News release: Serta rejoins ISPA

March 17, 2014
Contact: Mary Helen Uusimaki
[email protected]
(703) 683-8371

Nation to serve on board of trustees

ISPA logoALEXANDRIA, VA —The International Sleep Products Association announced today that effective immediately, Serta, Inc. has rejoined the association.

Ryan Trainer, ISPA president stated, “We are very excited to welcome Serta back to ISPA. Our job is to represent the industry on a host of government affairs and public policy issues. When a respected mattress producer with the market share and experience of Serta’s joins the Association, ISPA’s voice, on behalf of the industry, is strengthened.”

“It’s time that Serta actively participated in the industry’s association again,” said James Nation, president of business development for Serta. “The industry faces a number of important issues that affect us all. With Serta’s history, size and talent pool, we can both contribute to and benefit from ISPA’s initiatives.”

Trainer also noted, “I am pleased to announce that Jim Nation will be joining the ISPA Board of Trustees. Jim has served on the board in the past, and I know he will make important contributions as our trustees guide ISPA on how to respond to the issues that concern our industry.”

About Serta
Serta and its licensees manufacture the Perfect Sleeper, the iComfort Sleep System, the iSeries Hybrid Sleep System and the exclusive Trump Home and Bellagio at Home mattress collections.


Established in 1915, the International Sleep Products Association is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the growth, profitability and stature of the mattress industry. As the industry’s trade organization, ISPA is the voice of the mattress industry, representing mattress manufacturers and suppliers throughout the world.

ISPA provides a wide range of services that benefit its membership. These include exclusive industry surveys and statistics, advocacy support, educational offerings, the industry’s ISPA EXPO trade show, safety research through its Sleep Products Safety Council, consumer research and education through its Better Sleep Council, BedTimes and Sleep Savvy publications, and more. To learn more, visit or contact [email protected].

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