Join SIMA at the 17th Annual Snow & Ice Symposium as we help educate each other on the best principles of business management, snow and ice operations, leadership, and more!

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Check out some of the special events going on at the 17th Annual Snow & Ice Symposium: 

  • Brine Making Workshop & Facility Tour: This year’s pre-conference event will be held at the City of Columbus Complex and will feature a facility tour and sessions on brine making and equipment cleaning. 
  • Welcome Reception: The Welcome Reception is a great way to kick off the Symposium on Wednesday night, and is the perfect time to reconnect with friends and colleagues and have some fun. 
  • 2 Keynote Speakers: Join John DiJulius on Thursday for the opening Keynote “What’s the Secret? To Providing a World-Class Customer Experience.” On Friday,  Marc Wayshak will present “Championship Selling the New Economy.”
  • Educational Sessions: 21 sessions will cover topic areas such as sales & marketing, management & leadership, operations & equipment, and CEO to CEO. New session topics this year include LEED for snow removal, public/private partnerships, self-defense, and more. 
  • Snow & Ice Trade Show: The trade show will have all the usual favorites, including more than 100 exhibitors sharing the latest products and service information for the industry. New this year, the trade show floor will have a Best Practices Pavilion, where attendees can learn more about SIMA’s Best Practices Checklist at a number of interactive stations. 
  • Snack & Chat Roundtables: Discuss some of the most important and relevant industry topics with other snow & ice management professionals during the popular Snack & Chats.
  • Closing Event: This year’s closing event takes us to the Columbus Center of Science and Industry (COSI), where attendees will enjoy an evening exploring the museum, having a private cocktail hour in the Adventure exhibit, and eating dinner outside on the Plaza Deck, overlooking the Scioto River and the lights of downtown Columbus.