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Trade Shows of Interest For The Uniform Industry in 2016

Posted by Rick Levine on Apr 27, 2016 9:00:00 AM

uniform industry trade showsTrade show season is upon us and we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of some upcoming shows that those in the uniform industry might be interested in learning about/ attending. In the below, we’ve outlined the who, what, when, where and why’s of each event.

North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors

  • Who: North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors
  • What: 2016 annual convention
  • When:  Sunday, May 22 - Tuesday May 2014, 2016
  • Where: Horseshoe Southern Indiana, Elizabeth, Indiana
  • Why: Explore the future of the industry as well as learn and network with industry leaders.

Advertising Specialty Institute

  • Who: Advertising Specialty Institute  
  • What: The largest ad specialty show of the summer
  • When: July 12 - July 14, 2016
  • Where: McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
  • Why: This show attracts industry professionals from coast to coast. Over 4,000 distributors and nearly 700 suppliers come together from across the country and beyond to prepare for the end-of-year sales season.

Textile Rental Service Association

  • Who: Textile Rental Service Association
  • What: Executive Management Institute (EMI)
  • When: Sunday, August 7 - Thursday August 11, 2016
  • Where: College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, University of Maryland
  • Why: EMI teaches progressive employee and customer relations techniques and other emerging practices to textile services management so they can more effectively tackle to-do lists. EMI instructors explain how today's workplace dynamics and social trends impact everyday business decisions in the textile services industry.

Uniform Retailers Association

  • Who: Uniform Retailers Association
  • What: 10th Anniversary Trade Show
  • When: September 25- 28, 2016
  • Where: Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Why: Attendees will have an opportunity to meet other retailers, exchange ideas, and see the latest products from all of the industry vendors critical to their business.

There are lots of great uniform industry trade shows to attend this year. Pencil one (or all four) into your schedule to stay on top of trends, discover market innovations, and network with fellow professionals in the uniform industry. For more information from UniformMarket, subscribe to the blog today!

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