In early 2011 I had a revelation. I had an enormous decision to make in my life. Would I continue in my family business, doing something I enjoyed, but in a company I wasn’t enthralled with? Would I leave the family business altogether? Or would I take on the company and transform it from the inside out?
I am happy,
Every frame is a work of art and every frame job is special in some way… But every once in a while, something truly rare and special comes your way.
We have the honor of restoring a very rare frame in our Toronto HQ workshop.
Originally constructed in 1890 in Paris, this Art Nouveau-inspired masterpiece is a rare find. Its
We are thrilled and honored to announce that Roma is officially accepting Waterstone Canada’s prestigious Most Admired Corporate Culture Award.
“At Waterstone, we believe corporate culture drives performance and that it’s an organization’s greatest asset,” said Marty Parker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Waterstone Human Capital and Chair of Canada’s Most Admired™ Corporate Cultures Awards.
To say we are
Our much anticipated Winter 2021 Collection is now available for pre-order.
Please contact your local BPS to place an order.
Curious to learn more about what we’re launching? Click here.
We can guarantee that you will be mesmerized by our newest collections.
The Roma Team
This holiday season, Roma Moulding will accept orders until Dec. 24 at 2 pm EST.
Below are the cut off dates to SHIP before Christmas:
Photo frames – orders placed before November 23rd will ship before Christmas
Joined frames – December 15th – noon EST
Length orders – December 17th – noon EST
December 24th at 2 pm EST – January
Shop ’til You Drop for 24 hours only!
Sale ends November 30th at 11:59 pm.
Restrictions For ALL Offers:
All discounts are off LIST PRICE only
Not to be used in conjunction with any other discount or offer
Standard Freight Policies Apply
2020 is a unique and challenging year for so many therefore, Roma Moulding will
Cyber Monday – IT’S COMING
On Monday, November 30th, for 24 hours only. Save BIG on:
Stay tuned for more information this week. You won’t want to miss it!
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The Roma Moulding Team
It’s finally here!
Watch AHM 30 now
CEO, Tony Gareri takes you through:
Exciting news + updates from 2020
2021 Collection Drop + Vision
This is Roma video
Albeit a little different this year, the AHM is pre-recorded for all of our community to safely watch and be a part of!
We will depend on your
All Hands Meeting 30
It’s that time of the year again, the holiday rush! The busiest time of the year. As we gear up for all that this season brings, we also wanted to give you an update on the new happenings at Roma Moulding; like our new collection drop which will be available early 2021.
We recognize whole-heartedly that
To our fantastic partners,
I am sure it has been a week of hustling and making great things happen!
I know the last 6 months have thrown us all for a loop, and I am proud to have resilient partners like you in our Roma world. The world is in unnerving place right now, and so, as we do live
New Freight Program at Roma Moulding Effective October 13 (USA partners only)
To Our Valued Partners and Friends,
We hope this note finds you well, healthy and happy! We wanted to share some news with you about some changes that are being made to our freight program for our USA partners.
Starting October 13th, a new Roma freight program is launching.
To Our Valued Partners and Friends,
We are pleased to announce that Roma Moulding has launched a new contract pricing program. The program is catered to partners who require large quantities of mouldings and frames to execute on vast projects.
Due to partner demand, the Roma team built a program to meet the increasing needs of our valued partners. The
The Last Photo Frame Sale for 2020 begins September 14
For five days ONLY, enjoy a wonderful sale on photo frames. This is a great opportunity to stock up on photo frames for the final gift buying season. Don’t miss out!
From September 14 – 18 you can place your orders via:
Customer Care: 1-800-263-2322
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July 27 – July 31
Enjoy up to 65% off Stretcher Bar for partners located in the USA!
50% off on 250 ft or greater
65% off a pallet
*pallet is min. purchase QTY
Enjoy up to 60% off Stretcher Bar for partners located in Canada!
50% off on 250 ft or greater
60% off a pallet
Dear Friends and Partners,
I hope this note finds you well and safe! We are happy to continue to serve you and have some great news starting Monday, June 8th, 2020.
1. Our North American Sales Team will be back in action to serve you! This means they will be your local point of contact for all your business questions
Dear Friends and Partners,
This is Tony Gareri, personally connecting with all of you on this day May 20, 2020. It goes without saying, we have all had to pivot and adjust the last few months. We are happy to announce that since April 16, we have been open to serve our partners by fulfilling orders, working diligently and following
Dear Roma Moulding Partners,
I want to personally connect with all of you with this update, on this day, April 16, 2020.
Serving you: Our Customer Care Team is standing by and available to serve you through all normal channels, such as email, chat, online and via our toll-free number 800 263 2322 from 9:30am – 6:00pm EDT. Our goal is
As the Global effects of the coronavirus (COVID19) continues to evolve by the day, Roma remains firmly committed to the health and safety of our teams, our families and our partners.
On March 23, 2020, The Premier of Ontario ordered the mandatory closure of all non-essential services effective March 24 at midnight. As a result, we will comply and close
Dear Team and Partners,
I want to personally connect with all of you with this update, on this day March 20, 2020. As the Global effects of the coronavirus (COVID19) continues to evolve, Roma Moulding is firmly committed to the health and safety of our teams, our families and our partners. We are closely monitoring the changing situation and complying with
To our valued customers,
*updated 03.16.2020 5:40 pm EST
In light of the recent increase in cases of Covid-19 both in North America and abroad, it is increasingly important that we stay well informed and do our best to protect one another and our families.
The Health and Safety of our Roma Team is our highest priority. As a result, below
Sale begins Feb 17
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Offer is valid exclusively between Feb. 17-21, 2020.
Orders are estimated to ship by mid-March.
Minimum order amounts are calculated before applicable taxes and after any discounts are applied.
Orders that qualify for free shipping can only be delivered to locations within the Continental United States. (Sorry, free shipping is not available
As 2019 comes to a close, we’re thankful for all it has given to us; but we’re especially thankful for your continued business and loyalty. From the Roma Moulding family to yours, we wish you a joy-filled holiday season! It has been a pleasure working with you in 2019, and we look forward to our continued partnership in 2020.
Terms and Conditions
All discounts are based on list price.
