Agenda

Day ONE January 29, 2018

SOFA: The International Centre
6900 Airport Road, Showroom 208
Mississauga, ON L4V 1E8

SOFA’s main entrance faces Airport Road and that it is directly beside The International Centre’s Hall 1.

8:00 am to 8:30 am Breakfast, Networking

8:30 am to 9:00 am

Shauna Lynn Simon: Professionalism Trumps Ignorance

 

9:00 am to 10:20 am

Carolyn Dickinson: Big Vision…Big Success – The Shortcut Roadmap To Achieving it All

10:20 am to 10:35 am Break

 

10:35 am to 11:55 am

Bruce Mayhew: Difficult Conversations: Create Allies Not Enemies

 

11:55 am to 12:55 pm

Lunch

12:55 pm to 1:30 pm

Exhibitor Talks

 

1:30 pm to 2:50 pm

Lianne Kim: Growing Your Business with the Art of Effective Negotiations

 

3:05 pm to 4:25 pm 

Aline Ayoub: Straight Talk on Managing Your Home Staging Team

 

4:25 pm to 4:45 pm 

Lori Pedersen: Buying Wholesale Tips & Tricks

 

4:45 pm to 5:30 pm 

Exhibitor Talks

 

Day TWO January 30, 2018

9:45 am

SOFA: The International Centre
6900 Airport Road, Showroom 208
Mississauga, ON L4V 1E8

SOFA’s main entrance faces Airport Road and that it is directly beside The International Centre’s Hall 1.

 

Attend Toronto Gift Fair (optional) 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Check out the latest trends at the Toronto Gift Fair! As the top national gift fair and the largest trade fair in Canada, the Toronto Gift Fair is where consumer trends begin. For more than 25 years, it has attracted an international audience of buyers who come to network, conduct business, see new trends, celebrate innovation and engage in new business opportunities with the Canadian manufacturers, importers, exporters, wholesalers, distributors and suppliers who exhibit here.
To Register, You Will Need:

One (1) form of company identification and one (1) form of buyer identification from the following acceptable choices.

Proper company identification includes:

• Business Number/Canada Revenue documentation (federal) identifying a giftware-related business
• Business Licence/Registration (provincial/municipal) identifying a giftware-related business
• A recent invoice (within six months) from industry manufacturers for goods purchased at wholesale in quantity
• Store/commercial lease, indicating type of business

Please note: Documentation must identify the business as a retail operation for a buyer’s badge.Proper individual buyer identification includes:

• Imprinted, personalized business card with applicant’s name
• Employee ID card, or company insurance card identifying applicant with personal information blocked out *
• Company credit card identifying applicant and company, with personal information blocked out *
• Copy of T-4 or W-2 form (must be imprinted, no handwritten forms are accepted) with personal information blocked out *
• Company cancelled payroll cheque copied on both sides, or a copy of a payroll printout.
*i.e., Bank account numbers, SIN, personal address, personal phone or fax number.

For more information, and to register for the Toronto Gift Fair, click here (note: registration for RESA-Edge Toronto does not include a ticket to the Toronto Gift Fair).