Movers' Edge, November, 2003

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2003 ANNUAL CONFERENCE UPDATE

CAM’s 2003 Annual Conference is three weeks away. It will be held at the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel on Monday and Tuesday, November 24 and 25, 2003.

Get the latest information on the direction the industry is going. Learn about the challenge of meeting your consumers’ expectations for customer service. Find out about the latest data and trends in consumer awareness and attitudes toward the moving industry.

You can register by mail, phone or online.

Joe Harrison to Speak at the CAM Conference

Joe Harrison, President of the American Moving and Storage Association, will speak at noon on Monday, November 24. Joe will talk about the challenges facing the moving industry. He will discuss the issues facing movers across North America – business volume, pricing, insurance, industry image, government regulation, technology and much more. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear this well-known speaker.

Awards Dinner

On Monday evening, November 24, CAM will recognize three leaders in the moving industry through its annual awards (flyer pdf):

Distinguished Service Award

John Skinner – A celebration of his many years in leadership, and his vision and dedicated efforts that have helped to shape the moving industry as we see it today.

Founders Award

Cliff Hoyt – A recognition for building one of Canada’s leading and most respected moving businesses, his service to the moving industry, and his efforts in being a part of establishing and promoting the moving industry’s association.

Innovators Award

Bryan Bennett – A true success story of a small Canadian company that has become a world leader in international moving.

Join us to help CAM honour these distinguished moving professionals. This event is open to members and non-members alike.

HOTEL REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED

November 7 is the deadline for obtaining the conference rate of $139 per night at the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel. Stay at the official CAM conference hotel – register now and save.

CERTIFIED CANADIAN MOVER PROGRAM

October 31 was the deadline for submissions to Industry Canada for its Good-Practice Guidelines and Consumer Checklist. CAM made a submission based on the input it received.

The Certified Canadian Mover Program, which is based on the Good-Practice Guidelines and Consumer Checklist, will be introduced to members at the conference. It will help to identify you to the consumer as a professional mover.

THE CANADIAN MOVER

The Canadian Mover was mailed to all members in late October. You should have your copy now. If you do not, let CAM know and we’ll mail you a copy.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS

CAM has moved. We remain in the same building but have moved from Suite 300 to Suite 525.
Please update your records.

Canadian Association of Movers
2085 Hurontario Street, Suite 525
Mississauga, ON L5A 4G1
Tel: 905-848-6579, Fax: 905-848-8499
Email: admin@mover.net