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CLA Strives for Excellence at Upcoming Conference

Three-day event to focus on best practices, solutions to scale laundry biz

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — The Coin Laundry Association (CLA) is preparing for the latest edition of its Excellence in Laundry Conference, to be staged May 20-22 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

The PGA National Resort will host CLA’s premier event providing the opportunity “to learn, network with 200 of the best store owners in America, and meet one-on-one with leading industry companies.”

The Conference targeting experienced, multi-store operators will be focused on best practices and innovative solutions to scale a laundry business and increase productivity, CLA says, but will also hold a separate track focused on investors getting into the business.

Some of the scheduled sessions will include:

  • Economic Update: What Laundromat Owners Should Expect in the Second Half of 2024 and Beyond
  • The New Model for Growth-Mindset Laundromat Investors
  • Building an Effective Talent Strategy: Proven Tactics to Attract, Hire and Retain Your Most Valuable Asset
  • Layering In Management & Maintenance Beyond 5 Stores
  • Taking the Mystery Out of Customer Service
  • Million Dollar Marketing: Tools and Tactics to Scaling Smarter
  • Maximizing Profits Through Laundromat Technology Integration
  • Effects of WDF & PUD on In-store Retail Customers

CLA says it’s offering bundled pricing to attend both Excellence in Laundry and Excellent Women in Laundry, a full-day event that will include keynote speakers, panel discussions, roundtables and many opportunities to network with women in the industry.

Anyone interested in learning more about the CLA events may visit the Association’s website at

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