Not to be used in conjunction with any other discount or offer.
Standard freight policies apply.
No promo code is required to take advantage of this offer.
Delivery times may vary based on higher than expected shipping volume.
Offer is valid exclusively on Monday, December
Our biggest sale of the year is almost here and you don’t want to miss it! Stock up on your favorite Simply Roma and Roma One mouldings just in time for the new year!
This one day sale begins at midnight on Monday, December 2nd for 24 hours. Be sure to visit romamoulding.com, or call our customer care team on
Today was the last day in Houston and it was emotional, to say the least. It is so crazy to think how quickly the past 4 days have gone by, I feel like I have finally gotten into the mucking and gutting routine instead of answering emails at my desk. The past few days I have been working with an
It’s hard to believe that the 2-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey is only a few weeks away when there are still so many residents here in need of assistance.
Can you imagine bracing for a Category 4 storm when it’s been 12 years since any hurricane made landfall over the Houston metro-plex (Wilma, 2005). Even for residents who maintained memories
I awoke this morning to the quiet sounds of rustling bags, as my bunkmates began to prepare for the day ahead. I rolled over to check the time on my phone, I couldn’t believe that it was already 6:00 am. After two days living here at ‘The Base’ as it’s affectionately called, we had all learned the drill. Everyone gets dressed
Day 2 Recap – In the Field – Houston, TX
Today was the first day we were on site at the Jackson’s house, Amy’s house, and Chris’s home. Each of us were at a different location site, all geared up and ready to go. The day started with orientation and safety training for the week.
We were already made aware of our
Mission Houston 2019 Begins – Houston, TX
Day one was filled with anticipation, excitement and a whole lot of fun! It always feels like the first day of school where you don’t know what to expect… you have excitement and butterflies in your stomach.
The Toronto team had a flight out of Pearson International Airport at 8:15 am. So it was
As 2018 comes to a close, we’re thankful for everything we have; but we’re especially thankful for your business. From the Roma Moulding family to yours, we wish you a joy-filled holiday season. It has been a pleasure working with our partners in 2018 and we look forward to our continued relationship in 2019.
Our offices will close in observance
Wow! It’s been an incredible week in Detroit.
Not only is today our last day, but it’s also the last day for the kids. They’ve been here for six weeks and their summer is wrapping up with a park party, complete with bouncy castles, obstacle course, slides and a mobile video game truck. This is the first time that we’ve
Decisions. We all have decisions we can make.
For me, it was the decision to be a part of something bigger than myself.
It was the decision to make a change.
During my week here at the CDC my eyes have been opened to just how lucky we are. We’ve never had to worry about receiving an education, we’ve been
The day started early at 6am preparing breakfast for the group.
We had egg casserole, fresh fruit and toast. We couldn’t help but think that in a couple of hours the kids would be having a bowl of cereal with milk at the day camp. For some of the kids, the meals at the day camp may be the only
It’s 6am and the team begins to wake.
We shower up and begin making bacon, eggs, toast, fruit, coffee, juice and tea to fill our tummies for what is going to be a long day.
We wash up with toothpaste and put on our clean clothes. We jump into our new white rented van and head out to the Central
This morning we began our week here at the CDC.
We were given a tour of Central Detroit Christian Community Development and learned more about the summer program we’ll be helping out with during our week here.
We were introduced to Kayla, a staff member who instructed us on getting the tables and chairs set up for the kids who
11:00AM EST – Thursday March 29, 2018
We’re happy to report that our SAP infrastructure, website, email, fax and phone lines are online and fully functional. Our Customer Care team remains available to assist with any orders or inquiries you may have.
Over the last week, we have worked alongside group of highly technical engineers, offering security expertise, to
Roma Moulding, the picture frame industry-leader, is once again excited to be a premier attraction at the West Coast Art and Frame Expo in Las Vegas from January 22nd to 24th.
Held annually, WCAF is the picture frame industry’s largest trade show and features workshops and professional development opportunities. The show represents Roma Moulding’s best chance to meet with key
In order to spend valuable time with our friends and families, Roma Moulding’s offices and customer phone support will be closed on the statutory holidays that fall within the Christmas season. These closures will occur on the following days:
Friday December 22, 2017 Closed (After 1pm)
Monday, December 25, 2017 Closed
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Closed
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 Open
Thursday, December 28, 2017 Open
Thank you for your interest in Roma Moulding’s Annual Cyber Monday Event!
Be sure to visit www.romamoulding.com on November 27, starting at midnight EST, for tons of exclusive one-time offers this holiday season! Check back often, as the deals will change throughout the day!
From the moment you place an order, until the second it leaves your establishment, we are
This morning I woke up at the crack of dawn to the smell of Bacon! Bob and Olga were busy in the kitchen prepping for breakfast. The team all gathered for a quick bite, then we all packed our lunches and sat in the living room area to hear (& film) the daily inspiration.
This is it, it is the
Today started like each day with a morning meeting followed by a positive message by Veronica, Tania and Lloyd.
Veronica shared that although she came to give she has gotten way more out the experience than she’s been able to give. Tania shared that we should all think globally and act locally within all aspects of our lives.
Day three of the Roma Wish Mission trip to Beards Fork, West Virginia, a community of one hundred and nine people. The team began with breakfast and then a meeting to go over the daily agenda. Our typical morning starts with a daily message followed by each of us sharing our thoughts on what had touched us from the prior
The day started with smell of bacon, eggs and fresh coffee brewing in the kitchen. We did our morning routines, buzzing around the dorm. We had our showers, packed our lunches and were all ready to get going. Before heading off on our adventures, we gathered to have our morning meeting and discuss the plans for the day with Karen.
At 4:30am I was awoken by the loud buzzing sound of my bedside alarm clock. It felt like it was just an hour ago that I had zipped up my duffle bag and crawled into bed. Today was the day we had all been looking forward to; after months of anticipation and excitement we were ready to drive down to
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Purchase any five photo frames from our 2017 Summer Collection to be eligible! Inclusive of five new photo frames, you may use any other photo frames to meet the minimum order threshold. Shop early, as these fantastic deals will go quickly!
