ID Connections

Upcoming seminars and tours for ARIDO members

Published by Julia Salerno, October 29, 2010.

Playing Nicely With Others (2 CEUs)
Presented by: Anne Galvin
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Toronto, ON
6 to 8 p.m.

As the consolidation of the design industry continues, increasingly the only way to win some contracts is to share that business opportunity. This focused seminar will enable design firm owners to understand the business and tax consequences of various forms of alliance, and to begin making advance plans for succession. To learn more about this seminar, or to register, please click HERE.

ARIDO GTA Chapter Presents: 2010 Winery Tour
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Toronto, ON
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The ARIDO GTA Chapter has brought back the Winery Tour! Join the tour bus on Thursday morning and be whisked away to three wineries on the Niagara region for a day filled of venue tours, wine tastings and networking. For more information on this tour, or to register, click HERE.


Avenue Road Showroom Tour (1 CEU)
Presented by: Boris Mathias
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Toronto, ON
3 to 4:30 p.m.


Take a tour of Canada's premier venue for exclusive home furnishings - Avenue Road - through its dramatic showroom in Toronto's vibrant Leslieville district. Designed by acclaimed interior design firm, Yabu Pushelberg, the showroom encompasses nearly 15,000 square feet over three levels in the former Consumers Gas Co. Building. To learn more about this tour, or to register, click HERE.

Tour of LCBO Oakville Store (1 CEU)
Presented by: Nella Fiorino
Thursday, November 18, 2010
Oakville, ON
3 to 4:30 p.m.

Designed to offer a similar selection and experience to its urban counterparts, this flagship LCBO store combines thoughtful design with cutting-edge features to appeal to an affluent demographic. Nestled in a prestigious bedroom community, this 17,000 sq. ft. location is the most customer-focused store to date for the LCBO. To learn more, or to register for this tour, click HERE.

Tour of the Royal Canadian Museum of Nature (1 CEU)
Presented by: Barry Padolski & Laura Rhodes
Friday, November 26, 2010
Ottawa, ON
10 to 11:30 a.m.

The six-year, $216-million refit of the Canadian Museum of Nature (CMN), Canada's national museum of natural history, was funded by the Government of Canada. Five signature exhibitions depicting Canada's unique natural environment were developed with generous corporate and individual support totalling $12 million. The stunning result is a major national historic site transformed into a 21st-century national museum of the natural sciences. To learn more about this tour, or to register, click HERE.




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