Trade show unfolds

Residents can check out the 57th annual Interior Logging Association conference and trade show.

Residents can check out the 57th annual Interior Logging Association conference and trade show.

Today and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., there will be 90 pieces of equipment in the Kal Tire Place parking lot and 40 displays inside the facility.

“It provides an opportunity to learn about the industry and its importance to the community,” said Wayne Lintott, general manager of the Vernon-based ILA.

The public can also attend a number of seminars for free at the Best Western Vernon Lodge.

They include steep slope logging updates today at 10 am., a safe companies update today at 2:30 p.m. and workplace safety law reform in New Zealand Saturday at 9 a.m.

Motivational speaker Philip Jones will provide tips on “How to fit a heart attack into your busy schedule,” Saturday at 1:30 p.m. it is a light-hearted look at managing stress.

The convention will attract 400 delegates.

For more information, go to www.interiorlogging.org.

 

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