Memberships & Affiliations
Teamwork is a fundamental element of The Byrd's Group culture. Every employee knows they can depend on the Byrd's team to provide the resources so they can deliver the results the client expects. There is another resource we are proud to talk about, our memberships and affiliations with nationally recognized organizations whose primary goal is to promote Green Industry Professionals. Our success and longevity can be attributed to the contribution each one of these organizations has made in promoting education, training and professionalism. Without them on our team, we could not achieve the client's objective.
The Byrd's Group would like to thank the following organizations for being on their team!
Better Business Bureau (BBB)
* Creating a community of trustworthy businesses
* Setting standards for marketplace trust
* Encouraging and supporting best practices
* Celebrating marketplace role models, and;
* Denouncing substandard marketplace behavior
BBB sees trust as a function of two primary factors – integrity and performance. Integrity includes respect, ethics and intent. Performance speaks to a business’s track record of delivering results in accordance with BBB standards and/or addressing customer concerns in a timely, satisfactory manner.
Professional Landcare Network (PLANET)
The Voice of the Green Industry
PLANET, the Professional Landcare Network, is an international association serving lawn care professionals, landscape management contractors, design/build/installation professionals, and interior plantscapers. PLANET provides its members with a good business foundation to help them evaluate, plan, and better manage their companies. Member firms have direct access to marketing tools, industry specific business publications, updates on legislative issues, and networking opportunities that can assist them in becoming more profitable.
Carolina Green Industry Network (CGIN)
National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
NFIB's mission is to promote and protect the right of our members to own, operate and grow their businesses. NFIB also gives its members a power in the marketplace. By pooling the purchasing power of its members, the National Federation of Independent Business gives members access to many business products and services at discounted costs. NFIB also provides timely information designed to help small businesses succeed.
North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association (NCNLA)
NCNLA is a membership organization of firms interested in the welfare of North Carolina's green industry, with emphasis on the nursery and landscape industries. Members include wholesale growers, retailers, suppliers, landscapers, horticulture students and educators.
NCNLA’s purpose is to be a flexible, knowledgeable, responsive, environmentally-conscious organization providing the nursery and landscape industries with leadership, technological and business advancement opportunities, and information services.