January 7 – 9, 2009 Rochester Riverside Convention Center Rochester, New York

Snow & ice management event

January 7 – 9, 2009

Rochester Riverside Convention Center

Rochester, New York


Certified Snow Professional (CSP) Exam (The only certification for snow and ice contractors!)

Thursday, January 8, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Silver Room, Clarion Riverside Hotel

To register, contact SIMA at 414-375-1940 by December 23

CSP Credits Available

Certified Snow Professional credits are available for many of the programs offered at the Empire State Green Industry Show.  If you are a CSP and wish to submit credits for attending this show, please email Ellen Kobach at the Snow & Ice Management Association at Ellen@sima.org or call 414-375-1940.

CSP Certified Snow Removal Educational Sessions (These sessions also qualify for STMA CEUs and CNLP Credits)

Thursday, January 8, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

 “Communicating Your Snow Removal Plans and Progress” – Daniel Schied, Horticulture and Grounds Manager at the University of Rochester, will discuss the importance of documenting snow plans and maintaining effective customer communication.


“Ice Melting Options: Is Treated Salt Right for You?” – David Cook, Sales and Marketing Manager for Innovative Municipal U.S. Inc., a de-icing materials company, will review ice melting options including performance characteristics, application rates, and economic and   environmental concerns.

Thursday, January 8, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

“Panel Discussion – Snow Removal: Route Planning and Record Keeping” – Jim Hornung, Jr., CSP, Vice President, Elbers Landscape Service, Inc. and Great Lakes Athletic Fields and Rick Kier, CNP, CSP, President and Owner, Pro Scapes Inc., will offer participants a variety of methods to organize their snow removal work. Attendees will learn how to keep documentation records and protect themselves from liability while performing the tasks of winter risk management.

Attendee Registration Information: http://www.nysta.org/greenshow2009/attn_home.html

Exhibitor Registration Information: http://www.nysta.org/greenshow2009/exh_home.html