Former Air Force “Top Gun" Robert "Cujo" Teschner will be keynoting our Trade Show within a Trade Show as well as our "meet and greet" Cocktail With Champions event at the Hyatt Regency Louisville Ballroom.
Join us as he shares his experiences 1) as a Top Gun fighter pilot flying the F-15 “Eagle" in combat; 2) commanding an operational F-22 “Raptor” squadron; and 3) leading high-performing teams where there is no margin for error. Understand how the lessons he learned in the high-performance world translate into techniques and approaches that benefit business teams like your own.
As a unique bonus, get your Challenge Coin and learn how fighter pilots use it and see how it can be of use to you it in your own companies. Read more for more information on the Challenge Coin.
The first 250 people will receive a FREE signed copy of his book!
When you check in, make sure you pick up a challenge coin. Each challenge coin will have a unique identifier and will serve as your raffle ticket. We will be giving away two big prizes, so stick around and see who wins!!
About the Labor and Talent Shortage and How Software is Providing a Solution.
Before founding The Aspire Software Company, he worked as a consultant and benchmarking expert in the landscape industry for over 20 years.
Kevin will follow Cujo and close the Cocktail with Champions event with a 15 minute keynote on how technology can address the labor and talent drought. He will provide insights and specifics on how The Aspire Software Company is shaping the software to help contractors address this challenge.
Kevin will deliver the update on the 2020 Aspire Product Enhancement Road Map.
Obtain information and demonstrations conducted by our team and our partners to help you understand how we can provide you with a single integrated platform to run your business. In this video, you'll learn how our software organizes your data and how it applies to the way you work. Get an overview of our features, and more.
Version 6.0 is a major release and step forward for you and Aspire. This is an important upgrade and an add-on feature provided by our partner Agilis https://www.fleetsharp.com.
Come and meet Kurt Brown, Enterprise Account Manager, of Agilis Systems to get a hands-on demonstration of these features, the integration points with Aspire, and the enrollment process.
It’s no secret - labor is your biggest cost. You use Aspire, in part, to better understand how your labor and profitability intersect. When you extend your Aspire relationship to include IPS Payroll you ensure nothing falls through the cracks. We are experts in Landscape/Construction payroll. Our methodologies ensure payroll related expenses are better understood and ideas to reduce costs are brought to light.
You can’t manage what you can’t measure – or so the saying goes….and IPS and Aspire ensure everything can be measured without spending hours in Excel. IPS Payroll is just one component of an fully integrated Human Capital Management technology platform built to engage the modern workforce.
QuickBooks isn’t the only accounting system that integrates with Aspire. Have you heard about Acumatica?
Acumatica helps you unlock your business potential by streamlining your enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) processes. Using adaptable cloud technology and mobile capability, Acumatica delivers a full suite of business accounting management applications.
Together, Acumatica and Aspire create a fully integrated solution. Acumatica serves as the master record, which gives your business the heavy lifting accounting tools it needs for long-term growth and reporting. Additionally, Aspire provides the tools and applications you need for day-to-day operations.
As Aspire grows working with the right partners to bring you better management solutions is our primary objective. In the arena of people management IPS and Greenius are perfect examples. It’s not much of an understatement to suggest that crew training often does not get much more than lip service. Yet it can save your company untold hours and liability. Come to this session and join Jay Murray, CEO, of Greenius to see how they are addressing this and working with Aspire.
Cloud-Based Irrigation Management
Weathermatic allows you to manage all of your sites from any computer, or mobile device, and a web browser.
Greg Herring is the founder and CEO of The Herring Group, an operational and strategic ﬁnance consultancy. Greg has served as a CFO of both public and private companies and has significant experience in the landscape industry.
Working as part contractor (doing some work), part consultant (bringing CFO and Aspire expertise) and part coach (encouraging results), The Herring Group serves landscape business owners challenged by growth. Using our proprietary Path to 12%, we install ﬁnancial dashboards and operating systems that provide more profit margin for companies and more life margin for owners.
Version 6.0 is a major release and step forward for you and Aspire. Come and join Mark Tipton, Founder of Aspire- to see what’s new with Snow
Version 6.0 is a major release and step forward for you and Aspire. Come and join Bryan Mours, VP Client Services of Aspire- to see what’s new with Construction
Version 6.0 is a major release and step forward for you and Aspire. Come and join Jon Gohl, Sr Software Implementation Consultant with Aspire- to see what’s new with CRM.
Version 6.0 is a major release and step forward for you and Aspire. Come and join Gage Robert, Sr Sales Consultant with Aspire- to see what’s new with CRM.
Version 6.0 is a major release and step forward for you and Aspire. This is an important upgrade and an add-on feature provided by our partner Agilis.
Come and meet Julia Kehoe, Business Development Representative of Aspire to get a hands-on demonstration of these features, the integration points with Aspire, and the enrollment process.
Come and join Kory Beidler – Sales Engineer, of Aspire- to see what’s new with the Site Walks, Estimating and Client Service
Come and meet Erin Hale, Director of Customer Success of Aspire. Erin leads our AspireCare™ customer support team and is responsible for assessing and managing the satisfaction of Aspire’s customer base.
