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National Cleaning Expo East in Tampa, Florida

Posted by Linda Chambers on Mon, Aug 01, 2011 @ 09:48 AM

Just wanted to let everyone know what a great time we had down in Tampa at the end of July. Normally you do not find large industry events going on during the summer months because it is the "Busy Time" for most pressure washing buisnesses. But some times it is great to take a few days off during the rat race of the season to step back, take a breather, and enjoy meeting and learning with fellow pressure washers.

This was held at the MainSail Suites and Conference Center, a stones throw away from the Tampa International Airport and just a bridge away from the beaches of St. Petersburg and Clearwater. The main days were Friday and Saturday, but for some things started on Thursday for intense learning with a Roof Cleaning Certification Class. More Certification classes continued thru the weekend for Wood Restoration, Seal n Lock paver sealer, Waste Water Control, UMACC's Safety Certifcation with a second Roof Cleaning Certification to finish things off.

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In the Main Ball room, there was a General Admission program that included speakers with topics that covered direct mail marketing, illegal discrimination, DOT hazmat regulations, roof cleaning safety as well as a few motivational speakers. On Saturday morning there were multiple hands on product and equipment demonstrations that were put on by the many exhibitors that had tables and booths set up in the front entrance halls. During the two days there were also other pay to learn classes that covered things like Graffiti Removal, Commercial Kitchen Cleaning, Pressure Washing Basics, Equipment Maintenance and Fleetwashilng.

But it was not all work, Friday night the NCE had a dunking booth to kick off raising money for their chosen charity of the event, Hillsborough County's "Make-A-Wish" Foundation. During the weekend they raised just over $4,000 for this charity. Most attendees went out Friday night to the Causeway to "Whiskey Joe's" restaurant and bar for food and fun, and some stayed on after the end of the event on Saturday to take in a day over at the local beaches.

Soap Warehouse is proud to be able to help sponsor, exhibit and attend events such as this throughout the year. Our next show will be the PWNA (Power Washers of North America) Convention in October held in Nashville, TN. Hope to see you there.

 

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Charleston, SC Soap Warehouse Winners

Posted by Linda Chambers on Mon, Oct 04, 2010 @ 09:13 AM

As a sponsor of events, Soap Warehouse also doantes product prizes to attendees as a thank you for coming and participating in these events.

Back in August down in Tampa we gave away one $250 product prize ceritificate but this time in Charleston we gave way two certificates; one for $100 on the 29th and the other for $250 on Oct. 30th. Here are the winners:

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Shielagh Clark from Greenville, SC and Mr. Kim Little of Candor, NC

Shielagh and her husband Pat own Precision Pro Wash and won the $100 prize while Kim owns Clear Carlolina Window Washing and won the $250 prize.

Congratulations to them both.

Soap Warehouse also donated prizes to be given away at some coil cleaning classes that were being taught by Tony Shelton of Sonitx Inc all the way from Las Vegas, NV. Here are some of those lucky winners:

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Trey Mathias from Columbia, SC and Rudolph Palmer from Philadelphia.

Not pictured but who also received product was David Vicars from Myrtle Beach, SC and Kyle Casey from Tallahassee, FL.

Learn more about our Non-Acid Aluinum Coil Cleaner.

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National Cleaning Expo in Charleston

Posted by Linda Chambers on Fri, Oct 01, 2010 @ 09:48 AM

Soap Warehouse was again a sponsor for a National Cleaning Expo event held Oct 29th and 30th in Charleston, SC at the Embasy Suite Hotel and Convention Center

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There were over 20 different companies exhibiting in booths or out side doing demos of their products.

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Pressure washing organizations such as the PWNA, RCIA, PWNC and UAMCC where also there signing up new members and holding classes to furthur attendees education in thier specific industries as well as in general.

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Next post will be about our event product winners.

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