Trustees added to ISPA Board, new additions to industry committees

Trustees added to ISPA Board, new additions to industry committees

ISPA NEWS RELEASE (Alexandria, VA – April 17, 2018) – The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) has announced the results of its election of individuals to serve new two-year terms on its Board of Trustees. The following current Trustees were elected to serve another two-term on the Board: Rick Anthony, Hickory Springs Mfg., Richard Ayers, […]

Benchmark your company’s performance with ISPA’s Cost Survey

How does your company’s operating and financial performance compare with mattress industry averages? Is your company as profitable as it could be? How can you control costs and increase efficiency? You’ll find answers in the International Sleep Products Association’s Cost Survey. Included in the Cost Survey report will be important industry benchmarks so you can […]

Get ready for ‘May Is Better Sleep Month’

Get ready for ‘May Is Better Sleep Month’

The Better Sleep Council, the consumer-education arm of the International Sleep Products Association, is gearing up for the “May Is Better Sleep Month” campaign with a variety of activities planned to help consumers make the sleep-health-mattress connection throughout the month. It’s all about being better in bed—as it relates to better sleep, of course! Here’s […]

ISPA hires new vice president Marie Clarke for policy and government affairs

ISPA hires new vice president Marie Clarke for policy and government affairs

The International Sleep Products Association welcomes Marie Clarke to its team as vice president of policy and government affairs. Clarke, an attorney, will direct the association’s state and federal governmental affairs efforts and represent ISPA and the mattress industry on a broad range of regulatory and legislative issues with federal, state and local governments and […]

The Better Sleep Council launches new sleep blog on BetterSleep.org

The Better Sleep Council launches new sleep blog on BetterSleep.org

News release ALEXANDRIA, VA – February 13, 2018 – To continue helping consumers start every day with a good night’s sleep, the Better Sleep Council (BSC), the consumer-education arm of the International Sleep Products Association, is unveiling the Better Sleep Council Blog on February 13. The blog will serve as a resource to educate and […]

ISPA website gets a redesign

If you’ve been to SleepProducts.org recently, you might have noticed something different. The website for the International Sleep Products Association has gotten a makeover. In addition to a new look and feel, SleepProducts.org is more responsive and interactive. “It’s a forum for the industry to interact,” said Mary Helen Rogers, vice president of marketing and […]

ISPA launches consumer analytics program

ISPA launches consumer analytics program

New market intelligence helps the bedding industry increase its share of consumer spending by amassing data at retail BY LANCE ELKO To learn more Visit Sleep Savvy magazine. In addition, during the Winter Las Vegas Market, the International Sleep Products Association will host an information session about the new ISPA Consumer Analytics Program. Mark your […]

A thankful editor; a talented team

A thankful editor;  a talented team

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” —Helen Keller As 2017 draws to a close (and what a year it’s been for the publications staff of the International Sleep Products Association and the bedding industry in general!), I would like to take this opportunity to recognize—and thank—the talented team that produces […]

Epperson creates niche as industry expert, adviser

Epperson creates niche as industry expert, adviser

BY GARY JAMES Investment banker still intrigued by bedding business he’s studied for 40-plus years Wallace W. “Jerry” Epperson Jr. has long been a passionate student—and fan—of the bedding industry. His research on sleep products stretches back more than 40 years, when he and Mike Sherman, founder of Gaithersburg, Maryland-based Association Research Inc., teamed up […]

Rogers talks ‘ISPA’ on ‘Through the Noise’ podcast

Rogers talks ‘ISPA’ on ‘Through the Noise’ podcast

Mary Helen Rogers, vice president of marketing and communication for the International Sleep Products Association, had a chance to talk about what she does for ISPA and share information about ISPA and the Better Sleep Council, ISPA’s consumer-education arm, with listeners of the podcast “Through the Noise: The Business of Communicating.” The podcast connects with […]

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