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2018 Strictly Contents Summit

2018 RIA Strictly Contents Summit
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2018 RIA Strictly Contents Summit

October 25-26, 2018 | MotorCity Casino Hotel | Detroit, Michigan

 

Join the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) in Detroit, Michigan for its Strictly Contents Summit, October 25-26, 2018. This two day conference will combine insightful and interactive learning from some of the industry's leading restoration experts with the opportunity to network and connect with your peers within the niche market of contents restoration.

 

Registration

Registration is now open. The early bird rate deadline is Monday, September 24, 2018.

RIA Member

Early Bird

       RIA Non-Member

     Early Bird

    RIA Member
     RIA Non-Member
RIA Strictly Contents        $495.00  USD
$595.00 USD
    $595.00 USD
$695.00 USD

 

 

 

Schedule

This conference will have two days that mirror each other, half the group will do classroom-style sessions at the hotel and the other half of the group will be attending hands-on training at the O'Donnell Brothers Facility. The second day the group will switch. 

 

   

   Wednesday, October 24

   2:00pm - 5:00pm  Registration Open                                                  
   5:30pm - 7:00pm  Networking Reception

 

 

Classroom-Style Sessions: MotorCity Casino Hotel

Thursday, October 25 -  Friday, October 26

 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
 Registration Open
 7:30 am - 8:00 am
 Breakfast (All Attendees)
 8:00 am - 8:45 am
 Welcome and Introduction (All Attendees)
 9:00 am - 10:15 am
 Local Labor Rates: Feedback Helps Boost Truer Local Rates for Contractors
 10:30 am - 11:45 am

 Environmental Challenges in Contents

 11:45 am - 1:00 pm  Lunch
 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
 Bailey Coverage Pitfalls
 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm  Inventory Management for Contents
 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm   Industry Round-table (All Attendees)
 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm  Networking Reception (All Attendees - Thursday Night Only)

 

Hands-On Training: O'Donnell Brothers Facility

Thursday, October 25 - Friday, October 26

9:00 am - 9:30 am
Introduction                                                                                                
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Finishing Demonstration
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cleaning Demonstration
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Packing and Wrapping Demonstration
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Warehousing Demonstration

11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Upholstery Demonstration
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Oriental Rugs Demonstration 
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Soft Goods Cleaning Demonstration
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Art Restoration Demonstration
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Electronics Demonstration

 

Sponsorship Information Packet

By participating as a sponsor at the RIA 2018 Strictly Contents Summit, you greatly increase your company's visibility in the Contents field and help support our organization in an innovative way. Email mfrigo@restorationindustry.org for more information. 

 

Travel and Hotel

RIA has a room block at the MotorCity Casino Hotel. Rooms are available at a reduced rate of  $169 per night.  The deadline to book at the group rate is September 24, 2018. 

To reserve your room in the RIA room block, do one of the following:

  • Reserve through our custom booking website. 
  • Call the hotel central reservation line and make sure to tell them you want to book in the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) room block: (866) 782-9622

You are responsible for booking your own travel, but make sure to register first! 

MotorCity Casino Hotel

2901 Grand River Ave.
Detroit, Michigan 48201

Phone:  (866) 782 9622

    

Cancellations, Substitutions, and Refunds

Cancellations must be made in writing to the RIA office (fax, mail or email - info@restorationindustry.org).  Cancellations received on or before October 10, 2018, will receive a full refund less a $100 administrative fee. No refunds will be made after October 10, 2018. Substitutions from the same company are accepted. No-shows are not refundable.

 

 $595
 $595
 

RIA Member Early Bird
(must register by
 Sept. 9, 2016)

 RIA Non-Member Early Bird
(must register by
 Sept. 9, 2016)

RIA    Member 

RIA 
Non-Member 


ONLY Technical, Classroom Sessions 
October 11-12
 $495  $595
 $595 
  $695

ONLY Hands-On Training Session
October 13
*Limited to 40 Registrants*

 $395   $495  $395   $495

Total Forensic Restoration Experience (classroom and hands-on training)
October 11-13

  $790     $890     $890    $990