Hit the Best Show in Snow's Midway where more than 130 exhibitors will feature the latest equipment, deicing products, software platforms, consulting services and more. Visit the trade show to connect with suppliers, listen to educational Sideshows, and catch up with the SIMA team to learn about new programs and benefits.
WHAT'S HAPPENING ON THE SHOW FLOOR
SIMA SIDESHOW LOUNGE
presented by LMN
Visit the Sideshow Lounge during trade show hours for short sessions presented by industry subject matter experts.
Help your team understand the costs of a slip and fall
Matt Gerich, CSP, ASM, MBG Consulting LLC
When a company is sued for a slip and fall, everyone bears the cost. Does your team understand all of the expenses that go into defending a claim — let alone losing and having to pay out? In this session, Matt will share how to help your team discover why they happen and how they could have been prevented by using a real-life scenario.
Build a custom training course for plowing your properties
Matt Crinklaw, LMN
The benefits of onboarding new employees goes well beyond just health and safety. Untrained new workers tend to cause more property and equipment damage. Learn how to build custom training courses for your properties in the summer so workers can see all the hazards and problems snow hides. We will then combine those courses with Greenius snow courses to build a powerful onboarding and training program for your snow fighters.
Making process development fun!
Scott Lesak, Kasel Rocks Landscaping
Process development ... it may sound boring but it is essential for your business to run efficiently and allow for growth. Learn how to create or improve existing processes that convey the purpose and show "how we do it here" using 3 components: visual communication, detailed description, and trainability.
Using technology to maximize situational awareness
Patrick Baglien, Vue Robotics
Site-by-site inspections are labor intensive, costly, and extend decision-making timelines before, during, and after a weather event. And they aren’t always possible. Decision-makers need situational awareness to make effective operational decisions, quickly. Scaling condition analysis monitoring across diverse operational footprints to better inform responses, strengthen resilience, and recover from impact weather events can help.
Using KPIs to drive net profits
Whitney Griffin, Aspire Software
Identifying the key activities required to achieve success is pivotal to business planning, and KPIs are the metrics used to tell the story of how those activities are being performed. Regardless of how you report your KPIs, they are essential for determining whether your business is operating profitably. This session will give an overview of the six most critical KPIs that drive net profit.
Advanced liquids applications
Dan Gilliland, Camion Systems
If you're ready to take your liquids applications up a notch, there are advanced techniques that can be used to improve performance and results, including direct liquids application post-treats, additives and using liquids during rain and mixed precipitation events.