Members of the industry’s allied trades rubbed elbows with members of the U.S. Olympic team
during the Textile Care Allied Trades Association annual conference at the Cheyenne Mountain
Resort in Colorado Springs, CO, July 26-29.
At a reception and dinner on Thursday evening at the Olympic team’s training center, attendees
gathered at the country’s main Olympic Training Center, where they mingled with several
Olympians currently in training. The group toured the facility and witnessed a
demonstration by four Olympic athletes.
To wrap up the evening, TCATA’s past presidents relayed the Olympic torch to the cauldron
where President Gerald Henke applied the flame to set the cauldron ablaze,
lighting the night
The following morning it was down to business with Jade West, the senior vice
government relations for the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors.
experience as staff director for the U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee
added to her
insider knowledge as she reviewed the first six months of the Trump
Administration and the
myriad legislative and regulatory issues in Washington, including a discussion
of the “colorful”