Annual Building Services Contractor Seminar
August 8th - 10th
Do you want to play in the big leagues?  Join Spartan for a 2 day seminar where you will gain knowledge and experience that will make your team more competitive.

Spartan Chemical invites you to attend this, invite-only, Building Service Contractors Seminar. This year we're featuring CITS Cleaning 101 Certification and CITS Advanced Certification, leveraging technology for day-to-day operations, positioning your company to be competitive, and food processing opportunities for BSCs. You won't want to miss it, so RSVP early!
LOGISTICS
  • Plan to arrive in Toledo by Tuesday afternoon, August 8
  • Ground transportation will be provided by Spartan to and from either Toledo Express (TOL) or Detroit Wayne County Metropolitan (DTW) airports
  • Complimentary ground transportation will be provided throughout the seminar
  • Complimentary accommodations Tuesday and Wednesday evenings
  • Complimentary meals Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • Business or business casual attire
  • Completed RSVP is the only guarantee of reservation for the seminar. Reservations will be confirmed by letter with additional details
TOPICS
  
Food Processing Opportunities for  BSCs with Chris Celusta, Spartan Food Processing Sanitation Manager
 
Food Production Sanitation is a lucrative market for BSCs. Chris will you give you a playbook of how to successfully get into the food sanitation market. Topics include:
  • Identifying market segments
  • Understanding industry language
  • Gaining product and equipment knowledge
  • Looking live at the cleaning process
  • Entering the market
  • Using Spartan’s experience to support your efforts
Real-Time Performance Results with CompuClean's Cloud-Based Software with Mike Fabian, Spartan Director of CompuClean
Learn how to drive employee performance and deliver service excellence by leveraging the quality management tools in Spartan's CompuClean cloud-based custodial management system. Topics will include quality assurance system design, implementation and strategies as well as an overview of CompuClean's Custom CleanCheck training cards.
 Working Smart, Working Profitably with David Frank, AICS President 
Working efficiently is key to a successful and profitable BSC. This program will explore three modules that will help your organization scope, quote and assess jobs effectively. David Frank will introduce you to a systemized approach that will give you the power to bid more competitively, discuss how to choose a cleaning system best suited for your operation and give you the framework to define and measure quality. 
Navigating Spartan's Tools and Resources ​with Cali Sartor, Spartan Director of Marketing

 This presentation will walk you through the value-added tools that Spartan provides you.  We will cover apps, and online services that enable you to work safe, efficiently, and effectively.
CITS Training Certification with John Schauff, CIMS, CITS, LEED, Spartan Director of Training and Government Programs; Jason Welch, Spartan Microbiologist and Becky Kaufold, Spartan Chemist
All attendees will receive CITS Cleaning 101 Certification and CITS Advanced Certification in:
  • Restroom Care
  • Hard Floor Care
  • Carpet Care
The Cleaning Industry Training Standard (CITS) program is designed to increase professionalism and demonstrate a commitment to effective training. Specifically, the program is focused on training and certifying frontline cleaning professionals, verifying training programs and training facilities to a set industry standard, and improving the skills of industry trainers through a comprehensive workshop.
Value of Clean with Frank Trevisani, Spartan Director of Building Service Contractor Program
In today’s environment of margin pressure and commoditization, Frank will show you how to quantify the value that you bring to your customers by delivering a clean, healthy building thus, enabling you to protect your profitability while blocking out the competition.

Benefits of BSCAI to BSCs with Taylor Bruce, I H Services President
 
For over 50 years, the Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) has been the Business Resource for Contractors. Past BSCAI president, Taylor Bruce will discuss the organization's benefits designed specifically for leaders in the building service contracting industry.

ISSA + You = Strategic Growth with Brant Insero, ISSA Director of Education, Training, Certifications & Standards
 
Have you wondered how to disrupt your thought process to reclaim relevance with current and potential customers? Do you want to change your heart and mindset to determine a new direction of business? Are you ready to  bring your business to new levels of success? Discover how to do those things and more in this interactive session, which will reinforce the relevance of three key programs designed to do that and more.
FEATURED SPEAKERS
Jerred Attanasio, Manager of Building Service Contractors,
Spartan Chemical
Jerred holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. With 16 years of experience in the janitorial/sanitation industry, Jerred has had extensive industry experience, most recently serving as the regional manager for Spartan's North Carolina region.
Taylor Bruce, President
I H Services
Taylor Bruce has been the President of I H Services for over 20 years. Prior to his role at I H Services, he served in many leadership positions in the textile industry. In 2012, Taylor served as President of the BSCAI (Building Service Contractors Association International). He also has received the designation of CBSE (Certified Building Services Executive) which is the highest certification in the industry.
Chris Celusta, Manager of Food Processing Sanitation,
Spartan Chemical
Chris Celusta joined Spartan Chemical over 30 years ago as a regional manager. Today, Chris manages Spartan’s Food Sanitation program. His vast experience in the industry spans meat processing, bakeries, snack processing, produce, and egg farms. SQF 2000 Systems and ServSafe certified, Chris uses his broad knowledge of food sanitation to open new accounts for Spartan’s distribution network.
Mike Fabian, CompuClean Manager,
Spartan Chemical

