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STMA Board Enhances its Mission

At the summer board meeting, the STMA Board of Directors participated in a strategic planning session to create the next three-year strategic plan. During this session, it became clear that STMA's mission needs to more strongly represent why STMA exists. The current mission has served the organization well, so well that it has been adopted as our vision statement.

Night of Entertainment

In beautiful Colorado, full of adventure, wildlife and snow!

This year the SAFE Board of Trustees is holding their annual event with a little twist. Leave your golf clubs at home because this year the SAFE Foundation presents a Night of Entertainment at the 2015 STMA conference in place of its annual golf tournament.

Sponsorship Opportunities Offer One-of-a-Kind Exposure for Your Company, Product or Service

Is your company exhibiting at STMA's conference this January in Denver? If so, you might want to augment those efforts with one of our full-featured conference sponsorship packages. These afford a unique opportunity to get in front of over 1,000 sports turf managers, academic, and commercial members at some of the lowest rates available in the national conference space; in fact, there are extremely visible sponsorship opportunities available for as little as $2,000.

Denver Seminar on Wheels Stops Selected

The committee that is organizing the popular Seminar on Wheels program has secured excellent tour stops in Denver during the 26th Conference and Exhibition. There will be a one-day tour and a half day tour for participants to see football, baseball, rugby, polo, and soccer fields at all various levels of play. The first tour, which is a full day tour, is set for Tues., Jan. 13. It includes lunch and will stop at:

REMINDER: Board Service Interest Due

The STMA Nominating Committee invites you to submit your interest in serving on the national STMA Board of Directors. Although the professional facilities, commercial, and K-12 category director positions are up for election, STMA also has an At-Large elected position that is open to any category of voting member.

Calling all STMA Commercial Members

The sessions "New Trends and Technology in Sports Turf" will be taking place again at the 2015 STMA Conference. The goal of this 1-hour education session is to allow exhibiting companies to introduce new or improved products and services. The session will feature 10 speakers representing STMA's commercial companies. Each speaker will have 5 minutes to introduce and explain the benefits of their product or service to conference attendees.

Featured Speakers of the Month

LindeEach month two speakers presenting at the 2015 National STMA Conference and Exhibition in Denver will be featured. Don't miss the educational opportunities offered at the conference.

Field of the Year Wants to Recognize You

Take the time to enter your natural grass field in the annual Field of the Year awards program. Applications are due Oct. 15. To access the application, click here.

Innovative Award Changes Provide More Recognition

Commercial companies that are exhibiting at STMA's annual conference and exhibition now have the opportunity to gain recognition for their new products at the STMA show. By submitting an entry into the Innovative Awards Program, that entry will automatically be promoted as a new product.

Denver Host Hotel Now Accepting Reservations

The Denver Hyatt Regency, STMA's host hotel for the 2015 conference, has opened up room reservations for our event. Simply visit their web page here and select "ATTENDEE" to make your reservation.

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