New Photo Frame Collections
We’re really excited about our 2017 Summer Photo Frame Collection and we want to
When we were planning our year on social media, it didn’t take us long to see that you could create as much magic out of our corner samples as you do with our moulding in your frames. So we thought we’d have some fun and created the Roma Corners Contest. It was a simple proposition that brought out some big-time
Get creative and win $100!
Hey Roma Framing Community,
We noticed you do some beautiful things with our moulding samples, and we love that. So we thought we’d throw a little contest to show our appreciation: 4 weeks = 4 winners x $100 in Roma credit. Every week we’ll pick a new winner.
What do you need to do?
Roma Moulding, picture frame and fine art moulding industry-leader, is excited, once again, to have been a premier attraction at the West Coast Art and Frame Expo (WCAF) from January 23rd to 25th.
Held annually, the WCAF is the picture frame industry’s largest trade show and features workshops and professional development opportunities. The show represents Roma Moulding’s best chance to
Join us at WCAF 2017!
Roma Moulding, the picture frame and fine art moulding industry-leader, is once again excited to be a premier attraction at the West Coast Art and Frame Expo in Las Vegas from January 23rd to 25th.
Held annually, the WCAF is the picture frame industry’s largest trade show and features workshops and professional development opportunities. The show represents
At Roma Moulding, we value the relationships with all of partners and stakeholders, including those that support our hard working Roma team members. In order to spend time with our friends and families and to rejuvenate from an outstanding 2016, our offices will be closed during the holiday season following the schedule outlined below:
Friday December 23, 2016 Closed (After 1pm)
So it’s been four days now, and we’re exhausted! But as the others have said before me, it has been truly rewarding. As Roma’s videographer, I have had the unique opportunity, to experience this mission as both a participant and through the lens of a camera. Every day, I was able to document and see just how hard our team
Today, the team split up to work in two locations. Below are the stories from three team members who were split between both groups.
Today was our day to finish the work in “Uncle” Mikes house that we began yesterday. Yesterday we focused on gutting the place, but today Mikes place began to take shape again. As we
Today, we met an 84 year old man named Mike. In his early years, Mike owned his own construction company and was very successful. During his latter years he endured Hurricane Katrina and a loss of property and personal belongings. Five years ago, Mike suffered a severe stroke that left him in a wheelchair, paralyzed on his right side and
Today was truly an amazing day of giving and receiving!
Today began our journey with the people of Hands On and the residents of New Orleans! The day started with a one hour journey to the areas affected by major flooding. We were greeted and briefed by the kind people of the local Morman Church in Hammond. At first glace,
“Quality means doing it right when no one is looking” – Henry Ford
Recently, I’ve been inspired to write this blog on “Quality” for a number of reasons! I’ve always been infatuated with companies who delivered quality on a number of fronts. Whether it is the quality of their products, quality of their…
Read more at TonyGareri.com
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. Clearly, Einstein was onto something!!!
In today’s busy, fast paced, volatile market place, many business entrepreneurs and leaders have subscribed to Einstein’s definition. Sadly, many organization subscribe to language that supports the very definition of insanity…
Read more at TonyGareri.com
[quote title=”” Text=”Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” name=Source: Hellen Keller]
Over the past 6 years or so, I have been enamoured by the positive effects of creating winning company cultures.
From every company I visit, to every person I meet, to every talk I deliver, the list of positive benefits on building company
No one can take away your potential and opportunity! The journey of life can be very dynamic and can also be subjectively logical. Do you ever wonder and ask:
What is stopping me from having the life I love?
What is limiting me from living my true dreams?
When do I get my opportunity in life?
If you’re asking these
I truly believe we live in one of the best times in history!
We live in an era that if you can dream it, you can do it. Humans around the globe are transforming the world around us at lightening’s speed! From mobile supercomputing, intelligent robots and self-driving cars to neuro-technological brain advancements and bionic strength suits, the world around
80% Off Save On Roma Frames!
To our valued Partners,
We are positively committed to delivering on our # 9 Core Value: Deliver transparent, open and honest communication. Our goal is to always curate our product line to be relevant and cutting edge!
After careful review, we have decided to further discontinue products that are either no long relevant, and/or simply do
If you don’t ask you surely don’t get… It’s an age-old adage, and one that almost always prevails. Did you know? According to multiple sources on the Internet, the average amount of remotely conscious decisions an adult makes each day equals about 35,000. Researchers at Cornell* found that people make an average of 226.7 decisions about food alone.
The amount of
Don’t miss out on the chance to save 50% on select length, chop and join orders. Act fast, sale ends April 30, 2016!
Offer valid from April 4 to April 30, 2016. Free freight is available in Free Freight program states/provinces only; partners agree to pay shipping costs on additional items or rerouted items. Cannot be used in conjunction with
At Roma, we are proud to open our doors and host Tours to our friends, neighbours, businesses and anyone interested in learning more about company culture! We are so proud to host tours, that we dedicated a section of our website to it. Recently, during an interview, a candidate asked, “Why do you host tours, and how do they affect your
All of us, no matter where we live, no matter what nationality or culture we are; we all experience a warm feeling when we give or receive generously. Many argue that generosity is a win-win for all… and I tend to agree. Generosity is the quality of being kind, understanding and…
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Every once in a while a phrase or a quote has a profound impact on me! It tends to hit me right up side the head and often causes me to launch my own inquiry. As many of you know, I do my best to expand my thinking, learn new things and stretch my own conventional thinking about business and life!
I believe people are genuinely good at heart!
Not all people see the world this way and that’s okay; neither did I! From early childhood, your parents, teachers, and friends prime you to be careful. Watch this and watch that, don’t do this and avoid that. Moreover, you’re told that life is hard, a battle, often a struggle and that
Everyone loves to do it, but they rarely find the time, procrastinate or simply forget. No, I’m not talking about exercising or booking your next vacation, although both are really good things to do. Instead, I’m talking about the simply act of celebrating wins! Yes, you read correctly … Celebrating Wins!!!
To celebrate is to publicly acknowledge something significant, whatever it
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WCAF 15 Sec Teaser from Roma Moulding on Vimeo.
