IMAGES AND HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2018 LAKEWOOD SYMPOSIUM

A Chronology of the Days Events and the People, Programs and Partners that Made the Lakewood Symposium a Success Again This Year  Thank You Everyone and Particularly the City of Lakewood for Hosting this Years Event.

PARTICIPANTS ATTENDING

ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTED

SCHOLARSHIP DOLLARS RAISED

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PARTICIPANTS RATING SYMPOSIUM EXCELLENT/ VERY GOOD


SYMPOSIUM IMAGE SHOWCASE

“The Best of 2018”



THE SYMPOSIUM BY THE NUMBERS


 Participation

  • 115 Participants
  • 85 Enrollees
  • 29 Cities, counties, school districts, special districts, and three consultant firms represented.(most ever)
  • 40 Vendor Reps (most ever)

Education

  • 7 FieldStations
  • Lecture Stations (most ever)
  • 20 Vendor Tables (most ever)
  • 510 Contract hours of educational programming

Satisfaction

  • 100% Attendees satisfied with workshop format and content
  • 100% Attendees workshop expectations met

Field Stations

  • Plant Growth Regulators presented by RAINBOW TREE CARE
  • Infield Care presented by EWING IRRIGATION and TURFACE
  • Irrigation Systems presented by RAINBIRD
  • Turf Safety presented by BROCK USA
  • Weed abatement and Fertilizers presented by TARGET SPECIALTIES
  • Aeration strategies presented by TURF TIME

 


Lectures

  • Tree Health Care presented by WCA
  • Playground Safety by GAMETIME

 

Partners and Sponsors

  • 6 Signature Partners
  • 14 Sponsors
  • 1 Supporting organizations
  • 2 Caterers

Financial

  • $11,000+ net in educational programming and scholarship funds raised (most ever)
  • $13,000+ in gross revenues (most ever)

Event Partners


  • Rain Bird Corporation – Event Partner – Jim Dansby
  • West Coast Arborists – Event Partner – Cris Falco
  • GameTime –  Luncheon Sponsor – Tom Norquist
  • Ewing Irrigation – Breakfast sponsor – Tony Lopez
  • Verde Design – Social Sponsor – Gary Hover
  • Shaw Sports – Social Sponsor – Robert McCorhle

 

Booth Sponsors


  • Rainbow Tree Care – Aaron Dickinson
  • Brock USA – Steve Sawyer
  • Musco Sports Lighting – Karin Anderson
  • Target Specialty Products – Will Harrison
  • David Volts Design – David Volts
  • Turf Star, Inc. – Scott Deeth
  • TechnSoil Global – Nick Thornhill
  • Robertson Recreational Surfaces – Richard Hawley
  • Hunter Industries – Chris Roesink
  • Cantrell Turf Equipment – Jerry Andersen
  • RHA Landscape Architects – Doug Grove
  • Landcare – Tommy Braun
  • JHM Supply – Sergio Gonzalez
  • Stover Seed Company – Don Lewis

 


SPECIAL THANKS AND RECOGNITION TO THE FOLLOWING


City of Lakewood

Parks and Recreation Department


  • City of Lakewood Park and Recreation Commission
  • Lisa Litzinger, Director Parks and Recreation
  • Phil Lopez, Park Superintendent
  • Michael Cracium
  • Mike McDade
  • Jim Piacenti
  • Bill Phillips
  • Sean Weiby
  • Mark Benavides
  • Marcos Ibarra
  • Aaron Ford
  • Albert Polanco
  • Todd Sechser
  • Sheridan Attema
  • Jim O’Neil
  • Daniel Albino
  • Rick Martinez
  • Jessy Rubio and
  • Tiffany Karzen

Named Event Partner


  • Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supplies, Tony Lopez
  • GameTime, Tom Torquiest
  • Rain Bird Corporation, Jim Dansby
  • Shaw Sports, Robert McCorhle
  • Verde Design, Gary Hover
  • West Coast Arborists, Cris Falco

Breakfast Sponsor


  • Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supplies, Austin Alviso

Luncheon Sponsor


  • GameTime, Tom Torquiest

 CPRS Headquarters


  • Leslie Fritz
  • Susan Wipf
  • Tammy Campos
  • Linnie Andreotti
  • John Gleason
  • Jeff Amberson

Volunteers


  • Scott Reese

Participating Organizations


  • CITY OF ANAHEIM
  • CITY OF BAKERSFIELD
  • CITY OF BIG BEAR VALLEY
  • CITY OF DOWNEY
  • CITY OF EL CAJON
  • CITY OF FRESNO
  • CITY OF GLENDALE
  • CITY OF GLENDORA
  • CITY OF HEALDSBURG
  • CITY OF HILLSBOROUGH
  • CITY OF LAGUNA NIGUEL
  • CITY OF LAKEWOOD
  • CITY OF LOMITA
  • CITY OF MOORPARK
  • CITY OF NORWALK
  • CITY OF ONTARIO
  • CITY OF PATTERSON
  • CITY OF SACRAMENTO
  • CITY OF SANTA CLARITA
  • CITY OF SANTA MONICA
  • CITY OF SANTA PAULA
  • CITY OF SUNNYVALE
  • CITY OF TRACY
  • CSU NORTHRIDGE
  • JURUPA COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT
  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPT OF PARKS AND RECREATION
  • NORTH OF THE RIVER RECREATION AND PARKS DISTRICT
  • RIM OF THE WORLD RECREATION & PARKS DISTRICT
  • TARZANA TREATMENT CENTER

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