CAM Mover's Edge, August 16, 2010

CAM’s Fall 2010 Magazine and Directory

The fall issue of The Canadian Mover will go to press in the first week of September. Please review your listing in our online directory or in the last issue of the magazine and send us any changes you may have as soon as you can.

Golf 2010

CAM’s 14th Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, September 20, in Milton. Check out the registration form and come to the tournament. Take the opportunity to sponsor a hole or a contest.

CAM’s 2010 Annual Conference

The 2010 Annual Conference is scheduled for November 14 to 16, 2010, in Toronto. Don’t miss this opportunity to get the latest business information, get reacquainted with old friends and competitors, and see our supplier members’ latest products and services.

CAM Conference Sponsorships

For the first time CAM is offering sponsorships at its annual conference. Several speakers, lunches and breaks are all available for sponsorship. Be a sponsor and be recognized as an industry supporter in CAM’s conference publications, on our website and, of course, at the conference. Contact the CAM office ASAP for details.

CAM Awards (nomination deadline Is September 8, 2010)

CAM will present its Distinguished Service, Founders and Innovators Awards at the Annual Awards Dinner on Monday, November 15. You can see past awardees and obtain nomination forms online. Don’t miss the opportunity to nominate a deserving member of the moving community. The deadline for nominations is September 8.

CAM Directorships & Committee Members

Members of CAM will be choosing directors at the 2010 Annual General Meeting, which is scheduled for Tuesday, November 16, 2010. If you would like to be nominated, have a suggestion for a nomination or would like to serve on one of CAM’s committees, please submit the information to the nomination committee at members@mover.net.

CAM Membership

CAM membership is at its highest level ever! 265 movers, van lines, suppliers and international movers have seen the value of being members of the Canadian Association of Movers, Canada’s national trade association for the moving industry. They have seen the value in the opportunities CAM offers:

  • Consumer relations
  • Networking
  • Training
  • Education
  • Business practices
  • Government relations

If you are not already a member of CAM, now is the time to join us. If you are, it’s time to take advantage of the business advantages CAM offers. And ask us about our new rates for multi-branch movers. The board of directors has just reviewed and revised the fee structure for multi-branch moving companies.

Job Opportunities

Job opportunities listings on CAM’s website have become increasingly active in the last few months with postings for sales consultants, operations staff, trainers and managers.

Equipment For Sale or Wanted

Check out the buy and sell (pdf) for vehicles and other moving equipment you may need.

CAM & the Press

CAM & Ontario’s Ministry of Consumer Services

Last Thursday, Sophia Aggelonitis, Ontario’s Minister of Consumer Services, hosted a press conference to advise consumers how to find a good mover and avoid the rogues. John Levi of CAM also spoke at the press conference. The event was well covered by the media including representatives from CBC, CTV, Global, CITY, OMNI and CP24. Both the minister and John were interviewed by the press and excerpts appeared live and delayed on various news programs.