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Thad posted a topic in Industry News & Eventshttp://thehugeconvention.com
National Cleaning Expo - Mobile Cleaning Events Pete Marentay, the Wood Cleaning and Restoration Expert Pete will Present on -Chemistry Tracy Handl - Sales Sunbrite Supply About Us Click on the detail about the Hot water Skid give-away at Myrtle Beach Sept 2009
PWNA Update June 2009 From Dan Galvin, President It’s “Clean Across America” Time PWNA is inviting members to participate in the Clean Across America community service program this July. This national event is a joint venture with Take Pride in America®, a national partnership program aimed at increasing volunteer service on America’s public lands. In past years, PWNA has tackled some big projects – like power washing the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials – but we recognize that small projects are equally as important. PWNA members are encouraged to get their staff and families help to identify potential community clean-up projects, large or small. It can be something as simple as power washing the steps of a local church to washing statues in a park while a volunteer crew cleans up the litter. Be sure to take pictures of your event and send a note to head office about your project. We like to track the number of projects completed by members of the association. It’s a “Good News!” story that’s worth sharing. For more information, check out www.cleanacrossamerica.info and/or www.takepride.gov. BMPs That Support Environmental Protection Robert Hinderliter, PWNA’s Environmental Committee Chairman, has been busy promoting Best Management Practices (BMPs) as they relate to environmental protection and the pressure washing business. In the recent past, he has given presentations in North Carolina, California, Kansas and Texas. He will continue this educational and networking campaign in the coming months. Robert has been instrumental in establishing Models for Ordinances, Contractor Training and Certification, and BMPs for the PWNA and other related organizations. He has been kind enough to video his EPA training seminars and has posted them on U-Tube for the benefit of others. To view these educational videos, your can simply type “EPA Power Washing” on the U-Tube search engine or (even better) go to www.pwna.org. Click on the EPA logo at the bottom of the home page and you will find direct links to the series of U-Tube videos. Environmental protection is a hot topic right now and PWNA is ever grateful to Robert for spearheading this process. Successful implementation and acceptance of these practices is a critical step for our association and the communities where we operate our businesses. “It is important that PWNA works with industry to establish rules and regulations that are reasonable, rational and logical, rather than legislated,” says Robert. PWNA Conference October 8-10, 2009 Chicago, Illinois Planning is well underway for our annual convention. PWNA members are welcome to provide feedback and ideas for programs and speakers for the event. Visit pwna.org and send us an email. The Board is also asking for suggestions from members on where to hold the 2010 event. If you have any ideas or preferences please let us know as soon as possible. Even in these tough economic times, convention space books up quickly and it is often necessary to secure a facility many months in advance. Website Update Content development and site enhancements to PWNA’s new website are on-going. Be sure to check the web site often to see what your association is doing on your behalf. If you have anything suggestions for pwna.org, we’d love to hear them. Please don’t hesitate to contact us. Feedback, of any kind, is always appreciated. The website now has opportunities for advertisers, too. If you are a supplier or manufacturer of power washing products, please check it out. Did You Know? Membership of the PWNA also allows our members to be linked on our Find a Contractor or Find a Distributor/Supplier pages. Click on the membership link on this page to join us. The larger our membership, the stronger each of our businesses are. Questions? Concerns? Great ideas? Call PWNA’s Head Office (1-800-393-7962) or check us out at Power Washing Contractors | Power Washers | Pressure Washing Contractors. Sincerely, Dan Galvin East Coast Powerwashing
