West Coast Brush Manufacturing Association Announces 2023 Convention

The West Coast Brush Manufacturing Association is pleased to announce the highly anticipated 2023 Annual Convention. Set to take place October 1-5, this premier event will be hosted at the esteemed Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock, promising an enriching and engaging experience for all attendees. The convention aims to bring together suppliers and brush manufacturers from across the western region of the United States, facilitating networking opportunities, knowledge sharing, and collaboration within the industry.

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Bürstenmacherfest Celebrates 200 Years of Brush Fabrication

Bürstenmacherfest 2023 Celebrates 200 Years of Brush Fabrication in Saxony

Bürstenmacherfest, an annual festivity organized by the local brushware fabricators, is set to take place September 9-10, 2023, to celebrate more than 200 years of brush fabrication in the region. The event will take place in the Ore Mountains, near the border to the Czech Republic, and will feature brushware fabricators opening their doors to the public, offering tours of their production facilities, and hosting family-friendly activities.

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The Inspired Home Show: Three-Day Event in 2024

International Housewares Association Announces Exciting Changes to The Inspired Home Show 2024

The Inspired Home Show 2024, to be held next March in Chicago, will undergo several changes to Show length and layout, the International Housewares Association announced today. After carefully considering feedback received from two industry-wide surveys and four special committees made up of both exhibitors and retailers, the IHA Board of Directors has decided to reduce the overall length and optimize the Show layout to create the most vibrant, productive and efficient trade show experience possible for the industry.

The Show will now open on Sunday, March 17 and close on Tuesday, March 19.  The majority of exhibitors and retailers indicated on recent surveys and in discussions that three full days at the Show is sufficient with business being more concentrated over that timeframe, said Derek Miller, IHA president & CEO.

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WORKFORCE SERVICES WEBINAR: Breaking Barriers and Building Careers with WorkAdvance

The Ohio Manufacturers’ Association Workforce Services Webinar Series is back with a new success story that highlights the effectiveness of the Industry Sector Partnership (ISP) in building careers. The Good Jobs Challenge WorkAdvance program presents “Breaking Barriers and Building Careers: A WorkAdvance Success Story”, a webinar that takes a closer look at how ISP is changing the landscape of employment and training opportunities.

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Ohio Manufacturers’ Workforce Summit 2023: November 8

The Ohio Manufacturers’ has announced Wednesday, November 8, 2023, as the date for 2023 Workforce Summit. Quest Conference Center. Created in 2017, the summit will be held at the Quest Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio, and will offer resources, tools, support, new content, and fresh ideas to manufacturers and their workforce partners, suppliers, advocates, and champions to improve workforce skills and increase the supply of quality workers in Ohio’s manufacturing industry.

The 2023 Ohio Manufacturers’ Workforce Summit is expected to attract 400 participants and will dive into priority workforce topics such as:

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ISSA PULIRE 2023 Announces Candidates for the Product of the Year

Unger nLITE Angle Brush-Window Cleaning Brush

The ISSA PULIRE NETWORK has announced 22 products for the third edition of the “Product of the Year ISSA PULIRE 2023” Award. The Award created by the organizers of the international show ISSA PULIRE 2023 aims to recognize the research activity carried out by companies operating in the professional cleaning sector and the effectiveness of products placed on the market. The winner and the finalists will be proclaimed by an international Jury on the first day of the show, May 9, 2023, at the ISSA PULIRE Lab in Hall 8.

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2023 ABMA Convention Highlighted By Four Innovation Nominees

Chris Monahan of Brush Fibers addresses the Convention in Wednesday’s Opening Session

Packed Agenda for the 2023 Convention

The 106th Annual Convention of the ABMA took place last week at the prestigious Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, California. The event, which was attended by a total of 183 participants, offered three-plus days of productive meetings, informative sessions and engaging events. The week’s activities culminated with the popular Friday morning Face 2 Face session, which was extended this year to provide attendees ample time to connect and network. The Face 2 Face meeting format again received high praise from both attendees and exhibitors, who appreciate the opportunity to conduct focused meetings without interruption.

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