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Jack Kramer

Albany Seminar - What's Happening

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Many of you have been asking what is happening at the 2013 Pressure Washing Seminar. So let me tell you where it's at and what's happening there!

The 2013 Pressure Washing Seminar is shaping up like no other event we have done before in Albany!

Our Pre-Seminar Workshop Schedule in complete

Day 1 & 2 - Check out our Power Washing Class offered. We have been teaching this class since 2006. From newbies, to novice contract cleaners, to the veteran contractor with many years experience, all come away form the class with an increased knowledge that is applicable to increase profits, increase speed and insure success in this industry.

Day 2 - The Wood Restoration Class that will make you money. It is the perfect class to learn not only the art of wood restoration, but the science behind the detergents and the process that provides excellent results and maximum profit. This is one you don't want to miss

Day 2 - Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair Class - this is the class that saves you money and makes you money. Come learn to troubleshoot and repair your equipment saving you costly repairs. Minimal downtime = more work done = more money in your pocket

Our Speaker are in Place and do we have some cool stuff being presented - Friday Morning

Sam Jackson from Hydro Tek is presenting a pre-seminar class on repair, maintenance and troubleshooting class and he is also presenting a maintenance related lecture to the general session

Matt Johnson and Tom DeFrancesco are presenting a lecture on Disaster Response and The Aftermath of Super Storm Sandy to the general session

Thad Eckhoff of Pressure Washing Resource Association will be presenting "Dominating Your Residential Market"

Steve Blyth of J.Racenstein Company will be presenting "Up Selling Exterior Window Cleaning Using a Water Fed Pole

Friday Afternoon - Product Demos

Friday night - "Pressure Washing Power Hour" Informal old fashion round table, ask your questions and get them answered.

Saturday Morning we will kick off the lecture session with a general session presentation by a certified pro quickbook trainer.

Then we have split the seminar into two sessions for you to attend. Our goal is to provide many different sessions; something for everyone. A few of our topics you may see:

Roof Washing

Specialty Wood Restoration

Informatics

Decorative & Protective Coatings

House washing made easy

Water Reclamation and recovery

Website SEO

What are BMP's and what do they mean to you

NOW.... LET ME INTRODUCE YOUR EVENT SPONSORS

OUR DIAMOND SPONSORS - Make sure you visit their booth at the event and network with them at the opening reception

Armstrong

Hydro Tek

PWS Equipment

Contractor Education Services

OUR PLATINUM SPONSORS - Great Sponsors, Great Giveaways, Make sure you visit their booths at the event

ReadySeal

Southern Stain and Seal

Pressure Tek

Pressure Washing Resource Association

J Racenstein

Eclean Magazine

Please show support and thank our additional sponsors of the event

The Soap Warehouse

Top Ten Reasons to Attend this event:

Professional Setting of a classroom style conference - Multimedia Presentations - Professional Education for the Professional Contractor

Great Pre-Seminar Classes to ensure your success in this highly competitive industry

Professional Presenters from across the country that are sharing information with two goals in mind - Ensuring your success and maximizing your profit

Network with some of the top distributors from across the country all under one roof

Network with a group of contractors who understand the value of continue education and how to grow their businesses

Purchase machines, equipment, detergents and more at show pricing at the vendor boots at the show

Win one of the great prizes at the event that your program sponsors are giving away (Several thousand dollars in giveaways so far)

Everything is under one roof. Eat, drink, sleep and get educated all at the Event location

Leave the seminar motivated to kick off your 2013 season

Turn a weekend of education into a year of increased profit!

Edited by Jack Kramer

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Hi Jack,

Will you provide location details and registration information please. I am planning on attending from Northern Virginia since the ACR Roundtable was cancelled. It is really proving difficult to get training in this industry and this seminar sounds like a great investment.

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Matt and Jack,

I wish I knew if we could make it. I'm just not sure if we will be able to at this point. I am sure you will have a great turn out.

For anyone questioning on whether to go or not. This is one of the top events on the east coast let alone across the country.

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Thanks for calling me earlier Jack, it was great talking with you. I wish we could have talked longer but I had a three week old daughter getting fussy. If I can make it to Albany, I will buy you a beer. Ryan

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We wish we could make it, but there is just no way. We are remodeling the master bath, just finished the hall bath, and also trying to get ready to start the season, all at the same time. Please post lots of pics and give everyone our best!

Beth

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Because it is the weekend before we start working. As in that Monday....And we have way too much to do that weekend to get ready for it. Making ACR this year was pushing it, since our bathroom is torn down to the studs right now...it is being expanded.....and the shop looks like a cyclone hit it. We discussed it. There is just no way that close to season kick off. As it is, the weekend that would have been the ACR one, we will be working straight through on the bathroom.....

