International Centre. 2013 move
to the International Centre was probably
one of the best decisions we ever
says Peter Serino, ROOFTech chair and
Soprema Canada Toronto region
A big advantage of the current venue,
explains Serino, is its accessibility for
both exhibitors and attendees.
available through the UP Express [the
airport light rail] for the downtown
folks and there are over 5,000 parking
spots at no charge. That alone makes a
big difference for the attendees, not to
mention the exhibitors. When
moving in, parking does add
When the event was held downtown,
exhibitors park onsite. Instead,
they had to be marshalled in from two or
three blocks away, a process Serino calls
at the International Centre organizers
are able to hold outdoor events and
demonstrations, which they could not
Registrants attending the show will
get updates on the latest developments
and best practices in green roofing,
sustainable roof construction, roofing
insulation, roof maintenance and roof
asset management, among other topics.
They will have a chance to meet technical
experts from leading companies and
learn about state-of-the-art products for
roofing maintenance, retrofit, renovation
and construction applications from
suppliers across North America.
Which of the presentations is
Serino most looking forward to? It
will be a special session between
a contractor, a building owner and
a roofing consultant, he says.
audience will be able to ask questions
of all three. Each one is going to have
a [different viewpoint on] what their
involvement is and what decisions are
made when looking at taking on
a roofing he explains.
Serino points out that ROOFTech
is the only event where attendees can
see every popular system installed and
demonstrated: "You get that
anywhere; this is a unique show. Some
other shows have products, but none of
them have live The
Centre. Le Centre, en 2013,
probablement de nos meilleures en date Peter Serino,
de TOITech et directeur des ventes de Soprema Canada pour la du
Le nouveau site, explique M. Serino, a accessible aux exposants
et aux visiteurs On peut aller par Express [le train de et
compte plus de 5000 places de stationnement gratuit. Cela fait toute une
pour les visiteurs, sans parler des exposants. Le stationnement facilite
beaucoup des stands.
Les exposants ne pouvaient pas stationner sur place lorsque le salon avait lieu au
centre-ville. Ils devaient stationner deux ou trois coins de rue, ce qui
fastidieux et chronophage dit M. Serino. De plus, Centre, les
organisateurs peuvent tenir des et en plein air, chose
ne pourraient faire au centre-ville.
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The International Centre
April 25-26, 2017