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TRSA’s 14th Annual Legislative Conference

The TRSA 14th Annual Legislative Conference and Annual Awards dinner in Washington, D.C., Apr. 10-11, 2024, provides members a chance to meet legislators in person to establish relationships and help educate our nation’s legislators on the issues that are important to the linen, uniform and facilities industry.

The day before the Legislative Conference, a workshop for supplier partner members will be lead by Ben Kniffen, CEO of LinkedSelling . Kniffen will offer skills and tools that will enable sales teams to place the right message in front of the right person through the right channels and develop a sales process that ties everything together. Supplier Partners will collaborate with other suppliers and gain knowledge in a non-competitive setting.

The conference agenda kicks off with an afternoon of TRSA committee meetings, followed by an opening keynote, a Hill Day issue briefing, and the Annual Industry Awards reception and dinner that evening. The following day attendees will meet at the Capitol Hill Club for breakfast and a briefing before heading out to congressional meetings.

Keynoter Bob Cusack, the national policy and politics analyst and editor-in-chief of The Hill newspaper, will share his political perspective on Capitol Hill, including his take on this year’s federal elections in the U.S. House, Senate, and the presidency. Drawing on his extensive institutional knowledge from his time on Capitol Hill, Cusack will provide insights into the current political climate and expected changes following the 2024 election cycle. Following the keynote, TRSA Vice President of Government Relations Kevin Schwalb will prep attendees for Hill meetings providing the latest Hill intel and talking points that members can use during the legislative meetings.

A celebration of industry creativity and excellence will be at TRSA’s Industry Awards Dinner. Recognition of exemplary efforts of employees and leaders of member companies, both operator and supplier member, will highlight the evening. Awards include:

· Above and Beyond Service Award

· Best Plants of The Year Award

· Clean Green Innovation Award

· Company Community Service Award

· Diversity Recognition Award

· Fleet Graphics Award

· Legislator of the Year Award.

· SafeTRSA Safety Excellence Award.

· TRSA Volunteer Leadership Award

While attendees will be meeting with congressional teams on April 11, spouses and partners traveling to Washington, DC for the conference are invited to visit Marjorie Merriweather Post ‘s Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens for a private tour and afternoon tea. The Hillwood Museum features the fullest and most exquisite collection of Russian imperial pieces outside of Russia, including a stunning collection of Faberge eggs.

Registration is currently open and attendees can save $100 if they register before March 1. Visit www.trsa.org/legcon for more information.