7:30 a.m.
Registration, Continental Breakfast, Visit with Sponsors

8:30 a.m.
Pre-Emergent Herbicides and Grassy Weed Control: Successes and Failures*
Louis Bettencourt, CGCS, Helena Agri-Enterprises, Hatfield, MA

9:30 a.m.
Coffee Break

9:45 a.m.
Pests & Diseases in the Landscape: What’s Ahead*
Heather Faubert
University of Rhode Island Plant Protection Clinic, Kingston, RI

10:30 a.m.
Coffee Break

10:45 a.m.
URI Athletics and Event Field Scheduling; Maintenance Practices and IPM that Support Healthy Athletic Fields
Brian Boesch, URI Turfgrass & Sportsfield Manager, Kingston, RI

*(approved for pesticide credit for all New England states)


Brian Boesch
University of Rhode Island

Victoria Wallace
UConn Extension

Local Hotels & Inns

Sheppard's Campus Ave B&B 
South Kingstown, RI
(401) 742-5903

Hampton Inn 
South Kingstown, RI
(401) 788-3500

Holiday Inn
South Kingstown, RI
(401) 789-1051

Where New England’s Sports Turf Professionals Get Business Done!

October 10, 2018 • 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

University of Rhode Island - Ryan Center
Kingston, Rhode Island

Sponsorship Opportunity

The region’s leading Sports Turf Managers attend NESTMA’s popular Fall Workshop every year.  Sponsorship is a cost-effective way to widen your customer circle, showcase your newest offerings, and develop relationships that lead to sales – all while demonstrating your company’s support for New England’s Sports Turf industry. Your sponsorship support of the Fall Workshop helps NESTMA offer this important education to members on a complimentary basis.

  • Meet face-to-face with key decision makers from across New England.
  • Build brand awareness & generate leads.
  • Underscore your company’s support of our region’s Sports Turf industry.

    Sponsor Levels

    NESTMA Member 



    • Logo recognition in all promotional material (digital & print)
    • Logo recognition in event signage and on-site program
    • One table in educational session room to display promotional material (equipment displays and/or demos are not a feature of sponsorship at this event)
    • Space for two (2) company representatives
    • Post event attendee list

    There’s no better way to meet and do business
    with Sports Turf Managers in New England today!

    Additional sponsorship opportunities (e.g. food & beverage or session sponsorship) are available.  Contact NESTMA for more information.

    NESTMA's Fall Workshop will be held rain or shine.

    Register to Sponsor Here

    Charissa Sharkey, Sponsor Liaison
    (508) 653-1241

    NESTMA | 8-D Pleasant Street South | Natick, MA 01760 | (508) 653-1241

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