Beth n Rod posted a topic in Industry News & EventsPWNA Convention/Fall Technical Seminar – Chicago, 2009 October 8th through the 10th, 2009 Register today - $249 for PWNA members ($149 for additional company reps), $349 for non members ($249 for additional company reps). Convention Includes the 4 Pillars of the PWNA Education Networking Conventions Clear Voice for Our Industry Convention/Fall Technical is being held at: Holiday Inn – Gurnee, Illinois 6161 West Grand Avenue Gurnee, IL 60031 847-336-6300 Master of Ceremonies is Joe Walters Education Topics include: Flat Work Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Fleet Washing Environmental Power Washing Insurance Awning Cleaning Basic Chemistry Parking Structures Wood Restoration Marketing and the Internet Vendors include Joseph D. Walters Insurance Agency EDI Distributors D.P.W. Sales and Service Latimat Delco Cleaner Timers Knight Enterprises And more Pre-conferences are being held on October 8th from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Please choose one when registering. $69.00 per person for PWNA members, $99.00 per person for non members, space is limited Conference 1 – Machine and Pumps: How to rebuild and repair machine engines, pumps and burners. Conference 2 – Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning: All the questions answered regarding Kitchen Exhaust. Group of experts. Tips to making your business bigger. Conference 3 – Power Washing for Newbies: The Hinderliters know how to start and make money while avoiding costly mistakes. Fill out the Registration Form on this page or download the Registration Forms below. (Vendors must download the form) Pre-Conference Registration Form Convention Registration Form Vendor Registration Form
Masonry Attending trade shows can be hard on the feet and the mind, with so much to take in so few days. This year, the MCAA is making learning fun and interesting through innovative, informative sessions, new "action stations," and The Jersey Boys. The convention will be held at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas, Feb. 2-6, 2009, and is designed specifically for the mason contractor and allied organizations. You'll want to add the following events and activities to your trip agenda. Opening Session The Opening Session is Tues., Feb. 3, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Level 2, Room S231. MCAA President Tom Daniel will officially welcome attendees to the annual convention and introduce special guest and keynote speaker, Alan Thicke. American audiences will most likely remember Alan Thicke best for portraying psychiatrist and father Jason Seaver on ABC's Growing Pains, which is now syndicated in over 65 countries. In addition to a long list of acting and producing credentials, he is a prolific composer, having written more than 45 television theme songs. As a headliner and speaker, Thicke's distinctive charm and humor have established him as one of America's all-purpose entertainers. He has played the main Las Vegas showrooms of the Hilton, Desert Inn and Sands, as well as Atlantic City's Resorts International, numerous cruise ships, and corporate events for many of the world's biggest companies and associations. Action Stations Join the MCAA in this year's newest addition to World of Masonry, Masonry Action Stations. You'll enjoy live, "how to" education action stations that will take place on the show floor during World of Masonry. Every one-hour program will be free and approved for MCAA certification credit. Be sure to visit booth 12719 on Level 1 in the South Hall for these non-traditional educational opportunities. Check out the MCAA website, convention.masoncontractors.org, this month for a full schedule of courses. Closing Reception The Closing Reception is Thurs., Feb. 5, 5:30 - 11 p.m. at the Palazzo Hotel. Before attendees say goodbye to Las Vegas, they can enjoy dinner followed by an evening with the Jersey Boys. Jersey Boys, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2006, takes you up the charts, across the country and behind the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Note: Jersey Boys contains strong authentic Jersey language and is not appropriate for all ages. Other MCAA events to attend Masonry Foreman Development, Feb. 2 and 3, 7 a.m. — 5 p.m., Convention Center, S233 Masonry Quality Institute, Feb. 2 and 3, 8 a.m. — 5 p.m., Convention Center, S230 International Masonry Skills Challenge, Feb. 3, 10:30 a.m. — 3:30 p.m., Convention Center, Gold Lot MAC PAC Reception, Tues., Feb. 3, 5 — 6 p.m., Venetian Hotel Understanding Codes & Standards, Feb. 4, 8 a.m. — 12 p.m., Convention Center, S232 Expert's Pairing Advice, Wed., Feb. 4, 1 — 3 p.m., Venetian Hotel Contractor Appreciation Party, Wed., Feb. 4, 7 — 10 p.m., Venetian Hotel Basic Masonry Estimating, Feb. 5, 8 a.m. — 4 p.m., Convention Center, S230 Fastest Trowel on the Block, Feb. 5, 12 — 1:30 p.m., Convention Center, Gold Lot Hotel and Registration info The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino is the largest property in the country to receive AAA's Five Diamond Award and Mobil Four-Star. As one of the world's most luxurious resort and convention destinations, the 36-story Venetian is located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip and recreates Venice's legendary landmarks. Guests will enjoy the Canyon Ranch SpaClub, world-class gaming, exquisite restaurants, the Guggenheim-Hermitage Museum, and a wide variety of entertainment such as Phantom-The Las Vegas Spectacular, Blue Man Group, Gordie Brown and Wayne Brady on its premises. The Grand Canal Shoppes offers dining and shopping, a stroll along a cobblestone walkway, or a relaxing ride in an authentic Italian gondola. Visit convention.masoncontractors.org for more information and to register. Attendees must register through the website. Mason Contractors Association of America: 2009 MCAA Convention: A Mix of Learning and Fun
