PRE-CONFERENCE
Build, Design & Remodel Boot Camp

Monday, September 30, 2019 | FREE but registration is required
See schedule, below | Room TBD

In this one day mini-conference, pet care industry experts will help get you ready to successfully open, maintain, and flourish in a new facility. This pet care business “boot camp” is also ideal for pet care business owners in need of a refresher.

The Build, Design & Remodel Boot Camp features 7 one-hour sessions covering:

  • The loan process
  • Finding a contractor
  • Furnishing your facility
  • Choosing flooring
  • Preventing infectious disease
  • Choosing bedding
  • Marketing your facility

To maximize education, during the lunch break the experts will participate in a panel discussion

Important! This pre-conference event is FREE but registration is required to attend.  See registration link, below.

SCHEDULE

8:00 – 9:00
Heather Rinkol, Account Manager, Pacific Western Bank
Preparing for Your Loan

9:00 – 10:00
Mark Moore, Principal, FMD Architects
Finding A Contractor: Understanding the Process

10:00 – 10:15
Break

10:15 – 11:15
Greg Taylor, CEO, Mason Company
Furnishing Your Facility: Best Practices

11:15 – 12:15
Jeff Adney, President, PermaTek Coatings
Choosing Flooring: Knowing Type Needed for Service Area

12:15 – 1:30
Lunch & Panel
All speakers will participate in a panel discussion while you eat lunch. Bring your own or pre-order from hotel (details coming soon).

1:30 – 2:30
Annette Uda, President & Founder, PetAirapy
Understanding How Infectious Disease Can Infiltrate Your Facility

2:30 – 2:45
Break

2:45 – 3:45
Beth Klein, Sales and Marketing, Kuranda Dog & Cat Beds
Pet Beds: Style, Function & Maintenance

3:45 – 4:45
Doug Schatz, GM of Pet Care, Market Hardware Inc.
Marketing Your Facility: Best Practices Before You Open, During a Remodel, and More