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Bernie Owens Provides Insight on TIMBER MART to CHHMA Members



 


 
 

 Mr. Bernie Owens, President of TIMBER MART, spoke to a gathering of CHHMA members in Montreal on October 26th.

During his
presentation, Mr. Owens clarified the relationships between TIMBER MART, Spancan and Orgill. He also shared with the audience the current organizational chart and who to contact for what. He also talked about the future of shows for the group as well as drop ship programs and how vendors could better utilize the opportunity to sell more to dealers.

Mr. Owens discussed
the culture of the new TIMBER MART, the changes that have taken place since he joined the organization and where he sees the organization and the industry going in the next few years.  As a former vendor himself, he gave a few ideas to those present on how they can help support TIMBER MART and grow together.

Those
present were very pleased with the content of the presentation and the candid answers to the questions.

Mr. Owens is pictured below (bottom right) receiving a gift of appreciation from CHHMA Quebec Committee member Mark Gagliardi and we thank him for taking the time to come speak to our members.

A donation from the CHHMA was made on Bernie’s behalf to the Timberkids Charitable Foundation.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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