Eastern Ontario Model Forest

Eastern Ontario Model Forest

January 24, 2012 11:09 ET

Forest Product Chain of Custody Certification Seminar Series Happening Early February

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 24, 2012) - If you are a primary or secondary wood manufacturer then here is your chance to learn all about the "what, why and how" of Chain of Custody Certification (CoCC), and how this growing trend could benefit your bottom line and green your business today and into the future.

This one day seminar will be held on six different dates at Holiday Inn locations across southern and eastern Ontario: January 31 in Kanata; February 2 in North Bay; February 7 in Kitchener; February 8 in Mississauga; February 9 in Vaughan; or February 16 in Peterborough.

The Eastern Ontario Model Forest will be hosting the event in collaboration with FPInnovations and supported by the Ministry of Natural Resources. "Chain of Custody Certification for Forest Product Producers and the Value-Added Wood Industry" promises to deliver a full-day of informative presentations from experts who will describe:

  • the three different Chain of Custody certification systems available

  • new market trends that are 'pulling' demand for certified products

  • economic and non-economic benefits of becoming certified

  • the risks of opting for 'status quo'

  • where and how to market certified products both domestically and for export,

  • possible cost-sharing incentive programs

Cost is $50 for the day's session. For more information or to register online visit: www.seminars.eomf.on.ca or call 613-258-8241, or email mwilliams@eomf.on.ca.

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