Massachusetts Horticultural Society
Gardens at Elm Bank

900 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA

Preliminary Schedule

7:30 a.m.
Vendor Set Up

8:00 a.m.
Registration, Continental Breakfast, Visit with Commercial Partners

8:30 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks

8:45 a.m.                                    
Educational Seminar

9:45 a.m.
Visit with Commercial Partners

11:00 a.m.    
Educational Seminar

12:15 p.m.
Networking Lunch
Visit with Commercial Partners

1:30 p.m.    
Educational Seminar - Pesticide CEU

3:00 p.m.
Event Concludes

Education Committee

Ian Lacy
Tom Irwin, Inc.

Matt McDonnell
The Governor’s Academy

Ed Olsen
Town of Needham Parks & Forestry 

Jason Puopolo
Clark University

Andrew Walsh
Pine Banks Park

Our Host Site

As America’s oldest organized horticultural society, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society (MHS) celebrates horticulture for the public good.  Located on the banks of the Charles River in Wellesley, Massachusetts the MHS steward The Gardens at Elm Bank, a blend of historic and contemporary gardens that demonstrate how plants and design are an integral part of everyday life. The MHS gardens and adjacent soccer fields highlight sustainable design, interpret cultural practices, and foster delight.

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Charissa Sharkey, Sponsor Liaison NESTMAinfo@gmail.com
(508) 653-1241

Modern Sports Turf Management: 
Adapting to Change

Hosted by the Town of Natick
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 • 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Gardens at Elm Bank
Wellesley, MA

Sponsorship Opportunity

The region’s leading sports turf managers attend NESTMA’s popular Summer Field and Turf Education Day 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.

  • 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.

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

Sign up today and start benefiting from advance promotional opportunities!

Gold Sponsor

NESTMA Member $1000


  • Logo recognition in all promotional material (digital & print)
  • Logo recognition in event signage and on-site program
  • Two 6-foot display tables in key location with equipment demo area
  • Event tickets for four (4) company representatives
  • Opportunity to display handout material at registration
  • Post event attendee list

Silver Sponsor

NESTMA Member $500


  • Company recognition in sponsor listing for event (digital & print)
  • Company recognition in event signage and on-site program
  • One 6-foot display table in exhibit area with space for small equipment
  • Event tickets for two (2) company representatives 
  • Post event attendee list

Bronze Sponsor

NESTMA Member $250


  • Company recognition in sponsor listing for event (digital & print)
  • One 6-foot table-top display only (no equipment)
  • Event ticket for one (1) company representative 
  • Post event attendee list


Please be aware that Elm Bank is accessed via a one lane bridge with a 12 ton (24,000 pound) weight limit.  Sponsors with vehicles that weigh over 12 tons must contact the NESTMA office to coordinate an alternate move-in option.

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


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