Jay Remer, our latest guest contributor, is a corporate etiquette and international protocol consultant currently based in Canada. He was trained and certified by the Protocol School of Washington®, the leader in etiquette and protocol services, to present a variety of interactive workshops on corporate etiquette and international protocol.

For over 40 years, he has planned and managed royal, corporate, political and social events and parties, some of them for up to 500 people. Jay believes good manners and proper etiquette are based on common sense.

He will write posts about etiquette, respect and civility in a variety of social and business settings. Look for his upcoming blog series.