Contract Cleaning Events & Trade Shows

Trade shows and events are great places for contract cleaners to learn, network and meet with vendors. (Editor’s Note: This is a growing list and may not be all inclusive. If you know of other events you would like to have listed, please contact us. Also, only events with confirmed dates and registration information are currently being listed. We reserve the right to decline listing of any event we feel does not fit our mission statement or our audience. Starting in 2014, private, regularly-offered schools will require a small listing/maintenance fee except for eClean Magazine advertisers. Finally, listings in larger fonts indicate those that eClean Magazine plans to attend.)

July

July 7-11: 5-Day Powerwash University™ / Ackland / PWNA Kitchen Grease Exhaust Cleaning School (Scott Hyde, instructor), Ft. Worth, Texas.

(from website) Get on the job experience cleaning, inspecting, and bidding kitchen grease exhaust system Use the latest and most effective equipment, tools and accessories available. Learn how to:

  • maintain your cleaning equipment to maximize its efficiency.
  • install access panels, hinge kits and rooftop grease containment systems.
  • successfully sell and market in this service field.
  • build a solid working relationship with your local fire department and other inspectors.
  • maintain accurate records that will help protect you from potential liability, while building an important database that will increase the value of your business.
  • deal with wastewater issues and demonstrations as they relate to the Clean Water Act & the EPA.

Cost for this course is $2,595. To learn more, visit www.PowerWashUniversity.com

July 12: 2nd Annual Pacific Northwest Networking Event for Window Cleaners, Seattle, Washington (sponsored by Windows 101)

(From Facebook Page:) The day is filled with: – Demos – Guest Speakers – 1 Day In-Store Discounts! – FREE FOOD, DRINKS, & FRIENDS! Click here to read the eClean followup article from last year’s event. Click here to visit the event’s Facebook page. Cost: FREE

July 18: Power Washer Maintenance Seminar

(From Website) In this fast paced, half day workshop you will learn how to repair, rebuild and maintain

  • Power washer pumps
  • Burner systems
  • Electric and gas motor/engines

Once you begin to repair and maintain your equipment, this class will pay for itself. Class cost: $50. To learn more, visit http://www.powerwash.com/training/powerwash-university

July 25: International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA) Safety Training, Oconomowoc, WI. (in conjunction with the Window Cleaning Network Picnic)

Visit www.IWCA.org for more information.

July 25-27: Window Cleaning Network annual Picnic, Oconomowoc, WI.

(From Website): Thousands worth of door prizes & samples; Networking reception by DSC, Glass Seminars, Grilled Santa Maria Steaks (by Ettore), Picnic Tent (by JRC), Recreation by IPC, Demos and Roundtables all afternoon; Work with waterfed poles, pure water systems and soft wash; Check out work trucks & pressure washing rigs

To learn more, visit the event website: http://www.window-cleaning.net/picnic/index.htm

August

August 4-8: 5-Day Powerwash University™ / Ackland / PWNA Kitchen Grease Exhaust Cleaning School (Scott Hyde, instructor), Ft. Worth, Texas.

See listing under July 7-11.

August 7-9: Softwashpalooza West, Los Angeles, California.

Click here for more information.

 

August 8-9: 2014 Pressure Washing & Window Cleaning Convention, Nashville, Tennessee

(From the Facebook Page:) Don’t miss the biggest event of 2014. The 2013 convention was by far the largest and most exciting pressure washing event in recent years but we’re not stopping there.  This year is a joint WCRA and PWRA Convention. We’re doubling the trade show and attendance for 2014 and putting on an educational extravaganza that will catapult your business into the stratosphere.

Note: SAVE $25 off registration when you use the code ECLEAN!!!

To learn more or to register, visit the event’s website. Click here to read our review of last year’s show.

 

September

Sept. 8-12: 5-Day Powerwash University™ / Ackland / PWNA Kitchen Grease Exhaust Cleaning School (Scott Hyde, instructor), Ft. Worth, Texas.

