2019 National Summer Meeting

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Hilton Vancouver Washington
301 West 6th St.; Vancouver, WA 98660

Associates’ Night Set-Up for exhibitors is 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Thursday, July 11th in Heritage A Ballroom

National LICA has added a Welcome Lunch sponsored by the Executive Committee, Thursday, July 11 at 1:00 pm.  This lunch is INCLUDED with your registration!

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Educational Seminars

Thursday, July 11th


How to Start a Facebook Page for your Business 

Presented by: Allison Hack, LICA Director of Communications 

Over the past 10 years social media has exploded in popularity. Facebook is a great tool for marketing your business, but where do you start? If you are not familiar with Facebook, it can seem overwhelming, but it’s worth it. Facebook can create a dialogue with your customers, increase sales, increase your online presence and best of all… it’s free. In this session, we will be creating a Facebook page from scratch. Bring your laptops and follow along while we produce a page… step by step.

Maximize The Potential Of Your Website – Generate New Leads and Earn More Revenue. 

Presented by: Elli Murray & Tyler Post, Sandhills Publishing

Your website is a crucial opportunity to highlight what differentiates your business. Mobile screen time and web-based transactions are gaining traction in markets worldwide. Your website should be a true representation of your business and a way to showcase your products and services – but, it should also be a way to generate new business and create opportunities for additional revenue streams. The world of websites has rapidly advanced and keeping up is the difference between continuing to compete or falling behind. Come learn how building your brand and your company’s website can be not only easy, but can expand your customer base and amplify your success giving you more time to focus on the job you love.

Risk Management…. Of All Sorts…. Better Attend This One… Protecting your business and family. 

Presented by: Randy Johnson, Dan Waters, Craig Martin, & Nan Merrill, Greg Greco, Ash Johnson Company & 2 Secret LICA member’s

Just like preparing for your biggest most complex jobs, planning for your business and family…is incredibly impactful. Come listen and ask questions of a team of collaborative specialists (including LICA members) on dovetailing risk management, contingency, succession and estate planning into a seamless flexible plan and how to include and communicate your plan to the people you care the most about. – What are your “What If’s?” – What if your top employees start leaving the company? – What if the company is sued on a project that went poorly? – Have you put systems in place to ensure that contracts are reviewed to minimize company risk? – Have you developed a succession plan and communicated it? – What if you and your business partner can’t agree how to operate the business anymore? – What does your buy-sell and/or operating agreement say?

“Tile Drainage 101: Soils, Water Movement, Design Considerations, & Installation Practices”

Presented by: Bob Clark III, Clark Farm Drainage

A field guide to assessing sites for subsurface drainage, controlled drainage, subsurface irrigation and other conservation drainage practices. As well as an overview of all aspects of the construction phase of SSD system installation, including basic equipment and safety practices.



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