DKI Unite 2024

May 5, 2024 12 PM EST – May 7, 2024 3:30 PM EST

About the Event

DKI is thrilled to announce registration is now open for DKI Unite 2024, our annual retreat which, for the first time in many years, we’re hosting in collaboration with DKI Canada! This exciting event will be held May 5-7 in Montreal at the Hotel Bonaventure Montreal.

Highlights of the conference will include a keynote speaker discussing “human connections”, a North American CAT Panel, continuing education credits for various breakout sessions, and getting to see the latest technology and equipment from DKI’s Sponsors. You’ll have access to additional content presented by DKI Canada via its breakout sessions.

Also, for the first time in years, you can meet the entire DKI team in person at the conference! All of us will be there throughout the event to get to know you better, answer your questions and help you form connections with other members.

Networking and collaboration have been the hallmarks of your DKI membership.  There will be multiple opportunities to connect with your fellow restoration experts.  Is there anything different about restoration in Canada? Any trick to their trade? Our collaboration with DKI Canada also makes this a wonderful opportunity to meet your neighbors across the border, as well as to share ideas, processes, technologies, and protocols. So don’t miss this chance to enhance your professional growth and build lasting connections!

A grand welcome reception kicks off the first night. You’ll have the chance to mingle, network, and enjoy lively entertainment (including an illusionist).

Days One and Two offer plenty of educational sessions, the centerpiece of which will be an address by Riaz Meghji, human connection keynote speaker and author of the book Every Conversation Counts: The Five Habits of Human Connection That Build Extraordinary Relationships.

Day Two culminates on Monday evening with the Casino Night Awards Gala. Wear your finest and party like Gatsby! Included in your attendee ticket is a $25 donation to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.  This donation will give you “chips” you can use at the “casino.” Make additional donations to the Ronald McDonald House during the event to get more casino chips. Prizes will be awarded to the largest casino winners at the end of the night! 

ProSupply checks will be handed out to those attending the show during our awards ceremony.

Purchase of a Full Conference Attendee Package will give you access to all events and activities.  We are also offering a spouse/companion ticket which will let you share the Sunday and Monday night dinners with a guest. 

A discounted Montreal City Pass may be purchased as an add-on option. This pass allows you to explore various attractions and museums around the City of Montreal, and includes many extras!  They call Montreal the Paris of North America.  Practice your French, dine on some poutine and explore the European flavor of the city’s nightlife.

The conference will conclude with Regional Chapter Meetings.

We look forward to welcoming you to Montreal for a gathering that promises to be both fun and professionally enriching. So don’t wait… sign up today!

Educational Breakout Session Content

Using Business Analytics for Great Business Decisions – JOC Analytics
What’s new and What to expect when doing jobs – DKI Operations
Using the New Xactimate Time and Materials Software - Verisk
Forging Dynasty Businesses – Violand Management Associated
Using T&M for Large loss – T&M Pro
High Level Understanding State Prevailing Wage Requirements – Katherine Helzer
DKI Sale Initiatives and Plans for 2024 – DKI Sales Team
Pushing Down Risk - Ross Driscoll
EPA and Health US / Canada Regulations - ICP Remote Estimating program for your business - Rob MacPherson, Amanda Saunders (DKI CA)
Advancements in equipment monitoring - Phoenix Equipment
Business Accounting Practices for Business Growth - NUVE
Cabinetry 101 for install success - MFS



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Onsite Registration Check-In

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DKI Unite Welcome Reception

Join us for food, drinks, meet-and-greets, music, illusionist, and awards.

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Retreat Kickoff

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Keynote speaker

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Joint US/Canada session

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Educational breakout sessions

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1920s Casino Night - Come dressed to party like Gatsby!

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CAT Panel

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ProSupply Trade Show

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Educational breakouts

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Closing remarks

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Regional Meetings where applicable

ProSupply Sponsors

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