CGNA Hosts Meeting
November 12, 2007
ST. LOUIS - Controls Group North America (CGNA) hosted its
annual Fall Members Meeting in mid-September at the Hilton St. Louis Airport.
Beginning with the CGNA board of directors meeting, the two-day conference
brought together over 40 distributor members to address specific business
issues and chart the course of action for the upcoming year. Mike Sackett,
executive director of CGNA, presented material on the Smart Growth urban
planning phenomena, especially as it pertains to CGNA’s integration and
building automation distributors. He explored the future of the controls
distributor’s role in the mixed-use development of buildings and the subsequent
affect of mixed-use development on the commercial and residential buildings
Leslie Hoyler, marketing administrator for CGNA, spoke on
the shift in demographics, behaviors, and expectations in the 21st century
workplace. She focused on the importance of distributor business owners
planning ahead for the retirement of the Baby Boomer generation and, as a
corollary, developing strategies to attract, retain, and develop the next
generation of workers.
CGNA also introduced its newest member, Keith Sutton, of
Cumberland Trading Co., Fayetteville, N.C.
For more information, visit www.cgnacontrols.com.
Publication date: 11/12/2007