Revisit the ISPA Industry Conference with these Video Slideshows

Revisit the ISPA Industry Conference with these Video Slideshows

The International Sleep Products Association’s two-day Industry Conference March 8-9 at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida, kicked off with a golf tournament and a women’s networking event. These were followed by a welcome reception and a day of great speakers, panel discussions, industry exhibits and plenty of chances to mingle and network. Here’s a […]

ISPA Industry Conference – Schedule of Events | Speakers | Sponsors

ISPA Industry Conference – Schedule of Events | Speakers | Sponsors

March 8-9 St. Petersburg, Florida Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club ISPAIndustryConference.com SCHEDULE Wednesday, March 8 Noon-5 p.m. – ISPA Golf Tournament Kick off the Industry Conference at the ISPA Golf Tournament! Enjoy the Florida sun and help our industry champion a great cause! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Colon Cancer Alliance. […]

Play 18 Holes of Golf and Support Colon Cancer Alliance

Play 18 Holes of Golf and Support Colon Cancer Alliance

If you enjoy a round or two, you won’t want to miss this year’s ISPA Golf Tournament, noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, on the one-of-a-kind Vinoy Renaissance Golf Club course designed by golfer and nature lover Ron Garl, and support Colon Cancer Alliance.  Offering ideal year-round playing conditions, the 18-hole, par-71 course is […]

Think Sunny Skies and Plan for the ISPA Industry Conference

Think Sunny Skies and Plan for the ISPA Industry Conference

It may be officially winter, but March, and the International Sleep Products Association Industry Conference, will be here before you know it. Once again, the March 8-9 conference will take place in St. Petersburg, Florida, where you can shake off the winter blues with sunny skies, inspiring speakers and familiar faces. This year, the opening […]

Mattress industry ‘newbies’ soak in much more than sunshine in St. Pete

Mattress industry ‘newbies’ soak in much more than sunshine in St. Pete

I came away from the International Sleep Products Association’s Industry Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida, March 4-5 feeling grateful for the opportunity to meet so many mattress industry professionals in such a relaxed and beautiful setting. Unlike rushing from one showroom to the next in Las Vegas or High Point—with notebook and pen never out […]

Slideshow: Scenes from the ISPA Industry Conference

Slideshow: Scenes from the ISPA Industry Conference

What fun I had in Florida last week chatting with lots of mattress industry folk at the ISPA Industry Conference March 4-5. It was held at the historic Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, a restored 90-year-old property with Art Deco roots. In the following slideshows, I’ve posted lots of people shots from the […]

Connect with key mattress-industry executives at 2015 ISPA Industry Conference

Registration is now open and sponsorships are available for the 2015 ISPA Industry Conference, which will take place March 4-5 at The Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida. The International Sleep Products Association will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a gala reception, dinner and a centennial program. And, as always, the […]

Forbes publisher Rich Karlgaard to speak at 2015 ISPA Industry Conference

Entrepreneur-turned-publisher, columnist, author, television commentator and board director Rich Karlgaard is set to speak at the 2015 ISPA Industry Conference March 4-5 at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort and Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida. Karlgaard is the publisher of Forbes magazine, for which he writes a biweekly business column. He has a unique vantage point […]

Sunny Florida, strong program make ISPA Industry Conference a success

Sunny Florida, strong program make ISPA Industry Conference a success

Happy to escape the “snowquester” that blanketed much of the country, more than 200 mattress industry leaders representing manufacturers, retailers and suppliers gathered in sunny Orlando, Fla., for the 2013 ISPA Industry Conference March 6-7. The conference offered attendees timely, relevant educational sessions aimed at improving their businesses and boosting sales. Topics included marketing to […]

Parties bring people together

Parties bring people together

Receptions and parties give attendees of ISPA Industry Conference a chance to relax, reconnect with colleagues and meet new people. This year’s conference included an ISPA Women’s Network Cocktail Reception, Welcome Reception sponsored by Latex International and ISPA-looza Rock the Dock Party sponsored by SABA North America. (All photo identifications are left to right)