2023 Atlantic-OASE Professional Conference

We are so excited to host the 7th Annual Atlantic-OASE Professional Conference in Cleveland this year on October 25-27, 2023! For any additional questions or concerns please contact our Marketing team at 330-274-8317 x7 or marketing@atlantic-oase.com. We look forward to seeing you! 

Conference Information Booklet - Click here to view! 


Informational booklet contains information regarding:
• Schedule (coming soon!)
• Featured classes
• Things you need to know
• Things to do around the Cleveland area
• Hotel map

1. Click here to Register for the 2023 Professional Conference - Registration Closed

2. Pay for your registration

You will receive a confirmation email within 2 business days of registering. Please use the link in that email to pay for your attendance cost. 

Things you need to know::

Hotel Address: 8971 Wilcox Road, Twinsburg, Ohio 44087

Nearby Airports:
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE / 40 minute drive) & Akron Canton Regional Airport (CAK / 50 minute drive)

 You will be resposible for getting to the hotel. Once you are at the hotel we will take the transportation from there! Many transportation options are available for you to use in our area. Uber, Lyft, Private Car Service (Kelco Transportation Services) or car rentals are available at airport terminals

Optional Atlantic-Oase HQ Tour & Advanced Filtration Chat

This year we are offering a FREE optional tour at Atlantic-Oase's Headquarters before the our regular scheduled festivities! We will be holding all of our classes on Thursday, October 26th at the Hilton Garden Inn. For those attending who would like to tour our office, warehouse and SandBox, we are offering time slots on Wednesday, October 25th!

HQ Tour Details:

Time slots:
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

You will be required to provide your own transportation to Atlantic-Oase's Headquarters for this tour. We recommend sharing a ride with fellow conference goers!
Atlantic-Oase HQ - 125 Lena Drive, Aurora, OH 44202

Cost: FREE
Although this is a free optional tour, we will require you register and let us know ahead of time that you'll be attending. Spots are limited, on a first come, first-serve basis.

Tour Details:
Join Jim Chubb, Demi Fortuna and other Atlantic-Oase staff in a 45 minute tour of Atlantic-Oase's office, showroom, warehouse, SandBox training facility and more. The tour will also include an Advanced Filtration chat in the SandBox with product demonstrations.

Featured Sessions::

Keynote & Charting Your Next Course Breakout - Marty Grunder, President and CEO of The Grow Group and Grunder Landscaping Co., one of the most successful design-build operations of its kind in the Midwest. An unusual combination of full-time landscape professional and leading green-industry coach, Marty is uniquely positioned to deliver real-world, real-time guidance

Charting Your Next Course - Numbers You Should Be Watching at Your Business: In this session, Marty will expand on how good managers can make good decisions with good information. It's time to avoid managing by your “gut” and start looking at real numbers and data to guide decisions. Marty will highlight the lagging and leading metrics companies and leaders should watch.

Navigating the Deep Waters of Business Accounting & Taxes - Bruce Downie, CPA, Kuhns & Associates 

Small business CPA, Bruce Downie's expertise is in financial reporting, analysis, budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning along with individual and small business tax compliance and tax planning. Come discuss best practices for filing taxes, equipment purchases, software and applications, and what's the best way to pay yourself to just name a few! 

Propel Your Business Forward - The Importance of Your Google Business Profile & Connected Website has Changed in 2023 - BJ Linger, Outdoor Network Services - BJ Linger opened his company in 1999 to feed his passion of water features and for 20 years has continued to to build and collaborate on hundreds of projects. He started by helping a few pond building friends with their websites which has envolved into a digital marketing company that handles all aspects for hundreds of clients.

The Importance Of Your Google Business Profile & Connected Website Has Changed in 2023. Are You Helping, Or Hurting Your Business' Online Reputation By Ignoring, Or Thinking Your Current Profile Is "Good Enough"? Join BJ to gain some knowledge that will help you grow your business' digital footprint into the future!

Planting for Success - The Benefit of Plants -Kelly Billing, Water Becomes a Garden - Kelly is a lotus and waterlily lover and grower. In her work as an aquatic designer and industry consultant, she is intent on changing the way water becomes a garden. As a lifelong gardener and certified horticulturalist with 35 years of experience in the aquatic industry, her love of plants serves as the foundation for coloring pond and water features uniquely beautiful for her clients. 

The Benefit of Plants will dive deep on how well planted water features enhance the landscape and profits. Identifying strategies for the right plants in the right situations ensures a thriving environment and long term sucess!

Dive into The Clear Water Pond System - Sean Bell, Southeast Regional Sales Manager

Whether its new construction or the renovation of a pond, the Clear Water Pond System is your answer. We will discuss the benefits and value of combining new and old technologies to open up a new world of satisfied customers.

Expand Your Market with Lake Therapy - Thorsten Muck - CEO, Jeff Weemhoff - President, Frayne McAtee - VP of Business Development, Andreas Szabados - Head of Business Development

As the global leader in water features, we are taking another step towards ground breaking lake management with new innovative lake therapy products. Discover how these products can add another revenue stream to your business and another offering to your customer base.

Waves of Innovation - 2024 New Products - Brandon Dwyer - VP Product Development, James Lavery - National Sales Manager, & Frayne McAtee - VP of Business Development

As another year approaches, so do our newest offerings of innovative, quality products being released in 2024. Discover what we have store in for you.

Smooth Sailing in Uncharted Waters - Advanced Techniques Seminar - Jim Chubb - Director of Training & Education and Demi Fortuna - Director of Product Information

Jim and Demi go head-to-head proposing different solutions to some of the water feature world's less common, more demanding applications - debris removal off the bottom, filtering shallow concrete basins, when no filter is big enough...