Wednesday, February 7, 2018

7:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Sunland Memorial Park
15826 N Del Webb Blvd, Sun City, AZ 85351

Join us for a day of informative speakers, competitions & prizes, and networking with colleagues.

Seminar Schedule:

  • 7:30 AM – Breakfast and Registration (Don’t forget to sign up for the Backhoe Rodeo!)
  • 8:00 AM – Welcome & Introductions • Dan Salter, General Manager Sunland Memorial Park
  • 8:15 AM – “Turf Management on a Budget” • Kai Umeda, U of A Turf Management Group
  • 9:00 AM – Supplier Introductions • Steve Handley, Handley Precast Systems
  • 9:15 AM – “You’re Fired” (HR Employee Management Procedures) • Art Bias, Human Resources Director for SCI
  • 10:00 AM – Break
  • 10:30 AM – “The Perfect Graveside Set-up” • Steve Handley, Handley Precast Systems
  • 11:15 AM – Invention Presentations
  • 12:00 PM – Lunch • Catered by Wild Bunch Catering, Sponsored by Sunland Memorial Park
  • 1:00 PM – “Are You Sure That’s the Right Spot?” • David Walker, General Manager Greenwood Memory Gardens
  • 2:15 PM – Prize Drawings
  • 2:30 PM – Closing and Awards • Dan Salter

Breakfast and Lunch Included with Registration!

Vendor Opportunities:

Suppliers can participate in the 2017 Maintenance Seminar by setting up a product display table. There are two options available:

  • Vendor Table: Includes your logo listed in the event program, six foot table, two chairs and meals for two.
  • Premium Vendor Table: Includes 1/2 page ad in event program, table-top tent displaying your logo during lunch, six foot table, two chairs and meals for two.
  • Additional lunch tickets can be purchased for $25
Interested in Participation but Can’t Attend? 
Contact to discuss custom sponsorship or advertising opportunities.


Register online by clicking buttons below or by downloading the following forms:

Prepare for the Competition(s) of the Year:

Backhoe Rodeo Competition
Backhoe Rodeo

A Fan Favorite! Test your backhoe skills by navigating an obstacle course… winner takes it all!

Invention Competition
Invention Competition

Have you thought of a gadget, tool or technique that could make your job easier on the grounds? Show off your Edison abilities and enter your idea in our Invention Competition to win a cash prize!

Thank You Event Sponsors!