Roma Moulding At The 2016 WCAF
Roma Moulding, the picture frame and fine art moulding industry-leader, is once again excited to be a premier attraction at the West Coast Art and
The New Year is upon us… Welcome to 2016!!!
Many people are now reflecting on what transpired in the previous year while setting new goals for the year at hand. This year I’ve decided to take a much different approach. I’ve decided to do without goals, resolutions or to do lists. Although there is nothing wrong with creating lists, goals
Roma Moulding, the world-leader in fine art and photo frames, has released the next set of trend-setting mouldings, the 2016 Winter Collection.
Starting on Monday, January 1, the picture framing community was treated to 54 all new mouldings spanning across the Simply Roma and Roma One Lines. Never before seen textures and finishes steal the spotlight. The distressed finishes and
Whatever you choose to do in life, find your passion and you’ll win!!!
Passion is an intense emotion, a compelling enthusiasm or desire for something. It is the very thing that lights you up, the thing that has you jump out of bed in the morning and the thing in life that you would do no matter the pay.
At Roma Moulding, we value the relationships with all of partners and stakeholders, including those that support our hard working Roma team members. In order to spend time with our friends and families and to rejuvenate for an outstanding 2016, all Roma Moulding facilities will be closed from December 24 at 1:00pm EST to January 4 at 8:30am EST.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “The time is always right to do what is right.” I’m a firm believer that most people would agree with that statement. The challenging part is knowing, “what is right?”
I’m not here to tell others how to live their lives or decipher right from wrong, but instead I will share how my
My personal mission is to Move, Inspire & WOW the people I come in contact with to help enrich their lives. I’m personally driven to challenge the status quo, think big, then think bigger and never, ever settle for anything but great!
I’m driven by the belief that your time on earth is truly limited, so spend it doing something
Important Holiday Season Dates
We know you’re entering your most important sale season! Sometimes, it seems there aren’t enough hours during the week, so why not place your orders on a Saturday? We are positively committed to delivering on our #1 Core Value: Delivering WOW through Service, and our Wizards of WOW will be available on Saturdays to chat with and assist
There are many ways to live an extraordinary life, but one of the most rewarding ways to achieve this is to create and nurture extraordinary relationships.
The concept that I’m about to share can be used in every area of your life, whenever it pertains to people. Whether at work or home, with your spouse or child, or even your
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
Sometimes your product is so good that your standard of customer service is irrelevant. Unfortunately, most of us don’t have that luxury and need to establish epic standards of care and detail
Did you know that Roma Moulding has some of the best Stretcher Bars in the industry?
Save time by adding Stretcher Bar to your next Roma Moulding product order! Stretcher Bar is also a great way to reach your minimum free freight threshold. Click here to see if you qualify!
A finger-joint pine Stretcher Bar from Roma Moulding is ideal for all
I’m sure you’ve all heard of it, in many cases felt it, embraced it, wished you did it, and always love when it happens to you. It’s one of those things in life that doesn’t cost much, doesn’t take up a lot of time, promises a favorable outcome, and most often results in a warm smile.
The good news is,
Happy Birthday Roma! The Roma Moulding Team celebrated the company’s 31st birthday on Friday, September 25, 2015.
Team members across North America took part in the fun and festivities, with an epic birthday party at Roma’s headquarters in Vaughan, Ontario.
Roma Moulding is an award-winning handcrafted Italian framing company on a mission to create the world’s happiest workplace. Our
You truly can never judge a book by its cover, nor can you judge people by their outward appearance.
This past weekend the Roma Wish Team headed to New York City for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to assist the amazing Bowery Mission serving New Yorkers in need. A dozen of us spent a few days helping the Bowery Mission however we
Hey Roma family! It’s Melissa writing to you from the Bowery Mission on our second day in NYC!
I apologize for the delay in writing to update everyone how the trip is going, but the mission needs so much assistance that they got us to work right away!
Our mornings here are extremely early, beginning preparing breakfast
I believe we’ve made huge strides as a society lately to become more transparent. Thanks in part to social media, we are now offering the world a glimpse into who we are as people, as well as who we are as businesses. Because of this, it’s more important than ever to be transparent – to be open, frank and candid.
It’s that time of year again! Summer is almost over and between back-to-school and upcoming holidays such as Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, National Taco Day (Sunday, Oct. 4th – mark your calendars), and whatever else your customers may celebrate, you know there’s going to be a lot of pictures taken over the next few months. And those pictures are going to
A simple thank you goes a long way! Sometimes I think it can be easy to forget how impactful it is to show appreciation to the important people in your life. And in business, how important it is to show appreciation to your team members.
I make it my mission to give gratitude, which is the quality or feeling of
People often tell me that they admire my positivity and my outlook on life. I love hearing it, of course, but I want you to know you can achieve this too. All it takes is changing your perspective. I am a firm believer in living a life that you design for yourself, and to me, this all comes down to
The folks who know me know I feel that winning isn’t everything…it’s the only thing! Now for some, this statement may make them cringe. But for others, like myself, it’s a way of life!
I must confess, I wouldn’t want to be the team that loses the Super Bowl and is seen weeping on the field. I want to be
When it comes to creating a great company culture, the question I am most often asked is “Where did you start?”
Recently we had a n entrepreneur business coaching group, the eCircle, in to the Roma Moulding headquarters for a Roma Tour so they could witness Roma’s winning culture in action.
Afterwards I had an AMA session with them, and this question again
Tony Gareri, Roma Moulding’s Chief of WoW, was excited to speak to entrepreneurship students recently at the renowned University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Oshawa, Ontario. Founded in 2002, UOIT offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs in science, engineering, health, and information technology.
On June 16th, Michael Konopaski, Professor of Entrepreneurship at UOIT, invited Gareri to guest lecture
Roma Moulding, the industry leader in moulding for custom frames, mirrors and photo frames, has released the highly anticipated 2015 Summer / Fall collection. Roma is proud to release outstanding additions to Ramino collection, and also to announce a major product realignment that will bring you never-before-seen value on legendary, Italian handcrafted products.
“We carefully examined all of our products and
In today’s multitasking, time-sucking, series of events we call life, it’s easy to get caught up in the rat race. We are all so busy doing “stuff”, we put off the great things until tomorrow. We ignore our dreams each day.
