2014 BC Saw Filer’s Conference
By Bruce Doroshuk
Jan. 30, 2014 - On behalf of The BC Saw Filer's association executive I am pleased to invite you to our upcoming conference in Kamloops, BC April 25-26, 2014 at the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre. There will be a trade show on Friday April 25th from noon until 7pm. On Saturday the 26th we will be conducting our annual AGM, have a key note speaker, have educational presentations and an open forum discussion to discuss relevant current issues.
We will be having a banquet and awards dinner on Saturday night which will be open to all who attended the trade show and their spouses/companions. We will have more information on the cost for attending the banquet in following newsletters. Registration will be available on site on both Friday and Saturday.
Membership dues will remain the same this year at 20.00 for our filer's and our associate members (suppliers). If you cannot make it to our conference please send your information/check with someone to our conference or mail to me at 6521 Orchard Hill Rd, Vernon, BC, V1H 1B6. Please make check payable to our association. We will be sending out a detailed agenda once we have all the details worked out.
This conference is open to mill managers, maintenance supervisors, and all saw filers.
We have rooms blocked off at the Coast Kamloops. Reservations can be made by calling1-800-663-1144 using group code "CKH-GFC1368" or the meeting name "BC Saw Filer's". Cutoff date for rooms blocked off is March 24, 2014.
As your executive we are building off of the success we have experienced the past couple of years. Thanks to all our members, the sponsoring companies and our suppliers for the commitment shown to make our last conference as success. We are excited about the upcoming conference and would appreciate your continued support.
Our trade school is up and running with a couple of classes going to be completed prior to Christmas. The class in February for second year filer apprentices has been cancelled for the time being due to lack of registration. If you have any questions about exact dates and space availability please contact TRU. Please get the message out so we can fill this class up and solidify our position of training our apprentices.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.
President, B.C. Saw Filer's Association
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