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Elaine Coates, founder of the Calgary Renovation Contractors Association, is a provider of valuable construction networking connections.  Beginning about 14 years ago, Coates launched the Calgary Women In Construction Inc. organization and recently expanded that mission to provide a vast list of renovators, trade suppliers and professional services, to offer the sometimes leery renovation client homeowner, some piece of mind and knowledge when selecting these services & products.

With 20 years of residential construction experience and savvy, Coates served 15 years on the Calgary Home Builders, (BILD), renovator’s council all while operating a success (SAM) Award winning trade company (central vacuum piping & installation)

Calgary Renovation Contractors Association, (CRCA) offers homeowner seminars/trade shows, as well as product knowledge based networking mix & mingles from breakfast meetings, Lunch & Learns and evening mixers.

Ms. Coates receives very frequent phone calls not only from potential trades individuals wanting to know where to start to break in to the construction industry to homeowners needing advice and looking for credible renovators, trades people, designers & industry professionals.

If you are a great renovator or excellent trade supplier and would enjoy more referrals, consider becoming of member of the CRCA and grow your business with the continual marketing platforms that Coates offers.

When you are a member of CRCA, you receive a vast amount of social media exposure through CRCA, a web advertisement highlighting your company and your logo for all to see on the web and the opportunity to host your own networking business session.

Distinct advantages of membership including great referrals from inquiring homeowners and fellow trade’s people.  Regularly networking opportunities and events to showcase your company.    Even if you don’t have a showroom, as many small businesses operate very successfully without, Coates assists in coordinating joint efforts and co-events.

Numerous company’s offer similar services, but where CRCA stands out is feet on the ground, on tools, 20 years of exposure to talented construction men and women in the Calgary area. Residential and commercial.

If you and your community would like to have a trade day in your neighborhood, contact CRCA to inquire.

Article Credit: Britannia Neighbourhood Magazine. 

Calgary Women In Construction

Elaine Coates originally formed Calgary Women in Construction Inc. in 2008. The CWIC has been providing an excellent marketing and networking environment to trade suppliers and construction industry professionals via online web exposure and networking events and seminars for women in Calgary since 2010.

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