WMC Schedule

As the premier business management conference of the tree care industry, WMC offers a unique opportunity to learn from the best, network with peers, and explore exotic locales — all in the heart of paradise! Part education, part vacation, WMC’s five-day program is designed to refresh your business perspective for the new year, while giving you ample opportunity to unwind.

See below for a full schedule of events for WMC 2020, and start planning your trip to Puerto Vallarta! You may also browse activities by networking, education sessions and exclusive tours and recreation.

*Denotes optional, add-on activities requiring separate registration. Schedule subject to change.

Saturday, February 8
1:00 - 5:30 PM Arrival and Private Group Registration
Sunday, February 9
9:00 AM – 5:30 PM Arrival and Private Group Registration
5:00 – 5:30 PM WMC Newcomers Meet & Greet
5:30 – 7:00 PM Welcome to Puerto Vallarta Reception
Monday, February 10
7:00 AM – Noon Registration and Hospitality Desk
7:00 – 7:45 AM Breakfast Buffet
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM Welcome Presentation Begins
9:45 – 11:00 AM Talk Trigger Points - with Jay Baer
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Industry Leaders Panel Tell All - with Panel of Industry Leaders, Jay Baer moderator
12:15 – 1:15 PM Thirteenth Annual Families in Business Luncheon and Roundtable*
2:30 – 3:30 PM Poolside Forum: Industry Topics
4:00 – 7:30 PM Sunset Catamaran Cruise*
Tuesday, February 11
7:00 AM – Noon Registration and Hospitality Desk
7:00 – 7:45 AM Breakfast Buffet
8:00 – 8:30 AM PACT Recognition and Professional Communications Awards
8:30 – 11:30 AM Cooking Mexican with the Chef*
Two choices of presentations:
Choice one:
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Business Boot Camp Part One - with Don Rheem
Choice two:
8:30 – 10:15 AM Seven Safety Life Lessons: How to nurture an actively caring for people culture - with E. Scott Geller
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Your next adventure Prepping for the future - with Jim Fitts
12:00 – 1:00 PM Business Solutions Panel
12:30 – 4:00 PM Canopy Zip Line Tour*
12:30 – 4:00 PM Whale Watching Tour*
12:30 - 5:30 PM Robert Felix Memorial Golf Tournament*
Pre-registration required
4:00 - 5:00 PM Poolside Forum: Industry Topics
Wednesday, February 12
7:00 AM – Noon Registration and Hospitality Desk
7:00 – 8:00 AM Breakfast Buffet
8:15 – 8:45 AM Accreditation, CTSP & Safety Awards and Industry Overview
Two choices of presentations:
Choice one
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Business Boot Camp Part Two - with Don Rheem
Choice two
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Half Day Safety Workshop - with E. Scott Geller
12:00 - 4:30 PM Sail and Snorkeling Trip*
12:30 – 4:15 PM Sail and Snorkel Cruise*
12:30 – 4:00 PM Whale Watching Tour*
4:00 - 5:00 PM Poolside Forum: Safety First!
5:30 – 7:00 PM VFT Silent Auction Marriott Resort - Separate ticketed event
5:30 PM Voice for Trees Political Action Committee Gala Dinner and Live Auction* - LOCATION TBA - Separate ticketed event
Thursday, February 13
7:00 AM – Noon Registration and Hospitality Desk
7:30 – 8:30 AM Accredited Member Breakfast Forum
7:30 – 8:30 AM Breakfast Buffet
8:45 – 10:00 AM Winning is a Mindset: Think Like A Champion Today - with Amber Selking
10:15 – 11:30 AM Surprise entertainment for all WMC attendees!
4:00 – 5:00 PM Poolside Forum: Women in Tree Care Business
7:00 – 10:00 PM Farewell to Puerto Vallarta Party! Ole!
Friday, February 14
Departure  

*Denotes optional, add-on activities requiring separate registration.