RIA AGA Networking Events

Network with Fellow Restorers & Improve Your Bottom Line 

Join fellow restorers in your region to network, gain business insights from industry leaders to help improve your bottom line, hear from RIA's Restoration Advocate, Ed Cross, on the RIA's advocacy efforts on behalf of restorers and much more. 

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AGA Networking Events


AGA Networking Event
at Woodard Cleaning and Restoration, Inc.

September 20, 2023
9:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
9490 Watson Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63126

Cost to attend:
$49/RIA members

Valid for 4 CE credits from the RIA

Thank You For Attending!

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Join fellow restorers to gain business insights from leaders in the industry to help increase your bottom line.

Here's what you can expect to get out of attending:

  • Tools for evaluating technology and making wise investments to help your business thrive in a data-driven economy
  • Learn how AI is impacting the future of restoration tech and what it means for your business
  • Insights from Verisk leadership on the future of estimating and Xactimate 
  • Learn how RIA's advocacy work is impacting the restoration industry
  • Access advocacy resources to help you navigate challenges in the claims environment
  • Connect, network and build relationships with fellow restorers
  • Get an inside look at Woodard Cleaning & Restoration's facility

Preliminary Agenda

Xactimate Q&A / Technology and the Future of Estimating 
Greg Pyne, VP, Verisk Property Estimating Solutions

Restoration Technology: How to Thrive in a Data Driven Economy 
Paul Donald, CEO and Founder, Encircle

Updates Impacting the Restoration Industry
RIA Leadership 

RIA Advocacy Initiatives & Latest Resources for Restorers
RIA Advocate Ed Cross

Event also includes a facility tour, lunch and networking!

Need a place to stay? Here are some hotel options conveniently located near Woodard Restoration:

La Quinta by Wyndham
1580 South Kirkwood Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63127

Comfort Suites
3654 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri 63127

Thank you to our RIA Regional Networking Group Chairs for their support in developing these new regional AGA networking events!

Regional Networking Task Force Chair
Mitch Heitman, FIRST ONSITE

East Coast
Jay Van Deusen, 
Rainbow International of Northeastern Maryland
Jeff Jones, Violand Management Associates
Shawn Folks, Guarantee Restoration

Great Plains
Russ Palmer, 
Titan Restoration of AZ
Jon Isaacson, The DYOJO