Full Schedule

As the premier business management conference of the tree care industry, WMC offers a unique opportunity to learn from the best, network with peers, and explore exotic locales - all in the heart of paradise! Part education, part vacation, WMC's five day program is designed to refresh your business perspective for the new year, while giving you ample opportunity to unwind.

See below for a full schedule of events for WMC 2015, and start planning your trip to Cabo San Lucas! You may also browse activities by networking, education sessions and exclusive tours & recreation.

Don't forget, you can attend all the education sessions and forums to receive 16.5 ISA BCMA CEUs, as well as 3 CTSP CEUs.

Saturday, February 7

1:00 - 5:30 PM | Arrival and Private Group Registration

Sunday, February 8

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM | Arrival and Private Group Registration

5:00 - 6:00 PM | WMC Newcomers Meet and Greet

6:00 - 7:30 PM | Welcome to Cabo San Lucas Reception

Monday, February 9

7:00 AM - Noon | Registration and Hospitality Desk

7:15 - 8:30 AM | Breakfast Buffet

7:30 AM | Welcome Presentation Begins

8:45 - 10:00 AM | On Fire at Work - How Legendary Leaders Ignite Passion with Eric Chester

10:15 - 11:30 AM | Breakout Session: Grow a Better Workforce with Eric Chester

10:15 - 11:30 AM | Using Key Performance Indicators to Rocket Your Sales with Kirk Armstrong

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Retirement Plan and Investments presented by Edward Hickey, Jr.

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM | Eighth Annual Families in Business Luncheon and Roundtable Optional add-on activity

3:00 - 4:00 PM | Poolside Forum: Industry Topics with TCIA Board

4:30 - 7:30 PM | Sunset Catamaran Cruise Optional add-on activity

Tuesday, February 10

7:00 AM - Noon | Registration and Hospitality Desk

7:30 - 8:30 AM | Special Interest Breakfast Roundtable Discussions with Industry Leaders

7:30 - 11:30 AM | Restore & Replenish (Yoga Class and Mexican Cooking Class) Guest add-on activity

8:30 - 10:00 AM | Hiring, Firing, and Managing Employees in Between with Patrick McGuiness

10:15 - 11:30 AM | The Changing Face of Substance Abuse with Christine Clearwater

11:30 - 4:30 PM | Camel Safari Optional add-on activity

12:00 - 4:15 PM | Baja Buggy Tour Optional add-on activity

12:00 - 4:30 PM | Sliding Through the Canyons (Zip Line Tour) Optional add-on activity

12:30 - 5:30 PM | Robert Felix Memorial Golf Tournament Pre-registration is required

4:00 - 5:00 PM | Poolside Forum: Human Resources

Wednesday, February 11 (Safety Day)

7:00 AM - Noon | Registration and Hospitality Desk

7:15 - 8:30 AM | Breakfast Buffet

7:30 AM | Awards Presentation Begins

8:45 - 9:15 AM | CTSP & Safety Awards and Industry Overview

9:15 - 10:15 AM | Key Safety Behaviors of Successful Companies with Scott Prophett

10:30 - 11:30 AM | Industry Leaders Safety Panel: How Did They Do That? with Scott Prophett, Moderator

11:30 - 4:30 PM | Camel Safari Optional add-on activity

12:00 - 4:00 PM | Whale Watching on a Zodiac Optional add-on activity

12:00 - 4:15 PM | Baja Buggy Tour Optional add-on activity

12:00 - 5:00 PM | Snorkel Catamaran Trip Optional add-on activity

4:00 - 5:00 PM | Poolside Forum: Safety Discussion

6:30 - 10:00 PM | Voice for Trees Political Action Committee Dinner and Auction (Cabo del Sol Clubhouse) Separate ticketed event

Thursday, February 12

7:00 AM - Noon | Registration and Hospitality Desk

7:30 - 8:30 AM | Accredited Member Breakfast Forum

7:30 - 8:30 AM | Breakfast Buffet

8:45 - 10:00 AM | Crucial Accountability with Stacy Nelson

10:15 - 11:30 AM | Growth - The Silent Killer with Jeff Harkness

12:00 - 4:00 PM | Whale Watching on a Zodiac Optional add-on activity

12:00 - 4:30 PM | Sliding Through the Canyons (Zip Line Tour) Optional add-on activity

12:00 - 4:30 PM | Land's End Trio (Kayak, Snorkel and Parasailing) Optional add-on activity

4:00 - 5:00 PM | Poolside Forum: Sales, Sales Sales

7:00 - 10:00 PM | Farewell to Cabo Party!