Partners

Partners in Professionalism

An important part of PGMS’® objectives of the past several years has been establishing mutually beneficial partnerships with organizations and suppliers in the Green Industry.

Green Industry Suppliers can meet their marketing needs by becoming a Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) Partner in Professionalism. We are the oldest organization in the service sector of the Green Industry with membership representing the broadest range of Green Industry Professionals. Find out more about our members, the organizations they represent and their budgets. Details are listed below.

PLATINUM PARTNER – $10,000 (limited to five per year)

  • Complimentary full page color advertising in each electronic issue of Forum Newsletter and full page advertising in annual report publication.
  • A feature story on company in one issue of electronic Forum and in annual report publication.
  • Sponsorship of PGMS School of Grounds Management –  includes logos in GIE Pocket Guide, and on advance conference promotions.
    • Four Full Registrations to PGMS School of Grounds Management (transferable) at the member rate and eligible for $100 discount on GIE exhibit fees.
    • Sponsorship of Welcoming Reception or Annual Awards Dinner.
    • Focus Group: Opportunity to engage with a select group of attendees
    • Up to eight (8) representatives at the Welcoming Reception.
    • Annual Awards Dinner, includes two dinner tickets, VIP seating, and sponsorship on screen.
    • Sponsorship of PGMS School of Grounds Management Promotional Tote bag.
    • Logo on Annual Conference Shirt
    • Partner Ribbon on name badge for all Company Attendees
  • Sponsorship of PGMS School of Grounds Management Summer Conference – includes your logo on flier, website.
    • Four full registrations to be given to customers
    • Complimentary vendor table top display.
    • Logo on all online and paper promotions as a conference sponsor
    • Sponsorship of Education Session
    • Partner/Sponsor Ribbon on name badge
    • Listing in tour information packet
  • Special Recognition (logo) in quarterly email “Grounds for Thought” to members and in Forum.
  • Hot Link Logo on each page of PGMS website.
  • Excel List of Members – Contains address, phone, and fax of all members as provided by them.
  • Supplier Membership
  • Four emails of partner marketing message to PGMS members.
  • Welcome posting on PGMS Facebook page and four other Facebook posts during the year.

GOLD PARTNER – $7,000 (limited to six per year)

  • Complimentary half-page color advertising in each electronic issue of Forum Newsletter and a half-page advertising in annual report publication.
  • Sponsorship of PGMS School of Grounds Management –  includes logos in GIE Pocket Guide, and on advance conference promotions.
    • Three Full Registrations to PGMS School of Grounds Management (transferable) at the member rate and eligible for $100 discount on GIE exhibit fees.
    • Sponsorship of  an Education Session,
    • Up to six (6) representatives at the Welcoming Reception
    • Two dinner tickets to the Annual Awards Dinner.
    • Logo on Annual Conference Shirt
    • Partner Ribbon on name badge for all Company Attendees
  • Sponsorship of PGMS School of Grounds Management Summer Conference – includes your logo on flier, website,
    • Three full registrations to be given to customers
    • Complimentary vendor table top display.
    • Logo on all online and paper promotions as a conference sponsor
    • Partner/Sponsor Ribbon on name badge
    • Listing in tour information packet
  • Special Recognition (logo) in quarterly email “Grounds for Thought” to members and in Forum.
  • Hot Link Logo on each page of PGMS website.
  • Excel List of Members – Contains address, phone, and fax of all members as provided by them.
  • Supplier Membership
  • Three emails of partner marketing message to PGMS members.
  • Welcome posting on PGMS Facebook page and three other Facebook posts during the year.

SILVER PARTNER – $4,000 (limited to ten per year)

  • Complimentary one-third page advertising in each electronic issue of Forum newsletter and 1/3 page advertising in annual report publication.
  • Special Recognition Listing in quarterly email “Grounds for Thought” to members and in Forum.
  • Sponsorship of PGMS School of Grounds Management.
    • Two Full Registrations to PGMS School of Grounds Management (transferable) at the member rate and eligible for $100 discount on GIE exhibit fees.
    • Sponsorship of an Education Session or Networking Session,
    • Up to four representatives at the Welcoming Reception
    • Logo on Annual Conference Shirt
    • Partner Ribbon on name badge for all Company Attendees
  • Sponsorship of School of Grounds Management Summer Conference
    • Two full registrations to be given to customers
    • $100 off table top vendor display.
    • Partner Ribbon on name badge
    • Listing in tour information packet.
  • Excel List of Members – Contains address, phone, and fax of all members as provided by them.
  • Supplier Membership
  • Hot Link Logo on each page of PGMS website.
  • Two e-mail of partner marketing message to PGMS members.
  • Welcome posting on PGMS Facebook page and two other Facebook posts during the year.

BRONZE PARTNER – $2,000

  • Complimentary one-third page advertising in any three issues of electronic Forum newsletter and 1/3 page advertising in annual report publication.
  • Special Recognition Listing in quarterly email “Grounds for Thought” to members and in Forum.
  • Sponsorship of PGMS School of Grounds Management- company name and logo on promotional brochure, GIE Pocket Guide, and PGMS website.
    • One full registration at the member rate, eligible for $100 discount on GIE exhibit fees.
    • Co-sponsorship of one Education or Networking session.
    • Logo on Annual Conference shirt
    • Partner ribbon on name badge
  • Sponsorship of School of Grounds Management Summer Conference
    • One full registration to be given to customer
    • Partner Ribbon on name badge
    • Listing in tour information packet
  • Excel List of Members – Contains address, phone, and fax of all members as provided by them.
  • Supplier Membership
  • Hot Link Logo on each page of PGMS website.
  • One e-mail of partner marketing message to PGMS members.
  • Welcome posting on PGMS Facebook page and one other Facebook post during the year.