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Leading the way

Leading the way

February 17, 2017

You've spoken and we've listened, says ASCA Executive Director Kevin Gilbride. The result is The 2017 Snow and Ice Show, an all-encompassing industry event that include a broad array of educational programing, from ASCA-C 101-level courses to seminars for veteran snow fighters. Read More

Gaining Ground in the Garden State

Gaining Ground in the Garden State

January 13, 2017

The new year is off to a speedy start. Across the country, snow and ice management companies have had at least a consistent start to 2017. ASCA Executive Director Kevin Gilbride reports back from New Jersey and provides an update on the association's legislative initiatives. Read More

Banner Year

Banner Year

October 14, 2016

It’s been an active year so far for the Accredited Snow Contractors Association, with victories on a number of fronts. Executive Director Kevin Gilbride addresses a number of topics, including the recent achievements, ground gained toward long-term goals, the state of the association, and what the industry can expect from the ASCA in the near... Read More

The reason why

The reason why

October 3, 2016

ASCA Executive Director Kevin Gilbride explores the ASCA mission, and the progress made on various initiatives aimed to grow and strengthen professional snow and ice management contractors. Read More

Thanks and appreciation

Thanks and appreciation

September 15, 2016

ASCA Executive Director Kevin Gilbride throws the spotlight on the unsung association supporters, without which much would not be possible. Read More

D.C. or bust!

D.C. or bust!

July 8, 2016

On Monday, a group of your industry peers will be representing you and the entire professional snow and ice management community on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. This will be the fourth time we have converged on DC to lobby on behalf of the snow and ice management industry. ASCA's Kevin Gilbride outlines the group's history lobbying Capitol Hill... Read More

2016 State of the Industry Report

2016 State of the Industry Report

June 10, 2016

Coming off a mild winter many of you would like to forget, we crunch the numbers on Winter 2015-16 and explore snow and ice manager feedback on how they survived and how they’ll approach next season. Read More

Missed opportunity

Missed opportunity

June 10, 2016

Executive Summit offers owners and top managers educational opportunities to improve themselves and their business operations. However, ASCA Executive Director Kevin Gilbride says the conference also offers the added benefit of unique networking opportunities with your peers that develop into valuable long-term friendships. Are you missing out on a... Read More

One heck of a week

One heck of a week

May 27, 2016

This week, both the Illinois Assembly and the Michigan House of Representatives passed ASCA’s model legislation disallowing property owns from passing on their liability to now and ice management companies. In addition to the positive legislative progress, ASCA Executive Director Kevin Gilbride explains the end results reflect the philosophy behind... Read More