We often say to ourselves, “I’m busy but when I get through this, I’ll start making my dream happen!”
Roma Moulding, the world-leader in fine art and photo frames, will release their next collection of trend-setting mouldings on July 6, 2015.
The 2015 Summer / Fall Collection is destined to change the picture framing industry, as Roma Moulding will release five all new mouldings in addition to re-releasing 19 classic mouldings which will provide a new level of value
Coach John Wooden, was one of American’s most respected and revered basketball players and coaches. Nicknamed the “Wizard of Westwood,” he led the UCLA men’s basketball team to ten national championships in a 12-year period, including an unprecedented seven in a row. Within this period, his teams won a men’s record 88 consecutive games.
When I stop and admire the
For some, it may be their worst nightmare but to me it’s my dream. I find myself at the front of a large room filled with 99 passionate HR professionals all hanging on my next word. Things are going well but in a moment I decide to truly let myself be authentic and say the next thing that comes to
I’m in the middle of a closely guarded facility where access is granted to only a select few. I’m surrounded by advanced technology that looks like it’s from some big budget science fiction film. The feeling of innovation is palpable; even without knowing much, I know the future is being built here. My guide enthusiastically shouts, “Ok robtos – Go!”
As many of you know, I love to read – a lot! I especially love to read books that allow me to gain insights into some of the world’s best companies. I love learning about how they became great, their trials and tribulations and why they continue to kill it and succeed.
Over the past few years, I’ve become fascinated by one of America’s
It’s 6:30am on a dark Saturday morning in February when I begin to hear what sounds like rain hitting the exterior of an aluminum window. As I slowly open my eyes, I see that it’s not raining; instead, it’s our little dog walking around our bedroom doing his best to wake us hoping to avoid peeing on the hardwood floor.
On March 26th, Roma Moulding celebrated with its 15th All Hands Meeting (AHM 15). Roma All Hands Meetings occur three times a year and provide team members and stakeholders with unique insight into what is happening with the company.
More than 130 attended in person with an additional 500 tuning in live online to witness the show. Highlights included important
A recent Gallup study shows some staggering numbers regarding workplace engagement and happiness. The latest figures indicate that 70 percent of Americans feel disengaged in their jobs. Meaning they’re checked out, sleepwalking through the day, or worse, just passing time. If that wasn’t bad enough, of those 70 percent, 18 percent are ‘actively disengaged’, meaning they are miserable at work
Have you seen a Roma Moulding All Hands Meeting (AHM)? If not you’re missing our on our industry’s biggest event. We roll out all the stops three times a year to transform our headquarters into a broadcast center where we share valuable insights and proven techniques to elevate your business and culture.
Our next AHM will be on March 26th
For the past 17 years, one of my annual highlights is attending the Moulding Design Show in Italy. I love it because in my experience, Italy is the worldwide leader in producing the best-designed products that feature superior quality. Aside from viewing the amazing craftsmanship on display, the weather was awesome and it goes without saying that the food was
All of us want to be successful. Throughout my travels, I’ve never met someone that didn’t want to achieve some form of success. Many of us have different versions of what success looks like. Some want to earn a certain income; others want to own a certain house, while others want a balanced lifestyle as part of their search for
For the folks who know me well, you know that I’m a huge advocate of social media! I also know that I can be a big pain in the butt when it comes to sharing the benefits of social media. The benefits of personal social media are awesome but for this blog I want to focus on social media for
Keep avoiding failure, I dare you … How’s that working out?
The fact is, failures are the secret and most powerful ingredient to success! You may be asking yourself, really? No way? It can’t be true – failing sucks! Truth be told, no one loves to fail but those who fail often come back and win. Does that make you
Roma Moulding CEO, Tony Gareri, is honored to be featured in Toastmaster Magazine! Gareri was identified as one of 2014’s six Most Passionate Leaders, by Internationally renowned author, Carmine Gallo (Talk Like Ted and The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs).
Since taking over as CEO of Roma Moulding four years ago, Gareri and his team have been on a mission
The retail market is tough! We’ve all seen the much-publicized closures over the past few years and recently even more major retailers have begun to pull the plug. In the past six weeks alone, Target, Mexx and Sony have announced that they will close all of their Canadian stores. Wow. That’s a total of 317 brick and mortar stores that will all leave the landscape shortly.
Roma Moulding, the picture frame and fine art moulding industry-leaders would like to thank all West Coast Art and Frame Expo (WCAF) attendees and fellow exhibitors for helping to make this one of the best expo’s yet.
The WCAF took place from January 26 to 28 in Las Vegas at the Paris Hotel and Casino. The Roma Moulding booth featured
You know that new car smell that everyone loves? How about the feeling of cracking open a book for the first time? Maybe you love peeling the plastic off of a new mobile device. All of these are related in a couple of exciting ways, chiefly, the fresh, newness of them all. Not only are they new but they hold
Roma Moulding, the world-leader in fine art and photo frames, have released the next set of trend-setting mouldings, the 2015 Winter collection.
Starting on Monday, January 5, the picture framing community was treated to 52 all new mouldings spanning across the Simply Roma, Roma One and Roma Elite brands. Also included are 16 stunning new Roma Photo Frames that have
I need to come clean folks. I’m guilty of one of my cardinal sins, even though I’ve repented my old ways. I too had an office and worse yet, had all my leaders in offices at some point. We don’t have them anymore but there was a time when I thought an office was a vital reward for climbing the
Roma Moulding congratulates legendary fine art photographer Peter Lik, on setting a world record for the most expensive photograph ever sold.
Lik sold his masterpiece “Phantom” to a private collector for $6.5 million, eclipsing the previous record of $4.3 million set in 2011.
Announced on December 9, 2014 through www.lik.com, that a private buyer had purchased “Phantom” for $6.5 million,
“The old rule was to create safe, ordinary products and combine them with great marketing.” Seth Godin, from Purple Cow.