Mike has ten years of management experience in the Jan San industry with a focus on workloading and quality assurance systems. Mike oversees all aspects of Spartan's CompuClean custodial management software, including development, training, and sales, and works closely with Spartan clients and distributors to help them implement and utilize CompuClean to its full potential.
David Frank, President,
AICS
David is the president of the American Institute for Cleaning Sciences (AICS), an independent, third-party accreditation organization that established standards to improve the professional performance of the cleaning industry. With more than 30 years of experience, David is the leading authority in the industry, service facility service providers, distributors, and manufacturers.
Brant Insero, Director of Education, Training, Certifications and Standards,
ISSA
Brant Insero has over 15 years of public speaking, training and managing businesses. He has delivered hundreds of presentations to change the mindset of professionals within publishing, telecommunications, retail, higher education, distribution and many others.  

Becky Kaufold, Chemist,
Spartan Chemical Company

Rebecca holds an M.B.A. from Heidelberg University and a B.S. in Molecular Biology from Grove City College. She has been a member of the Spartan Chemical Research and Development team for over 15 years, specializing in the new product development of removable and permanent coatings for resilient and non-resilient substrates. She has added over 20 products to the Spartan line. Rebecca led Spartan’s 2010 Corporate Sustainability Program, reducing facility-generated greenhouse gas emissions by almost 20%. She is a member of the Consumer Specialty Products Association Polishes & Floor Maintenance Products Division and an Advisory Board Member for the School of Green Chemistry and Engineering at the University of Toledo.
Cali Sartor, Director of Marketing,
Spartan Chemical Company
Cali Sartor is the Director of Marketing for Spartan Chemical. Cali has over 20 years of experience helping companies design, develop, and implement product development, brand management, and strategic development programs. Cali holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, where she studied marketing. She also holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Portland State University in Portland, OR.
John Schauff, Director of Government Services & Training,
Spartan Chemical Company

Come join ISSA Accredited Certification Trainer (A.C.T.), John Schauff, for Cleaning Industry Training Standard (CITS) certified coursework. An international speaker, John has over 26 years of industry experience. In addition to his duties as Director of Training, during his nearly 24 years with Spartan, John has held several other positions of responsibility including Director of Government Services, Bioaugmentation Manager, and Regional Manager. Together with his A.C.T. credentials, John is an ISSA CIMS Industry Certified Expert, a USGBC LEED Green Associate, and he sits on various industry advisory panels. 

Bill Stewart, Manager of West Coast Building Service Contractors,
Spartan Chemical
Bill has been with Spartan since 1994, first serving as regional manager of the Arizona region. In November 2006, Stewart was appointed to the position of west coast divisional sales manager. Most recently, Bill has returned to the role of regional manager, Arizona region.
Frank Trevisani, Director of Building Service Contractors, 
Spartan Chemical Company

Frank has been in the BSC industry for over 33 years in various management positions with Oneida Chemical Company, ISS, Clarke Floor Machine, and One Source. Frank is an industry leader in the BSC market, most notably being selected by Cleaning & Maintenance Management Magazine as an Industry Leader Dream Team Member.
Jason Welch, Microbiologist,
Spartan Chemical Company 
Jason has been a member of the Spartan Chemical Research and Development team for over 18 years. Over that time period, his formulation expertise has included development of products in such varied market segments as: disinfectants, hand care, food processing chemicals, drain line maintenance chemicals, industrial warewashing products, carpet care, industrial degreasers and hard surface cleaners. During his tenure at Spartan, Jason has added over 50 products to Spartan Chemical Company’s product catalog. Jason also holds 4 patents from the United States Patent Office and has contributed over 10 written articles to industry journals and publications.
RSVP by July 24 to Ms. Kristen Lisk
Toll Free: 1-800-537-8990 Ext. 218
Email: klisk@spartanchemical.com
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