prerequisite: Completion of Tree Care Academy Crew Leader manual. Includes lunch. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. on Nov. 1.
CTSP CEUs are available for all safety seminars, in addition to select business seminars. (International Society of Arboriculture CEUs are also available and are noted in the TCIA’s event guide, which will be available to attendees upon arrival). In total, the TCI Expo offers more than 85 hours of education:
- NALP (National Association of Landscape Professionals) Recertification at 1 CEU/hour of attendance
- ASCA (American Society for Consulting Arborists) 12 possible CEUs for trade show attendance
- Pesticide CEUs: States offer licensed pesticide applicator credits for arboriculture seminars. View the current listing at Expo.TCIA.org
THE NEXT GENERATION OF ARBORISTS
The TCI Expo job and internship fair on Saturday, Nov. 4, is a valuable opportunity to meet and recruit some of the best and brightest new talent in the industry. Students in attendance are career-focused, motivated and want to meet prospective employers. Contact Mai Chen at studentcareerdays@TCIA.org today to secure your booth.