We grew up in a by-gone era. Gas was cheap and electronics were expensive. One good income was likely enough for a family to thrive and daddy always got the big piece of chicken (I urge you to Google, Chris Rock big
On November 20, Roma Moulding celebrated with its 14th All Hands Meeting (AHM 14). Roma All Hands Meetings occur three times a year and provide team members and stakeholders with unique insight into what is happening with the company.
More than 130 attended in person with an additional 300 tuning in live online to witness the show. Highlights included important
At Roma Moulding, we value the relationships with all of partners and stakeholders, including those that support our hard working Roma team members. In order to spend time with our friends and families and to rejuvenate for an outstanding 2015, all Roma Moulding facilities will be closed from December 24 at 1:00pm EST to January 5 at 8:30am EST.
Leadership can be scary but so can a lot of things in life such as raising a family, going on a first date or skydiving. As scary as those things can be, there’s no shortage of people willing to take on those challenges.
I believe that at its’ core leadership is a great opportunity to make a difference in someone’s
While most North American sports are in-season, baseball just wrapped up the World Series a few weeks ago and now begins their offseason. General managers meet to gauge other’s interest in their players while perusing the list of available free agents looking to add key personnel to their teams. While my hometown team, the Toronto Blue Jays, hold the distinction
From November 5th to 10th, seven Roma Team Members left the comforts of home to volunteer at the Hands Across The Sea – Haiti (HATS) as part of Roma Wish Mission Haiti. HATS features children’s home, a school from preschool to grade 10 with over 400 children, and an outreach ministry to families in the surrounding communities. Our Roma Team
I’m dirty. I’m sweaty I stink and I’m probably a little hungry. Most of all, I’m tired, so very tired. My hands and feet are calloused while my back aches. I want nothing more than to shower and rest. Just when I feel like I’m done, a child pulls me into a game of soccer and I realize that I’ve
Roma Moulding CEO, Tony Gareri appeared on the Digital Marketing Canada podcast with tbk Creative President, Andrew Schiestel recently.
Gareri and Schiestel spoke for over an hour about corporate culture, the transition to online marketing, the best channels to develop your brand and tips on producing top-notch content.
“In 2010 (in the depths of the 2008/09 recession), Tony Gareri and
It’s the busiest time of year and there never seems to be enough hours in the day. Between the constant flow of demanding customers, holiday parties and maybe even some holiday shopping, we know this time of year is beyond hectic!
At Roma Moulding, we’re dedicated to Roma Family Core Value #1 “Deliver WOW through service” and to being around
The Roma Moulding team embarked on a historic and unprecedented journey last Friday.
Under the tutelage of Roma’s lean masters Rich Huisman and Steve Magirias more than 50 Roma team members participated in Roma’s first ever Kaizen, a Japanese word that means “good change or continuous improvement.”
Huisman, Roma Moulding’s Vice President of Growth, is a lean black belt who
Roma Moulding is proud to announce the addition to two outstanding leaders to the Roma Team.
Richelle Plumstead brings a wealth of sales and leadership experience gained in her previous role as a Broker and Real Estate Leader in New Brunswick to her post as Roma’s new Eastern Growth Leader.
“Of course there’s different product knowledge and systems to familiarize
Roma Moulding CEO, Tony Gareri was honored to present at conference held by Canada’s largest daily national newspaper last week.
Gareri presented on October 9, 2014 at The Globe and Mail’s third annual Leadership Conference to over 100 of The Globe’s people managers. Held at the Thompson Hotel in Toronto, The Globe’s Leadership Conference aimed to aid in transforming organizational
“Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone.”
Joni Mitchell wrote that profound lyric back in 1970 but remains as true today as it was the day it first hit the airwaves. While the author wrote about pressing environmental concerns, it’s equally applicable in many aspects of life; especially how a leader
Roma Moulding CEO, Tony Gareri, took part in Recharge 2014, a one-day summit for leaders offered by The Executive Roundtable that took place at the SHAMBA Foundation on Yonge Street in downtown Toronto.
Gareri was part of a CEO Panel that also featured Charles Brown, President of The Source and Naseem Somani, President and CEO of Gamma-Dynacare.
“Thank you Tony
C’est avec un grand plaisir que nous vous présentons notre ‘’WOW’’, nouvelle agente bilingue de l’équipe du service.
ROMA Moulding, le numéro 1 de l’industrie des Beaux-Arts et des Cadres photo fabriqués à la main, est fier d’annoncer l’ajout d’une personne bilingue à son équipe WOW du service à la clientèle.
Moniza est une spécialiste du service, elle est prête
Roma Moulding CEO Tony Gareri appeared on the Business Basecamp Podcast with host Elan Marko. Click here to listen to the podcast.
The Business Basecamp Podcast describes itself as “a show for entrepreneurs looking to live the dream.”
Gareri appeared on the podcast to provide advice to entrepreneurs and those taking over a family business on how to transform your company’s
“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” Oscar Wilde.
I agree wholeheartedly with one of history’s most quotable authors. Some books are the perfect escape to far away lands; some are inspirational as you learn about someone’s triumphant journey. Other books are so chock full of goodness
The Roma Moulding Team celebrated the company’s 30th birthday on Friday, September 12, 2014.
Team Members across North America took part in the fun and festivities that honored Roma’s history and future direction. The epicenter of the celebration took place at the company’s world headquarters in Vaughan, Ontario.
Recognized worldwide as an industry-leading photo and fine art frame manufacturer, Roma
Imagine this: you’re hanging out at the dock one day, looking for work and maybe an adventure. You hear rumblings of a great voyage about to take place and are intrigued to learn more. After hearing a few details about the journey you pack your things and board the ship ready for whatever awaits beyond the horizon. Prior to leaving
Roma Moulding, the industry leader in handcrafted fine art and photo frames is proud to announce two additions to its’ Operations Team.
Anthony Araguz has been a Roma team member for 16 years and is “excited beyond belief” to be named the Operations Leader at the Los Angeles (L.A.) distribution center. Prior to being named the L.A. Operations Leader, Araguz
The Roma Moulding Toronto Team is proud to have completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!
