Mikey’s Fest Planning is in full swing! We’re so excited about our upcoming event and wanted to share some important information with you.
Our room block rate will expire on March 7, 2024 all room must be reserved prior to receive our discounted rate. Book your rooms here! https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1682446257101&key=GRP&app=resvlink
If you are planning to ship product for displays make sure it arrives prior to March 22, 2024. Arrange to have the product shipped to our hotel at SpringHill Suites Greenville Downtown 200 East Washington Street, Greenville, South Carolina, USA, 29601
We are looking for donation to be auctioned off at the Fest to benefit the RMHC https://rmhc-carolinas.org/ Please email Mike at Mikepailliotet@gmail.com or Victoria at firstname.lastname@example.org with any items you wish to auction off.
If your auctioning product that is large or heavy that you do not wish to ship multiple times please provide us with a color photo including product description and retail value.
You wont want to miss the meet and greet on March 21, 2024 and the chance to get to know some of our attendees on a more personal level.
As always, we look forward to see you there….
Mikey’s Fest has been bringing Carpet, Upholstery, and Hard Surface Cleaners together since 2004.
Our Fests our legendary for the comradery and goodwill given to the community, like no other industry event can.
Purposely small attendance with the intent of creating a family reunion like atmosphere, charity cleanings, and heartfelt presentations by the biggest and best in the cleaning industry along with loads of hang time with friends, creates memories and lessons that last a lifetime.
This year’s event will feature full day of cleaning and restoring carpet, vinyl, stone counters, leather and fabric furniture, on site rugs and tile and grout at the Greenville SC Ronald McDonald House, with the very best instructors in our industry! A small House with lots of time to learn and share!
Friday 3/24 will feature full day of cleaning and restoring carpet, vinyl, stone counters, leather and fabric furniture, on site rugs and tile and grout at the Greenville SC Ronald McDonald House, with the very best instructors in our industry!
Jim Pemberton– Fabric care
Robert and Katie Pettyjohn- Rugs and fine fabrics
Bryan Thomson– Stone care and restoration
Mike Pailliotet– Vinyl and Tile and Grout cleaning and repair
Pamela Villagomez– Leather care and repair
The Trinity OP Systems team– Carpet and hard surface floor cleaning
Carpet Cleaner America’s Dane Gregory & Reg Rogers– Low moisture @ all flooring surfaces
Sammy Sales/Steam Action– Carpet and tile cleaning
Joey Picket- Carpet cleaning
Thomas Cermak – Cleaning and repair
Tim Yeater-All surfaces
IICRC- various reps and instructors
Followed by two days of speakers and presentations as only Mikey’s Fest can bring it to you, in a friendly and very informative, family like get-together feeling.
MC’d by our long time friend, cleaner and Pastor, Chris Muetteries
Terry Torok, Producer, Live from Earth Entertainment, co-founder Creative Intelligence Agency. Terry has been involved in Entertainment Media; from ABC to MTV, Concert Sponsorships from Rolling Stones, Elton John & Alicia Keys. Sponsorship & Brand positioning; from Pepsi & VISA to Sony Pictures, the Olympics to the World Cup. Terry has launched projects with a variety of A-list Celebrities from Kevin Bacon to George Clooney & Dr. Deepak Chopra. Terry was one of the original pioneers of Esports, creating the first competitions, tours, TV series and the first Esports arenas in Times Square. In more recent years, Terry has been on-location, filming peace projects and humanitarian efforts throughout the Americas, Middle East & Africa. Google him, you’ll be inspired. Terry’s interactive presentation will support your work & life experiences in connecting with creativity & community! We also have a surprise experience planned that will bring out the very best in you and us, the Mikey’s Fest Family.
Tom has over 40 years of leadership experience. Starting off as a graphic designer in Chicago. He completed a degree in non-profit leadership. To pay his way through college, Tom worked full-time for ServiceMaster by Rice in Des Moines, Iowa. After graduation, he spent time leading student ministries in the Midwest. In 2000, Tom was recruited by Eli Lilly & Co., a fortune 200 company. He was promoted to Executive Sales Representative, one of only 80 individuals. He spent time in sales, sales coaching, and market while at Lilly. In 2008, Tom bought 3 janitorial accounts and began building his first brand Sani-Bright. The family portfolio has grown to include RG Decor Furniture, Wicker Works Outdoor, Sani-Bright Services, Oriental Rug Cleaning of Indianapolis, MasterBlend Chemical & Xenia Hill Company a communications group. Tom & his wife Karen have been married for 40 years and have 2 boys Jordan & Kyle.
