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Friday Evening August 22 (1997)
7:00 until 10:00 PM Companion Tools Welcome Suite
(Tentatively scheduled for suite 374, but ask at the front desk.)
Early registration - pick up your caps, name tags, and programs.
Network; meet Jerry Rigdon of Companion Tools, and help us eat his snacks.
We'll have two computers set up here, one with internet access, so we can
visit a few websites, and show each other a few computer tricks.

Saturday August 23
8:30 Breakfast - Sports Center - 2nd floor
Continental breakfast and late registration.

9:00 - Meetings - Sports Center - 2nd floor
9:00 - 9:30 Greetings/introductions/updates
9:30 - 9:45 Ergonomic fanning techniques
Gary Mauer & audience work on fanning techniques.
9:45 - 10:30 Water Technology
Robin Tucker of Tucker Manufacturing
10:30- 11:30 Business to Business
Jerry Rigdon & Theresa Martin on becoming part of your business community
through community involvement
11:30 - 12:00 Internet Marketing
Tom Thomas on web marketing, and his new Window Cleaning Center - a mall that the consumer can use to find window cleaners.

12:30 Picnic - Sports Center lawn - Unger tent
We'll feast on roast beast and freshly picked sweet corn in a tent sponsored by Unger Enterprises

1:30 Hands on Demonstrations - Sports Center deck

1:30 - 2:30 Bucketless Window Cleaning
Bill Price shows us the system he developed for Ettore
2:30 - 2:45 Glass Protection
Gary Mauer demonstrates the newest glass protector concept using 3 Star
This won't take long at all, because it'll only take a few seconds to apply
the stuff to windows Bill Price just cleaned.
2:45 - 3:45 the Ledger
Jerry Rigdon demonstrates his Ledgers - squeegee handles that reach OVER ledges and other obstructions that used to require ladder work.
3:45 - 4:45 Tucker poles
Robin and Carole Tucker demonstrate the squeegeeless approach to window cleaning using their Tucker Poles and deionized water.
4:45 - 5:00 Wrap-up
We'll distribute product samples donated by ABC Window Cleaning Supply, J Racenstein and Ettore.

7:00 until 10:00 PM Ettore/Computer Suite
(Same suite as last night - we'll remind everyone of the room number.
A little last minute networking, snacks and show and tell with the two computers set up here.
Sponsored by Ettore Products Company.

Total # of attendees - 33 from 10 different states
(This list of 18 companies does not include 15 employees and guests.)

Randy Feuillerat - Randy's Window Cleaning - Wisconsin
Jerry Elger - Real Clean - Wisconsin
David Ashley - Morningstar - Illinois
Jeff Klass - First Klass Window Cleaning - Wisconsin
Theresa Martin - Martin's Window Cleaning Corp. - Texas
Chris Wallace - ABC Window Cleaning Supply - Colorado
Robin Tucker - Tucker Manufacturing - Iowa
Gary Erb - - Quality Window Cleaning - Iowa
Gary Mauer - MOM's - Wisconsin
Jack Dunfee - Economy Glass - Wisconsin
Jacob Unger - Washington State
Jeff Ausprung - Al's Window Cleaning - Wisconsin
Bill Price - - Wyndow-Tech - Michigan
Larry Boyler - I Can See Clearly Now - Wisconsin
Rick Beauchamp - Beau's Window Cleaning - Indiana
Rick Kadletz - Mid-Missouri Window Cleaning - Missouri
Steve Digilio - Window Cleaning Plus - Illinois
Tom Thomas - Brite-Way Publishing - Tennessee