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Castle Returns to San Diego for an Unforgettable 55th Annual General Meeting

Mississauga, ON - Castle Building Centres Group Ltd.

Castle Building Centres Group returned to the historic Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, California to celebrate their 55th Annual General Meeting. The iconic Hotel del has seen the likes of 12 American Presidents, countless Hollywood stars and the rich and famous from all over the globe. The highly anticipated event drew close to 450 Castle shareholders, vendor partners and their families to the west coast, making it the largest buying group conference of the year, once again.

Throughout the week, Castle guests experienced an action-packed week of exclusive events on and off-site, plenty of time to relax and enjoy the beautiful Hotel del Coronado beachfront and the opportunity to participate in educational presentations, delivered by some of Canada’s brightest minds.

The 2018 Castle AGM kicked off Wednesday evening with the Welcome to San Diego Opening Night Party on the exclusive beachfront Windsor lawn, with the sun setting over the Pacific and a variety of food stations, wine tastings and activities for the whole family.

The events continued Thursday commencing with a morning of Castle360 business sessions and presentations from James Jones, Vice President of National Marketing, and Castle President Ken Jenkins. Guests joined Castle that evening at San Diego’s SeaWorld for an exclusive park experience that included private dining, exhilarating rides a special Orca Encounter.

On Friday Fun Day, Castle guests had a selection of amazing activities to choose from including an unforgettable day of golf at the exclusive Del Mar Country Club, a Coastal Tour, San Diego Zoo excursion or a private San Diego Foodie Tour.

Saturday morning, Castle welcomed Peter Mansbridge, Canada’s most respected and recognized journalist and public figure. Peter delivered a proudly Canadian and powerful keynote highlighting some of his most memorable journey’s around the world followed by a souvenir photo opportunity.

The 55th Castle AGM came to a close with a Garden Cocktail Party, followed by a Gala Evening with gourmet dinner and awards presentation. Castle brought the 2018 AGM to exciting finale with the high energy 14-piece ensemble, the Lucky Devils. Guests, young and old, took to the dance floor to dance the night away and say goodbye to friends old and new for another year.

Castle continues to deliver a first class, industry leading Annual General Meeting event, with the largest attendance of shareholders and vendor partners giving it stellar reviews.

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About Castle Building Centres Group

Castle Building Centres Group Ltd. is a Canadian member-owned, Lumber, Building Materials and Hardware buying group committed to the success of the independent.

Our commitment is to drive this success to over 300 Castle member locations and is achieved through unwavering Transparency, Freedom and Profitability.

Our business model focuses on accountability to our membership, member freedom of choice, and a commitment to their success, growth and profitability through strategic partnerships with key vendor partners and a winning hardware distribution solution.


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