Opening Event
Tuesday, Nov 12

7:30-9:00: Rona Pub Night (Kingbridge Bar & Lounge)

Agenda for Day 1

Wednesday, Nov 13

8:00-8:45 am: Breakfast and Registration

8:45-9:00 am: Welcome

9:00-9:45 am: Valentina & Angela, TSOQ 

9:45-10:30 am: Claudie Gervais, BMR Group

10:30-11:00 am: Networking Break

11:00-11:45 am: Peter Norman, Altus

11:45-1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00-1:45 pm: Industry Q&A

1:45-2:15pm: Christine Hand, Home Hardware

2:15-3:00 pm: David Boone, Staples Canada

3:00-3:30 pm: Networking Break

3:30-4:15 pm: Tanbir Grover, Lowe’s Canada

4:15-4:30 pm:
Closing Remarks 

5:00-5:30pm:  Industry Reception presented by Home Hardware 



5:30-8:30pm: Outstanding Retailer Awards*
Honouring the best retailers in the country, the Outstanding Retailer Awards (ORAs) are the industry’s only independent awards program dedicated to celebrating the achievements of hardware, home improvement and building supply dealers in Canada.
*please note, this is a separate ticketed event.

Agenda for Day 2
Thursday, Nov 14

8:15-8:45 am: Breakfast

8:45-9:00 am: Welcome

9:00-9:45 am: Joe Franquinha, Crest Hardware

9:45-10:30 am: Paula Courtney, Wiseplum & Shawn Stuart, Canadian Tire

10:30-11:00 am: Networking Break

11:00-11:45 am: Dan Tratensak, NHRA: Dealer Survey Results

11:45-1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00pm-1:45 pm: Fred Pennell, Princess Auto

1:15-2:00 pm: John Hartmann, True Value

2:00-2:15 pm: Closing Remarks