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 Night at the Races
A great time was had by COPA and CHHMA members and their invited guests at the latest “Night at the Races” event held on October 9, 2019 at Woodbine Racetrack in Etobicoke, Ontario.

Attendees gathered at “Favourites” Dining Room, which provides a great view of the track and a fun setting, for an evening of dining and thoroughbred horse racing from one of North America’s best racing facilities.

After enjoying an excellent dinner from the buffet selection, attendees applied all sorts of methods in choosing their horses during the evening card of 7 races.  In addition, to placing regular track wagers, attendees also participated in the COPA-CHHMA betting competition which awarded points based on results in the first 6 races. 
 18th Annual Industry Memorial Golf Classic
The 18th Annual Industry Memorial Golf Classic took place on October 2nd at the scenic Blue Springs Golf Club in Acton, Ontario.

Although the weather was a bit cool and rainy, the hearty group of attendees enjoyed breakfast, dinner and a round of golf on this always enjoyable course with colleagues, peers, and customers, while remembering industry friends who are no longer with us.

The CHHMA runs this event on behalf of the Canadian Hardware & Housewares Industry as it honours people from the industry who have recently passed away.  The 2019 honourees were George Bolton and Fred Sanders who both passed away earlier this year.  And, as always, all previous honourees are acknowledged as well.
 Marketing Seminar & Golf Day
Several CHHMA & COPA members attended a seminar on the morning of September 10th at the CHSI Corporate Event Centre in Mississauga.

“What is Customer Centricity and How Can it Drive Sales?” was presented by Jane-Michèle Clark, Professor & Program Director at the Schulich School of Business Executive Education Centre.

Later in the afternoon several groups of CHHMA & COPA members enjoyed lunch and some team-building during a friendly round of golf on the scenic Royal Woodbine Golf Club near the airport.

44th Annual CHHMA Quebec Golf Classic
Although it was a windy and overcast day, the sun did break out for the 44th Annual CHHMA Quebec Golf Classic on June 12, 2019 at the Club de golf Rosemère in Blainville, Quebec.

Approximately, 70 CHHMA members, industry vendors and retailers were treated to a hot and cold breakfast before heading out for a round of golf with colleagues, industry friends and customers on this top-rated course.

 CHHMA & COPA Industry Day - Golf Tournament
It turned out to be a pleasant spring day for the CHHMA & COPA Industry Day/Golf Tournament on May 29, 2019 at the Richmond Hill Golf & Country Club.

130 guests gathered for a hot breakfast at the clubhouse prior to heading out for a relaxing day at the spa or for fun on the course where golfers enjoyed a poker hand challenge, beer tasting by Triple Bogey, an ice cream station sponsored by Hamster, a number of hole competitions including hole-in-one prize opportunities from Special Supporter Golf Series and an excellent BBQ lunch.

Afterwards, everyone joined up again at the clubhouse for a mix & mingle cocktail reception to network and eat from a variety of food stations.

 CHHMA Maple Leaf Night in Las Vegas
Once again, CHHMA members in Las Vegas for the 2019 National Hardware Show and had an opportunity to get together on the evening of May 7th with Canadian retailers at the traditional Maple Leaf Night event.

Held at the Portofino room at the Mirage Hotel & Casino, this CHHMA event offers a unique chance for members to mix and mingle with colleagues, peers and customers in a relaxed social environment over hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. 

 CHHMA Annual General Meeting
The 50th CHHMA Annual General Meeting took place on May 3, 2019 at the Centre for Health & Safety Innovation (CHSI) in Mississauga.

In addition to reviewing the financials and plans for the association, members voted on a number of by-law changes.


Pam O'Rourke Home Depot Canada Presentation
Just under 90 were in attendance on May 3, 2019 at the Corporate Event Centre at CHSI in Mississauga for the latest CHHMA Breakfast Presentation by Pam O’Rourke, Vice President, Merchandising, The Home Depot Canada. 

A number of Pam’s management team also joined her on the day. Members were treated to an excellent presentation as Pam shared how the Home Depot continues to evolve and highlighted the retailer’s plan for a “One Home Depot” experience for today’s ever-demanding consumers.

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June 2020

CHHMA Annual General Meeting
June 2, 2020
Virtual (Zoom Meeting)

CHHMA Online Speaker Presentation  Doug Anderson, President & CEO Peavey Industries
June 9, 2020
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June 16, 2020
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