2018 Conference

The 2018 STMA Conference and Exhibition will be taking place January 16-19 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Learn more about Fort Worth here

Tradeshow and Exhibition

Click here for a look at the 2018 Fort Worth booth and floor plan!

If you'd like to exhibit at STMA's 2018 Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, please call 866-847-8623 or send an email to David or Rachelle at davidnewportevents@gmail.com or rachelle@newportevents.com

Hotel Accomodations

STMA has secured two host hotels in Fort Worth -- the Hilton and the Omni. Hilton is offering a $169 single or double, and the Omni's single or double rate is $189 per night. 

Omni Fort Worth - Reserve Now! 
Click here to reserve your room now! For direct assistance from the hotel, please call 817-535-6664.

Hilton Fort Worth - Reserve Now! 
The link to one our host hotels is now open! A block of rooms has been reserved for January 14, 2018 - Januaray 21, 2018 at the Hilton Fort Worth. The special room rate will be available until December 21st or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. 

The rates are as follows:
Single and Double $169/night
Triple $179/night
Quad $189/night

Click here to reserve your room now! For direct assistance from the hotel, please call 817-870-2100. 

Be on the lookout for additional hotel links in September.

Seminar on Wheels 

Full Day: Tues. Jan. 16, 7:00 am - 4:15 pm
Half Day: Fri. Jan. 19, 12:45 - 5:00 pm

Conference Education

Speaker presentations and handouts will be available prior, during, and after the conference for attendees to reference.  Access all of the educational materials.

CEUs and Pesticide Recertification Credits

Increase your professionalism by taking advantage of the continuing education units (CEUs) being offered at the STMA Conference this year.  Earn up to 1.5 CEUs through STMA.  In addition to STMA, the following professional organizations have agreed to provide CEUs for attending education sessions at the conference:

American Sports Builders Association (ASBA) 

National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) 
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA)
Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS)
Texas Nursery and Landscape Association (TNLA)
Texas Turfgrass Association (TTA)

The following states are providing Pesticide Recertification Credits:


*Pesticide Recertification credits will only be available for Texas.  If you are attending from another state and are in need of pesticide recertification credits, you are responsible for contacting your state’s Department of Agriculture for approval.

See which sessions qualify for CEUsSee the onsite brochure for a detailed listing of education sessions that qualify for CEUs and recertification credits.  Be sure to sign in using the appropriate form during the education sessions.

Call for Presentations

The Call for Presentations has closed.  Please consider submitting a presentation for our 2019 conference.  The call will open March 2018.


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