Educational Conferences


2024 Spring Conference
April 15-17
Four Seasons Resort | Palm Beach, Florida

Conference Schedule
  • Sunday - arrivals
  • Monday will kick off the program at 1:00pm, followed by dinner onsite.
  • Tuesday will feature a morning speaker, afternoon free time and evening dinner onsite.
  • Wednesday will wrap up with the board meeting to conclude by 10am.

Conference Registration

Registration is open!
General registration is $500 per person and includes conference meals and educational sessions.
> Child registration is $100 for children 12-16yo.  Under 12 is complimentary.
>When registering online, your user name and password are required to log in.
First, register yourself and the events you plan to attend by selecting "add" next to each event. Next, click "register someone else" and add their events. Proceed to checkout.
Contact bdenny@mla-online with log in questions.

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Speakers & Program

Monday:  Roundtable
Join a panel of MLA members during two round table sessions, followed by Q&A. 
Moderated by Mike Marsden, Coin Meter Company, Inc.

First Session:  We will discuss service calls, how service calls are received, necessary information and completion process., followed by how each company handles service calls and preventive maintenance.

The first session is open to both Route Operator Members and Allied Members.

Panelists:  Scott Carreras, Automatic Laundry Service of VA, Inc., Blair Holt, Coin Meter Company, Inc. and Taylor Smith, Commercial Equipment Company.

Second Session:  Open discussion of the route business and how to improve.

The second session is open to Route Operator Members only.

A panel will explain their processes on: 

  1. Incentivizing residents to use the machines more.
  2. When to do vend increases and how the process is done. How is variable pricing working.
  3. When to replace existing equipment at locations.
  4. Succession planning.
  5. Signage for machines and laundry rooms.


An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Accelerating Growth, Increasing Profits and Exiting for Top Dollar
Adam Coffey, CEO Advisory Guru

Adam Coffey will put his decades of real-world expertise and know-how to work for you and your company. With 20+ years’ experience as a president and CEO of three national private equity-backed service companies, an active board member, executive mentor, coach and consultant, Adam enjoys serving in a trusted ADVISORY role to management teams. Plus, having built multiple private equity-backed companies to over a billion dollars in enterprise value, he’s well regarded as a private equity GURU.
Adam is excited to personally share his expertise with other CEOs, private equity portfolio companies, founders, family offices and C-suite executives to help them succeed and drive transformative growth.

Hotel Reservations

Hotel Room block cut-off is Thursday, March 14.
Book your room today using the link below!

Click here for special link to book at the discounted rate.

The MLA discounted run of house room rate is $679.00, plus tax and a nightly resort fee of $40.00. A room block is available until March 14 or until the block is full, whichever occurs first.

The nightly resort fee includes a welcome beverage, fitness classes, beach cruiser bicycle hire for guests ages 16 and over, use of house car upon request within a 6-mile (9.7-kilometre) radius of the Resort (excludes airport transfers), cooking classes and tasting classes.  Check-in time 4:00pm. Room assignments prior to this time are subject to availability. Check-out time is 12:00pm.


Overnight valet parking will be charged to the individual and is currently at $40.00 per vehicle, per night, plus 7% tax. The rate for non-overnight valet parking is $10.00 per vehicle, plus 7% tax and will be charged to the Patron’s master account. Rates are subject to change.

Hotel Information
Four Seasons Resort
2800 South Ocean Blvd
Palm Beach, FL 33480

Located on an intimate-yet-expansive stretch of white-sand beach, Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach is a 15-minute drive from the shops of famed Worth Avenue and a 20-minute drive from downtown West Palm Beach.

Book your spa appointment online here. Or call 561-582-2800. The Four Seasons offers a variety of spa treatments tailored to fit your needs.

To make your dining reservation at Four Seasons, click here.


2024 Conferences
Spring Conference, April 15-17 | Four Seasons Resort, Palm Beach, FL
Fall Conference, October 11-13 | St. Regis Deer Valley, Park City, UT

2025 Conferences
April 7-9 | The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, FL
Fall Conference, October 17-19 | The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley, Arizona