Mikey’s Fest Greenville SC 2024

Event Details
03-22-2024
07:00 AM (BST)
03-25-2024
06:00 PM (BST)
706 Grove Rd, Greenville, SC 29605
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MIKEY’S FEST-MARCH 22-25, 2024

 

 

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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!

Clean alongside our team of instructors at a relaxed and educational pace.

Jim Pemberton- Fine 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-  IICRC Instructor for Carpet, Rugs and Upholstery

Thomas Cermak- ICRC Instructor for Carpet, Rugs and Upholstery

Tim Yeater- Carpet, Upholstery and Hard Surfaces

 

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 wonderful all around guy, ADAM HALE!

 

 

Keynote Speakers:

Terry Torok

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 King

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 King

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 Bardwell

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

 

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A impressive collection of sponsors and vendors:

Carpet Cleaner America

IICRC

Steam Action

Trinity OP Systems

SuperTech University

Fiber Protector America

MasterBlend

Grey Matter Chemistry

GreenGlides

Association of Rug Care Specialist (ARCS)

El Diablo Truckmounts

more to come!

 

 

 

And an extremely impressive list of engaging speakers:

Terry Torok

Tom and Jordan King

Jim Bardwell

Erik Sprague and Larry Wilburton

Jim Pemberton

Adam Hale

Tom Cermak

Dane Gregory

Terry Brown 

Master of Ceremonies Adam Hale

and more to come!

 

 

 

Greenville SC 2024 Schedule

Day 1 – Friday March 22nd

8:00 AM

Meet at RMH to register

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Cleaning of the Greenville Ronald McDonald House

Cleaning Teams:

Jim Pemberton- Upholstery cleaning

Thomas Cermak and Joey Pickett- Carpet repair, stains and other issues

Pamela Villagomez- Leather care and repair

Bryan Thomson- Countertop restoration

Reg Rogers/Dane Gregory- CRB/Low Moisture cleaning

TOPS- OP/vlm of various flooring and rugs

Sammy Sales@Steam Action- HWE of Carpet and Tile and Grout

Mike Schaefer@El Diablo- HWE of Carpet and Tile and Grout

7:00 PM
Group Themed Dinners

 

 

Day 2 – Saturday March 23rd

7:00 AM 

Registrations

8:00 AM 

Introduction with Mike Pailliotet and Victoria Heaberlin

8:15 AM

Adam Hale

8:30 AM

Jim Pemberton
Your customer’s pets will make or break your cleaning business. Jim is the world’s leading authority on fine fabric care and along with his father Lee, the two have been running Pemberton’s Cleaning Supply in Pennsylvania for many decades. Lee Pemberton is a founding shareholder for the IICRC and a legendary instructor and trend setter as well.

9:00 AM

Keynote: Jim Bardwell
Put the power of Relationship Marketing to work for your business!
Some of the biggest names in modern business acumen today agree that a robust RMS (Relationship Marketing System) is an essential aspect of a successful business! In this presentation, we will discover some of the most powerful aspects of this vital marketing tool. Attending this presentation will equip you with tangible, implementable techniques that you can utilize in your operation. Bonus topic: Relationship marketing is not only limited to B2C but also B2B! Jim will share the importance of building relationships with other businesses through relationship marketing and demonstrate how you can create a network of referring partners by fostering good relationships with other companies to help them grow and succeed

10:00 AM

Joey Pickett

Personality profiles, love languages and demographics, how to
use them for your relationships, employees, customers, and to
increase your sales.

11:00 AM 

 Mike Pailliotet
Interviews notorious and unordinary cleaners: Nick Torok, Chris Jones, Carlos Sherwood and other new attendees

12:00 PM

Lunch on your own

Vendors on display all afternoon

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Room 1-Terri Brown
Financial advisor and retirement expert, and wife of a carpet cleaner so she knows our needs
https://advisor.morganstanley.com/terri.brown
Room 2-Dane Gregory
Mastering commercial floor care accounts and processes.

3:00 PM 

Keynote: 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

7:00 PM
Group themed dinners

 

 

 

Day 3 – Sunday March 24th

9:00 AM

Mike Pailliotet- Opening remarks

9:30 AM 

Adam Hale
Lifelong cleaner, former employee of Blueline truckmounts, IICRC instructor and heralded speaker at many, many Mikey’s Fest who never disappoints.

10:00 AM 

Keynote: Tom King
Leadership Success: Building your team & business to grow
If you’re a business owner, you are a leader. Leadership is the number one reason businesses fail or succeed.
We will answer:
How do you need to grow personally?
What do you need to be doing daily?
How do you get your team to the next level?
Tom & his family have taken 3 separate businesses over the $1 million gross revenue mark, without doing water remediation. Tom will share the practices and strategies they are using and what you can do right away to begin to build the company of your dreams.

11:00AM

Break

11:15 PM

Keynote: Jordan King
Digital Marketing: Creating impactful digital sales and marketing funnels
If you’re in business today there are hundreds of gurus, services, & digital platforms that promise marketing success. We will answer, “What are the parts to a successful sales funnel? What digital platforms do you need to engage with? How do the different parts intersect? What do you need to change today to win market share in your area? Jordan will share the practical application of what they are using every day to win in the market!

12:00 PM

Lunch on your own

Vendors on display all afternoon

1:15 PM 

Eric Sprague of Super Tech University
Sit up front and don’t miss a word of wisdom! The Roadmap from Owner/Operator to a Multi-Truck 7 Figure Business We will cover: Owner Success Habits Learning Executive Function Marketing Business Systems Financial Oversight Training and Leading Employees

2:15 PM 

Round Table Discussion-Supplementary income for Cleaners
Join Adam Hale as he interviews TJ and Jaycie Lucie, Mike Pailliotet, Johnny Johnson and more about their additional income sources and discuss what may work for you..

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Room 1 Amy Mints– Working with the high end market, Texas style..
Room 2 Tom Cermak Carpet repair tricks for easy add on sales

4:30 PM

Live Ronald McDonald House Charity Auctions – All proceeds go to the Greenville House- Amazing prizes and services up for grabs

7:00 PM
Group Themed Dinners

 

 

 

Day 4 – Monday March 25th

9:00 AM

Field Trip to the Glen Raven/Sunbrella facility for a private tour of their manufacturing and cleaning facilities. Don’t miss the very rare opportunity to see the whole process from cotton ball to barcalounger…

12:00 PM

Field Trip to Area Rug Manufacturing facility

3:00 PM

Reedy River Falls (AKA the Garden Of Eden) excursion in downtown Greenville

7:00 PM
Group themed dinners

 

 

Our Venue-

Springhill Suites by Marriott 
Group Hotel is sold out but the Hyatt around the corner is very nice and has buy two nights and get a night free offer

https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/south-carolina/hyatt-regency-greenville/gsprg?src=corp_lclb_gmb_seo_gsprg


For more information or to reserve your tickets log on to www.mikeysfest.com
Or call Mike @ 775-552-5429 

—-Schedule of Events—-

Thursday 3/21

 Meet & Greet and event sign up @ Springhill Suites 7PM

Friday 3/22

 

Our Venue!-

Springhill Suites by Marriott, full suites w/ free buffet breakfasts every day.

Sign up link for our discounted rooms:

https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1682446257101&key=GRP&app=resvlink

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Ticket Information

Greenville General Public
$390.00
Sales Ended: 03-25-2024 12:00 AM
- Already registered for this event.
IICRC Registrant
$350.00
Sales Ended: 03-26-2024 01:30 AM
- Already registered for this event.