THURSDAY, JUNE 18
Labor Savings: What New, Automated Equipment Can Do For You (DLI). Automated equipment never calls in sick, makes training easier and pays for itself quickly. 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Green Conspiracy: Saving The Environment & The Bottom Line (ALM). Ed Kwasnick, president of Turn-Key Services, tells how to protect the environment without losing money. 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
The “Greening” of Reusables: How to “Green” Your Operation (ARTA). Roundtable discussion addresses every aspect of making a laundry “green.” 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Global Market Characteristics, Trends & Strategies (CINET/TSA). International market statistics, trends and challenges in textile rental, competition and business concepts. 8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Sustainable Solutions in Industrial Laundering (CINET/TSA). Global strategies for saving energy and water. 8:35 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Hygiene Management in Industrial Laundry (CINET/TSA). Evaluating hygiene in laundries worldwide. 9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Innovation & New Technologies in Industrial Laundries (CINET/TSA). An overview of innovations in machine technology and their applications. 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Survival Skills: How Laundry Owners Will Profit in Today’s Economy (CLA). A panel discussion from successful laundry owners on today’s challenges. 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Energy Savings & Maintenance Tips for The Coin-Laundry Operator (CLATA). Harco’s Tony Polegri offers ways to cut energy and maintenance costs. 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Reduce Water Usage in Laundry Operations & Save $$$$ (CLATA). Seitz’ Andreas Thiel reveals how innovative wash formulas can cut water use and save money. 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Earn More Through Professional Designations (IEHA). Continuing education raises professionalism; CEH and REH certifications can aid success. 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
The Essentials of Laundry Safety (TRSA). Experts in occupational health and ergonomics discuss ways to enhance laundry safety, plus an overview of TRSA and UTSA safety programs. 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
FRIDAY, JUNE 19
AOE Helped Build My Business, And It Can Help Build Yours (DLI). Award of Excellence (AOE) cleaners discuss how they use certification to promote their services and attract customers. 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Picking Up from Customers = Picking Up Profits (DLI). “Route Pro” James Peuster tells how to build successful routes, one pickup at a time. 9:10 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Pay Now or Pay Later: Preventive Maintenance (ALM). Astar’s Randy Stiver tells how to practice preventive maintenance when every expense is scrutinized. 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Safety & The Role of Leadership: The Milliken Lesson (ALM). Safety director Wayne Punch tells how Milliken developed one of the leading safety programs in the industry. 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
The Professional Textile Care (PTC) Market, A Global Perspective; PTC Innovation (CINET/TSA). Market characteristics, trends and innovations in plants throughout the world. 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Global Cleaning Technology: Latest Available New Technologies (CINET/TSA). Facts and figures on solvent use around the world and the effectiveness of perc alternatives. 9:05 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
New Finishing Techniques (CINET/ TSA). New finishing techniques can cut labor costs. 9:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Sustainable E-Drycleaning Project (CINET/TSA). European textile-care legislation, procedures and best practices. 9:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Developing A Marketing Plan with Punch (CLA). Internet marketing and direct-mail strategies can pay off with customer development and growth. 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Garment-Care Tool Kit: Stain-Removal Basics (CLA). Jane Rising shares proven techniques for removing stains for coin-op drop-off service. 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
ETSA Mini-Sessions. Short sessions for industrial laundries cover European market trends, high-speed equipment, resource optimization, sustainable low-temperature wash procedures, care labeling and wastewater reuse. 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Healthcare Laundry Accreditation: Why & How (HLAC). HLAC executive director Kathy Tinker describes standards for healthcare textile processing and describes the benefits of accreditation. 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Clean Green: Marketing Textile Services in The Environmental Era (TRSA). Textile-services operators can promote an excellent track record of energy, water and chemical efficiency. 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Why Safety Makes Good Business Sense (UTSA). F-Matic’s David Bernstein explains how effective safety and health management helps business. 8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.
How to Develop A Self-Managed Team (UTSA). Performance Matters’ Troy Lovins tells how to create an organizational structure that motivates employees to work together and hold themselves accountable for performance. 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
SATURDAY, JUNE 20
The Great Solvent Debate (DLI). Experts on every solvent share the upsides and downfalls of their experiences. 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Your Website: If You Build It, They (Customers) Will Come (DLI). Create a website that gets customers to “click” a path to your door. 9:10 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Building A Solid Foundation: Linen Distribution Programs (ALM). Encompass’ Janice Larson discusses the benefits of linen distribution services. 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Alternative Payment & Card Systems (CLA). How to use alternative payment systems to your advantage. 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Equipment Replacement: Cost vs. Benefit Analysis (CLA). Richard Weisinger offers practical advice on equipment replacement from the standpoint of accounting and ROI. 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Earn More Through Professional Designations (IEHA). Repeat—see description of Thursday’s session. 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Textile Services Global Forum (TRSA). Global leaders explore the similar challenges among international markets, including energy efficiency, productivity and workplace safety. 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Optimizing Profitability Through Merchandise Management (UTSA). Troy Lovins explores new methods that can help drive revenues, reduce expenses and integrate measurement standards. 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
SUNDAY, JUNE 21
Making It to The “Finishing Line” (ALM). G.A. Braun’s David Chadsey discusses how automated finishing equipment can increase productivity without compromising quality. 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Evaluating An Investment in Coin Laundry (CLA). The basics of coin-op investment and operation for first-timers and owners adding new locations. 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.