Events Annual Conference

Annual Conference

Tuesday – Friday (Jan 19-22) from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM each day
(Persons seeking DCR NM recertification credit will need to stay an extra hour on Tuesday)

100% Zoom Format

Earn Valuable CEUs for Less (Nutrient Management, Certified Fertilizer Applicator, GCSAA, STMA, etc.)

Presenting Sponsors
Corteva AgriSciences
Finch Services
Luck Ecosystems
McGill Premium Compost
Revels Tractor
Southern States
Trinity Turf
Virginia Sand and Stone

Profits
As always, profits from MATE go to Virginia Tech

General Schedule
Download the Complete Schedule as a pdf

Tuesday, January 19, 2021: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation Virtual Nutrient Management Workshop and Day One of the Mid-Atlantic Turfgrass Expo. DCR Urban Nutrient Management Recertification Candidates MUST remain on-line until 1:00 PM. Others may leave at noon. Instructors include Dr. Abigail Baxter (Va DCR and VT), Dr. Matt Elmore (Rutgers), Dr. Grady Miller (NC State), and Dr. Shawn Askew (VT).

Wednesday, January 20, 2021: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Day Two of Mid-Atlantic Turfgrass Expo. Educational Programming. Instructors include Dr. Grady Miller (NC State), Dr. Matt Elmore (Rutgers), and Nick Yakish (Arlington National Cemetery)

Thursday, January 21, 2021: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Day Three of Mid-Atlantic Turfgrass Expo AND DAY ONE of TWO Required days for persons seeking pesticide recertification credit (Categories 3A, 3B, 6, 10, and 60). Classes provided by graduate students participating in the Innovative Research Graduate Student Oral Presentation Contest.

Friday, January 22, 2021: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Day Four of the Mid-Atlantic Turfgrass Expo AND DAY TWO of TWO Required days for persons seeking pesticide recertification credit (Categories 3A, 3B, 6, 10, and 60). Instructors include Guy Mussey (VCE) and Ed Olsen (VCE)

Sponsorship Options

– MATE Platinum Sponsor ($800): All the benefits of below sponsorships PLUS get “Face Time” at one additional session
– MATE Presenting Sponsor ($600): All the benefits of below sponsorships PLUS get one to three minutes “Face Time” at one session
– MATE Patron ($400): All the benefits of below sponsorship PLUS your promo item (pen, key chain, etc.) included in packet mailed to attendees
– MATE Supporter ($200): Logo on conference items

Sponsorship Payment Option One – Download a pdf form to return to us
Sponsorship Payment Option Two – Register and Pay with a Credit Card

2021 M-A-T-E Sponsorship Options

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Attendees-Register
Rates: VTC Member
All Four Days: $230
Any Three Days: $170
Any Two Days: $145
Group Discount (2-5 persons): Deduct $30 per person
Group Discount (over 6 persons): Deduct $40 per person

Rates: Non VTC Member
All Four Days: $255
Any Three Days: $195
Any Two Days: $170
Group Discount (2-5 persons): Deduct $30 per person
Group Discount (over 6 persons): Deduct $40 per person

Two Ways to Register and Pay

Option One: Register with a pdf form
(persons registering as a group need to use the pdf form to get the discount

Option Two: Register and Pay On Line

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