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When: Thursday, January 24, 2019
12:15 - 1:30 pm
Where: LDCA Classroom
331 Aberdeen Drive
London, Ontario 
Contact: 519-453-5322

Online registration is available until: 2019-01-24
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London & District Construction Association in conjunction with Petrela Winter & Associates and Travelers Insurance Company of Canada invite to you to attend an exciting

Information Session for Contractors

Topics include:

Financial Results in Construction and


Assessing your Financial Performance


against other Ontario based Contractors


Construction Spending and Revenue Growth in Ontario

Maximizing your Bonding Relationship



Thursday, January 24, 2019
12:15pm – 1:30pm (lunch provided)

London & District Construction Association Office
Admission is Complimentary to LDCA members, $20 for non-members




Shawn McCallum, senior broker with Petrela, Winter & Associates, London Office. Shawn is a seasoned construction risk broker, expertly serving contractors in the London and Southwestern, Ontario region for over 13 years.

Roy Ferreira, Vice President, Petrela, Winter & Associates. Roy is a construction bonding expert with underwriting and management experience with two leading Bonding Companies, prior to joining Petrela, Winter & Associates in 2004.

Braden Quick, Underwriting Manager, Travelers Insurance Company of Canada. Braden has worked with contractors of all sizes across the Toronto and Southwestern Ontario region at Travelers for over six years.

Shaun van den Berg, Senior Surety Underwriter, Travelers Insurance Company of Canada. Shaun has over nine years of underwriting experience at Travelers, with a specific focus on contractors requiring both national and international support.

This is a unique opportunity for contractors to gain insight into the financial performance and metrics of construction businesses across the province, broken down by key segment groups: General Contractors, Civil, Mechanical & Electrical, and how financial trends and construction spending over the past 5 years in Ontario and the London region will shape the future. In addition, learn how to get the most out of your bonding relationship from a group of expert bonding industry speakers.


Revenue Growth / Trends over the past 5 years

Margins and other Financial Indicators over the past 5 years

Construction Spending in Ontario and the London Area

Tips for Maximizing your Bonding Relationship


Petrela, Winter & Associates are bond and construction insurance brokers specializing in the construction industry, and the only broker in Canada to focus exclusively on construction.
With a recently opened office in London, Ontario to complement our head office in Toronto and affiliate offices across Canada, we are proud to be celebrating our 40th year in business in 2019. We combine our experience and deep-rooted knowledge of construction risk with an unmatched high standard of customer service and the resources and buying power of one of the largest construction brokers in Canada to deliver superior results for contractors.
We are proud to serve quality construction businesses of all shapes and sizes in every sector of construction, including general contractors, trade contractors, civil contractors, and specialty contractors and manufacturers.



Travelers are a leading provider of surety products in Canada. Our expertise in underwriting, and risk and claims management enables us to deliver unsurpassed customer service. As the Canadian arm of the Travelers Companies, Inc. we have access to the unmatched capacity of the largest writer of surety in North America, and the local knowledge and authority to successfully meet the unique needs of companies of all sizes – from local builders to Canada’s largest construction companies.
Over the years, Travelers Canada has consistently provided creative solutions, offering brokers and customers a wide range of surety and warranty products to meet all of their needs. Our team works with each account, taking the time to understand each customer’s unique needs and risks, providing uncompromised focus and dedication to delivering flexible and innovative solutions.

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