Amarillo, Texas, will be the host city for Money Masters™, a two-day seminar on the successful fundamentals of running an independent service contracting business and an on-site exploration of one of the southwest’s most successful contractors. Money Masters is an event sponsored by Contractors 2000, a teaching and sharing organization providing its contractor members with sound business practices in management, operations, marketing, and finance.

The two-day seminar will present the organization’s methods for implementing profitability, fiscal management techniques, and how to create changes in a company that will stick with the company’s staff. The tour will be of Scottco Services. This Contractors 2000 member is an $8 million company that has enjoyed a growth rate to over 27 service trucks and over 80 employees. Attendees will have the opportunity to gain insights by touring and questioning the technicians, staff, and managers of this company.

Money Masters attendees will also have the opportunity to explore membership opportunities in Contractors 2000. The organization is member-owned and a number of members will be on hand to answer questions.

The event will be held Friday, Oct. 24, and Saturday, Oct. 25. The registration fee is $299 per person. It includes two full days of training, course materials, Friday night accommodations at the Ambassador Hotel, food, entertainment, and transportation to and from the shop visit. Registration fees will be credited to attendee’s choosing to join the organization. This seminar is intended for owners, CEOs, and company leaders only. Deadline for registration is Oct. 10.

For more information and to obtain a registration form, contact Lisa Schardt at 888-609-5490 or visit

Publication date: 10/06/2003