Last Chance CEUs
November 28, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Courtyard by Marriott New Bern | New Bern, NC
Save ButtonJoin us November 28, 2017 in New Bern, NC for our Last Chance CEUs event. This full day of CEUs will be held from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Courtyard by Marriott New Bern, located at 218 E. Front Street in New Bern, NC 28560. Register more than one person from your company and save 20% on the additional registrations.

NCICLB and NCLCLB approved CEUs are indicated on the schedule of events below.
Schedule of Events
November 28, 2017
7:30 am - 8:00 am
Registration and Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Do your Customers Know Who you Are?
1 NCICLB Business CEU (#11580) | 1 NCLCLB Business CEU (#808)
Chris Mitchell, Ewing
How do your customers see you? Do they know who you are? Are you building the brand you want for your company? Join us for an interactive session on creative ideas on how to market your business and promote your services. This presentation will cover the opportunities you may be missing to gain new customers, how to retain your current customers, and how to engage your employees and cultivate your company brand.
9:00 am - 10:00 am
The Business of a Design
1 NCICLB Business CEU (#11581) | 1 NCLCLB Business CEU (#809)
Chris Mitchell, Ewing
On the business side, a proper design can win more profitable jobs by helping you estimate the correct amount of materials. Attend this class if you’re interested in learning irrigation design methods beneficial to both the environment and your bottom line.
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Do This, Not That!
1 NCICLB Irrigation CEU (#11550) | 1 NCLCLB Landscape CEU (#753)
Jason Gibson, Hunter
From mechanical pitfalls to simply bad installations, this one hour session will showcase real examples of design and execution flaws and examine where they went wrong and how contractors can avoid these pitfalls. This presentation will cover how these commonly found mistakes can jeopardize the long-term reliability of the system installed as well as the contracting profession.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch and Networking
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sensors in the Marketplace
1 NCICLB Irrigation CEU (#11578) | 1 NCLCLB Landscape CEU (#810)
Steven Hatcher, SiteOne
This session will cover the latest rain, moisture, ice, and weather station technology available to irrigation and landscape contractors to offer to customers.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Health Department Regulations for Irrigation Wells/Septic Fields
1 NCICLB Irrigation CEU (#11579) | 1 NCLCLB Business CEU (#812)
Carteret County Health Department
Attendees will hear from the Carteret County Health Department on the latest regulations for irrigation wells and septic fields. The presentation will also include an opportunity to ask questions to the health department and learn more about the county's policies and regulations.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Filtration for Irrigation Applications
1 NCICLB Irrigation CEU (#11591) and 1 NCLCLB Landscape CEU (#818)
Steve Rimar, Warren Thoma & Associates, LLC.
This one hour session will cover the following topics on filtration for irrigation applications: terms and definitions, filtration methods, cleaning methods, water quality, and clogging factors.

This full day of CEU will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott New Bern, located at 218 E. Front Street in New Bern, NC 28560. To make room reservations, please contact the Courtyard by Marriott by phone at (252) 636-0022. For a map and directions, follow this link.

The cost to attend is $40 for CIA members, $50 for non-members, and $10 for students for registrations received by November 20th. After November 20th, the cost of registration increases by $10 per person.

Save $50 SignAdditional Staff Discount
We are making it affordable for additional employees from your firm to attend the Last Chance CEUs event. Bring one or more additional employees from your company and save 20% on each of their registrations.
If you have any questions please contact the CIA offices 704-940-7387 or you can email us at