Mikey’s Fest San Diego

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January 21-23, 2023

In spirit of our slogan, “The Next Fest Is The Best Fest” we are super excited for San Diego.

Join us for three action packed days of comradery, education and cleaning demonstrations by the best movers and shakers currently in our industry at our lush seaside tropical resort (with 70 degree temperatures in January!)

*Please note, due to Covid vaccine mandates we will not be able to clean the Ronald McDonald House during this event.

Schedule of events:

Saturday 1-21-22


Group meeting at the pool Register, Check in, T shirts, name badges etc. Introductions of attendees and vendors


Hang time! Enjoy the beautiful hotel grounds or beach with some of the best people in our industry


Lunch on the beach across from Humphrey’s w/ Ty Cranmore & Fat Ox BBQ

1 PM

More hang time with the best of the best


Field Trip to Liberty Public Market for dinner (self pay) Group themed parties of six https://libertypublicmarketsd.com/vendors/


Sunday 1-22-23


Check in at Humphrey’s classroom

Opening remarks- Mike, Victoria and ?


Gold Sponsor Showcase- Trinity OP Systems


Our morning energy boost with Nate Dixon!


Group discussion on what additional services are working for your company


Round table discussion on how business owners have adapted to the new economy and health concerns w/ Kevin Bunce & Lisa Bunce, Sarti Padget, Nathan Dixon, Scott Turknett


Mike interviews Marsha Reynolds, single truck owner-op cleaning for fun into her late 60’s& Lamine Boye who shares his awesome adventure in life going from Senegal Africa to Indianapolis and killing it in the restoration trade


Lunch on the beach w/ Fat Ox BBQ


MB Stone Professional’s Bryan Thomson restores stained concrete floor on site, get your hands and knees dirty as we bring this tortured floor back to life!

Truckmount units on display, learn all about the latest machines available.

-VLM equipment on display to test and compare-Test the latest wands and gadgets


VLM & HWE Demonstrations -How to select the right machine, pads and chemical for the job w/ TOPS & EncapStore, Carpet Cleaner America, Truck Mount demos

Demonstrations: countertop restoration w/ Bryan Thomson @ MB Stone Professional

How far to go with pet odor removal, how far is too far w/ Tim Yeater@ Grey Matter Chemistry

Porcelain tile glaze restoration and how to clean porous unglazed porcelain – Mike Pailliotet


Group themed dinners or on your own https://www.balihairestaurant.com/modified-dinner-menu/http://humphreysrestaurant.com/food-and-drink/dinner/


Monday 1-23-23


Opening remarks w/ Mike and Bryan, survey of concrete work and carpet cleaning performed on Sunday.


Blue Collar Boys , Larry Wilberton & Eric Sprague The 85% Rule for Financial Success, Harvard and Stanford University studies have proven that 85% of financial success is dictated by “soft skills” such as communication, negotiation, and leadership. Only 15% of success is created by technical knowledge. Learn how to use these concepts to grow a profitable home services business


Lisa Bunce- Lisa will peel back the curtain and give you an inside look into the day to day operations and systems she and Kevin have implemented, helping their business to thrive and grow.


Kevin Bunce- Adding restoration to your cleaning business for insane growth


Sponsor’s showcase- Legend Brands, Steam Action, IICRC, HydraMaster, Green Glides, Carpet Cleaner American, Interlink, Saiger, MB Stone, Grey Matter Chemistry, Monster Chem, -Visit with your favorite manufacturers and suppliers


Lunch / Fat OX BBQ on the beach

1:00- 3PM

Sponsor’s showcase- Legend Brands, Steam Action, IICRC, HydraMaster,.Green Glides, Carpet Cleaner American, Interlink, Saiger, MB Stone, Grey Matter Chemistry, Monster Chem, JonDon -Visit with your favorite manufacturers and suppliers.


Quick Speeches featuring our industry rockstars: Doyle Bloss, Will Saring, Erik Charles Olson, Grant Baverstock and many more?


Auctions w/ Dan Letourneau! Great fun to benefit the Greenville South Carolina RMH, featuring a TOPS Phoenix OP machine and MUCH more!

7 PM

Dinner on the Beach!, tailgating party on the sand, bon fires, pizza!, themed groups and maybe even a keg of Bearded Bastard beer. Directly across the street from the hotel!

Group themed dinners- (groups of 5-6 , sign up in advance, each theme will be held three times, Sat, Sun & Mon)

Want to grow your cleaning biz and become a multi-trucker?-, Eric Sprague 1st group, Larry Wilberton 2nd group

Owner Operator & 1-2 truck successes- Johnny Johnson 1st group, Nathan Dixon 2nd group

Commercial carpet cleaning-Ted Borecki @ TOPS 1st group, Tim Yeater 2nd group

Multi-Surface Service Providers- Mike Pailliotet 1st group, Bryan Thomson 2nd group

Restoration- Kevin Bunce 1st group, Lamine Boye 2nd group

Wives & office staff- Lisa Lisa Redd Bunce 1st group, Monique Olson 2nd group

(Are you interested in speaking and have an amazing story to tell? Give Mike a call @ 775 552 5429 )

If you are looking for more educational opportunities to stay in beautiful San Diego in January we have the following options:

-MB Stone Professional will be offering a two day basic stone resurfacing class very close to our group hotel on January 19 & 20 prior to The Fest (details and sign up page coming soon)

-Jim Pemberton will be offering his two day Fine Fabric Pro course on January 25th & 26th in Palm Desert California, which is a two and a half hour drive from San Diego. (details and sign up page coming soon)

Mikey’s Fest Sponsors

Group Hotel & Conference Center : Humphrey’s Half Moon Inn on Shelter Island


Mature tropical landscaping with swimming pool and hot tubs, fire pits, koi gardens and oceanside views

FREE parking and WIFI too!

Live music every night, an excellent onsite restaurant and beautiful modern guest rooms


Call 1-800-542-7400 to book now or click HERE

Standard King rooms are $125 per night, Marina View Suites are available for $169 and grand (huge!) Marina View Suites are $199

Video tour of Humfrey’s Half Moon Inn

Join us for a day at the AMAZING San Diego Zoon on Tuesday Jan following the Fest at  https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/ followed by dinner at Liberty Public Market  https://libertypublicmarketsd.com/

Tickets start @ $310 and will go up $10 each month until January, help us plan the Best Fest ever and buy reserve your seats asap!

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