CLA Connect LIVE

CLA Connect LIVE
CLA Connect LIVE Meeting

The Coin Laundry Association (CLA) is excited to launch CLA Connect LIVE to bring professionals in the laundry industry together with the intent of holding more meetings in more places for more members. CLA Connect Live builds on the success of the CLA Connect online and offers opportunities to share resources and best practices at face-to-face events.

Speaking & Sponsorship Opportunity

CLA is offering two new opportunities for our members to be involved in the CLA Connect LIVE events in 2019 as speakers and sponsors.

  1. Speakers: members are invited to share their expertise and experience with professionals in the self-service laundromat industry by serving as a presenter at our events.
    View the call for presentations for guidelines and the application requirements.
  2. Sponsorship: members can showcase their brand to industry professionals by sponsoring the 2019 events. The number of sponsors for each event is unlimited and is open to all distributor and manufacturer members.
    View the sponsorship application and terms and conditions for more information.

Watch the Video

Check out this introduction of the CLA Connect LIVE initiative by our President / CEO, Brian Wallace:

The goal of CLA Connect LIVE is to bring together new and potential store owners, distributors and manufacturers to build a community of mutual interest, provide excellent customer service and positively serve our communities. We will do this through ongoing, inclusive, non-biased, local forums that provide:

  • High-quality continuous education
  • Advocacy for financial opportunities and key government issues, such as state sales tax
  • Exposure to and participation in LaundryCares community service
  • Opportunities to network and share best practices with peers and industry
  • Visibility to key CLA initiatives, executives and Board of Directors

We invite those in the industry, both members and non-members, to attend an upcoming event. For more information on these events, please contact Danielle Bauer, director of membership and section relations.

Upcoming Events

Registration and more details for each event can be found on the events calendar. All registrants must agree to abide by the Participant Guidelines to ensure the experience is positive and the event provides value.

Search Our Calendar for Upcoming Events

2019 Events and Locations

State/Area Cities Dates*
Georgia Atlanta (downtown)
Atlanta (Marietta/Smyrna)
Atlanta (airport)
Jan 30
Apr 30-May 2
Oct 15-17
Florida Orlando
Ft. Lauderdale
Jan 31
Apr 30-May 2
Oct 15-17
Missouri/Kansas Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City, Kan.
Kansas City, Mo.
Feb 12
May 7-9
Sep 17-19
California Burbank
Los Angeles (Long Beach)
Los Angeles (Santa Monica)
Holiday Party
Feb 20
May 14-16
Sep 10-12
Dec 3-5
Washington Seattle
Seattle (airport/Renton)
Seattle (airport/Renton)
Feb 21
May 14-16
Sep 10-12
North Carolina Raleigh
Feb 27
May 21-23
Oct 1-3
Washington D.C./Maryland Bethesda
Arlington, VA
Mar 5-7
Jun 4-6
Oct 8-10
Pennsylvania Philadelphia (King of Prussia)
Philadelphia (downtown)
Philadelphia (King of Prussia)
Mar 6
Jun 4-6
Oct 8-10
Wisconsin Milwaukee
Wausau or Appleton
Mar 13
Jun 11-13
Sep 24-26
Illinois UIC area
Tinley Park (south suburbs)
Mar 14
Jun 11-13
Sep 24-26
New York Queens (LaGuardia)
Long Island
Long Island
Mar 19-21
July 9-11
Oct 29-31
New Jersey South Jersey
March 19-21
July 9-11
Oct 29-31
Iowa Des Moines
Council Bluff/Omaha, NE
March 26-28
July 16-18
Nov 5-7
New England Boston (Burlington)
Hartford, Conn.
Boston (Burlington)
April 9-11
July 23-25
Nov 5-7
Minnesota Minneapolis/St Paul
Minneapolis/St Paul
Minneapolis/St Paul
April 16-18
July 30-Aug 1
Nov 19-21
Ohio Columbus
Cincinnati or Dayton
April 16-18
July 30-Aug 1
Dec 3-5

*Events will take place during one of the days listed for each location. Exact dates will be announced as they are confirmed.