Beth n Rod posted a topic in Industry News & Events122nd Annual Convention links Schedule at a glance NRLRC breakfast ROOFPAC events NRCA Luncheon sponsored by CNA NRCA Cocktail and Awards Reception NRCA University educational opportunities IRE exhibits Registration information Feb. 1-5, 2009 Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas You are invited to experience the synergy and excitement of NRCA's 122nd Annual Convention held in conjunction with Hanley Wood’s 2009 International Roofing Expo (IRE). To take your business to a whole new level, participate and you will: Discover hundreds of new products and ideas in the exhibit hall. Acquire industry knowledge through new, accredited educational programs. You can choose from more than 50 topics, including technical, green, workplace safety, leadership/management and general business issues tracks. Explore the industry’s most innovative, time-saving and cost-effective products that are changing the face of the industry in the New Product Pavilion. Network with colleagues and peers (new and familiar) at the NRCA Luncheon and NRCA Cocktail and Awards Reception, on the trade show floor and during the educational sessions. Learn from and connect with respected experts throughout the industry who will provide real-world solutions to current challenges. This year's convention offers exciting new events, including ROOFPAC's first stock car and kart racing event; a revamped NRCA Luncheon featuring the presentation of the 2009 J.A. Piper Award; and the NRCA Cocktail and Awards Reception, which will honor all award recipients; recognize their accomplishments; and offer complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks and appetizers. Register now at www.theroofingexpo.com. 122nd Annual Convention | NRCA National Roofing Contractors Association
Beth n Rod posted a topic in Industry News & EventsWhen is the 2009 IWCA Convention and Tradeshow? February 18-21, in Atlanta, GA Where can I find the 2009 Schedule-At-A-Glance? - click here Where can I get Hotel Information? Hotel Information Hotel Website Book a room What are IWCA 2009 Convention Rates? - click here Why Attend? Meet face-to-face with more than 400 window cleaners from around the globe Get step-by-step demonstrations of window cleaning tools by the industry’s top manufacturers on the Trade Show floor Help your business grow by attending education sessions Learn from industry leaders how to survive economic challenges Get hands-on safety training all in one place What’s Included with your Registration? A full week of education sessions to help your business grow Numerous networking opportunities for you and your peers Access to the Trade Show with vendors dedicated to serving the window cleaning industry A full day of safety training sessions Listing of all attendees for follow up after the convention The opportunity to learn from some of the most successful window cleaners in the industry Questions? More information? International Window Cleaning Association 400 Admiral Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64106 Phone: 800.875.4922 Fax: 816.472.7765 E-mail: email@example.com IWCA - International Window Cleaning Association - FAQ
Cleaning, Maintenance, Facilities and Building Services Contractors Association 2009 BSCAI Annual Convention & Trade Show March 6-9, 2009 - Hyatt Regency Chicago - Chicago, Illinois Registration Now Available View the Registration Information and make your plans to join us in Chicago. Look Who's Talking... BSCAI is proud to announce the keynote speakers for the 2009 BSCAI Annual Convention & Trade Show: Mary R Crane, Esq. - Bridging the Generation Gap Colonel Mike Mullane - Countdown to Teamwork Take a look at the Keynote Speakers page for a highlight of their professional biographies and a summary of their topics. BSCAI makes it easier than ever to plan your educational schedule. Attendees may choose sessions based on "tracks," or focus. Take part in sessions that are specialized and are directly in touch with the role you play within your business. View the Schedule at a Glance. Hotel and Accomodations
