Retail Facility Management Event: October 20 in Toronto

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PRSM, the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association, is hosting an autumn meeting event on October 20 in Toronto, and registration is now open for those interested in attending. PRSM is also hosting a Vancouver event on November 2, 2016. Two (2) Continuing Education Credits are available towards your RFMP Designation Renewal by attending this event.

These programs are designed for retail facility management professionals who want to step out of their daily routine and look at facility management through a new lens. Each program is a separate interactive experience providing facilities professionals with an opportunity to challenge their thinking. Choose the location best for you as the programs are identical.

The ‘Canada East’ event will be held at the One King West Hotel in Toronto on Thursday, October 20, 2016, and the ‘Canada West’ event will be held at the Empire Landmark Hotel in Vancouver on Wednesday, November 2, 2016.

Speakers will include:
-Opening remarks by Leigh Pearson, RFMP, 2016-2017 Chair, PRSM Association Board of Directors, Staples, Inc. (Canada),
-Keynote and Facilitator: Duane Cashin, President, Cashin & Company
-Azadeh Hashemi, Director, Building Services and Energy Solutions, The Home Depot Canada, Inc. (Canada East) and
-Sten Bourke, Manager, Facilities Maintenance, Overwaitea Food Group (Canada West).

There will also be a networking lunch and awards program, and in the afternoon Canada Quick Connect will place retailers at their own exhibit tables during a dedicated two-hour speed-networking event. That will be followed by a networking reception that ends at 3:00 pm.

PRSM’s new Chief Executive Officer, Bill Yanek, will also attend both Canada East and West programs as well as PRSM’s Mid-Year Conference. Please come and meet PRSM’s new CEO and learn about his vision for the association!

The events will be providing updates about the Independent Electricity System Operator’s Retail & Hospitality Energy Advisory Council (IESO) that Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), Retail Council of Canada and Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) are participating on along with several local distribution companies.

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