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MPSTMA Spring Workshop Set for March 8, 2018
At the University of Northwestern / St. Paul

PAYMENT FOR MPSTMA SPRING WORKSHOP (use PayPal/Credit Card link below)
To register, go to www.mpstma.org/springwork.htm

YEARLY MPSTMA SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING
PayPal
MPSTMA SPRING WORKSHOP
VENDORS
PAYMENT - 2018

GOLD
Midwest Groundcover, Magicturfs, MN Sodding Co., Rainbird, Ramy Turf, Reinders Inc., Minnesota Wisconsin Playground,
St. Croix Recreation, MTI Distributing Inc., Hirshfield's Paint, The Tessman Company, Site One Landscape Supply,
Cushman Motor Co.

SILVER
Gertens Wholesale and Professional Turf Supply, Rock Hard Landscape Supply, SavATree, EcoWorks Supply

BRONZE
Frost Inc., Equinox Environmental Products, Profile Products, Kromer Co., Superior Tech Products, Twin City Seed Company


Coffee & Donuts
Midwest Groundcover

Lunch
St. Croix Recreation and Midwest Groundcover



 

Printable:
MPSTMA SPRING WORKSHOP - VENDOR REGISTRATION 2018.pdf


2018 YEARLY MPSTMA SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING RATES

$900 - GOLD SPONSOR - YEARLY

- 3 individual registrations at both Workshops
- Tabletop and/or equipment at both Workshops
- Logo on agenda, podium and on-site Sponsor Signs at both Workshops
- 1 full-page ad in printed issue of MPSTMA Ground Level News (GLN)
- 2 On-line Vendor Spotlight ads in MPSTMA Ground Level News
- Logo on Sponsor Recognition page in MPSTMA Ground Level News - printed issue
- Logo displayed on monthly on-line MPSTMA Ground Level News
- Weblink on mpstma.org and MPSTMA Ground Level News on-line newsletter
- 5 free “New” MPSTMA memberships to your customers who have not yet been members

$750 - SILVER SPONSOR - YEARLY
- 2 individual registrations at both Workshops
- Tabletop at both Workshops
- Logo on agenda and on-site sponsor signs at both Workshops
- 1 half-page ad in printed issue of MPSTMA Ground Level News
- 1 on-line Vendor Spotlight ad
- Logo on Sponsor Recognition page in MPSTMA Ground Level News - printed issue
- Logo displayed on monthly on-line MPSTMA Ground Level News
- Weblink on mpstma.org and MPSTMA Ground Level News on-line newsletter
- 5 free “New” MPSTMA memberships to your customers who have not yet been members

$550 - BRONZE SPONSOR - YEARLY
- 1 individual registration at both Workshops
- Tabletop at both Workshops
- Logo on agenda and on-site sponsor signs at both Workshops
- 1 quarter-page ad in printed issue of MPSTMA Ground Level News
- Logo on Sponsor Recognition page in MPSTMA Ground Level News - printed issue
- Logo displayed on monthly on-line MPSTMA Ground Level News
- Weblink on mpstma.org and MPSTMA Ground Level News on-line newsletter
- 5 free “New” MPSTMA memberships to your customers who have not yet been members


Please complete the form below:

Company

Company Representatives

Email

Address

City State Zip

$900 - Gold Sponsor
$750 - Silver Sponsor
$550 - Bronze Sponsor
$200 - Lunch Sponsor - 2018 Spring Workshop
$200 - Lunch Sponsor - 2018 Fall Workshop
$200 - Lunch Sponsor - 2018 Tour on Wheels
$200 - Continental Breakfast & Coffee Sponsor - 2018 Spring Workshop
$200 - Continental Breakfast & Coffee Sponsor - 2018 Fall Workshop


 
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Paying with Check (mail to: MPSTMA, P.O. Box 617, Wayzata, MN 55391
Paying by PayPal (go to www.mpstma.org/paypal.htm - still fill out this form and hit submit.)




The MPSTMA Spring Workshop will take place on Thursday, March 8 at the University of Northwestern in St. Paul. Vendors have tabletop display and demo opportunities. Attendees will enjoy the comfort of two theatre auditoriums. A solid speaker schedule has been set by the MPSTMA Spring Workshop Committee. Playground Maintenance, Web-based Irrigation Systems, Tree Inventory and motivational talks are set.

Spring Workshop Agenda
6:30 Doors open
7:00-8:00 Registration and Vendor Time

8:00-9:50 Breakout Sessions

Auditorium 1
 
"Playground Maintenance"  - Minnesota/Wisconsin Playground
"Web-based Irrigation Systems" - Jim Ruzicka, Mainline Consulting

Auditorium 2
"Value of Conducting a Tree Inventory"  David Katz, Birch Tree Care
"Masterful Leadership: Uplevel Your Presence On and Off the Field"  
- Barbara Churchill, Barbara Churchill Coaching & Consulting, LLC
 
"
Do you wonder why it’s easier to communicate with certain people than it is with others? Are you frustrated when customers just don’t get you? Do you want to know how to finally be understood and create a more productive team? Learn the four types of communication priorities and preferences people choose and how to effectively communicate with them all. This interactive presentation will show you:
  • What your natural communication preference is
  • How your style differs from o
thers and how to recognize those differences
  • How to effectively communicate with differing styles to build lasting relationships and
create a cohesive and effective team
Successful leadership is not just having a great idea. Stand out from the rest by showing your
team you really understand them and what their needs are by speaking their language. This presentation is perfect for anyone who leads a team large or small on a regular basis."


9:50 - Vendor Introductions
(Participating vendors will speak for a minute or two)

10:10 - Vendor Time
11:30 - Hot Lunch
12:30 - "Sports Field Performance Testing" 
           - Chase Straw, University of Minnesota
"Performance testing of sports fields is becoming more common to quantify surface properties (such as surface hardness and traction). Enhancements in sensor/sampling technology and increased concern for athlete safety and field performance has further driven interest. This presentation will discuss how to operate current sensor/sampler technology and integrate their use into daily management practices."

2:00 - MPSTMA Board Meeting (Auditorium 1)

To register on-line, go to:   www.mpstma.org/springwork.htm

Sponsors include: Midwest Groundcover, Reinders,
Frost Inc., Equinox Enivormental Products, Covermaster, Superior Tech Products, St. Croix Recreation

Printable forms:   MPSTMA SPRING WORKSHOP - REGISTRATION 2018      MPSTMA SPRING WORKSHOP - VENDOR REGISTRATION 2018

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MISSION STATEMENT

The Minnesota Park and Sports Turf Managers Association serves the entire Minnesota Park and Sports Turf industry.
The mission of the MPSTMA is to encourage the collection and dissemination of scientific, educational and applied
knowledge through association with those persons engaged in, and who are concerned with, the construction,
maintenance and use of park and sports turf areas for high quality and safe playing conditions.


Minnesota Park and Sports Turf Managers Association
P. O. Box 617, Wayzata, MN 55391
Phone: 952-473-3722