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Don't forget to pack an extra pair of pajamas for EXPO!

The International Sleep Products Association Plans For A New Orleans Pajama Party ISPA and its members ask everyone to bring some PJs to New Orleans Alexandria, VA — The International Sleep Products Association’s March EXPO in New Orleans promises to be a pajama party.  To thank its host city, the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) […]

The International Sleep Products Association Announces NEW Digital Editor Position Barbara Nelles Expands Her Role For ISPA

(Alexandria, VA) – The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) is pleased to announce that Barbara Nelles has accepted the position of digital editor for ISPA’s two industry publications. She joined ISPA in 2009 as senior writer for BedTimes and Sleep Savvy magazines and was later named associate editor of both publications. As digital editor, Nelles will […]

ISPA Announces New Staff Writer for BedTimes and Sleep Savvy

(Alexandria, VA) – Veteran home furnishings journalist Susan Andrews has joined the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) as staff writer for its two industry publications, BedTimes and Sleep Savvy. “I am pleased about this opportunity allowing me to become involved in the home furnishings industry again as a writer for such an excellent organization as […]

ISPA Welcomed Over 80 New Members in 2013.

The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) welcomed over 80 new members in 2013.  ISPA membership continues to see healthy growth rates across all industry categories, including start-up companies, veteran mattress producers, components suppliers, and manufacturers of accessories. “ISPA helps its members address issues that a single company cannot manage alone,” said ISPA President, Ryan Trainer.  […]

ISPA 2014 Awards - Call For Nominations!

We need your nominations! We are only weeks away from ISPA EXPO in New Orleans! As we continue our preparations, we need your help in selecting appropriate candidates for ISPA’s Russell L. Abolt Exceptional Service Award and Robert MacMorran Memorial Award, to be presented Friday, March 28th during the ISPA Industry Breakfast. Selection Committees will […]

12 Nap-Sized New Year’s Resolutions for Better Sleep in 2014

Trying to exercise more? Eat less? Earn that promotion? It all starts by taking the Better Sleep pledge… Better Sleep Council research has shown that Americans know they’re not getting enough sleep but don’t take actions to improve. A good night’s sleep is crucial to achieving proper diet, exercise and productivity measures, so a New […]

The 2013 ISPA Commitment Card now available for review!

ISPA remains committed to its members and continues to be a dependable resource helping manufacturers and suppliers grow and prosper. Collectively, we can influence and improve the business climate for mattress manufacturers and their suppliers. ISPA is committed to working diligently on your behalf and representing our industry. Our Commitment Card outlines some of the most recent […]

International Sleep Products Association Hosts An Interactive Session Regarding Mattress Recycling In 2014

INTERNATIONAL SLEEP PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION HOSTS AN INTERACTIVE SESSION REGARDING MATTRESS RECYCLING IN 2014 Join us at the Las Vegas Market to learn how the industry is working to launch sensible, cost-effective mattress recycling programs to comply with state laws Alexandria, VA — In Connecticut, Rhode Island and California, mattress recycling programs are now the law. In 2014, […]

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Internationally Recognized Innovation Expert to Keynote ISPA EXPO 2014

(Alexandria, VA) – The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) has announced that Luke Williams, professor of marketing and executive director of the Berkley Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at New York University’s Stern School of Business, will be the keynote speaker for ISPA EXPO 2014, which is being held March 26-29, in New Orleans, LA. […]