Healthcare Conference: Trends, Opportunities and Challenges

11/18/2022

More than 150 operator and supplier partner executives serving the healthcare market sector attended TRSA’s 11th Annual Healthcare Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. The two-day conference featured a full day of industry-specific education followed by a tour of Emerald Textiles’ 65,000-square-foot plant in nearby Phoenix.

Consumer Tracker Raises Hopes for Dining-In Renaissance

11/18/2022

Prospects are dubious for restaurant patrons to return to previous high levels of dining in versus carrying out. Dining in is likely to grow from current levels, however, as some defection to takeout subsides and the overall restaurant market grows. A leading consumer trend analyst who advises foodservice operators offered this forecast in a Nov. 1 webinar.

AlliantCon Draws Industry Leaders to Fort Worth

11/10/2022

Over 115 linen, uniform and facility services industry operators representing 55 companies from the U.S. and Canada gathered in Fort Worth, TX, for two days of networking, education and fun. The annual conference, dubbed “AlliantCon,” is a forum for operators to discuss new technologies, exchange ideas and strategies and learn other new ways that operators can grow and manage their businesses. 

Virtual Roundtables Engage Members in Sharing Experience

10/14/2022

Smaller group interaction moderated by TRSA leaders and a focus on impacts of inflation on the industry marked the Oct. 12-13 TRSA market-specific virtual roundtables on Zoom, keeping a steady flow of conversation for each hour-long discussion as members shared their experience with issues related to labor, supply chain, customer communications and more.

Registration Close Imminent for Oct. 12-13 Virtual Roundtables

10/07/2022

Take an hour to meet with the best contacts to get ideas for performance improvement by participating in a TRSA Virtual Roundtable on Wednesday, Oct. 12 or Thursday, Oct. 13. These customer-industry market-specific events will emphasize information-sharing by industry executives and managers in small-group discussions of today’s most pressing operational challenges.

‘Zero Tolerance’: Best Weapon Against Workplace Harassment

10/07/2022

If you treat your employees with dignity and respect, then a “zero tolerance” stance on harassment or discriminatory behavior at work follows naturally, said Melanie Shong Helm, an HR expert who addressed the second session of the three-part “Safe Space Series” on Oct. 4 sponsored by TRSA’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee.

TRSA Reschedules Interactive Workshop to Oct. 4

09/30/2022

Due to power outages as a result of Hurricane Ian, TRSA rescheduled its Workplace Harassment Interactive Virtual Workshop to Oct. 4 at 1:30 p.m. EDT. The workshop is the second offering in TRSA’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Safe Space Series sponsored by Strategic In/Sight Partners.

Annual Conf. Features Industry Awards, Education & Events

09/16/2022

TRSA hosted a star-studded 109th Annual Conference in Nashville, TN, from Sept. 13-15, featuring keynote addresses from a well-known country singer, songwriter and actor and a former Major League pitcher, in addition to industry-specific education sessions for both operator members and supplier partners.

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