Schedule of Events

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Location: Tower Square Hotel, 2 Boland Way, Springfield, MA

1:00PM - 3:00PM  |  Snow Site Assessment, Inspection and Reporting Class. l Tony Bonventre  

You will learn how to perform a 40 point site inspection and survey of a property, we will cover pre and post storm inspections and how to report your findings as an added bonus we will discuss opportunities that having these skills can bring you.

4:00PM - 6:00PM  |  Early Registration

6:00PM - 9:00PM  |  Welcome Reception


Monday, October 21, 2019

Location: MassMutual Center

7:30-3:00  |  Registration

8:00AM - 10:00AM  |  Introduction to Snow and Ice Manager  l  Tony Bonventre

This class is designed as a very interactive class that covers what it takes to be a successful and commanding Snow and Ice manager. We will discuss different thought processes that will help you make it through any event. This class is also a prerequisite to the Snow and Ice Manager online course, for attending this class you will receive a free 1 year membership subscription to the snow control snow and ice manager network.

10:00AM - 12:00PM  | Is Your Company "Best In Class"?  l  Jason Pirozollo and Liz Giblin

Are you protecting your company with the best compliance and training practices? Discussion and tips for attracting the best insurance companies and rates while protecting your company and employees.

12:00PM - 1:00PM  |  Lunch Break 

1:00PM - 3:00PM  |  Secrets Of Working With National Management Companies  l  Michael Merrill 

"A strategic overview of procedure, vernacular and negotiation points to increase the likelihood of successfully navigating management company relationships (and a couple of secrets. Shhhh!)."

4:00PM - 6:00PM  |  Trade Show Preview

6:00PM - 10:00PM |  Evening Event *Not a host sponsored event. Additional fees required.


Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Location: MassMutual Center

8:00AM - 9:00AM |  Keynote Meteorologist Robert Guariano l The Weather Pros 

The New GFS FV3 Weather Model $50 million Upgrade (Is it as accurate now as the European model?) -Why reporting snowfall totals can be so far off after a storm -Big Winter Weather predicted on other sources…Lets look -No El Nino...No La Nina (My Winter Outlook 2019-20).

9:30AM - 2:30PM  |  Trade Show (Free Entry)

3:00PM - 5:00PM  |  Snow Response Plan Workshop

The Snow Response plan workshop. Is it the contractor or property manger? Who makes the plan? It does not matter who does, it just needs to get done. Learn how to create a snow and ice response plan working in groups.