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The Domestic Estate Management Association welcomes you to the sixth edition of the DEMA Chronicle of 2014. As 2014 continues, we are excited to bring you more educational information and tools to help advance the Private Service Community. 

The 2014 DEMA Convention Master of Ceremonies

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Director & Lead Instructor
Peak Technical Institute 

The Master of Ceremonies will be the one and only, Fitzgerald Heslop! Mr. Heslop is Director of Professional Household Management Program & Social Decorum Academy at Peak Technical Institute, LLC, and Lead Instructor for Front Range Training & Consulting, LLC (FRTC). Heslop is a seasoned service professional who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to bear. He has worked as the Personal Assistant to several CEO’s and Vice Presidents of major US Companies and most notably as the Head Concierge at a noted Luxury Hotel in Connecticut.

        Early Registration – Deadline Extended

Jan. 2014 NewsletterClick here to register!

The 2014 DEMA Convention is a wonderful way to experience industry leading vendors, connect with Private Service Professionals, exchange ideas and get inspired to take action to benefit the Private Service Community worldwide. Take advantage of the “Early Bird Special” registration for the 2014 DEMA Convention, which will be held on September 26 – 28! Call 407-390-2300 to guarantee that you will have a room at our host hotel.

          Early Bird Special Now Ends On July 8th! 

                  Job Fair & Career Day


DEMA Job Fair  Career DaySearching for a job will get a little bit easier in a few months. The DEMA Job Fair and Career Day will be held on Friday, September 26th, 2014 at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnett Creek. 

The DEMA Job Fair and Career Day will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Job Fair will feature many prominent agencies and schools in the Private Service Industry. DEMA partners and affiliates will be on hand to answer questions about resumes, job training, employment and proper etiquette. 

Job candidates should bring multiple copies of their resume, “Help” with creating or revising resumes will available during at the 2014 DEMA Convention as well. 

  *You must register for the 2014 DEMA Convention to attend this event.*

Click here to register for the 2014 DEMA Convention: www.demaconvention.com.com. 

    2013 DEMA Convention Videos

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The 2013 DEMA Convention Videos are here! – DEMA On DEMAND! The 2013 DEMA Convention Videos are here and available for purchase, for a limited time only. Videos are available for rent and purchase by singles or by group. If you rent a video it will be available to view for up to 72 hours. If you rent all the episodes of the 2013 DEMA Convention, they will be available for 3 months. If time is an issue you can purchase a single episode or all the videos and watch them all at your own leisure.

If you have any questions or concerns please submit your inquiries to info@domesticmanagers.com.       

      Upcoming Events  

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New Chapter Update! The 2013 DEMA Convention yielded many requests from attendees for new local Chapters. We are proud to announce first target meeting date for a new chapter:

Seattle – July 31st, 2014

We still have eager DEMA members that are laying the groundwork for new groups in Montana and Hawaii.

If you would like to play a part in starting a Chapter in one of these areas, contact DEMA National Programs Director, Kelly Larson at klarson@domesticmanagers.com. If you have an idea of starting a chapter in your area submit your request at info@domesticmanagers.com.   


                             DEMA Recommended Training Announcements 

Course 1 – “Housekeeping Training Program” Take your Housekeeping to the Next Level

EMSEstate Management Solutions has partnered with the Charles MacPherson Academy to bring its world-renowned housekeeper courses to private service professionals. This 2-day training features the exact same material taught in this famous school of household management and butlers, the only one of its kind in North America. 

We are the only traveling trainers in North America who are able to offer this certificate away from the Academy.  Students who successfully complete the program & testing requirements will graduate with a certificate per our governance. 


    Upcoming Cities              Housekeeping 101    Essentials Class
         New York
   August 16th & 17th – Register           TBD
     Fort Lauderdale  October – TBD    October – TBD


Course 2 – “The Essentials of Household & Estate Management”

This course is designed for those who are looking to make the transition into a management position, struggling managers or managers that would like to refine their skills. Along with non-tangibles we give you concrete proven methods to help you manage your environment and become a better manager. Topics include HR Best Practices, Accounting, Task Sheets and Estate Compartmentalization.

Future Cities & Dates

San Francisco – TBD June 2014

Houston – TBD July 2014

Los Angeles – TBD August 2014

Austin – TBD

Las Vegas – TBD

Boston – TBD

Estate Management Solutions is dedicated to creating an affordable and accessible alternative to industry schooling. If you would like to attend an extended school, Peter will give you the information you need to ask better questions to be able to choose the school that is ideal for you and what you want to accomplish in this industry. Contact Peter for additional details or to schedule a class near you at (214) 808-1301 or Solutions@VanRyder.com.

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