Last week’s HTSA Spring Conference provided the group’s membership with a wealth of networking opportunities – plus a chance to hear its leadership opine on future direction. And the vector-setting for all that is to come relies heavily on education – determined most recently in late 2017 and then, this year, after two SWOT (strengths, weaknesses. opportunities, threats) meetings. “Those generally take place over two intense days, notes up on all the walls, and we end up narrowing down issues and how to fix them,” Executive Director Jon Robbins told us.
One result of this pow-wowing was the start 18 months ago of a strategy designed to school members on the ins and outs of lighting fixtures – resulting in the hiring of Tom Doherty for his expertise in the field.