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ARTA Announces Call for Presentations!
Do you or your company have a great presentation to share in Ottawa? The deadline for submissions is Thursday, March 8.

ARTA is accepting presentation topics for its 2018 Education Conference July 25-27 in Ottawa, Ontario. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, March 8.  ARTA will announce selected presentations by March 15.

How to submit a presentation topic
Interested? ARTA seeks four to six presentations. Here's how to submit a presentation topic:​​

  • Presentations in these categories are eligible
    • Infection control and prevention
    • Marketing reusable textiles
    • New technology
  • Prepare a summary or outline of your presentation 
  • Include four learning objectives from your presentation
  • Email summary/outline (or an actual presentation), along with the learning objectives to by March 8.​
Questions? Contact Nancy Jenkins at


Register Now to Attend ARTA's Education Conference!
Join us for this 2-day, education packed conference. Optional activities include a plant tour of HLS Linen Services on July 25 and a golf scramble on July 27.

We hope you will join us this summer for ARTA's 2018 Education Conference July 25-27 at the Chateau Laurier in Ottawa, Ontario. The agenda includes 1.5 days of education, tabletop exhibits, Welcome Reception by MIP on July 25, and Sponsor Reception on July 26. Optional activities include a July 25 plant tour of HLS Linen Services and a Golf Tourney set for July 27.
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Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Wednesday, July 25
Noon          Registration opens
1:00 p.m.    Plant Tour at HLS Linen Services
5:30 p.m.    MIP Welcome Reception

Thursday, July 26
8:00 a.m.     Continental breakfast/Exhibits open
9:00 a.m.     Sessions begin
10:45 a.m.   Exhibits open
Noon            Lunch
1:00 p.m.     Sessions resume
3:00 p.m.     Break/Exhibits
3:30 p.m.     Sessions resume
5 p.m.           Sessions end
6 p.m.           ARTA Sponsor Reception
Friday, July 27
8:00 a.m.      Continental breakfast/Exhibits open
9:00 a.m.      Sessions begin
10:30 a.m.    Break
10:45 a.m.    Sessions resume
Noon              Adjourn
1:30 p.m.      Golf tourney (optional)

Who should attend? CEOs, managers, and marketing/sales staff. Consider bringing your partner and family for a vacation before or after the conference. The conference hotel rate applies three days prior and following the conference.

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Sponsorship Opportunities Available

1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  K1N 8S7 
Maps & Directions

The conference rate is $220 CDN / $170 USD, but the U.S. rate may change based on exchange rates. 
Toll Free Reservations: 1.866.540.4410 [Ask for ARTA Room Block]
Register for room online

ARTA's Mission

To create greater appreciation and awareness of reusable textiles.
Founded in 1982 by Nathan Belkin, PhD