SUCCESS AND SUCCESSION — CAM’S 2007 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Living up to its title, the 2007 Annual Conference was a success. Attendees felt that the content was valuable and were particularly pleased with the Success and Succession seminar hosted by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Another major highlight was Linda Bauer Darr’s presentation on the current status of the moving industry in the USA. All available presentations have been posted to the website. These presentation files are more up-to-date than the information on your memory keys. We ask attendees to complete the evaluation form on the website and fax it to us.
At our 7th Annual Awards Dinner, attendees honoured three prominent members of Canada’s moving community.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
At the Annual General Meeting, several members of the Board of Directors retired and new members were elected. Larry Rosenberg thanked Howard Bigham, Randy Hoyt, John Novak and Dave Taylor for their service and contribution to CAM’s ongoing success.
The new board will be as follows:
Larry welcomed the new Board members and handed the reins of the association to Rick Taylor. Rick thanked Larry for his work as chairman and for his service on CAM’s board that began at CAM’s first annual conference in December 1996. Rick laid out a plan for CAM for 2008 and 2009 to increase CAM’s effectiveness and relevance through:
We now have the résumés on our website of 600 persons seeking part-time and full-time work. They come from areas across Canada. There are 31 drivers in the listings. More people are being added on a daily basis. If you are looking for new employees, this is the place. Résumé webpage
FLORIDA MOVING COMPANY FOR SALE
CAM has been asked to assist in the sale of a highly profitable moving and storage company in Florida. It’s in the southwest Gulf Coast area. What an opportunity! Think of the tax write-offs when you vacation in Florida! Contact the CAM office to get in touch with the owners.
CAM’s national office will be on reduced hours during the holiday season. The office will close on Friday, December 21, at 5:00 pm and will reopen full time on Wednesday, January 2, 2008, at 9:00 am.
The CAM office will also be closed on Monday, December 17.
CAM’s executives, directors and staff wish you a happy holiday and a healthy and prosperous new year.