Fall is Here! President’s Message: September 2022

Here we are in September heading quickly to the start of Q4.  Schools are back in session with in-person classes, most businesses are working steadfastly to get back on their feet, and traffic is near pre-pandemic levels.  We have all been changed by this virus and I hope all of you are focusing on a brighter future. 

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President’s Message: August 2022

Tim Westphal and I met the EBAA Scholarship recipient Jillian Ferreira, her father Sgt. Mark Ferreira (Vacaville PD) and her mother Lori at the Vacaville PD Friday to congratulate them and deliver her check. They were very appreciative of the contribution to her college education. It is a wonderful experience to meet these high level achievers and recognize their efforts!! SMILES FROM EAR TO EAR!! A big “THANK YOU” to the Scholarship Committee and judges who make this dream a reality!! 

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President’s Message: Mid Way to New Year

Here we are midway through the summer. I hope that you are enjoying the summer months with family, friends, vacations and celebrations. I was pleased to see nearly 300 industry leaders at our CAA Palm Springs Convention in May. My thanks to the presenters of (24) industry specific workshops who challenged us to reconsider our current operations and con-sider our future options.

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President’s Message: June 2022

Many of us just got back from the CAA Summer Conference in Palm Springs. It was an awesome event with well over three hundred attendees. I want to give a BIG SHOUT OUT to the VIP Gold, Silver, and Bronze Convention Sponsors for their very generous support that allowed this event to be so successful! We all appreciate you!! 

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CAA President’s Message – May 2022

Many of you have recently returned from the ISC West show in Las Vegas. I hope that you enjoyed the show as much as I did. Attendance was up to near pre-Covid days and the Exhibit Hall was buzzing with energy and excitement.

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Get Ready for ISC West This Month!

I look forward to seeing you there as we kick off the event on Tuesday, March 22 with SIA/ISC’s Got Talent at THE ROCKHOUSE in the Venetian at 8 p.m.  Join us for hosted cocktails and the greatest singing talent the industry has to offer.  The event is hosted by our sponsors and you can RSVP at www.caaonline.org.

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President’s Message – CAA Winter Convention

Fall has fallen with cool days and cold nights. The year-end holidays will be on our minds and in our hearts as we move forward with the gradual re-opening of activities and venues as we remembered them in the pre-Covid era. This year the holidays will be challenged with the mega supply chain disruptions –…

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Making Lemonade: A Message From The Board President

San Francisco, where nearly 80% have received at least one vaccine shot, has implemented vaccine requirements for meetings beginning in mid-September. We know from the actions government has taken in the past year that this may change at any time. So, when we get lemons, we make lemonade.

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Busy As A Bee: A Message from the Board President

Every spring with longer days, more sunshine, and daylight savings time we start to awaken after our winter slumber. This year is much more pronounced since we have compounded our proverbial slumber with Covid 19 isolation. Now that the vaccine distribution rate is growing exponentially and the rate of infection is dropping significantly, we are…

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