Beth n Rod posted a topic in Industry News & EventsFRSA Convention Information June 18-21, 2008 The Peabody Hotel & the Orange County Convention Center Orlando, FL The convention consists of four full days of education, networking, family fun, sports, friends and FRSA's highly recognized trade show the Southeast Roofing and Sheet Metal Spectacular. Attendees can find something for everyone, beginning with the sporting events on Wednesday, which include golf, bowling and a catch-and-release fishing tournament. The next three days are packed with informative and interesting educational seminars, geared toward the roofing and sheet metal industries. Contractors can obtain valuable C. E. (continuing education) credits needed to keep an active license in Florida. Join us for our Kick-Off Luncheon, and then help us officially open the trade show. The trade show will be open for 10.5 hours, over three days, enabling attendees maximum scheduling flexibility. On Friday, the education continues with more top name speakers, and is followed by the FRSA Business Luncheon. The trade show opens after the luncheon, and closes at 5:00 pm, enabling attendees and exhibitors time to regroup before heading to the Friday Night Party. This has historically been a sold-out event, so don't delay in making your reservations! Tickets for this event, if available, can be purchased at the FRSA Registration Desk. Saturday continues with more educational seminars and a seminar specifically formatted for your foremen and superintendent. Bring the crew and let FRSA educate them for free. After the seminar, they can go through the trade show for free, learning about new products and services for the industry. Saturday evening features our gala annual Banquet and Reception, where the new FRSA officers are installed. Dinner, entertainment and an awards presentation are sure to capture the night. So be sure to make your plans now to attend - you won't want to miss out on all this fun! To download a free ticket to the trade show, click here to download. Complete the ticket and bring it to the FRSA Registration Desk (DO NOT SEND TO FRSA) located in the lobby of the OCCC Hall WD2 during any of the three trade show days. We will print you out a badge good for any day of the show. To preview exhibitors at the FRSA Trade Show, go to the Exhibitors page. Click here for driving directions to the Orange County Convention Center or parking information. Convention Highlights and Costs A full convention registration includes all educational programs or the Ladies' Program, refreshment breaks, the Kick-Off Lunch on Thursday, the Business Lunch on Friday, the Friday Night Theme Party, all three days of the trade show, the 86th Annual Banquet and Reception on Saturday, and a chance for the Grand Prize Drawing. Click here to download a schedule of events. Individual events tickets may be purchased ahead of time for each of the following social events: Thursday Kick-Off Lunch sponsored by Hunter Panels - $55 Author, consultant and international speaker, Jack Lannom has been captivating and inspiring audiences for over 25 years. His topic, "People First", will help teach business leaders balance between profit making skills and social return on investment - people retention skills. Learn how to blend these and create an environment which turns ordinary people into extraordinary performers. A requisite for all business owners. During this lunch, the Educational Foundation will award its annual Scholarship. Friday Business Lunch - $55 Elections for new FRSA Officers and Directors will be held, along with Life and Honorary Membership recognition, the Annual Meetings of the Association, the Educational Foundation, Credit Union and Self Insurers Fund, and presentation of the Charlie Raymond Membership Award, the Earl Blank Memorial Service Award and the Bieler Family "Enthusiasm Gets It Done"; Award. Friday Night Party sponsored by FRSA Self Insurers Fund - $110 Hellooooo Baaaaaby!! Are you ready to twist the night away? Then you've come to the right place. Our Friday night theme party is notoriously well know as a great time and this year will be no different. What could be more energizing than a 50's Sock Hop? Complete with entertainment - Cactus Jack and the Cadillacs, a blue plate special, fountain drinks, party favors, prizes and the FRSA Affiliate Competition. Come out and cheer on your favorite affiliate and see who will bring home the FRSA Challenge Cup. Dust off those leather jackets and oxfords, and breakout the Brylcreem - ducktails are back! Saturday Night Banquet & Reception - $100 The Grand Finale of the Convention is the annual Banquet, which follows an hour-long reception. FRSA's Officers for the coming year will be installed; the Presidents Award presented and the prestigious Campanell Award will be bestowed up a deserving recipient. Wrap-up this four-day event with a video presentation, highlighting some of the more memorable moments at this year's convention. Comedian, humorist and impressionist extraordinaire, Jim Gossett takes his inspiration from the events of the day, adds his special brand of magic, and delivers a hilarious rendition of your favorite late night entertainers, politicians and media personalities. The Grand Prize, a replica 1950's style jukebox and $1,500 cash, will be presented to one lucky attendee, and the winner of the Educational Foundation Raffle will be selected. Special Education Package - $300 - 8 hours of CILB approved courses available Click here to download registration form. Note: tickets for individual events are sold on a first-come, first-served basis and may not be available on-site. Please plan accordingly. AND MORE! Visit URL above for more info!