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RECAP – EBMag’s Tweets from THE LAST Supply & Distribution Council conference


June 7, 2011
By Anthony Capkun

June 06, 2011 – The Supply & Distribution Council of Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) hosted its last annual conference (Quebec City, Quebec), as that event marked S&D’s official merger with the Electrical Equipment Manufacturers Association of Canada (EEMAC, another EFC council) to become the new Electrical Council.

EBMag’s editor, Anthony Capkun, was there to record some of the action, and post it LIVE to EBMag’s Twitter feed. Below, we’ve consolidated all those Tweets for one-stop shopping (in reverse chronological order):

EFC conf Update-Paul St Germain says, if you want to ensure you have work, develop your analytical skills yfrog.com/h4ph9psj

EFC Update-Intralec’s Murray Chamney says we have to do better at promoting our industry to the next generation yfrog.com/gzaytafj

EFC Update-Sandra McClelland of Sonepar talks about pressures facing Canadian distributors

EFC Conf Update-Siemens Canada’s Todd Barlow discusses pressures on manufacturers (centre) yfrog.com/h4uhrduj

S&D conf. update: Murray Chamney receives Person of the Year Award

S&D conf. update: Randy Whaley receives S&D Honorary Manufacturer Award

S&D conf. update-Bob Shapiro of Franklin Empire receives Honorary Distributor Award

EFC Conf update-D&S columnist, John Kerr, discusses Top 5 issues facing the electrical distribution channel

EFC conf update-Tim Horsman is chair of EFC’s new Electrical Council

EFC conf update-as of this morning, EEMAC & S&D councils officially merge into new Electrical Council of EFC
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(We were unable to get the new Electrical Council chiefs on camera to discuss the merger, and their mission, but remain hopeful they’ll stop by our studio in the near future to present their thoughts.)