Conference Schedule

TCI EXPO 2017 isn’t just a conference packed with the greatest equipment, services, and gear – it's also a growing educational opportunity and the experience of a lifetime.

Our speakers are leaders in the industry and will help you and your colleagues address the issues that matter to you. TCI EXPO is jam-packed with exceptional education, tree demonstrations, forums, meet and greets, resources and more!

Interactive Schedule

Use the interactive schedule tool to read session descriptions and browse speaker bios.

All seminars and events will take place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center unless otherwise noted.


Investing in your team by providing them with the opportunity to earn valuable CEUs is an excellent investment in the long-term health, profitability and competitiveness of your business. Select from our three main tracks: Safety, Business and Arboriculture, our extended sessions, as well as a variety of forums, info sessions and networking opportunities.

Pre-conference Workshops

Don’t forget, we also offer a selection of intensive pre-conference workshops for a beyond-the-basics learning experience before the trade show opens. New this year is our Crew Leader Qualification!

Extended Sessions

You asked, we listened – TCI EXPO now features extended seminars on Thursday and Friday! These educational sessions last 2.25-2.5 hours and will give you the opportunity to dig in and spend more time focusing on topics that you will find timely and relevant to your tree care business. You won’t want to miss anything, so plan to sit in on these sessions start-to-finish for maximum impact!


Please join us for the following free receptions at TCI EXPO ‘17:

WMC Information Reception

  • THURSDAY, Nov. 2, 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Hyatt Regency Hotel Private Dining Room
  • Considering attending Winter Management Conference 2018 in Maui, Hawaii?
    Already registered, and want to get a jump on networking with your peers?Please join us for information and good conversation. Light appetizers will beserved.

TCI EXPO ’17 Welcome Reception

  • vermeerTHURSDAY, Nov. 2, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Hyatt Regency Ballroom
  • TCIA & Vermeer invite all registered TCI EXPO attendees and exhibitors to enjoy complimentary hot and cold hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Wear your TCI EXPO name badge for admittance.