Fall Brings Calendar Full of Open Houses, Service Schools


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Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — The arrival of fall can only mean one thing for self-service laundry operators — a calendar full of opportunities to attend manufacturer and distributor special events, open houses and service schools. Here is a brief rundown of events from the calendar through October—call or visit the website listed for registration information. In many cases, space is limited.

Monday — Alco Washer Center Open House, Erie, Pa.; 800-633-7153,

Wednesday and Thursday — BDS Laundry Systems Open House and Product Show, St. Paul, Minn.; 800-688-0020,

Wednesday and Thursday — Gold Coin Laundry Equipment Founder’s Day Open House, Jamaica, N.Y.; 718-658-2646,

Thursday — Wholesale Commercial Laundry Co. SE Commercial Laundry Show, Atlanta; 866-544-7228,

Friday — Dexter Service School at Western State Design, Hayward, Calif.; 800-633-7153,

Sept. 17 — PWS The Laundry Company Annual Fall Show, Los Angeles; 323-721-8832,

Sept. 19 — American Dryer Corp. Coin-Store Service School, Fall River, Mass.;

Sept. 21 — Midwest Laundries Fall Open House & Service School, Chicago;

Oct. 3-7 — Maytag Commercial Laundry Fall Coin Service School, St. Joseph, Mich.;

Oct. 5 — Dexter Service School at Launette, Laurel, Md.; 800-229-3036,

Oct. 5 — Star Distributing Open House/Service School, Nashville, Tenn.; 800-897-7570,

Oct. 7 — Dexter Service School at Western State Design, Cerritos, Calif.; 800-633-7153,

Oct. 8 — Western State Design Open House, Cerritos, Calif.; 800-633-7153,

Oct. 10 — Sav-A-Day Laundry Machinery 53rd Annual Open House/Sale, St. Louis; 800-489-9274,

Oct. 11 — Maytag Commercial Laundry Service School at Coin & Professional Equipment Co., Phoenix;

Oct. 11 — Southeastern Laundry/Dexter Open House, Marietta, Ga.; 800-522-9274,

Oct. 12 — Maytag Commercial Laundry Service School at Coin & Professional Equipment Co., Tucson, Ariz.;

Oct. 12 — SAMCO Fall Distributor Showcase and Education Conference, Fayetteville, Ga.; 800-969-7627,

Oct. 13 — Laundry Concepts Open House and Service School, Addison, Ill.; 800-845-3903,

Oct. 13 — Maytag Commercial Laundry Service School at Loomis Bros., St. Louis;

Oct. 17-20 — Maytag Commercial Laundry Fall Factory Sales School, St. Joseph, Mich.;

Oct. 18 — Dexter Service School, Albany, N.Y.;

Oct. 19 — Dexter Service School, Milford, Conn.;

Oct. 20 — Dexter Service School, Waltham, Mass.;

Oct. 25 — Star Distributing Co. Open House, Atlanta; 800-897-7570,

Oct. 27 — Coin & Professional Equipment Co. Open House & Product Expo, Phoenix; 602-248-0808,

Check the calendar periodically for updates. If your company has a similar event that’s upcoming but you don’t see it listed here, post it free today. Click here to get started!

About the author

Bruce Beggs

American Trade Magazines LLC

Editorial Director, American Trade Magazines LLC

Bruce Beggs is editorial director of American Trade Magazines LLC, including American Coin-Op, American Drycleaner and American Laundry News. He was the editor of American Laundry News from November 1999 to May 2011. Beggs has worked as a newspaper reporter/editor and magazine editor since graduating from Kansas State University in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications. He and his wife, Sandy, have two children.


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