See July 7-11 listing

September 15-16: Powerwash University 2-Day Awning Cleaning & Repair Class

In this intensive two day, hands-on course, you will learn how to:

  • Remove mold, mildew, paint, rust, roofing tar and dirt from awnings.
  • Repair holes and torn seams in awning fabric
  • Re-attach awnings to buildings
  • Attach awning fabric to frames
  • Repair bent or broken frames
  • Identify awnings that are too old to be safely cleaned or repaired.

Cost: $795. Visit the Power Wash University site for more.

September 17-18: Power Wash University™ 2-Day Marketing Course

(From Website): “If you’ve been in business 1 day or 30 years this class can help you make more money. Each class is tailored to the needs of the students from starting up a successful business to advance marketing and promoting techniques. You will learn practical applications with very little theory. They will help you develop a step by step plan to walk you through to success. Your instructor is Wayne Shockley, who has a tremendous amount of knowledge in this field. Wayne has owned and operated his own business since 1974. He has also been an Instructor since 1996. Cost: $795. For more information, visit their website: http://www.powerwash.com/training/powerwash-university

September 22-26, 5-Day Mobile Power Wash School with 6 Instructors in Fort Worth, Texas

(From Website:) After you complete this intense five day school you will understand what it takes to manage a growing mobile power washing business. Our industry experts will share marketing strategies, sales techniques, record keeping practices, equipment selection advice, job pricing secrets, equipment maintenance, and wash water management. Your instructors will be:

  • Robert Hinderliter, Founder of PowerWash.com and the Power Washers of North America
  • Ismael Murillo
  • Walt and Rhonda McCarty Owners of Patriot Pressure Wash and Parking Lot Striping.
  • Scott Hyde, owner of Texas Vent-A-Hood
  • Michael Hinderliter, President of PowerWash.com, Steamaway Inc., and Facilitec Southwest, and a founding member of the Power Washers of North America
  • Wayne Shockey, owner of Specialized Maintenance and Awning Cleaning Services.

Cost: $2,195. For more information, visit their website: http://www.powerwash.com/training/powerwash-university

September 26: Power Washer Maintenance Seminar

See July 18 Listing

October

October 6-10: 5-Day Powerwash University™ / Ackland / PWNA Kitchen Grease Exhaust Cleaning School (Scott Hyde, instructor), Ft. Worth, Texas.

See July 7-11 listing.

October 9-11: PressureWasher.net Wash Water Control Event, San Diego, California

To register, email info@pressurewasher.net

 

November

November 1-3: Power Washers of North America Convention and Trade Show, Orlando, Florida

Visit the PWNA Website to learn more: www.PWNA.org

November 3-7: 5-Day Powerwash University™ / Ackland / PWNA Kitchen Grease Exhaust Cleaning School (Scott Hyde, instructor), Ft. Worth, Texas.

See July 7-11 listing

November 4-7: International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA) Interclean/Cleaning Equipment Trade Association (CETA) PowerClean 2014, Orlando, Florida

ISSA/INTERCLEAN®North America attracts as many as 16,000 top decision-makers and is the one week where the entire cleaning industry comes together to learn and do business. The event provides access to the top executives from more than 650 leading manufacturers, consultants, associations, and certification bodies from around the world. Plus, there are more than 40 educational and networking sessions available courtesy of the ISSA Convention, which begins November 4.. For more information, visit the ISSA website or CETA website.

November 5-8, International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association (IKECA) Technical Seminar, Columbus, OH

For more information, visit their website: http://www.ikeca.org/meetings-and-events

November 8 International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA) Safety Training, Orlando, Fl.. (In conjunction with the ISSA convention)

Visit www.IWCA.org for more information

November 14: Power Washer Maintenance Seminar

See July 18 Listing

December

December 8-12: 5-Day Powerwash University™ / Ackland / PWNA Kitchen Grease Exhaust Cleaning School (Scott Hyde, instructor), Ft. Worth, Texas.

See July 7-11 listing