Dec 18, 2018

NMMA 2019 BreakfastAgain this year, partners NMMA Canada, Wells Fargo and Boating Industry Canada News Week will host the NMMA Canada Boating Industry Breakfast at the Toronto International Boat Show for members of the boating industry.

The Breakfast event will be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 from 8:30 am–11:00 am and breakfast will be served from 8:30 am–9:00 am.

The NMMA Canada Boating Industry Breakfast will again be held in the Beanfield Centre (Formerly the Allstream Centre) which is across from the Enercare Centre and the location of Toronto Boat Show at 105 Prince's Blvd., Toronto, ON.

RSVP by January 16, 2019. Click here to RSVP and to reserve your seat.

You must RSVP to attend - Limited seating available.

AGENDA

Welcome
Andy Adams, Editor, Boating Industry Canada 

NMMA Canada Annual General Meeting
Jean Francois Rioux, Chair, NMMA Canada Board of Directors 

NMMA Canada Update
Sara Anghel, President 

Keynote Speaker
John Peak, Wells Fargo 

John Peak is the Global Capital Markets and Business Development Leader for Wells Fargo CDF. In his role, he works with the commercial and risk teams to create financing solutions that enhance cash flow and drive growth for middle market and/or publicly traded companies. He leads strategic decisions for acquisitions/divestitures and helps develop innovative financial customer solutions. He heads Wells Fargo CDF’s participation team. He is also the resident CDF expert in joint ventures sitting on the Polaris Acceptance (over 20 Years) and Brunswick Acceptance (over 15 years) boards since inception. He is also responsible for selling bonds, rating agency and investor relations, SEC compliance, and reporting and maintaining the GEDFMNT public securitization. 

NMMA Canada 2019 Hall of Fame Award

The Hall of Fame honours individuals whose achievements are synonymous with the pursuit of quality, innovation and perfection within their respective spheres of expertise. The Canada 2019 Hall of Fame Award will be presented at the NMMA Canada Boating Industry Breakfast.

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