The American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) 2021 Virtual Speaker Series features a group of world-class industry experts who will help organizations navigate the new landscape, retain customers and convert new ones . The series includes four sessions with data and information to help advocate for reusable textiles.
All four sessions are scheduled for Wednesdays at noon EDT from September to December to offer data and information to help businesses advocate for reusable textiles. Register now for a low price for all employees of each ARTA member company. Each session takes place Wednesdays at noon CST / 1 p.m. EST / 10 a.m. PST
September 22– The State of Textiles 2021: A Review of the Current Global Textile Supply Chain; trends, challenges and opportunities.
Speaker: Jeff Courey, George Courey, Montreal, Canada
October 13 – How to use data from the LCA study of ARTA incontinence pads
A panel discussion on how to use this data to increase sales of reusable sanitary napkins. Includes marketing materials including infographics and talking points.
The panel includes: Dr Michael Overcash of Environmental Clarity; ARTA President Gabriel Boardman on the picture, of MIP; and a panel of Canadian and American operators.
November 3 – Lessons from Covid-19 and how to earn and maintain conversions
With the pandemic, many operators have seen growth in the reusable isolation gowns and surgical gowns business segments. Find out how to win and keep this business from a panel of operators and suppliers. The panel includes: operators Bryan Bartsch of Eco-Tex, United States and Canada; Bill Moyer of HCSC, Allentown, Pennsylvania; Karl Fillip, Sr. of NovoHealth, Atlanta, Georgia. The suppliers are represented by Shelley Petrovskis of Lac-Mac, London, Ontario; and Duane Houvener of American Dawn, Nashville, Tennessee.
December 8 – How Practice Greenhealth’s 900 member hospitals position reusable textiles
Practice Greenhealth is a member organization of 900 hospitals in the United States. Find out how these hospitals are positioning reusable items for pandemic and infection control.
Speaker: Julie Moyle, Greening the OR Practice Director at Greenhealth.
The cost is $ 100 for ARTA member companies (all employees of a member company can attend). The cost for non-members is $ 250. Speakers and dates subject to change. To register, go to www.ARTA1.com. For more sponsorship information contact Nancy Jenkins, E: [email protected].
ARTA is a member of associates, suppliers, operators and allied manufacturers who support the textile care industry. ARTA’s mission is to create greater awareness and appreciation for reusable textiles – those fabric products that are reused rather than thrown away as disposable paper items. Members represent all facets of the textile care industry: manufacturers of textiles, machinery and chemicals, as well as suppliers, sister associations and operators who clean and deliver clean towels, linens, sheets, towels, blankets, scrubs, incontinence products, gowns and uniforms to restaurants, hotels, hospitals, clinics and businesses. www.ARTA1.com.