RIA Convention & Industry Expo Final Report


PALM SPRINGS, CA – The Restoration Industry Association’s (RIA) 2017 International Restoration Convention & Industry Expo wrapped up its annual event, with convention organizers reporting healthy attendance and positive reviews of its programs.

The convention ran April 5-7, 2017, with nearly 100 exhibitors displaying services, products and equipment. More than 500 attendees sat in on workshops and roamed the trade show hall.

Workshop topics ranged from the technical, such as with contents restoration, to business management, marketing and dealing with specific restoration challenges the industry faces today.

Check out this short photo gallery of the event:




Jeff Cross

Jeff Cross is the ISSA media director, with publications that include Cleaning & Maintenance Management, ISSA Today, and Cleanfax magazines. He is the previous owner of a successful cleaning and restoration firm. He also works as a trainer and consultant for business owners, managers, and front-line technicians. He can be reached at [email protected].

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