Concept Storage Hosts First Canadian MHEDA Event

Vaughan, Ontario, Canada – Concept Storage Solutions hosted Canada’s first Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) regional networking event.

On October 19th, Concept Storage Solutions hosted the 2017 Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) networking and learning event. This marks the first MHEDA regional networking summit in Canada.

The Concept Storage Solutions team was beyond delighted to host this summit at their location in Vaughan, Ontario. Attendees included Canadian and U.S. MHEDA members, material handling executives, operations managers, marketing managers, and sales managers.

Attendees from both Canada and the United States had to opportunity to meet, network, and mingle amongst each other in between the events throughout the day.

The MHEDA Event Highlights Included:

  • Peer-to-peer roundtable networking
  • 2018 industry trends panel
  • Social media and SEO workshops
  • Faculty tour of Concept Storage Solutions
  • Breakfast, lunch, and happy hour

The event featured many speakers and panelists who are known well throughout the industry and highly involved and experienced. Some of the speakers and panelists included:

  • Laurie Baker, Ph.D. Anthropologist and Social Media Manager, Treefrog Inc.
  • Kevin Rogers Cobus, Search Engine Optimization Manager
  • Peter Roell, President, Concept Storage Solutions
  • Will Egerton, VP Operations, Wecon Systems
  • Christopher Richard, Account Manager, Lift Depot Ltd.
  • Mike Vaughan, CFO, Liftech Equipment Companies

Throughout the event, MHEDA collected toys, books, and monetary donations for the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), which is affiliated with the University of Toronto. SickKids is a healthcare, teaching, and research center that’s dedicated exclusively to children.


The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association represents all parts of the material handling industry. For over 60 years, MHEDA has offered industry-specific business training, education, and resources to help maintain and strengthen companies throughout North America.

MHEDA’s main objective is to provide industry-specific education and resources to improve the business practices of its members, facilitate industry networking, provide industry-specific information, statistics, and performance data, promote the industry and the value that distributors bring forward to the supply chain, and recruit and engage member companies to increase the overall strength and continuation of the association.

To learn more about this association, visit the website below:

About Concept Storage Solutions

Concept Storage Solutions is considered the go-to partner for designing, supplying, and installing customized warehouse storage solutions throughout Canada.

Clients across a number of sectors seek the guidance and knowledge of the professionals at Concept Storage Solutions, to help them supply and install storage systems including mezzanines, pallet racking, push-back racks, and more.

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