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ISPA Is Turning 100 and We Want to Hear From You! ISPA will kick off a year-long celebration of its 100th anniversary at the 2015 ISPA Industry Conference, where we will host a special centennial dinner on March 5, 2015 that includes an entertaining retrospective about your industry and the Association’s history. We need your […]

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Mattress Recycling Council Hires Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Alexandria, VA – The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) has hired Amanda Wall to coordinate the communications aspects of its recycling programs in Connecticut, Rhode Island and California. MRC is a non-profit organization created by the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) to develop and implement statewide recycling programs for these states, which each enacted mattress recycling […]

Mattress Recycling Council Hires Program Coordinator

(Alexandria, VA) — The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) is pleased to announce that Justine Fallon has been hired as MRC’s Northeast Program Coordinator. In this capacity, Ms. Fallon will act a liaison between mattress collection sites, transporters and recyclers. MRC is a non-profit organization created by the International Sleep Products Association to develop statewide recycling […]

ISPA adds newsroom veteran Betsi Robinson to publications team 

ALEXANDRIA, VA—The International Sleep Products Association has hired Betsi Robinson to the newly created position of associate editor for its two publications, BedTimes and Sleep Savvy. In her new role, Robinson is responsible for editing and writing articles, coordinating production with editors and the design staff, and contributing to the editorial direction of both publications, […]

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BSC Spokesperson Lissa Coffey and ISPA's Ryan Trainer to Speak at Furniture Today's Bedding Conference

Lissa Coffey, spokesperson for the Better Sleep Council, will talk about the importance of connecting with today’s consumers on better sleep issues. She will provide some practical ideas on how retailers can communicate the better sleep message to their customers. In a separate session, ISPA president, Ryan Trainer and Michael Kattman, executive director of Spring Back […]

ISPA EXPO 2014 – A Record Breaking Industry Event

(Alexandria, VA) – The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) announced that ISPA EXPO 2014, held March 26-29, in New Orleans, LA, was one of its most successful shows in EXPO history. The nearly 3,300 attendees saw the very latest in machinery, components, services and technology from a record-setting 214 exhibitors from 23 countries in the […]

International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) Announces Prestigious Bedding Industry Award Recipients

Alexandria, VA — Jimmy Bush, senior vice president of corporate development at HSM Solutions, and Kerry Tramel, president of Lady Americana Associates were honored with the industry’s two prestigious awards for their outstanding service. The awards were presented during the 2014 ISPA EXPO Industry Breakfast in New Orleans, LA. Bush was presented the Russell L. Abolt […]