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June 20–23, 2017

Education & Workshops

Check out this year's 2 Pre-Conference Workshops, 3 Keynote Sessions and 21 Educational Sessions. 

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Schedule Overview

Check out this year's schedule overview! Trade show dates are Wednesday and Thursday for the '17 show.

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General Information

Got questions? Check out some frequently asked questions; we may already have answers!

This June, SIMA's 20th Annual Snow & Ice Symposium is going international - making its way to Montreal, QC! It is the industry’s largest conference and trade show and a favorite of snow and ice professionals. Uniquely focused on snow and ice, this event brings innovative manufacturers and suppliers together with contractors for 2 days of trade show and 3 days of education, networking, and fun. It's the industry meeting you do not want to miss!

Dynamic Speaker Lineup

With 3 keynotes and over 20 educational sessions and speakers, the 2017 show is sure to cover key topics that will help your business grow and succeed. 

 

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Robyn Benincasa
"Building World Class Teams"
Dan-Foley
Dan Foley, CSP
"Lessons Learned in 30 Years"

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Donald Cooper
"Accelerate Your Business"
Patrick-McGuiness
Patrick McGuiness
"Technological Change and the Future of Snow"
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Marc Gordon
"Become a Branding Champion"

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Kirk Armstrong
"Why Isn't My Sales Person Selling More?"

2017 Educational Sessions

Education is the lifeblood of any industry - see what is being offered in June 2017 for attendees to learn and grow together.

 

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Nuts & Bolts of a Successful Snow Removal Operation

Wednesday, June 21st - This sessions focus will be on core competencies for operating a snow removal company ranging in size from one truck up to hundreds. 
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Legal Game Planning

Wednesday, June 21st - This session is designed to help position yourself to avoid lawsuits, succeed in Court if a lawsuit is filed, and get paid for all of your hard work.
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De-icing, De-mystified

Thursday, June 22nd - This panel will discuss different materials and concepts for winter maintenance and provide clarity on the results you can expect when used.
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Technological Change & the Future of Snow Services

Friday, June 23rd - The rapid rate of technological change we are seeing and the lower cost of technology will change the way we do business.
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Networking Events

Year after year, one of the top reasons snow & ice industry professionals come together is to network and share ideas with their peers. Don't miss out on the many opportunities available to you!

 

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The Snow & Ice Trade Show

The Snow & Ice Symposium Trade Show features over 100 companies providing products, programs and services for snow & ice management industry professionals. You will be able to view new products, make purchasing decisions, and learn from our supporters. Full details »

Exhibitor opportunities

Please contact Heather@sima.org for all exhibit and sponsorship needs.

"I thought everything was right on point. The sessions were exactly what I was looking for. The food was good; the trade show was good. The networking opportunities and people were excellent to interact with. Everyone seemed very open to sharing ideas and just talking with each other. "
— 2015 Attendee

Learn about products and services in the industry, and talk to your best suppliers.
Meet new people, learn from your peers, and have a drink on SIMA.
Get serious about hot topics in the industry and problems you need solved.
Earn recognition and see the leaders in the industry grow and develop.

2017 Symposium Sponsors

Thank you to all our 2017 Symposium sponsors!

 
 


Explore exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities for Symposium 2017