WALTHAM, MA and WESTON, MA…
The Boston Business Boot Camp, a three-day conference designed specifically to help green professionals grow their respective businesses, recently added the Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) to its list of sponsors. MNLA joins Constant Contact, Paychex, Vendetti Motors and Peace Frog Organic Solutions as part of the list of sponsors for the conference, which will take place on March 1-3 at the at Westin Hotel in Waltham, Massachusetts.
“Green industry professionals are experts at what we do—beautifying the outdoors. It’s running our businesses where we need the most help,” said Keith Upham, founder of the Boston Business Boot Camp and owner of the Weston, MA-based landscaping/design company The Upham Landscape Company. “MNLA’s sponsorship of the Boston Business Boot Camp recognizes the need for its members and all green industry professional to continue to grow in the other areas of running a successful business.”
The Boston Business Boot Camp will feature professional speakers to discuss aspects of business: sales, marketing, productivity and more. The featured speaker will be “Ace of Sales” Jeffrey Gitomer on Day 2, March 2 of the Boot Camp. Gitomer is a New York Times best-selling author of such titles as The Sales Bible, The Little Red Book of Selling, The Little Black Book of Connections and The Little Gold Book of YES! Attitude.
Adds Upham, “We designed this Boot Camp for green industry professionals but the information Jeffrey will be sharing is stuff every small business owner should know.”
Other speakers include: Carissa St. Laurent of Constant Contact, Michael Gannon, Esq.; Jeffrey Scott of Jeffrey Scott, Inc.; Bonnie Kirchner of Sea Change Financial Education; Tony Bass of Tony Bass Consulting, Inc.; Frank Crandall of Crandall Consulting and Keith Upham.
Sessions planned for the Boot Camp include:
- Growing your Business Using Email & Social Marketing”
- “Planning For Profit”
- “The Seven Habits Of Highly Successful Green Industry CEO’s”
- “Growing Your Landscape Business By Referral”
- “Attracting, Hiring & Retaining Key Employees”
The Boston Business Boot Camp anticipates up to 200 attendees from a variety of green industry disciplines, including landscapers, lawn care pros, tree service specialists, pest control business owners, masons, fence companies, nursery/greenhouses, outdoor lighting, and pool installers. The cost to attend is $995 per person. Companies signing up three or more attendees will receive a five percent discount. Companies signing up five or more may deduct 10 percent from the total.
In addition, a variety of sponsorship opportunities are available. Those include the Platinum Sponsorship ($15,000), Silver and Silver Lanyard ($3000) and Bronze ($750).
Interested attendees and sponsors may contact Keith Upham directly at 617-839-1451 or visit http://www.bostonbusinessbootcamp.com for more information.