Register Now for Early-Bird Discounts
Registration for ISPA EXPO 2022 is open. Accomplish more in threedays than you can all year at ISPA EXPO, the mattress industry’s largest gathering of people, products and possibilities. ISPA EXPO 2022, which will be March 8-10, 2022, in Orlando, Florida, typically features more than 250 exhibitors showing the latest innovative products and services; many opportunities to connect with business partners, colleagues and peers;
and the chance to draw inspiration from keynote speakers and business thought leaders.
Register by Jan. 14, 2022, to lock in your early-bird rate at ISPAEXPO.com. Also visit ISPAEXPO.com to see a list of exhibitors, a detailed floor map and full schedule of events. (You also can find more information on page 52.)
Reserve Your Hotel Stay Today for Group Rates
Once you’ve registered for ISPA EXPO 2022, make your hotel reservations through onPeak and rest easy with the benefits and protection you’ll receive when you make your reservations through the only official housing partner for the show. Only onPeak offers no upfront financial commitment and flexible rebooking options at discounted rates. The exclusive hotel group rate is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, so book early. Choose from a wide range of hotels in Orlando, Florida, that offer a variety of services and amenities, close to all that the city has to offer. If you stay at your preferred hotel chain, you will earn points.
Visit ISPA’s reservation website at ISPAEXPO.com/Hotel-Travel to book your stay. Need help deciding which hotel is right for you or assistance booking a block or rooms? Call onPeak at 855-992-3353 to speak to a representative.
Raise a Glass During ISPA Women’s Network Reception
All women attending ISPA EXPO 2022 are invited to attend theISPA Women’s Network reception for cocktails and a chance to relax and chat from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2022, in the Hilton Hotel.
ISPA Women’s Network was formed when Kim Cobb and Vicki Fishman of Wright Global Graphics approached ISPA with an idea to create a forum for professional women in the bedding industry to share information and support other women in the field.
Kick off ISPA EXPO among smart women and enjoy conversation and support.
Mattress Sales Drop, Values Rise in 3rd Quarter
Total unit shipments of mattresses, as well as foundations and motion foundations, from U.S. producers and imports dropped 7.9% in the third quarter, compared with the same three-month period in 2020, according to the Bedding Market Quarterly, a sales trend report published by the International Sleep Products Association. The value of those shipments rose 11.7% year over year. Year-to-date unit shipments showed a slight decrease of 0.5% below the same period in 2020, and the value of those units increased 18%.
Turning to reported U.S.-produced mattresses and stationary foundations, unit shipments decreased 7%, compared with the third quarter of 2020, while the wholesale value of those shipments jumped 15.7% above the prior-year period. The average unit price jumped 24.3%, compared with the same period in 2020. For the year, units and values were up 2.6% and 26.9%, respectively, while the AUP grew 23.7%, compared with 2020.