Linford Christie OBE among the speakers lined up for the TSA’s 2022 conference

The Textile Services Association has announced the line-up and ticket details for its 2022 Spring Conference, which will take place at the Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel in Birmingham on the 4th and 5th of May.

After taking a couple of years off thanks to Covid, the Spring Conference is back and offers a chance for the industry to come together to celebrate the successes of the previous year as well as taking stock of some of the challenges ahead.

The conference line-up includes explorations of current topics facing textile service businesses as well as speakers from the worlds of business, sports and entertainment. The conference will end with sporting legend Linford Christie OBE giving what is bound to be an entertaining and inspirational keynote address.

The conference will kick off on the evening of Wednesday 4th with a gala dinner, and entertainment from comedian Alfie Moore.

The schedule for Wednesday includes panels and talks with experts from the textile services industry and beyond. Laura Chalkey, Head of Partnerships at WorkNest, will give a talk on The Law and HR, while best-selling author and top motivational speaker Adrian Webster will give an illuminating presentation on the secrets of successful team building.

The conference reaches a climax with an appearance by Europe’s greatest ever 100m sprinter and the only British athlete to have won Gold in the 100m at all four major competitions, Linford Christie OBE. Linford will discuss his amazing life story and the secrets of his career, as well as some of the lessons he’s learned along the way coaching the next generations of Britain’s athletes.

“After an eventful couple of years we are looking forward to welcoming everyone back,” says David Stevens, CEO of the TSA. “The conference is a great way to build relationships within the industry, along with providing a forum to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities it faces. We’re excited to be meeting old and new friends there!”

Tickets from the conference start from just £90 +VAT for a conference ticket, with dinner tickets for the Wednesday night £40+VAT. Attendees wishing to arrive Tuesday night can buy a B&B ticket for £99+VAT. These prices are for TSA members only as the event is heavily subsidised,. However, any non-members attending a TSA event for the first time are eligible for the members rate as an incentive to find out more about the TSA’s activities.

In order to book tickets please complete the booking form which can be found on the TSA website and return it to

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