Auto Service World
News   August 28, 2014   by CARS Magazine

AIA Canadas North Alberta Chapter hosting educational conference

AIA Canada is hosting an automotive service provider conference in Edmonton this Wednesday, September 3. The Your Road to Knowledge Conference will be held at the NAIT Main Campus North Lobby and will start at 5:30pm.


AIA Canada is hosting an automotive service provider conference in Edmonton this Wednesday, September 3.

The “Your Road to Knowledge Conference” will be held at the NAIT Main Campus North Lobby and will start at 5:30pm.

The event schedule includes:

5:30 – 6:30 Dinner

6:30 – 6:45 Welcome and AIA update – Robert Pitt

6:45 – 7:15 International Recruiting – Emili Gomez will provide insight into the regulations and opportunities available.

7:15 – 7:30 Attracting technicians to the trade – Rob Dawson – Program Chair – NAIT

7:30 – 8:15 Growth strategy, exit and succession plans, thought out in advance are lucrative to business owners.  Andrew and Ian (from Mowbrey Gil LLP) will have real world examples of businesses that have failed and flourished and why…

8:15 – 8:45 Exploring Indusry Trends – Andrew Shepherd, AIA Senior Director – matching industry trends and research with customer motivation(s) can enhance your business.

8:45 – 9:00 AIA Northern Alberta Division update – Gerald Kottke – a quick summary of what efforts are underway in scholarship, community and charitable activities.

NAIT will likely have parking enhancements for attendees. AIA Canada will advise registered shops closer to the event.

To register, visit: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/your-road-to-knowledge-conference-aia-northern-ab-tickets-12497750107