CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Be a resource for the snow industry, send in a proposal by August 31, 2013!

Your industry knowledge and years of practical experience make you the experts! SIMA is seeking interactive and engaging proposals for educational programs and online media in 2014.

Proposals now being accepted for:

  • 2014 Symposium - June 18-21, 2014 - Columbus, OH
  • Half or full day regional events 
  • Various industry trade shows, sponsored by SIMA
  • Operator training courses 
  • SIMA online - quarterly webinars in 2014
  • GoPlow.com - short video interviews/tutorials for snow specific work
  • GoPlow.com - blogging
  • Snow Business - articles for the official publication of SIMA

The benefits of speaking include:

  • Meet and network with more members
  • Earn respect and prestige among your peers
  • Be a leader in the snow & ice management industry
  • Demonstrate your knowledge by including speaking experience in your client proposals

Proposals should include:

  • Description of the session (100-200 words)
  • Objectives for the presentation (3-4 bullet points)
  • How you would like to present the session (1-hour webinar, 1 1/2 concurrent session at Symposium, full-day workshop, etc.)
  • Brief bio/background of the speaker(s) (100-200 words)  

Proposals are due on August 31, 2013 to either Heather Carew or Brian Birch. Call 414-375-1940 with questions.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

Anti-icing and Deicing Equipment Operations Leadership Sales & Negotiation
Bidding Extreme Winter Weather Conditions Legal Issues Salt Usage
Business Management Fleet Management Marketing Site Technology
Case Studies Financial Operations Purchasing Software Technology
Contracts Forecasting Risk Management & Insurance Subcontractors
Customer Service Human Resources Safety Trends in Snow & Ice Management