In total, 22 Roma Team members participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which aimed to raise funds and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Roma Moulding made a donation that will to go towards the $79.7 million that has been raised as of August 25
I love learning. It’s ingrained in everything I do as I seek new ways to develop as a person and a leader. I’ve had the privilege of traveling the world to attend incredible keynotes and conferences that have aided me in my pursuit. However, even with technology assisting us getting the content we desire, I remain steadfast on this simple
From a very young age, I knew what I wanted to be when I grew up. As the firstborn child of an entrepreneur, it was clear that my family wanted me to be heavily involved with the business my father started 30 years ago. So it’s fitting that growing up, I knew I wanted to be a CEO.
We’re only a day away our spectacular thirteenth All Hands Meeting, AHM 13! Join us on July 24, at 10:45am (EST) as we look back on the exciting first half of 2014 and make big announcements about our second half, including a special funeral for our Human Resources Department!
You don’t want to miss this action-packed event that everyone is
I have a problem that I’d like to share with you. If you’ve followed my blog, you know that I truly believe that people and culture are your only differentiators and your biggest competitive advantage. I refuse to look at people like a commodity or resource. People are the collection of hopes, dreams, ambitions and passions; not a widget to
Roma Moulding CEO, Tony Gareri is honored to speak at Purolator’s annual Sales Forum on July 17, 2014 in Montréal , Québec.
Purolator, Canada’s freight and logistics leader, asked key customers, including Gareri, to be part of a panel that will help the company gain customer insight. Gareri will speak to Purolator’s outstanding team of dedicated salespeople for 30 minutes including
We are extremely honored to be featured in Canada’s largest national newspaper! Recently, Roma Moulding CEO, Tony Gareri sat down with Sean Stanleigh of The Globe and Mail at a MastermindTalks event to discuss Roma’s “restart.”
Check out the preview below or read the whole article here.
Question: When and how did you start to rise through the ranks of
Our outstanding 2014 Summer / Fall collection is now available!
We’re proud to release outstanding additions to Lavo, Eleganza, Ramino and to introduce Ravello, our next amazing line!
“Our 2014 Summer / Fall collection is one of our best yet,” said Tony Gareri, CEO of Roma Moulding. “I’m really excited for our partners to see all the innovation as well
In the previous blog, we started to look at the two sides of our lives, professional and personal. We defined that you are more likely to hit your personal and professional goals, despite having very little choice when compared to your professional life. We began to examine the role of policies and procedures in the workplace and posed the hypothetical
Recently, I had an epiphany; a euphoric moment of clarity that I’d like to share with you all.
Let’s take a quick look at our lives. You go to work and then you go home. Let’s divide the two and call one your professional life and the other your personal life. At home, just like at work, we have goals.
Roma Moulding Chief of WOW, Tony Gareri was excited to participate in a podcast with Andrew Brown and Robert Gold of the Profit BusinessCast.
Brown is president of Write on the Money and co-host of BusinessCast. Gold, MBA, FCPA, FCA is the managing partner of Bennett Gold LLP, Chartered Accountants and the producer and co-host of BusinessCast.
“I thoroughly enjoyed
Our 2014 Summer / Fall launch is right around the corner and after July 7th, the framing world will never be the same!
We’ve gone back to the drawing board to create some truly trend-setting designs, invented an application processes and have pioneered a brand-new technique to produce never-before-seen color combinations! Needless to say, we’re very excited and want to
I was pumped for my vacation. Between running a company, mentoring my team and being available for my family and community, there’s not a lot of time left over. I’m fortunate to be able to do what I love but that doesn’t mean I don’t look forward to some relaxation.
After attending Leadercast Live in Atlanta, I met up with
Roma Moulding is proud to be a sponsor at one of North America’s premier art expositions Art Comes Alive 2014, occurring June 7, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Art Comes Alive is an annual fine art contest featuring the work of talented artists across North America. It offers participating artists the opportunity for exposure, acknowledgement and to win outstanding prizes that
We are extremely honored to be featured on Forbes.com!
Recently, best-selling author Carmine Gallo meet with members of the Roma Team to dig deeper into our culture revolution and published a wonderful piece detailing his findings.
“When I looked in the mirror, I didn’t like who I had become.” That’s what Tony Gareri told himself after twelve years of working in
Roma Moulding is extremely pleased to announce the addition of two new outstanding people to the Roma family.
Toni Hamilton and Kevin Saychareun both come from diverse backgrounds and will immediately begin supporting the team at Roma Moulding.
Toni, a Brampton resident and mother of four, joins the Purchasing and Inventory team after years spent honing her skills with esteemed
I love being a leader. It’s something I’ve worked very hard to achieve and here’s my secret: I work even harder to maintain my position as a company’s leader.
Anyone who knows me or who regularly follows this blog, knows that I passionately pursue opportunities to stretch my boundaries and become a better leader. Why am I so motivated to
Roma Moulding hosted Canada’s transportation and logistics leader, Purolator, at our world headquarters last month for a special video shoot.
Roma Moulding opened its doors to the world-renowned company and valued partner at the request of Purolator President and CEO, Patrick Nangle.
“You can build, design and create the world’s greatest products,” Roma Moulding’s CEO Tony Gareri said. “But it
Roma Moulding is excited to announce the addition of Josée Kirouac to its team of outstanding Business Partner Specialists.
Josée will immediately begin work in la belle province and provide service to our Quebec and Eastern Canadian partners that leaves them moved, inspired and wow’d!
“I am so pleased to have Josée join our growing team of dedicated Business Partner
Do you remember that time when you met someone who simultaneously inspired and challenged you? That person who made you a little uncomfortable because they took you outside of your comfort zone; the one whose expertise and guidance helped you to achieve a goal you previously thought was unattainable.
They were an “A” player and the kind of person you
“Love the Roma product. By far the nicest finishes and highest quality out there. Always consistent and innovative. Fantastic rep Rusti to work with. Always there to help and support our business way beyond whatever could be hoped for.
With Simply Roma, launched over a year ago, they have added an incredible value line that has an amazing versatile collection
Hello,my name is Eric from Grey Goose Framing in Los Angeles. Roma has to be our best quality product we sell. As well as our Roma Representative; Rusti Gioiosa. She is professional, dependent, and always Has a great new product for us to put on our walls.
