2023 marks the 53rd Anniversary of CGKA's service to the Connecticut Green Industry and the mission of professional development, networking, and raising our standards.
We take pride in being a cornerstone of the landscape industry in Connecticut. Please complete this form and let us help take your business to the next level!
Our Member Benefits
Maximize your landscaping business with our exclusive benefits.
Become a member of CGKA today and take advantage of our exclusive benefits, including access to professional development opportunities and networking events!
Get NALP Certified
Enhance your team and grow your margins with NALP’s Certification Program.
Join CGKA today to gain access to NALP certification resources and take your landscaping company to the next level!
Advocate For Your Business
Be an active advocate for your business and your employees.
Join CGKA today to gain access to our professional development resources and networking opportunities to help you succeed in the green industry!
Become a member of our rapidly growing landscaping community today and experience all of the benefits.
The Connecticut Grounds Keepers Association is an exclusive and invaluable resource for landscape contractors in our state, providing the knowledge and tools needed to succeed in the Green Industry. With over 50 years of experience, we are a close-knit network of experienced professionals and allied businesses that continually strive to provide support for each other in achieving their business goals.
Our Association offers a wide range of services, including educational seminars and networking events, allowing members to stay up-to-date on industry trends and connect with suppliers and like-minded peers. By having access to a larger knowledge base, members can provide more comprehensive services to clients while also remaining profitable. We take pride in being a cornerstone of the landscape and Green Industry in our state and invite those interested in joining our network to visit our membership portal. Let us help take your business to the next level!
Why Join CGKA?
CGKA helps to advance the success of landscape professionals and businesses by providing education on industry best practices, sharing updates, and helping to connect the local landscaping community in Connecticut. In addition to our educational offerings, our Association also advocates for the interests of landscape contractors at the local and state levels. We work to promote and protect the landscape industry, ensuring that our members have a strong voice in shaping the policies that affect their businesses. Explore some of the benefits that our members receive by joining the Connecticut Grounds Keepers Association.
Landscaping Professionals We Serve
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Certify Your Team Today
We are proud to be partnered with the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) to help promote the Landscape Industry Certified Exterior Technician Program. There are many benefits to completing the certification for your business. This is a globally recognized certification that will set you apart from other companies. The certification demonstrates your expertise allowing you to win more bids and provide the best service possible to your clients.
With flexible schedule and language options, you’ll be able to make this work for your whole team. As a proud partner, we recognize the great benefits from this certification and know it is sure to bring you a return in your business.
What Our Members Say About Us
Our members say that the Connecticut Grounds Keepers Association is an invaluable resource for landscape contractors in the state. We are proud to be a cornerstone of the landscape industry in the state and look forward to continuing our work for many years to come. See what some of our members are saying below.
Build a Strong Network to Succeed in the Landscaping Industry
As a landscape contractor in Connecticut, building a strong network is essential for success. Being part of the Connecticut Grounds Keepers Association (CGKA) provides exclusive opportunities to connect with other professionals in the industry. CGKA hosts networking events that offer a platform to exchange insights and ideas about landscaping projects and practices and gain valuable information about the latest advancements in landscaping technology. By joining CGKA, contractors in CT can gain access to the best resources and stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends. Contact CGKA today to start building your skills and strengthen your network.
Landscaping Events & Conferences in CT
Get the best education for landscape and lawn care professionals through our conferences and events hosted throughout CT. Gain knowledge from industry experts who have insider insights and connect with CEOs, owners, and managers who are also dealing with similar challenges and issues that you face. Some of the landscaping events in CT we have recently organized and participated in include:
- Turf and Landscape Conference
- Summer Equipment Showcase and Demo Day
- Snow Removal and Ice Control Seminar and Trade Show
- Truck and Trailer Safety Workshops
- Summer BBQ and Hardscape Workshop
- Pesticide Credit Seminars