Cy Gantt and Barry Costa
The Connections Convention banquet and reception is a
cornerstone of the event. This year proved to be one of the best, as industry
leaders and icons were recognized for their contributions to the advancement of
the cleaning and restoration industry.
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images from the evening’s festivities. Check back later for a more detailed
look at the gathering and celebration.
Sing us a song, piano man! The cocktail reception sponsored
by Jon-Don and ICS Cleaning Specialist
featured Billy Joel
and Elton John impersonators tinkling the ivories.
Cy Gantt and Ruth Travis
IICRC President Ruth Travis and the legendary Cy Gantt hold
court. Later that evening, Gantt would be recognized with a new award dedicated
in his honor.
Textile Consultant’s Larry Cooper has been a guiding force
both behind and in front of the scenes for Connections since the show’s
The 2008 Connections Convention and Trade Show draws to a
close Sept. 26. Check back later for more images from the show!