Our favorite moulding selections are the New Arbor, and the Versailles as well
We recently received some amazing coverage in Decor Magazine! Check out the preview below and click the link for the full article.
The Pursuit of Happiness: Roma Moulding Celebrates 30 Years
There’s a magical feeling of excitement in the air. It’s noticeable from the first moment you walk through the door. Nothing about this place is typical—from the decorated replica
Roma Moulding is pleased to announce the hiring of Rich Huisman as the vice president of sales.
Huisman will begin with Roma Moulding on April 14, 2014 and immediately start work with the industry-leading team of Business Partner Specialists to ensure outstanding service and attention to all Roma Moulding business partners.
“We are totally excited to have Rich Husiman join
Last night, Roma Moulding proudly accepted the 2014 Business of the Year (manufacturing) award as part of the Business Achievement Awards presented by the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce.
“We are so proud and honored to be recognized by the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce (V.C.C.) with a Business Achievement Award,” said Tony Gareri, CEO, Roma Moulding Inc. “As we celebrate our
On March 27, 2014 Roma Moulding celebrated with its twelfth All Hands Meeting (AHM).
The two-hour event was broadcasted live, online and attended in-person by more than 200 individuals eager to learn how Roma is able to achieve unparalleled industry success.
The event featured more than nine speakers, a special tribute to 2013 Specialist Incentive Program (SIP) Champion Michelle Anderson,
Today, Roma Moulding, the industry-leader in picture frame and fine art mouldings, released Live Chat as part of their Web 2.0 experience. Live Chat is a dynamic new way of connecting with the industry experts at Roma Moulding. It allows users to have a conversation, live, online with members of Roma’s legendary customer care team, the Wizards of Wow (WoW).
I’m 35 years old and live my life knowing I have roughly 40 more years on this planet before I suck earth for the rest of eternity (based on average life expectancy). That may seem like a depressing way of starting a blog but it’s the truth and like many things in life, it’s entirely based around how you look at
A hush falls over the energetic crowd. Everyone holds his or her breath for a moment, awaiting the final verdict. Numbers are announced over loud speakers as the crowd once again erupts with joyous applause. After the performance of a lifetime, a dream has been realized; an athlete has won Olympic gold.
As we watch the Olympics unfold, it’s important
“The truth is like a lion; you don’t have to defend it. Let it loose; it will defend itself,” Augustine of Hippo.
Leadership is about vision! It’s also equally about creating and fostering a climate of truth, where you and your team can hear the good and the bad. For one to lead, you must instill a culture where people can
We live in a world full of devices that tend to keep us apart. Every year amazing advances in technology afford us new opportunities – such as seeing our loved ones face when we speak across great distances. Cloud computing provides the opportunity to share documents and work collaboratively despite being miles away from each other. There’s even well established
This is just to let you know that we think Bob Havens is the bees knees and the cat’s meow!
He’s been our rep here at Penland Custom Frames for sixteen years and has always been courteous, kind but mostly helpful!!! His ability to problem solve has helped us out immensely during the past month. Please know how fortunate we
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In our quest to Move, Inspire and WOW, we at Roma want to make sure that you are truly happy with your purchase. If however, you are not completely satisfied with the product, returning it is just as easy as ordering it!
Roma Moulding will honor your request and accept returns on mouldings that have been purchased within the last
Roma Family Core Value #1 is to Deliver WOW through service. When you contact Roma with a question or concern, we want you to know that we are here to help you. Our team members are passionate and committed to getting you assistance, when you need it. Not only are we here to help, we’re here to make sure you
At Roma, we take great care and pride in knowing that our mouldings are made using only woods from active reforestation programs. Our suppliers adhere to strict guidelines and use reclaimed wood when appropriate. In addition, we also use recycled and environmentally friendly packaging materials whenever possible.
Our social commitment is yet another clear indication of our overall
When I bought my home, it was a hot mess. While it had beautiful mature trees, a stunning lot and incredible structural integrity, it also had purple toilets, scratched and dented floors as well as windows so old the wind blew right through!
I had the option of tearing the whole thing down and starting with a fresh canvas but
After reading the title of this blog, you must be thinking. “What? Are you nuts? How could you fire all your managers? What’s going on there?”
Before I explain our philosophy, let’s quickly take a look at the definition of a couple of key words.
Manager: a person who has control of an institution, business.
Leader: a person who guides, moves
The curtains are drawn while I pace calmly, going over in my mind what will happen next. The lights are bright and the stage is set as a hush falls over the crowd.
The anticipation has been building for months, leading to this moment; the moment I’ve waited for since I last walked off this stage on April 4 at
At 37 years old Tim Duncan thrives in a sport dominated by younger men in their 20s’. Duncan and his San Antonio teammates just wrapped up their battle with the Miami Heat for the 2013 NBA Championship. How can Duncan, already a four-time champion and future Hall of Famer, defy age and continue to dominate while propelling his team to
Zoom. The bullet whizzes past your head as you jockey for position and a clear shot. A head peaks around the corner as you steady your aim, waiting for the precise moment to strike. With lighting fast reflexes you squeeze the trigger then duck for cover. You’re panting with excitement as you hear, “You got me. That’s it – You
The alarming sound awakes you from your slumber. The insistent beeping from your phone or clock won’t let up until reality sets in. Your pulse quickens and palms become slick with fresh perspiration. Today is the day; your first day at your new job.
Do you remember your first day or first week at a new job?
Stop – take
Company culture is a key component to any thriving business. It has been described as the only truly unique competitive advantage one company has over the other; it is the DNA or soul of the organization. For that reason, when a company’s culture is strong, aligned, defined, and properly guided, magical things happen!
For us at Roma Moulding, magical things
Why Company Culture is So Important!
Each company is defined by it. Not many know it by name and many don’t even know it exists! It’s your company culture. Your DNA, if you will, of your organization!
A company’s culture is the only truly unique identifier. Things like your products, your strategies and even your techniques can be duplicated. The
Today’s world is a very different place than just a few years ago. Today, we live in an ultra fast paced world with an abundance of everything from toothpaste to TV stations, computers to cars; the market place is filled with tons of choices!
One major choice in people’s lives is a job or career. Gone are the days of reviewing the career section in