Schedule of Events

Insofar as possible the  IWCA Education Committee designs workshops to provide programs for Owners, Managers, and Technicians within each session. The workshop titles below have changed since first publication.
Sunday, February 10, 2019 – PRE-CONVENTION EVENTS
8:00am – 5:30pm SAIA Competent Person Suspended Scaffold Training
12:30pm – 5:30pm OSHA 10 Training – Day One
4:00pm – 6:00pm Conference Registration Open
6:00pm – 7:30pm First Time Attendee Meet and Greet w/ Board
Monday, February 11, 2019 – CONVENTION DAY ONE
7:00am – 6:00pm Conference Registration Open
8:00am – 10:00am Opening General Session: Steve Walther, Keynote
10:00am-10:30am Networking Break
10:30am – 4:30pm OSHA 10 Training- Day Two
10:30am – 12:00pm

(90 mins)

Concurrent Break-Out Sessions #1
Workshop 101: Residential Rooftop Safety
Workshop 102: Sales & Marketing Strategies for Your Window Cleaning Business
Workshop 103: Foundations of Window Cleaning Course – Part 1
Noon – 5:00pm Exhibit Hall (Exhibitor load-in)
12:00pm – 1:15pm Lunch on Own
Women in Industry Luncheon (RSVP Required)
1:30pm – 3:00pm

(90 mins)

Concurrent Break-Out Sessions #2
Workshop 201: Updates in Glass Research
Workshop 202: Five Proven Ideas and Mindsets To Earn an Additional $50,000 this Year
Workshop 203: Foundations of Window Cleaning Course – Part 2
3:00pm – 3:15m Transition Break
3:15pm – 4:15pm

(60 min)

Concurrent Break-Out Sessions #3
Workshop 301: Post-Construction Clean Up – Best Practices
Workshop 302: How Business Owners Should Think About Equity for Growth and Exit
Workshop 303: Power Washing Practices
4:30pm – 5:30pm Outdoor Demonstrations
7:00pm – 10:00pm Welcome Reception – Jam Session
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 – CONVENTION DAY TWO
8:00am – 9:00am Facilitated Roundtable discussions/ Super Safety Session
9:00am – 6:30pm Exhibit Hall Open
9:00am – 11:00am Charity Window Cleaning Event Off Property
10:30am – 12:00pm

(90 min)

Concurrent Break-Out Sessions #4
Workshop 401: Interviewing Techniques
Workshop 402: Proven Marketing Tactics to Grow Your Business
Workshop 403: Waterfed Pole Techniques
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch with Exhibitors
1:45pm – 6:30pm Speed and Medley Team Challenge Window Cleaning Contests
5:00pm-6:00pm Reception w/Exhibitors
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 – CONVENTION DAY THREE
8:00am-5:00pm Registration Open
8:00am – 12:00pm Exhibit Hall Open
8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast w/exhibitors
9:00am – 10:30am Keynote General Session: Danny Kerr, Breakthrough Academy 
10:30am – 12:00pm

(90 min)

Concurrent Break-Out Sessions #5
Workshop 501:Challenges to Successful Cleaning & Maintenance of Glass Surfaces 
Workshop 502: Understanding Your Financials through Quickbooks
Workshop 503: Window Cleaning Techniques
12:00pm – 6:00pm Exhibitor Move-Out
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch on Own
1:00pm – 2:30pm

(90 min)

Concurrent Break-Out Sessions #6
Workshop 601: Structuring Your Company
Workshop 602: Commercial High Rise Panel
Workshop 603:  Operations Management
2:30-2:45pm Transition Break
2:45pm – 4:00pm

(75 min)

Concurrent Break-Out Sessions #7
Workshop 701: Light Commercial Safety
Workshop 702:1 Residential Service Panel
Workshop 703: Roof Washing
5:30pm – 9:00pm Annual Awards Banquet & Silent Auction
Thursday, February 14, 2019- TRAINING EVENTS
8:00am – 5:00pm Registration Open
7:30am Breakfast
8:00am – 12:00pm IWCA Safety Training – Classroom
9:15am -11:00am Sunbelt Permit & Lift Safety Training – Classroom
 12:00pm -1:00pm Lunch
TBD Certification Exam
1:00pm – 4:00pm IWCA Safety Training – Outdoor
 1:00pm – 4:00pm Sunbelt Permit & Lift Safety Training  – Outdoor
IWCA Conference Concludes

OSHA Walking Working Surfaces Rules are now in full effect Read