May 2022

EPIA | Managing Director’s Report – December 2021

January 2022 Jack Stensland

Europe 2022 – the place to be! It’s with great respect that I choose to comment on the difficulties that the Covid-19 has meant for the European Ice businesses. Only the icemen themselves know how hard these past 18 months have been. Since March 2020 Europe basically shut down. The horeca is a big market so losing it was tough. [read more]

EPIA | Managing Director’s Report – December 2019

January 2020 Stan Williams

MALTA One seemingly beautiful day we were sailing our restored barca-longa from Athens to Palermo when the watchkeeper spied a squall on the distant western horizon. Being competent sailors we dutifully prepared for stormy weather. What we encountered was much worse than we anticipated. We were comfortable sailing with a gentle beam reach when the wind freshened quickly we reefed [read more]

EPIA | Managing Director’s Report – December 2018

January 2019 Stan Williams

We’ve come a Long Way on our Continuing Journey through Europe One of the many benefits of being a member of the EPIA and attending the annual conventions is that each year we as a group congregate in amazing cities throughout Europe. The European continent is saturated with cultures that constantly set the course of history from as far back [read more]

The Basics of Property Insurance – December 2016

January 2017 Bill Bentley

Your livelihood is dependent on the survival of your business, so it is imperative that you protect it against any potential threat—big or small. For instance, a fire could destroy your business’s warehouse and the contents inside, or a burst frozen pipe could damage important documents and valuable papers. Worse, you could have trouble paying your employees during a loss [read more]

WIA | Chairman’s Message – December 2016

January 2017 Tony Horzen

[avatar user=”tonyhorzen” size=”160″ align=”left”]Tony Horzen Chairman of the Western Ice Association[/avatar] Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a happy holiday season. At Glacier Ice in San Luis Obispo, we get into the spirit each December by participating in our local Holiday Parade. This year we pulled all out the stops. Our float included several of our staff, dressed as [read more]

What Genuinely Confident People Do Differently – December 2016

January 2017 Bill Bentley

[avatar user=”suppliermember” size=”160″ align=”left”]Dr. Travis Bradberry Coauthor Emotional Intelligence 2.0 & President at TalentSmart[/avatar] True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly confident people always have the upper hand over the doubtful and the skittish because they inspire others and they make things happen. Whether [read more]

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