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Industry Standards

Industry Standards

July 7, 2016

ASCA members have access to the first-ever Industry Standards, which set clear definitions and requirements for education, training, and procedures. Read More

Register today for the 2016 Executive Summit

Register today for the 2016 Executive Summit

June 30, 2016

ASCA Executive Summit, held Aug. 3-5 at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa in Fort Meyers, Fla., is an annual conference focused on the business needs of the snow industry. Every year, we bring in dynamic speakers to discuss our industry and how you can improve your business. Our conference is much more than learning how to plow snow. We address the business management topics that every business faces. If you want to learn how to better communicate with your employees, increase your bottom line, and reach your customers, then Executive Summit is the event for you. Read More

Why you can’t afford NOT to be a member

Why you can’t afford NOT to be a member

September 22, 2015

Slip-and-fall lawsuits, skyrocketing insurance rates, low-ball competitors, poor laws, seeking sound business improvements… If any of these have impacted you then this FREE webinar is a must attend. Gain a front-line perspective on the topics most impacting the professional snow and ice industry. Most importantly, learn how your actions can directly influence your bottom line. Kevin Gilbride, executive director of the Accredited Snow Contractors Association (ASCA), provides an insider's view on what's happening throughout the industry, and the role the association is playing to fix it. Read More

More about Chad Oberson

More about Chad Oberson

September 1, 2015

Those closest to 2015 Leadership Award recipient Chad Oberson share some personal anecdotes about what makes Chad a leader in his company -- Oberson’s Snow and Ice Management -- in the snow industry, and in the community he calls home. Read More

2015 Leadership Award: Chad Oberson

2015 Leadership Award: Chad Oberson

September 1, 2015

Chad Oberson leads by example. He’s at Oberson’s Snow and Ice Management by 6:15 a.m. and logs 10-hour days. He visits with his employees on a regular basis making their happiness and needs a priority. Chad describes a typical scenario: “I’ll see a truck pull into the nursery and I’ll hop in my golf cart and run down there to see how the guys are doing and how their day went to make sure everything is good. That’s what I do. I want them to know I am part of every part of the business and want to make sure they succeed. I will take care of whatever they need.” Read More

2015 Leadership Award: Jeannie Schenderline

2015 Leadership Award: Jeannie Schenderline

August 31, 2015

Jeannie Schenderline didn’t mean to end up at the head of a growing snow and ice management company, Anchorage, Alaska-based Jeffco Grounds Maintenance, much less leading her state in industry education. But when the challenge presented itself, she stepped up, just like she’d done since day one. Read More

More about Jeanie Schenderline

More about Jeanie Schenderline

August 31, 2015

Those closest to 2015 Leadership Award recipient Jeannie Schenderline share some personal anecdotes about what makes Jeannie a leader in her company, Jeffco Grounds Maintenance, in the snow industry, and in the community she calls home. Read More

More about Mike Weiss

More about Mike Weiss

August 26, 2015

Those closest to 2015 Leadership Award recipient Mike Weiss share some personal anecdotes about what makes him a leader in his company, in the snow industry, and in the community he calls home. Read More

2015 Leadership Award: Mike Weiss

2015 Leadership Award: Mike Weiss

August 26, 2015

Mike Weiss is a big business owner who has a small business way of doing things. As president of Weiss Commercial Service Properties he’s overseen the growth and expansion of his company over the last 26 years, yet Mike has worked hard to ensure his business mission has not changed – total client commitment. Read More

2015 Leadership Award: Stephen Summer

2015 Leadership Award: Stephen Summer

August 26, 2015

Stephen Summer is at a unique point in his industry career. He’s transitioning out of the day to day. It’s been perhaps the most challenging – and exciting – time for him. When his company – About Time Snow – first hit around $300,000 is gross sales he slammed straight into an existential crisis every business leader faces – could he do his job the right way anymore. The solution? Find the right people for the right jobs to get his company in the right place for success. Read More

More about Stephen Summer

More about Stephen Summer

August 26, 2015

Those closest to 2015 Leadership Award recipient Stephen Summer share some personal anecdotes about what makes him a leader in his company, About Time Snow, in the snow industry, and in the community he calls home. Read More

ASCA Honors Josh G. Ferguson

ASCA Honors Josh G. Ferguson

August 25, 2015

At the 2015 Executive Summit, the Accredited Snow Contractors Association honored legal counsel Josh G. Ferguson with an ASCA Special Recognition Award for his contribution to the professional snow and ice management industry. The accolade was bestowed by ASCA Executive Director Kevin Gilbride during the event's Leadership Awards and Top 100 dinner celebration. Read More

Stand Up For The Snow Industry

Stand Up For The Snow Industry

July 9, 2015

ASCA Executive Director Kevin Gilbride outlines the association’s ongoing efforts with legislative reform in Washington D.C., as well as the group’s recent grassroots state legislative efforts being pursued throughout the Snow Belt and Canada. Read More