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Luncheon - Elevator Best Practices

  • Thursday, April 14, 2022
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Cooper's Hawk, 4110 W Boy Scout Bvd., Tampa FL 33607


Educational Luncheon

Topic: Elevator Best Practices

Speaker:  MICHAEL LAGANA

Florida Regional Manager

Lerch Bates


Lerch Bates is a premier international building consulting firm specializing in areas of Elevators & Escalators, Building Logistics, Structural, Forensics, Fa├žade Access..  Michael has been in the role for 12 years and previously worked for an International Elevator Company in Illinois, Atlanta and Florida.  Michael has consulted on projects with as many as 500 Elevators and as few as 1 2-story condominium on the beach.  Geographically has consulted on projects throughout the South East, Brazil, South Africa, Puerto Rico and Bahamas. He has achieved QEI/CEI Licenses for National and State of Florida Elevator Inspection Credentials and is one of 12 Consultants at Lerch Bates to ever be awarded The Consultancy Excellence Award, nominated by peers and clients for providing the highest level of continued technical consultancy and highest level of continued customer satisfaction.  

Michael will share his experience and insights on managing common situations with elevator contractors, including best practices and what does not typically work.  The topics of focus will be:

Evolution of Maintenance Contracts

Evolution of Customer Relationship in the Industry

Best practices on Managing Elevator Contractors

$30 member / $50 non-member

First Time Facility Manager Fee Waived - Please contact Stefany Aceves at StefanyAceves@gmail.com to request registration and provide your business card to Stefany at the event.

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant

4110 W Boy Scout Blvd.

Tampa, FL 33607


Thursday, April 14, 2022

11:30 am Registration

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Presentation and Lunch


Online registration only - payment in advance only

No registration or payments at the door

Deadline to Register is Friday, April 8, 2022


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