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RIA Convention & Exhibition begins next week

March 4, 2009
COLUMBIA, MD — The Restoration Industry Association’s 64th Annual Convention & Exhibition from March 10-14 will be held at the Wyndham Palm Springs Hotel & Palm Springs Convention Center, and attendees will have access to almost 80 hours of continuing education over the four-day period, according to a press release.
The convention provides numerous networking opportunities for attendees with events throughout the convention such as the Welcome Reception on Wednesday evening. Industry leaders will be recognized at the annual awards ceremony and certificants will receive their Certified RestorerSM, Water Loss SpecialistSM, Certified Mold ProfessionalSM and Certified Rug SpecialistSM certifications during the Induction Ceremony Thursday evening, the release stated.
RIA President Rusty Amarante said: "The value of networking with your peers from around the world cannot be underestimated. The RIA Convention is geared to encourage this type of peer-to-peer exchange."
There are pre-convention workshops offered on Wednesday, March 11, convention workshops offered during the event and post-convention workshops on Saturday, March 14, the release noted.
For those who like to see products in person before buying, or who want more information than can be found on a company website, there will be 160 booths featuring a variety of exhibitors showcasing the industry’s latest tools and equipment, the release added.
To register for the 64th Annual RIA Convention, look for full details on RIA’s website, www.restorationindustry.org, or call (443) 878-1000.
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