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OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE PROFESSIONAL RETAIL STORE MAINTENANCE ASSOCIATION PROFESSIONAL MARCH*APRIL 2015 MAINTENANCE www.prsm.com 2012 Visual Re-branding of PRSM Association 2001 Held 1st PRSM National Conference in Lake Buena Vista, FL 2009 2008 Presented 1st Volunteer of the Year award 2007 1996 20 1995 Established the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association 1995 Partnered with National Retail Federation to hold a national meeting 1996 1999 Established & Presented PRSM Industry Awards: Retailer & Vendor of the Year Awards 1998 1999 2001 Launched Retail Facility Maintenance Professional designation 2005 Reached 600 company member milestone 2003 2005 2007 1995 CELEBRATING Elected 1st President of the Board Willie Wofford 1998 Launched PRSM Magazine 1999 Reached 1,000 individual memebr milestone 2003 1st networking & education meeting in Canada 2008 Issued 1st PRSM Weekly industry newsletter 2007 Re-launched Website Created Lawrence W. Whelan PRSM Lifetime Achievement Award 2010 Published 1st industry Best Practices Book 2014 2011 Held 1st PRSM Coast2Coast 11 cities 1st PRSM International Exchange in Amsterdam 2009 2008 2010 2011 2012 2008 2014 Introduced X-Change online discussion forum Launched Sustainable Retail Environments Initiative 2008 Held 1st Mid-Year Conference in Rutherford, NJ 2 2013 2009 2012 Published industry's 1st Trends Report 2011 Reached 1,00 company mile 2013 Held Record Break Conference Attenda Held 1st Canadian Conference 1995-2015 YEARS OF PRSM ASSOCIATION PRSM2015 NATIONAL CONFERENCE PREVIEW | ADVICE FROM THE PROS http://www.prsm.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Professional Retail Store - March/April 2015

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S COLUMN
PRSM’s 20TH ANNIVERSARY
PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENT IN RETAIL: TRENDS, PROS AND CONS
PRSM2015 NATIONAL CONFERENCE PREVIEW
NETWORKING FOR BUSINESS AND PLEASURE
RETAILER AND SUPPLIER EXPERIENCES FROM THE FRONT LINES OF SOURCING RETAIL FM
EXPERT GUIDANCE ON HOW TO REDUCE ENERGY AND CONDUCT BUSINESS IN CANADA
INSIDE PRSM Retail Facilities 101: Anatomy of a Trade
INSIDE PRSM Sustainable Retail Environments: Simple Steps for Every FM
INSIDE PRSM Leaders Gather for RFMP Writing Workshop
MEMBER NEWS
ADVERTISERS’ INDEX

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