Association of Rug Care Specialist Annual Convention Schedule

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Rug TechEd​

Brought to you by: WoolSafe and The Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS)

Salem, OR, June 11, 2019– Association of Rug Care Specialist Annual Convention Schedule

We are excited to announce that ARCS and WoolSafe are partnering to bring rug washers from around the world the best technical and educational opportunities at the 2019 Experience Event in Las Vegas! On Saturday, September 21, get ready to learn a variety of rug related skills from industry experts, Robert Mann, Randy Hyde, Jordan King and many more!

We’ll cover everything from how to build a rug plant, rug id and intake, marketing a rug business, how to clean viscose, how to work on color run, basic rug repairs, shearing, sides and ends, etc., and rugs and moths and mold! Earn IICRC Credits. Enter to Win some Amazing Prizes!


Early Bird Registration:

Members: $149

Non-Members: $199

After August 31:

Members: $179

Non-Members: $229

Line-Up for the day:

08:00am – Registration

08:30am – Welcome- Ruth Travis, WoolSafe N. America Director & Meg Walker, ARCS President

08:45am – WoolSafe Research Update- Agnes Zsednai & Steve Bakker

09:30am – ARCS Update

09:45 am – Sponsorship Spotlight

10:15am – Break

10:30am – Building a Rug Plant- Jordan King

11:30am – Rug Intake- Beginner ID- Scott Ring

12:30pm – Lunch

01:15pm – Rug Marketing- Scott & Miranda Gwilliam

02:15pm – Viscose- Kash Sobhe

02:45pm – Color Run- Randy Hyde

03:15pm – Break

03:45pm – Demonstrations- Shearing, Tiny Simple Repairs- Robert Mann

04:45pm – Moths & Mold- Jarrod Horton

05:30pm – Closing speeches followed by Beer

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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Meg Walker at 210-736-1821 or email at



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