Latino Link™

LatinoLink NHLA LogoPresented by the National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA)

The number of Hispanic Americans working in the landscape industry is growing. With that in mind, the National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA) is offering a variety of educational opportunities during GIE+EXPO, including sessions in both English and Spanish.

Latino Link™ Schedule

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Lunch & Learn: H-2B or Not to Be
$30, includes lunch.
Pre-registration is required.

Hear leading immigration attorney and H-2B guru Wendel Hall as he demystifies the H-2B visa program and helps you determine if it can be a key to taking your company to the next level. Also engage industry leaders for whom the H-2B visa program has been a key to success.

7:30 - 9:00 AM
Breakfast & Learn
$30, includes breakfast.
Pre-registration is required.

Arrive early and network with industry leaders prior to the opening of the last day of the show. Each table will feature an NHLA leader facilitating a group discussion on topics similar to those offered at the previous day’s Lunch and Learn. Tables will be available for conversation in either English or Spanish.

9:45 - 11:15 AM
Panel Presentation: Successfully Advancing Latinos for Team Success
Included with tradeshow registration

During this free session, attendees will have the opportunity to learn what these industry leaders have done to help Hispanic employees grow and how this has contributed to the growth of their companies.

  • Bob Grover, Pacific Landscape Management
  • Mike Bogan, LandCare
  • Jeff Sebert, Sebert Landscape
  • Tim Portland, Yellowstone Landscape
  • Pam Berrios. Pam Berrios Training

About the NHLA
The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance is an association that facilitates and promotes the advancement of Hispanics as landscape industry professionals and leaders and provides the nation’s half million Hispanic-American landscaping professionals a voice in the national dialogue on environmentally responsible landscape practices, and a means through which to advocate on behalf of their businesses, the livelihood of their employees, and the quality of life in their communities. For more information and membership registration: