June Dinner Meeting

June Dinner Meeting

Date and Time

June 29, 2017 - 5:30pm

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Location

Metropolitan Conference Centre

 

333 4th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta

(Across from the Westin on 4th Avenue SW)

Parking for monthly dinner meetings can be found at the James Short Parkade (Center Street) for $2 after 4 pm. It's heated, well lit, and only a couple of blocks from the Conference Centre!

Cost

The following rates for chapter dinners are exclusive of GST.

Member $40.00
Non-Member $50.00
Student $35.00
Volunteer $0.00

 

We Accept 

Note: Requests for attendance after closing date of registration will be accepted based on space availability at cost of $5.00 in addition to the regular posted fee.

Topic

 Knowledge Workers in the 21st Century, Opportunities and Survival Strategies
Abstract

With gross revenues in excess of one billion, Procom is the largest staffing firm in Canada. In the US, it ranks amongst the top ten firms. Over 35 years, Frank McCrea has guided his company’s growth. In an open discussion he will share insights on where he sees the market going, identifying obstacles to its growth including comment on the Trump effect.

 

Speaker/Bio

 

Frank McCrea

Frank McCrea founded the company in 1978 growing it to become the leading IT staffing services company in the country and one of Canada’s largest 500 corporations, according to Financial Post.

Mr. McCrea has been actively engaged in the Information Technology and Communication (ITC) sector over the past 35 years, including his role as founder of the National Association of Computer Consulting Businesses (NACCB) as well as President of the Association of Professional Computer Consultants (APCC).

Complementary involvements and achievements Frank, has had the good fortune to experience.

• Recognition as Entrepreneur of the Year 2000 in the business to business services category
• Recognition of Procom as being one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, 2007 and 2008
• One of the founders and current president of Canada’s National Association of Computer Consulting Businesses (NACCB – Canada).
• Founder and current president of the Association of Computer Consulting Businesses – (APCC)
• Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Perram House, a Residential Hospice providing palliative care in downtown Toronto.

Specialties:
Staff Augmentation
Contract and full time
IT and non IT
Contractor Management Technology
Contractor Administration (payrolling)
Vendor Management 
Software VMS tools
Managed Services Provider (MSP)

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