NALP opens registration for two new field trip events

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) has opened registration for two new Field Trip events, offering landscape industry professionals a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes at top companies Landscape Workshop, in Birmingham, Alabama, June 11-12 and Sebert Landscape in Chicago, Illinois, September 17-18, 2024.

Each event, moderated by industry expert Marty Grunder of The Grow Group, provides attendees with insights into successful landscape operations, innovative practices, and valuable peer learning opportunities.

“These Field Trips give landscape professionals firsthand exposure to the best and brightest in our industry,” said NALP CEO Britt Wood. “By visiting innovative companies like Landscape Workshop and Sebert Landscape, attendees will gain invaluable knowledge and inspiration, allowing them to implement new strategies in their businesses.”

The first Field Trip event will be held at Landscape Workshop in Birmingham, Alabama, June 11-12, 2024. Attendees will explore the company’s performance-driven culture, look at how they manage their 26 commercial branches in the Southeast, build a culture that attracts and retains top talent, and use industry-specific software to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

The second Field Trip event takes place at Sebert Landscape’s state-of-the-art LEED Gold facilities in Chicago, Illinois, September 17-18, 2024. Attendees will gain insights into the company’s successful commercial landscape maintenance, snow management, automated mowing, and battery equipment operations, learn about their unique approach to sustainability, and see firsthand their impressive hardscape and landscape construction capabilities.

Both Field Trips offer:

  • In-depth tours of the host companies’ facilities and operations,
  • Interactive sessions hosted by Marty Grunder that break down each company’s approaches to operations and business, and
  • Networking opportunities with fellow landscape professionals.

For more information and to register, please visit

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