NIA Annual General Meeting

Mar 21, 2019 08:00AM - Mar 21, 2019 10:00AM
Niagara Falls, Ontario



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NIA Agenda

March 21 – 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Niagara Falls – Gale Centre

Chairperson:   Aaron Tisdelle


8:00 – 8:05 a.m. – Call meeting to order and introduction of dignitaries present

Dignitaries: Mayor Walter Sendzik

                      Mayor Kevin Gibson - Wainfleet

                      Regional Chair Jim Bradley

                      Niagara Falls Councillor Mike Strange

                      Niagara Region Councillor Diana Huson

                      Niagara Region Councillor George Darte

                      Niagara Region Councillor and Chair of Niagara Parks Commission Sandie Bellows

                      Niagara-On-The-Lake Councillor Clare Cameron


Thank the City of Niagara Falls for hosting this meeting today.

Introduce the new 2019 -2020 NIA Board of Directors

8:05 – 8:10 a.m. – Councillor Mike Strange to bring greetings on behalf of Mayor Diodati

8:10 – 8:20 a.m. – Member introductions

8:20 – 8:35 a.m. – Mayor Walter Sendzik Presentation

Chair’s Report –

Display tables: DSBN, NCDSB, NFTZ , Factory Surplus Direct, Larry Anderson Consultants, Impact Promotions, BDC, IT FORCE, Magnet Export Portal

New Companies since last meeting-

Promo T's Imprint & Promotional

Impact Promotions

The Book Depot

Arvin Air Systems

Performance Heating & Air

Copper Beech Consulting

Diversified Controls & Systems Inc.

Sheridan Electric Services

Construction News and Report Group

Colliers International Niagara

Manpower Services

Bukos Inc.

Accelerated Payments

Harvard Risk Management

Geo Express International


Upcoming Events: 2019


NIA – A Celebration of Industry Showcase – May 15, 2019 at Fallsview Casino Resort, more information to follow in the near future

NIA Summer Social – July 11th – Bruno Iafrate’s Home

NIA 6th Annual Golf Tournament – Lookout Point Country Club, Monday, August 19th

8:35 – 8:50 a.m.  –  Jeff Neill from DJB to present NIA 2018 Financials

8:50 – 9:10 a.m. – CEM Engineering – Matt Lensink

9:10 – 9:25 a.m. - Handling Specialty Manufacturing Limited – President – Tom Beach

9:25 – 9:35 a.m. – Goodman School of Business – Experiential Learning Opportunities, Daniel Lonergan

NIA Committees provide updates

Business Development – Jordan Sherlock

Membership & Marketing –

Education & Training – Jane Buunk

Government & Public Affairs – Verne Milot 

Treasurer – Bruno Iafrate

9:30 – 10 a.m. - Closing Remarks & Networking –Please leave your name badges on the front table!

Next Meeting is – May 23, 2019 – Clarion Hotel, Fort Erie

About the Organizer

Niagara Industrial Association
For Niagara-based industrial and related service companies, the Niagara Industrial Association (NIA) is an industry-focused organization that advocates on behalf of local industry, promotes local industry, addresses the issues that inhibit the advancement of local industry.