Jordan has been in the cleaning & rug industry since 2009. Jordan started his entrepreneurial journey during high school, running a mowing & mulching company with his brother Kyle. He was cutting grass for roughly 60 yards per week and grossing $60,000 annually his senior year of high school. Additionally, through high school & time spent at Purdue University, Jordan owned and operated a recording studio, spending time producing for regional and national acts he also had the opportunity to tour and run front-of-house sound. In 2009, Jordan joined Sani-Bright as a cleaning technician. He currently serves as operations manager and leads the day-to-day operation of the family’s service companies as well as MasterBlend Chemical. In 2019, he became a partner in the family’s business. Jordan has served on the board of directors for the Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) since 2018, currently serving as Vice President. He enjoys working with ARCS and teaching the art of rug care. He has been married to his wife Angie for 9 years and enjoys playing ice hockey & golf in his free time.
Jim is from South Louisiana, where the art of descriptive storytelling is a time-honored tradition. Jim is proud to have served his country as a U.S. Army Special Operations Communication Specialist with the 109th Military Intelligence Group ( Airborne Scout) and as an overseas contractor for the U.S. Dept of Defense.
Jim’s love of people and his need for a fast-paced, exciting, and merit-driven vocation naturally led him to a career in sales and marketing. He has spent the last 25 years working for and with some of the most successful, high-end textile restoration and protection firms in the country. Jim’s accomplishments in this field has led to opportunities to share his experience both as a consultant and a speaker. Jim is a Ziglar Legacy Certified Trainer and a DISC Certified Trainer personally trained by Robert A. Rohm Ph.D. Jim lives outside of Nashville, TN with his wife Rebekah and their little black cat Luna.
Featured Presenters: Jim Pemberton, Eric Sprague & Larry Wilberton, Dane Gregory, Adam Hale, Joey Pickett, Thomas Cermak and more!
Round table and interview participants: Robert Pettyjohn, Chris Jones, TJ and Jaycie Lucie, Johnny Johnson, Nick & Abby Torok
—-Schedule of Events—-
Meet & Greet and event sign up @ Springhill Suites 7PM
Cleaning of the Greenville Ronald McDonald House- All day.
Dinner on your own in downtown Greenville, meet in the lobby at 7pm to break into small groups.
Saturday and Sunday 3/23 & 24
Free Buffet Breakfast on site.
Speakers, presenters & demonstrations from 8AM to 5PM. (see schedule of events)
Afternoon tools and method demonstrations by industry legends:
Thomas Cermak Lifelong cleaner and super passionate IICRC instructor-Carpet dying
Bryan Thomson Stone Edge training– Stone reconditioning
Jim Pemberton A fine gentleman and a fine fabric guru to the nth degree, https://www.ecleanadvisor.com/public/main.cfm
SteamAction Sammy Sales and family, cleaners and inventors, https://steamaction.com/
IICRC Many representatives will be in The House, www.iicrc.org
Joey Pickett Lifelong cleaner and IICRC instructor, https://www.joeyscarpetcare.com/
Pamela Villagomez Leather care and repair expert and IICRC instructor. https://www.damagedleathersolutions.com/about
Robert Pettyjohn– Fine Fabric spotting
Tim Yeater- Grey Matter Chemistry
Reg Rogers and Dane Gregory- Carpet Cleaner America
Themed group dinners @ 7PM
“Camaraderie Monday” 3/25 Group field trip to GlenRaven. Join us for a special private tour of this million+ sq ft facility that produces a multitude of fabric types known and used world wide, including Sunbrella patio furniture. We’ll get to experience inside their cleaning and testing laboratories as well as watch fabric fabrication in progress. https://www.glenraven.com/
—Another local field trip will be added soon—
Springhill Suites by Marriott, full suites w/ free buffet breakfasts every day.
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