Come and join Darrin Braun- Sales Consultant, of Aspire- to see what’s new with the Site Walks, Estimating and Client Service
Come and join Greg Malberg, Software Implementation Consultant of Aspire- to see what’s new with Scheduling, Crew Mobile, Job Costing and Billing.
Visit our trade show within a trade show at the Hyatt Regency 2nd floor Ballroom in Louisville where you you will have an opportunity to ask questions, see specific product demonstrations that interest you, and talk one-on-one with representatives and experts. Click here to view the floor plan.
Landscape Workshop is a full-service grounds management company that has been providing professional service and expert maintenance for outdoor commercial spaces since 1984. Our goal is to bring out the best in each property we serve while delivering a first-class experience every time.
Schill Grounds Management exclusively serves commercial properties in Northern Ohio, from downtown Cleveland and its suburbs to Akron and Canton and west to Sandusky and the Lake Erie shore communities.
For 20 years, we have built expert-level capabilities and a smart, professional team to meet the year-round needs of commercial clients who want beautiful, affordable landscaping and rapid clearing of snow and ice. With multiple facilities across the region and a large staff of landscaping and snow management specialists, we can handle any commercial client’s needs.
Bob graduated from Oregon State University in 1983 with a degree in Horticulture. After 17 years working for a prominent landscape contractor, Bob started Pacific Landscape Management in 2001. In 18 years, Pacific has grown their company to manage over 750 commercial properties with a staff of 250. Pacific is the Portland’s leader in commercial landscape management providing sustainable maintenance and enhancements services to the premier properties in the area.
Bob is past chair of the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Oregon Landscape Contractors Association and currently on the board of the National Association of Landscape Professionals.
Pacific Landscape Management was one of the first Aspire users and has worked with the Aspire team in ongoing product development.
A company specializing in landscape contracting and comprehensive landscape maintenance programs for commercial and residential clients. We focus on projects and properties requiring attention to detail, complex construction, high quality installation and we offer a full-service maintenance follow-up program. All technical services are performed by certified staff personnel and all irrigation, spray and horticultural people are engaged in continuing education programs in their field.
Ken started his first business, Landscape Techniques, fresh out of college with $1,000 and a pickup truck. He grew the company to $5million before selling to TruGreen/LandCare in 1998.
Ken purchased Scapes Group Landscape which grew to $17million and was ranked as one of the top 100 landscape companies in America. Scapes was acquired by ValleyCrest Landscape in 2007. Ken spent 3 years in leadership at ValleyCrest Landscape Maintenance as the Commercial Sales Leader for the SE United States.
Ken and his good friend and industry leader, Ben Gandy, started Envisor Consulting in 2011.
Ken was a long-standing member of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) and past president of the Metro Atlanta Landscape and Turf Association (MALTA). Ken is a national speaker and contributing writer for Landscape Management and other industry magazines.
During his 30+-year career, Ken has learned the best practices and systems of thriving landscape operations.
“Success doesn’t come from hard work and intelligence alone. It comes from doing the right things at the right time.”
An unusual combination of full-time landscape professional and leading green-industry coach, Marty is uniquely positioned to deliver real-world, real-time guidance to Grow Group clients. His landscaping company has earned more than 40 local and national design awards and is a two-time winner of the Better Business Bureau’s Eclipse Integrity Award, while Marty has himself been named entrepreneur of the year by both Ernst & Young and the US Small Business Administration.
GIS Dynamics was founded in 2005 as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) company providing custom solutions to a variety of clients and industries.
These web-based applications are designed to help lawn and landscape, snow removal and pavement maintenance contractors measure properties online to expedite the estimating and proposal process. The sites combine high resolution aerial photography, property measuring tools and property information in one easy-to-use format, allowing contractors to view and measure properties and generate proposals.
Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and cocktails with fellow attendees, speakers, and sponsors at the Cocktails With Champions.
Spend a few awesome moments learning from “Cujo" as he explains the process that transformed him into a world-class fighter pilot and Top Gun instructor. Understand the ultimate high-performance game where everyone is in competition to be the top pilot in the squadron. Gain a unique insight into the kinds of people who enter into and thrive in the highly-competitive world of fighter aviation. Experience some of Cujo’s defining flying moments—from training to combat—and then understand what he learned from these experiences in terms of human nature, the importance of teams, the real meaning of failure, and how to practice mutual support. Come away charged with some ideas that will help move your company to the next level of performance.
Kevin Kehoe, Founder of The Aspire Software Company will deliver the update on the 2020 Aspire Product Enhancement Road Map and final closing thoughts
Don't miss the biggest event of the year! Aspire's trade show within a trade show will showcase some of the best products available through Aspire Software.Reserve your FREE spot today!!
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Located next to 4th Street live, Whiskey Row, and the top downtown attractions in Louisville. The Hyatt is just 4 miles from Kentucky’s legendary horse racing venue, University of Louisville, Kentucky Kingdom, and Louisville Airport.
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