Clean ’17 – Get Educated!

Posted May 26, 2017 at 1:44 pm

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From contract language and certification programs to safety and social media marketing, Clean Show attendees will have an array of options to choose from among the topics that the show’s educational sessions will cover. Here’s a look at TRSA-sponsored education at the show. All classroom events will be held in room N 107-108.


Title:Customer Contracts: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Speaker:Steve Fellman, TRSA legal counsel and principal at GKG Law

Time:8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Fellman will host an interactive discussion on how to design customer contracts to maximize profitability. Learn about new contract clauses relating to digital billing technology and examine how textile services companies deal with issues relating to breach of contract.

Exhibit Floor Presentation

Title:Clean Green and Hygienically CleanCertifications

Speaker:Bob Corfield, president & CEO, Laundry Design Group; and Bill Mann,TRSA director of industry relations

Time:3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Independent, quantitative, third-party certifications build customer confidence and offer your company a competitive advantage. Nearly 60 companies (163 facilities combined) have earned TRSA’s Clean Green and more than 115 facilities have earned TRSA’s Hygienically Clean designations. Learn from TRSA inspectors how your company can meet these rigorous standards and quantifiable measurements, including inspections and testing.


Title:Family Business Dynamics

Speaker:Joshua Nacht, Ph.D., affiliate consultant, Family Business Consulting Group

Time:8 – 9 a.m.

Learn the generation-influenced frameworks used by successful multigeneration family enterprise leaders to facilitate communication among, and educationof current and future generations. These tactics prepare family members who have the ability and willingness to contribute to the sustainability of their family businesses. This session will focus onprocess innovation in human resources and governance.

Title:Social Media Marketing Secrets Revealed

Speaker:Jeff Wile, president, Infinite Laundry

Time:9 – 10 a.m.

Discover thetop tips and tricks to succeed in business-to-business (B2B) social and digital advertising. You’ll also hear how to incorporate conversion rate optimization to maximize your sales by acquiring new customers.


Title:Five Considerations for Improving Employee Retention

Speaker:Brenda Stauffer, director of human resources, Balfurd Inc.

Time:8 – 9 a.m.
Businesses seeking to curb high employee turnover face difficult challenges in retaining their most valuable workers. This session will offer you five key considerations for retaining your top employees that go beyond a good pay package.

Title:Panel: Tips and Lessons Learned When Entering the Commercial Laundry Industry

Speakers: J.R. Ryan, president, MODRoto; Keith Ware, VP, sales, Lavatec Laundry Technology; and Bob Corfield, president & CEO, Laundry Design Group

Time:9 – 10 a.m.

Learn what’s needed to enter the linen, uniform and facility services marketplace. Hear from industry experts on the best place to start this transition, how the industry works, what the competition is like, to determine if it’s the right move for you.

Exhibit Floor Presentation

Title:Most Common OSHA Violations, VPP and New Safety Certifications

Speaker:Edwin G. Foulke Jr., attorney-at-law, Fisher & Phillips

Time: 2 – 3 p.m.

Discover the most common violations that produced the more than $200,000 in final penalties assessed by federal OSHA in fiscal 2016 to linen and uniform supply companies for safety noncompliance. You’ll identify the 20 most frequently cited standards and the top25 “low-hanging” fruit violations, while also receiving information on OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) and TRSA’s new Safety Certification.