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SDA Announces Speakers for Cleaners Showcase 2018

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Cleaners Showcase 2018

April 5-7, 2018       Shreveport-Bossier, LA



CONTACT: Chuck Hempstead

Southwest Drycleaners Association




December, 2017


Southwest Drycleaners Association Announces Speakers for Cleaners Showcase 2018


Austin, TX - ( - The Southwest Drycleaners Association (SDA) announces its speaker lineup for the 2018 Cleaners Showcase, to be held April 5 – 7, 2018.


As previously released, Keynote speaker Bruce Hamilton and his nationally renowned “NO BAD DAYS” presentation will officially kick off the event at 8:30 AM inside the Shreveport Convention Center on Friday, April 5.


Following the Keynote at 10:00 AM are two simultaneous sessions, each directed specifically to Dryclean or Coin Laundry attendees. The “Route Pro” James Peuster will share coveted tips and tricks on hiring and retaining employees while the Coin Laundry Association’s President and CEO Brian Wallace will be giving his 2018 Laundromat Industry Forecast.


Rounding off this eventful and informative Friday at 1:00 PM in the live show floor education area, will be drycleaning veteran Kermit Engh. A 20+ year member of Methods For Management, Inc., he is able to share his extensive background creating, acquiring and merging businesses, in addition to his expertise in plant design and layout.


On Saturday, April 6 at 9:00 AM, Vice President of Business Development for MW Cleaners Kyle Nesbit shares his strengths in creativity, leadership, planning and organization, brand management, information technology strategy and marketing.


At 10:00 AM Jon Meijer, Director of Membership for the Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI), shares his knowledge and experience. Meijer has become a popular industry speaker, has written numerous articles and bulletins for DLI’s Fabricare magazine and has won a national award from the America Society of Association Executives (ASAE) in the “Best Overall Federal Regulatory Program” category for his work with Environment Canada.


Esteemed speakers, vital education and leading industry exhibiting companies are truly shaping up a “can’t miss” 2018 Cleaners Showcase.


For more information about the 2018 Cleaners Showcase visit the website at or contact the Southwest Drycleaners Association office:  SDA, 5750 Balcones Drive, Suite 201, Austin, TX. 78731 USA, Telephone 512-873-8195, email



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