Beth

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Because it is the weekend before we start working. As in that Monday....And we have way too much to do that weekend to get ready for it. Making ACR this year was pushing it, since our bathroom is torn down to the studs right now...it is being expanded.....and the shop looks like a cyclone hit it. We discussed it. There is just no way that close to season kick off. As it is, the weekend that would have been the ACR one, we will be working straight through on the bathroom.....

Beth

I understand Beth, one of these times I will get you up here to chair an expert panel for Q and A

Mathew Johnson

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JUST REALIZE I FORGOT TO BOOK MY ROOM FOR THE ALBANY EVENT!!....but luckily I just came across this from Jack Kramer and I just booked my room now. Close call and why wait to see if the room block can be extended or not. Where in:)

"The room block at the Best Western Hotel expires today February 19, 2013. If you are planning on attending this event you should make your reservation today.

THE VENUE

I hope to see many of you there--Jack Kramer"

Edited by John T

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Did u get your room John?

Mathew Johnson

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Yupper.

From what I understand the block is filling up fast. I caught Jacks Post last night Aprox 10pm and "panic" set in. I love supporting this Industry and sucking up the knowledge along the way but I can't stand it if I'm late on anything. I already have a problem with my daughters national dance competition in Atlantic City in July. I booked that room block last night as well and the last day when the results come in the hotel is full... So now it may cost me where it shouldn't.

PEOPLE BOOK BEFORE A ROOM BLOCK FILLS UP!!!!

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Just a quick update. The signups are rocking the house! We are getting a lot of signups for the power washing, wood restoration and maintenance classes and the albany seminar. The room block we reserved is full, BUT the good news is that you can still ask for the Pressure Washing Seminar rate when you reserve your room. (On that note, the Best Western is about 4 minutes from the airport and does have a high rate of occupancy at times, please get your room early)

We have 11 or 12 sponsors for the event. Many of them are returning to support contractor education and networking again this year.

So here are a few important reminders:

When you register for the class seminar combo you have a choice of tracts to take the second day. On day one of the preseminar workshops we offer the Pressure Washing Curriculum. On day two, you can either select the Wood Restoration Curriculum or the Maintenance - Repair and Troubleshooting Curriculum. Last year we had about 25 students in the preseminar workshop, we have a great turnout so far this year.

For those coming in on Thursday Night for the event, the event registration booth will be open from 6-7 pm with the event welcoming reception kicking off at 7pm. Kick back in the pool courtyard after your trek to Albany and enjoy a cold one on tap with hot appetizers. dips and snacks. A great start to networking for your 2013 Seminar

There are general lecture sessions Friday morning with Demonstrations Friday Afternoon. We have a catered BBQ with the combination of ribs and chicken. (last year it was well received)

The hotel area is full of great restaurants for dinner on Friday. If you plan on having a few cocktails with dinner, Take advantage of the complementary hotel shuttle to transport you to and from your dinner destination. They service most restaurants in the area.

Saturday Morning starts with a general session presentation followed by separate classroom presentations. You will be able to select classes to attend. We will be repeating some at the sessions to make sure you get to many of the topics that interest you.

After a short break, we all convene poolside for a Buffet the is excellent. During the luncheon, we will give away the remaining prize and best of all, the grand prize>

Jack and I look forward to seeing you in Albany

Edited by Mathew Johnson

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Holy M-Jet Batman! 2 weeks until the seminar, Thanks to all who have signed up for the event. We have something like 35 people signed up for the preseminar workshops and classes and a whole bunch more signed up for the event. Early registration ends in a few days. We have 4 spots left in the maintenance and repair class. Get registered for the event soon!

Also, I want to give a special shout out to Allison Hester from EClean Magazine for her spectacular article in this months issue about the Pressure Washing Seminar. Thanks Allison, You rock!!!! Please check out her magazine and all of the great articles in this months issue! One of our Diamond Sponsors, Jake Clark from Armstrong Clark Stains is featured in her magazine. Great Magazine + Allison at the event + Great sponsors + great educations & networking = A 2013 Pressure Washing Seminar like no other!!

See you in Albany!

register at www.pwseminar.com

Edited by Mathew Johnson

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Thanks Matthew! The seminar article can be seen on page 21 of the new magazine...eClean Magazine | The professional contract cleaner online resource. I will also have it posted on our site this evening. (gotta do a school field trip with my daughter all day today.) very much looking forward to Albany!

Check the thread often, we may have another great supporter of contractor education and networking joining us in Albany.

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Check the thread often, we may have another great supporter of contractor education and networking joining us in Albany.

Very cool Matt!! This is going to be an event for the ages. We'll be talking about this one for a few yrs. for sure.

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