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June 25-28, 2019
Save the dates!
Registration opens February 2019

This year’s set list is packed with networking and educational opportunities that will appeal to every demographic in your snow and ice management company, from those with boots on the ground, middle management, to owners and CEOs.

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In addition to popular networking events, traditional educational sessions, and snack and chats, this year’s show will include new targeted learning opportunities.

Check out the Education page for in-depth descriptions:

Education Page

Schedule of Events

Use the schedule below to sort by the following event types: Educational, Networking & Food, Trade Show and Workshops. 

*Tuesday events are only available to attendees with a full registration. 

Tuesday, June 26

01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
WORKSHOP
 

Best Practices Skills Competition - Additional fee applies

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
NETWORKING & FOOD
 

First Timer & Volunteer Reception - By invitation only

06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
NETWORKING & FOOD
 

Welcome Reception

10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
NETWORKING & FOOD
 

SIMA After Hours - The Corner Alley

Wednesday, June 27

07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
NETWORKING & FOOD

Networking Breakfast

08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
EDUCATIONAL
 

Opening Keynote: The Loyalty Switch

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
WORKSHOP
 

Develop a Snow Operations Audit

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
WORKSHOP
 

Equipment and Maintenance Management

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
WORKSHOP
 

Managing Risk and Liability

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
WORKSHOP
 

Stop Recruiting, Start Thriving: How to Cultivate Top Talent

12:15 PM - 01:30 PM
NETWORKING & FOOD
 

Snack & Chat Lunch

01:45 PM - 03:45 PM
WORKSHOP
 

Develop a Snow Operations Audit

01:45 PM - 03:45 PM
WORKSHOP
 

Know Your Numbers: Job Costing & Estimating

01:45 PM - 03:45 PM
WORKSHOP
 

Applying Enterprise Risk Management Theory

01:45 PM - 03:45 PM
WORKSHOP
 

Finding Your Focus in a Hyper-Interrupted, e-Distracted World

04:15 PM - 05:30 PM
EDUCATIONAL
 

Role-based Roundtables

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
NETWORKING & FOOD
 

Networking Reception

09:00 PM - 10:00 PM
NETWORKING & FOOD
 

SIMA After Hours - Big Bang Dueling Piano Bar

Thursday, June 28

07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
NETWORKING & FOOD
 

Snack & Chat Breakfast

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
EDUCATIONAL
 

Do More with Less: Reduce Salt Use while Maintaining Level of Service

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
EDUCATIONAL
 

Using Subcontractors? Tie Up Legal Loose Ends

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
EDUCATIONAL
 

Building a Transformational Company Culture

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
EDUCATIONAL
 

What’s Your Next Move? Succession Planning & Exit Strategies

09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
EDUCATIONAL
 

Recruiting and Retaining Talent

09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
EDUCATIONAL
 

Tech from the Trenches: Choosing and Implementing Tools to Improve Your Business

09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
EDUCATIONAL
 

Smartphone Success and Terrific Tablets: Getting More Productivity (and Fun!) From Your Devices

09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
EDUCATIONAL
 

The Evolution of Salt Management: Capitalizing on Change

11:00 AM - 05:30 PM
TRADE SHOW

Trade Show

12:30 PM - 04:30 PM
TRADE SHOW
 

Thursday Tech Talks

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
NETWORKING & FOOD
 

CSP and ASM Reception - By invitation only

06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
NETWORKING & FOOD
 

Snow & Ice Industry Awards Night - Additional fee applies

09:30 PM - 11:00 PM
NETWORKING & FOOD
 

Awards AfterParty - Awards registration required

Friday, June 29

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
EDUCATIONAL
 

Are You on Schedule? Take a Tactical Approach to Snow Planning

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
EDUCATIONAL
 

Get Better at Getting Better: Using Kaizen and SOPs for Continuous Improvement

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
EDUCATIONAL
 

First Things First: Championing Safety

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
EDUCATIONAL
 

What to Estimate Before the Price

09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
TRADE SHOW

Trade Show

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
TRADE SHOW
 

Friday Tech Talks

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
NETWORKING & FOOD

Boxed Lunch

01:00 PM - 01:15 PM
EDUCATIONAL

CEO of the Year Presentation

01:15 PM - 02:15 PM
EDUCATIONAL
 

Closing Keynote: Lead! Don't Just Manage the Process

03:30 PM - 05:30 PM
NETWORKING & FOOD
 

City Tours - See travel page to register separately

06:30 PM - 10:30 PM
NETWORKING & FOOD
 

Closing Event @ Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - Additional fee applies

Onsite Registration & Badge Pick-up Hours

Tuesday, June 26th

12:00pm - 7:00pm

Wednesday, June 27th

7:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday, June 28th

7:00am - 5:00pm

Friday, June 29th 

8:00am - 11:00am

2018 Symposium Sponsors

Thank you to all of our 2018 Symposium Sponsors!