Sunny Naples, Florida will be the host city for the North America linen rental association (TRSA) 110th annual conference 10-12 October. Nestled between the beach and the golf greens the conference will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Tiburon Golf Resort Hotel and will connect industry leaders, allowing an opportunity to mix professional development and industry updates with some social networking including an interactive charcuterie building challenge, the TRSA Open 9-Hole golf tournament and an optional brewery tour.
The conference’s extensive agenda will offer general and breakout sessions, as well as Industry Awards, including operator and supplier partner lifetime achievement awards. Nominations for the awards are currently being accepted until 12 May at www.trsa.org/awards.
Two keynote presentations are scheduled throughout the conference. Walter Bond, a former NBA player is also a motivational speaker, best-selling author, business coach and co- founder of a leading professional training & development organisation. Bond will focus on using motivation to overcome obstacles that stand in your way allowing your business to generate momentum toward winning.
Andrew Davis, CEO, Monumental, recognised as one of the industry's ‘Jaw-Dropping Marketing Speakers,’ is a mainstay on global marketing influencer lists. Davis has crafted documentary films and award-winning content and will tap into how some threats spur on creativity in his keynote entitle presentation, ‘Shift Cube of Creativity: Why adding constraints sparks innovation, action & delivers out-sized results.’
Four breakout sessions will include:
- A Panel of ESG experts
- Economic and Industry Update, Robert W. Baird Facility & Industrial Services Research Team and Andrew Wittmann CFA, Director, Senior Research Analyst
- Advanced Technologies to Enhance Plant Safety, Brian Varner, Risk and Safety Consultant
- A subject matter expert will disclose the latest Cyber Security threats and how to prevent them from impacting your business
The final general session will include panel on leadership and strategic planning from the Next Generation Executive’s perspective.
During ‘The State of the Association’ and annual membership meeting, TRSA leaders will provide an annual update on the association’s finances and member-driven initiatives. Attendees will participate in the re-election of four board members and gain insight into the development of TRSA certification programmes, including in-person and virtual events, information-sharing opportunities and industry-specific training.
Industry executives are invited to bring their spouse or significant other. In addition to golf and beach time, special activities are planned to include a welcome meet and greet, morning yoga class on the beach and chef-led cooking class
Registration is open and attendees will save $100 if they register before 1 September. View the in-depth session descriptions and register at trsa.org/annual conference.