Bruce Beggs is editorial director of American Trade Magazines LLC, including American Coin-Op, American Drycleaner and American Laundry News. He was the editor of American Laundry News from November 1999 to May 2011. Beggs has worked as a newspaper reporter/editor and magazine editor since graduating from Kansas State University in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications. He and his wife, Sandy, have two children.
ATLANTA — For the first time, the Clean Show will offer Korean-language educational sessions when the Las Vegas Convention Center hosts the event June 6-9. Two hours of Korean-language sessions are scheduled on each of three mornings. A Korean trade publication is sponsoring the program.
RICHMOND, Ky. — The Association for Linen Management (ALM) announced last week that executive director Jim Thacker has resigned.
“We thank Jim for his service and his recent chairmanship of the Clean committee,” ALM president Randy Wendland said in the press release. “Mr. Thacker served ALM over 10 years, and ALM wishes him the best in his new endeavors. Jim is currently exploring other professional opportunities.”