TRSA Announces Schedule for 28th Annual MMI

Posted June 19, 2020 at 2:33 pm

Gather at the Embassy Suites O’Hare-Rosemont in Rosemont, IL, this Sept. 23-25 to attend the industry’s longest-running and most recognized maintenance management and technology development program: TRSA’s Maintenance Management Institute (MMI).

At MMI, network and learn with the linen, uniform and facility services industry’s top engineers, maintenance, plant and general managers. This year’s 28th Annual MMI combines general sessions and breakouts with peer interaction to enhance attendees’ technical knowledge, along with exploration of management and leadership styles. Get empowered to create more effective, efficient, and resilient maintenance practices. While fostering stronger relationships with peers and the industry’s engineering and technology experts. Stay at the top of your game with MMI’s practical, immediately applicable knowledge, skills, strategies, and tactics to optimize operational efficiencies and performance, resulting in reduced downtime and maximum plant productivity.

MMI will kick off with a tour and debrief from the Chicago-based linen and uniform service operator Roscoe Co. You will get a firsthand look at the Roscoe plant and how the company’s business philosophy and use of current technology impacts its operations. Attendees will tap into a wealth of expertise in management systems, behavior-based safety, human and organizational performance and lead manufacturing during an address titled, Level Up: Developing a High-Performance Maintenance Program.

Workshop presenters are experts from the linen, uniform and facility services industry who know the everyday issues in keeping laundries running. Benefit from their expertise on the following topics that will improve your operations:

  • General Guidance for Properly Disinfecting Your Plant
  • Energy Management and Performance Strategies
  • Managing Employees in the “New Normal”
  • Managing a Successful Plant Shutdown and Return to Service
  • Maintenance and Extending the Life of your Equipment
  • Roof Safety and Fall Protection

Individuals who hold the TRSA Certified Professional Laundry Manager (CPLM) designation can receive up to 18 credit hours toward recertification by attending MMI educational sessions and plant tours.

Wrap up the MMI experience on a high note with a facilitated open forum featuring Q&A on any of the topics covered during MMI. This session will allow for interaction with members of TRSA’s MMI task force, top industry managers who will serve as panelists. You will review what you have learned throughout MMI and ask any remaining questions prior to heading home and back to work. Participants can submit their topics on their registration forms, or at the event (any time before this session). They also can ask questions during the session. Questions from the floor will also be welcomed during the session.

Early registration discounts are available through Aug. 14. Save even more when several company employees attend together; contact Meredyth Ellington at 877.770.9274 or for discount codes prior to registering online. For more information (brochure, agenda and registration instructions), visit