Join us as we connect for a weekend of networking, education and entertainment with a host of laundry owners and industry leaders. The Upper Midwest Laundry Fest trade show event will occur October 18-19 in Minneapolis, MN. Learn about the state of the industry, internet marketing, sales tax issues in Minnesota, a 3 state legislative update, and best operational practices.

Get registered today to secure your attendance to the 2013 Laundry Fest!

October 18-19, 2013

Minneapolis Boulevard Hotel; formerly the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis North
2200 Freeway Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55430

Who Can Come?
All Coin Laundry Owners

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Hotel Reservations

Minneapolis Boulevard Hotel
2200 Freeway Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55430
Phone: (800) 481-3556

Hotel Reservations should now go through Bill Doerner. Contact Bill at (262) 790-5885 or BDOERNER@GREATLAKESLAUNDRY.COM. 
* The Crowne Plaza has undergone a name change; it is now the Minneapolis Boulevard Hotel.


Friday October 18
3:00 – 5:30 PM: Hotel Check-In
6:00 – 10:00 PM: Exhibits Open; Cocktail Reception in the Lake of the Isles Ballroom

Saturday October 19 (8:00 AM – 2:00 PM – Exhibits Open)

8:30 – 9:30 AM
Education Seminar: State of the Laundry Industry – 2013
Speaker: Brian Wallace, CLA President and CEO

9:30 – 9:45 AM

9:45 – 10:30 AM
Education Seminar: Internet Marketing
Speaker: Jeff Gardner, The Laundry Doctor, President of the Minnesota CLA, Owner of Sel Dale Laundromat

10:30 – 11:45 AM
Education Seminar: Vend Price Strategies
Learn about the successful operations of one of the largest chains of laundromats and explore how to get top dollar when selling your store.
Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey Barman President of the Southern California Coin Laundry Association, Owner of Wonder Wash Family Laundry Center and former President of Spin Cycle

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

12:45 – 1:00 PM
Education Seminar: State of Minnesota & Sales Tax & 3 State Legislative Update
Speaker: Jeff Gardner, The Laundry Doctor, President of the Minnesota CLA, Owner of Sel Dale Laundromat

1:00 – 2:30 PM
Store Owner Panel: Best Operational Practices
Panel: Jeffrey Barman, additional panelists to be announced.

Event Costs

Coin Laundry Association Store Owner Members ($35)
Store Owner Non-Members ($95)
Sponsored Allied Trade Representative ($100)
Non-Sponsored Allied Trade Representative ($200)

The above posted registration fees include the cost of the trade show event and do not cover the hotel stay.

Register Now

Important Note: Online/advanced registration closes on October 15 at noon. Registration at the door is $50 for members and $125 for non-members.

For more Information contact Jeff Gardner (612) 414-3310 or Bill (262) 790-5885.

The show is hosted by the Minnesota Coin Laundry Association, the Wisconsin Self Service Laundry Association, and the Iowa Self Service Laundry Association, in partnership with the Coin Laundry Association.

 Interested in Sponsoring LaundryFest 2013?
See the Sponsorship Registration Form for details. Complete the form and submit via fax or mail to become a LaundryFest sponsor.