COLUMBIA, MD — The Restoration Industry Association
(RIA) has given its annual convention and exhibition a major facelift and will be unveiling some of those changes at The Broadmoor
in Colorado Springs, according to a press release
The Leadership Summit and Industry Expo
will take place from March 8-11 and will feature four facilitated discussion forums on several different hot topic themes that encompass a host of different subject, the release stated.
"RIA has a reputation for providing new ideas, trends and concepts at its Convention," said RIA President Frank Headen, CR, WLS, CMH.
"These expanded sessions allow attendees to determine what topics are important to them and gather information from the leading cleaning and restoration professionals from around the world," Headen added.
There will also be two keynote presentations: Evan Marcus of Dillon Marcus Executive Retreats
will address the "Wisdom of We" and the importance of "interdependence" in today''s business environment, while Ted Garrison of Garrison & Associates
will take a look at "An Industry in Turmoil: Trends to a Restoration Turnaround," the release noted.