STI University 2019 | January 22-24


WHAT: STI University 2019 is a premium educational event for landscape & irrigation contractors, landscape maintenance contractors, landscape architects, educational institutions, municipal grounds management personnel, and golf course personnel. The event offers more than 30 classes clustered in three “tracks” – Owner/Manager, Installation & Service, and Landscape Maintenance. The classes include technical topics on irrigation, lighting, drainage, and water features; landscape maintenance, care & fleet management of landscape maintenance equipment; and several business management subjects.

WHERE: Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center in Kingston Plantation, SC. Call (800-876-0010) for room reservations and a special room rate of $119 for STI U attendees. Be sure to mention the group code “STI” to get the special room rate. Or, secure your room reservation online at and enter the same group code to get the special room rate (room registration is separate from STI U registration).

COST: STI U attendance fee of $325 includes all classes, materials, and food & beverage events.

CEU'S: All annual continuing education credits can be earned towards the NC Irrigation Contractor license and the NC Landscape Contractor license. NC, SC, & TN Pesticide Applicator certification credits can be earned (varies by state).

REGISTRATION: See attached STI University registration form. Use one form per attendee. Each attendee will select the course “track” they want on the registration form.Event registration below.

***Registration does NOT include the hotel costs. Hotel rooms must be booked separately.

VENDOR SPECIAL EVENT: More than 30 industry manufacturers will be present and displaying their products throughout the event. In addition to breaks & meal events, there will be a 2-hour “trade show” opportunity on Thursday morning to interface with manufacturers on specific products in which you have interest.


Tuesday, January 22

10am – 12:30pm Registration

12:30pm General Session, Announcements

1pm – 5:15pm Classes

6:30pm - 9pm Reception, Dinner

Wednesday, January 23

7am - 8am Breakfast

8am – 4:15pm Classes (lunch at noon)

4:15pm – 6pm General Business Meeting, President’s Club Awards

6:30pm - 9pm Reception, dinner, Annual Contractor of the Year Awards

Thursday, January 24

7am - 8am Breakfast

8am – 12pm Trade Show (2 hours), Classes (2 hours)


CLICK HERE for the STI-U 2019 Information Booklet



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