Virtual Summer Water Summit

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Hosted via Zoom


 Join the Carolinas Irrigation Association for our Summer Virtual event on Thursday, June 16, 2022. The virtual event will offer attendees North Carolina Irrigation and Landscape Contractor Licensing Board credits and will feature both business and technical courses. 

 

Please note that these are not online courses that you can do on your own time. You will sign in to a live Zoom broadcast with the instructors. Each course will require sign-in to confirm that you are present during the course to qualify for CEUs.

 

Pricing

Session Member Nonmember
1 Session $20 $30
5 Sessions $80 $130

 

 Schedule

9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

Wi-Fi Knowledge for Green Industry Pros
Brad Comer, CIC, CLIA, Hunter Industries, Inc.
This technical session will be of importance to practitioners of irrigation contracting as it will educate participants on the ins and outs of current and emerging Wi-Fi technologies utilized in the field. Participants will have opportunities to both reinforce and expand their utilization of Wi-Fi irrigation technologies and become knowledgeable smart controller providers for their customers.
- NCICLB approved for 1 Irrigation credit

10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

Irrigation Maintenance vs. Irrigation Repairs
Chris Turmelle, Bland Landscaping
This technical session will be of importance to practitioners of irrigation contracting as it will illustrate a systemic approach to irrigation maintenance. Participants will learn the distinction between maintenance versus repair and how they can ensure they are implementing long-term solutions that provide better outcomes and enhanced customer satisfaction. This session will also touch upon how long-term maintenance helps increase revenue and better budgeting.
- NCICLB approved for 1 Irrigation credit

11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Marketing for Contractors – The Five P’s
Rick Hall, CID, CIC, CLIA, K-Rain Manufacturing
This business session will be of importance to practitioners of irrigation contracting to help them better understand the Five P’s (product, price, place, promotion, people) of marketing. Participants will learn the definition of the Five P’s and how to structure marketing plans around them to attract and nurture customers. The session will cover small business strategies and tactics to help the irrigation contractor achieve greater business success.
- NCICLB approved for 1 Business credit
- NCLCLB approved for 1 Business credit

1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Decoder System Diagnostics
Don Davis, CIC,CID, SiteOne Landscape Company
This technical session will be of importance to practitioners of irrigation contracting as they learn how to diagnose and troubleshoot irrigation two-wire systems. Participants will methodically work through the inspection of wire paths, solenoids, decoders, surge protectors, and controllers to diagnose the issue. Participants will also learn tips and tricks for measuring flow, measuring current, finding wire breaks, and finding a short or ground fault.
- NCICLB approved for 1 Irrigation credit

2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

She’s Not Your Type
Clark O’Neill, Celtic Outdoors (Retired)
This business session will be of importance to practitioners of irrigation contracting as they learn the science behind business and personal relationships. Participants will explore the reasons why they may absolutely “hit it off” with one client and almost get into a fistfight with the next one. Preferred communication styles and interpersonal dynamics will all be explored with the intent to help irrigation professionals close more sales and retain more customers.
- NCICLB approved for 1 Business credit

 

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