TRSA 11th Annual Legislative Conference & Industry Awards Dinner

March 24-25, 2021   •   Alexandria, Virginia

Registration for this event is closed. Questions can be directed to


This event is a hybrid event with virtual and in-person opportunities for participation. Learn about TRSA’s Live Event Health and Safety Protocols.

The TRSA Annual Legislative Conference offers the opportunity to impact TRSA initiatives and influence the industry’s advocacy agenda. Our diverse membership gathers to raise awareness and educate legislators and regulators about the tax, workplace safety, labor, energy and water and energy concerns affecting the industry. In addition, volunteer leaders from around the world gather to share information regarding best management practices, trends, innovations and issues impacting their market segment.

Who Should Attend
  • Owner-Operators
  • Corporate Executives
  • Supplier Partners
Hill Meetings (All Meetings with Hill Staff and Legislators are Virtual as per Capitol Hill pandemic protocols)

The conference improves your team’s skills as educators and company representatives by training them to confer with federal regulators, lawmakers and their key staff. Meeting with influential policymakers and building relationships with industry colleagues performing this same function generates immediate and long-term benefits for your company.

Committee Meetings (Virtual or Live Participation)

Your participation in TRSA Committees will help expand your professional network and enhance skills such as management, leadership, team-building and decision-making. The following committees are meeting on March 24. Click each link to review meeting agenda, membership and more. RSVP to the meeting either through event registration or by emailing the staff liaison:

Annual Industry Awards Dinner (virtual acceptance for most awards – includes video appreciation)

TRSA will recognize the winners of our 2020 Awards. (The 2021 Award nominations will open in the spring of 2021 with Awards presentations being hosted during the October 2021 TRSA Annual Conference.)

Awards Dinner Schedule

7:15 pm – 8 pm

  • Introduction – TRSA Chair Noel Richardson (Virtual)
  • SafeTRSA*
  • Community Service*
  • Above & Beyond
  • Clean Green
  • Diversity
  • Volunteer Leadership
  • Best Plants

*notes in-person acceptance

Additional TRSA Event Health and Safety Protocols Specific to Legislative Conference

As face-to-face meetings are not allowed on the Hill due to the pandemic, attendees will meet with their representatives via virtual meeting. Participants of these meeting will require the use of a personal WiFi enabled laptop, tablet or smart phone. TRSA will have designated safe, socially distant spaces with WiFi for attendees to connect their laptops and conduct meetings. You also have the option to participate in these meetings from your personal hotel room.

Earn CPLM Continuing Education (CE) Credits

Individuals who have earned TRSA’s Certified Professional Laundry Manager (CPLM) credential may earn Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification with participation in this event. For more information about TRSA’s CPLM credential, visit

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellations received by March 10, 2021, will receive a full refund minus a 25% processing fee. Cancellations received after March 10, 2021, will not be refunded and cannot be credited to another TRSA program or event. Refunds will not be granted for no-shows. Cancellations will not be processed until after the event.

Dress Code

Business casual attire for all sessions.

Past Presentations

Click here for presentations from past conferences.