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Insights 2010 Release

January 27, 2010

WOOD DALE, ILInsights: The Property Restoration Industry Conference and Trade Show wrapped up its most successful event to date on Wednesday January 20, 2010. Insights 2010 was held from January 17 - 20, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, Florida. The record number of attendees included key decision makers from the most successful contractors in the restoration industry.

The pre-conference trainings, which began on January 17, included an advanced drying seminar led by Ken Larsen, director of the Restoration Leadership Institute, and an Environmental Protection Agency certified class titled "Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting" taught by Michael Pinto of WonderMakers.

Keynote speaker Simon Bailey opened the general session with an invigorating presentation entitled "Igniting Brilliance in Times of Change." He was followed by Spiderman Mulholland who spoke on the issues surrounding chinese drywall. The other general sessions included: "Human Resource Legalities Today", "Five Characteristics to Success", "Exit Strategies for Your Business", "The Business is a Result of the Owner''s Thinking", "Are You Practicing On Your Customers?" and "Are You a Whiner or a Winner?".

With a sold-out exhibit floor, attendees were able to peruse an extensive tradeshow with exhibitors that included restoration equipment vendors, business service providers, key industry publications and the industry''s largest trade association.

"Insights 2010 was undoubtedly the most successful and highly attended show to date," said Dan Cassara, national conference director for Insights. "We are now beginning the process of preparing for Insights 2011 which will take place in San Diego, California at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. This event is expected to bring well over 750 restoration professionals, feature 126 exhibits, and will include additional trainings and education opportunities."

Insights provides companies the opportunity to be face to face with key industry decision makers from North America''s most prominent firms who are in need of equipment, supplies and services.
About Insights

Founded in 1996, Insights is the largest conference and trade show for the property restoration industry.

Attracting attendees from across North America, Insights appeals to the largest and most successful property restoration professionals. The exhibit hall grows each year in order to accommodate the high demand of companies hoping to get in front of key industry decision makers.