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CAM News & Updates
 
President's Message
 

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Happy New Year! Well at least, post Labour Day always seems like the start of a new year, doesn’t it?

Tomorrow, is the very last day you can register for the 22nd Annual Golf Day on September 14th at Lionhead Golf Club in Brampton, Ontario. We’ve had a terrific response to date. Did you know that you don’t actually have to golf? Come out and hang with me at my hole for the afternoon or come for dinner. Lots of folks are doing just that. And don’t think it’s going to be all professional golfers. Think about it … it’s movers golfing!

There are going to be lots of activities on the holes and prizes, so come out and enjoy an afternoon on the links. See details below. And if you are interested in putting swag into the golfers’ gift bags or providing prizes, get in touch with me … it’s never too late for that!

Movers have just finished their busy season and now CAM is about to enter into its busy season. All of our committees are ramping up again and preparing action plans for the next year. We’re not only putting the final touches on this year’s conference in Niagara Falls (early bird registration is closing on September 14th!), but we’ve already begun planning next year’s 50th Anniversary conference. So, as you are all letting your belts out a bit, sitting down and relaxing after a crazy summer season, we’re tightening ours and getting to it!

CAM survey 

If you are located in Canada, CAM has a question for you. Would you attend an off-season one-day CAM meeting in a region near you? It wouldn’t have to be terribly formal, in fact, it would be quite casual, but would give us an opportunity to get together in your ‘hood and talk about regional issues and things that matter to you.

Please take a few minutes and answer a couple of questions in our survey. Answer honestly please. The answers you provide will help the Board and Executive of CAM to decide in November whether or not there is a desire for regional get-togethers.

Link to survey

Mountaineer Movers celebrates 40 years in business

Mountaineer1.jpg Mountaineer Movers Limited will be celebrating 40 years in the moving industry on September 15, 2018. They’re having an open house at their shop (at 487 Grays Rd., Hamilton, ON L8E 2Z5) from 10 am to 3 pm (ET). Company president, Wendy C Mans-Keddie, has been with the company since Day 1. “I’ve had a wonderful 40-year career and I’ve loved helping people,” says Wendy. Congratulations to Mountaineer and their team!

Mark Stone retires   

After 47 years of full time employment – 30 years with Tippet-Richardson-Allied Van Lines and then 17 years with Dollies & Boxes Unlimited – Mark W. Stone has decided to retire. CAM congratulates Mark on his amazing career and wishes him all the very best in this next step on his life path. 

Read Mark’s farewell 

                   
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Meet CAM Supplier – Spicers Canada Ltd
               

CAMEN30082018e.jpgSpicers is a leading distributor of industrial packaging and moving supplies with 15 centres strategically located across Canada.  With an extensive product selection, Spicers is dedicated to streamlining the procurement process and empowering their customers to focus on what they do best – creating an exceptional moving experience.  For over 100 years, their friendly and knowledgeable staff has worked to ensure their customers receive the products, services and support they need to help grow their business.

                    
Peniuk runs/bikes for IAM charity 
         

IAM's non-profit charity, Here2Help, helps to coordinate the relief efforts of the global mobility industry when responding to humanitarian crises or natural disasters, and to educate the global mobility industry on how to utilize their resources and expertise to assist in these situations. In September 2018, Walt Peniuk, President of Premiere Van Lines/Premiere International will take on the challenge to run and bike from Premiere Mississauga, ON to Washington DC, the site of IAM’s 2018 convention, to raise funds for the charity. Walt’s goal is to run and bike the entire distance in 9 consecutive days. You can email Margaret Kerr to find out how you can support Walt. 

          
2019 International 4300 for sale
   

A CAM member has this equipment for sale. Check out the details on this and other buy/sell items on CAM's website.

New Jersey sting catches 29 unlicensed movers 

29 unlicensed movers were issued Notices of Violation as a result of “Operation Mother’s Attic”, a New Jersey state-led undercover sting targeting public movers suspected of operating without licenses. Each unlicensed mover was also assessed a $2,500 civil penalty. 

Read more.

 
CAM Upcoming Events
 

Annual Golf Tournament
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Friday, September 14, 2018

 

Hey golfers – have you registered yet? This is your last chance!

In two weeks, we will be hitting the Masters Course at Lionhead Golf Club in Brampton, ON for a day of food, fun and fantastic play!  Our suppliers are stepping up and we’ll have a hole in one contest for a car, a putting contest for a big screen TV and lots of fun with golf challenges throughout the day.

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Even if you don’t have a foursome organized yet and you are planning on golfing, please contact us ASAP so we count you in!

And if you are interested in hosting a hole activity or providing a $100 prize, let us know!

Visit our web site for more information.

 
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Annual Conference & Trade Show
Sunday-Tuesday, November 18-20, 2018
CAM030820180a.jpgBuilding Blocks for the Next Generation Performance is our conference theme this year. We're planning sessions that will help companies understand the challenges that today's trends present and the opportunities that await to help you build your company.
Conference Spotlight
Canadians on the Move: Who’s Moving? Where To and Why?

CAMEN30082018b.JPGBased on a 2018 survey of working Canadians, this presentation takes a closer look at the willingness of Canadians to move for employment purposes.  Stephen will be presenting on Monday afternoon, November 19th.

For more information about our conference, please click here

Save $100! Early Bird Registration until September 14th.

Why not get signed up for the conference so you are guaranteed the Early Bird rate ($650 for a full registration)? If you do it now, then you won’t have missed out! You don’t have to pay just yet, we can invoice you. It’s going to be a heck of a conference! Here’s the link to the registration form

Join the Facebook Event Page for conference updates.

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And a big thank you again to our sponsors. We sincerely mean it when we say we couldn’t do it without you. Want to join in on the action? Check out our sponsorship package. Don’t miss out on a summer-long promotion! 

Exhibitors - Do you have your booth booked yet?
We’d love to have you participate in our trade show this year. We have a lovely, large and sunny exhibit room at the Crowne Fallsview. Pricing remains the same as 2017.  Please click here for the registration form.

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You can book a Fallsview room at a preferred room rate: $115 for single/double. Call 1.800.519.9911 or book online. Remember to request the convention room rate for the Canadian Association of Movers.

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