2016 Conference

2016 Conf Broch
The 2016 STMA Conference and Exhibition took place January 19-22 in San Diego, California.

Do you need a certificate of attendance for the 2016 Conference? Click here to personalize and print yours.

Click here
for the 2016 Digital Conference Brochure, or you can view the brochure in a PDF file.  Online registration has closed. You can still
 print your registration form here and fax it to us by Fri., Jan. 15, or bring with you to register onsite.

Exhibitor Information
If you'd like to exhibit at STMA's 2016 Conference in San Diego, CA, here are two important documents: our exhibitor contract and a floor plan of the San Diego Convention Center, where our trade show will be held.  Expo Kit can be found here. Please direct any exhibitor questions to our Show Manager David Rosenberg at 866-847-8623 or davidnewportevents@gmail.com or Karen Kosoff at  karen@newportevents.com

Eligibility for a Free Conference Registration

If you are a new member, national member (have never been a member since 2000) you are eligible to receive a free conference registration to be used within three (3) years.  Registration opens October 1.  Click here and go to Membership, Merchandise and Online Registration. Select 1st Time Member, put in your shopping cart, make your payment.  Then select conference registration and it will zero.

Conference Education

Speaker presentations and handouts will be available prior, during, and after the conference for attendees to reference.  Access all of the educational materials.

CEUs and Pesticide Recertification Credits


Increase your professionalism by taking advantage of the continuing education units (CEUs) being offered at the STMA Conference this year.  Earn up to 1.5 CEUs through STMA.  In addition to STMA, the following professional organizations have agreed to provide CEUs for attending education sessions at the conference:

American Sports Builders Association (ASBA) 

National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
Irrigation Association (IA) - pending
National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA)
National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) 
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA)
Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS)

The following states are providing Pesticide Recertification Credits:


*Pesticide Recertification credits will only be available for California.  If you are attending from another state and are in need of pesticide recertification credits, you are responsible for contacting your state’s Department of Agriculture for approval.

See which sessions qualify for CEUsSee the onsite brochure for a detailed listing of education sessions that qualify for CEUs and recertification credits.  Be sure to sign in using the appropriate form during the education sessions.


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