DENVER, CO — The Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Association (ICRA) has agreed to a long-term management contract with Meetings and Events LLC from Denver, effective March 15, 2012, according to a press release.
Larry Cooper will serve as executive director and will be responsible for the daily business operations for ICRA, while Jillian Olson will serve as the membership director and oversee member services, electronic media, communications and scheduling for the regions, the release stated.
According to the release, Cooper will focus his efforts on adding member benefits and growing the existing regions while expanding ICRA''s advanced education and consumer marketing offerings to the members in.
"The office will be up and running April 1, 2012. The website and toll-free phone (888-795-5891) will be up within a few days of the office opening. We are very excited to be involved in the development of ICRA, it has been in discussions and planning for 30 years," said Cooper.
"The regional representatives and the Meetings and Events team will be working on primary service functions first, including: Membership benefits package with communications, technology, technical services, insurance coverage, workshops, advanced education programs, industry representation related to issues affecting the industry including governmental affairs, consumer marketing and referral network and business services. Once the primary services are up and functioning additional programs will be added," Cooper added.
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