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Break Away from the Crowd Join us in Orlando

If you want to break away from the mainstream and differentiate your business, make your plans now to join like-minded Universal Unilink Members in Orlando October 30the through November 2nd.

  • Network with Peers

    Network with Peers

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    Meet Great Suppliers
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    Learn from Industry Leaders

Compelling Speakers


R J Evans & Associates

Leveraging a strong textile background on both the supplier and operator sides, Ronald J. Evans founded R J Evans & Associates to help distributors and rental operators achieve peak performance. His company is known for award winning training and go-to-market strategies. Evans also serves as the Executive Director of two industry trade associations. His “reality training” is delivered with a mixture of humor and an intense sense of purpose.



Visible Communication

Barb helps companies become more visible in their marketplace through effective marketing, branding and communication strategies. Barb is a 25+ year veteran of the incentive and promotional products industries, a Certified Professional of Incentive Management and past President of the Incentive Marketing Association.




Partner, Fisher Phillips

While business assumes that regulations are at a standstill, legal action concerning overtime and a host of other issues continue at an amazing rate. You’ll discover the regulatory and legal issues impacting every business and the best practices with respect to each. Don’t miss Joe’s fast-paced presentation, “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You. Employment Law Challenges, Pitfalls, and Best Practices.”

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WestPoint  Financial Group
Ray’s passion for working exclusively with family-owned businesses led him to create a specialty arm of West Point Financial Group called The Family Business Legacy Company. His concentrations are Business Continuation, Exit Strategies, Succession Planning, Retirement and Wealth Transfer Planning for business owners.

Fast-Paced Agenda

  • Tours of local Laundry and Distributor Facilities

    Reaching Peak Performance.
    Presented by Ron Evans

    Differentiating Your Business in Today’s Marketplace.
    DS Panel Discussion

    The Competition . . . Join Them or Be Different
    IL Panel Discussion

    Evening Reception & Dinner

  • Effective Marketing in the Digital Age.
    Presented by Barb Hendrickson

    What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Employment Law Challenges, Pitfalls, and Best Practices. Presented by Joe Shelton

    Supplier Spotlight Lunch

    Are you missing an opportunity to diversify your services & grow your business?
    Presented by Barb Hendrickson

    Key Performance Indicators and a look at challenges and opportunities.
    IL Breakout Session

    IL & DS Focus Groups

    Awards Dinner

  • Strengthening Your Business; Building & Protecting Your Wealth.
    Presented by Ray Phillips

    Finding, Inspiring and Keeping Top Talent and Why You Need Them

    Noon- 4 PM

    Dinner on your own.
    Discounted Park tickets for use after 4PM.

  • Breakfast

    Wrap Up Session

An Epic Locale

Wyndham Lake Buena Vista, Disney Springs Resort Area

This official Walt Disney World® Hotel aims to be as impressive as the theme parks around it. Located directly across the street from Disney Springs™, this lush lakeside resort features two pools, a Jacuzzi, and an aquatic playground for kids. Play a game of basketball, volleyball, or tennis on the onsite courts. Tour-caliber golf courses are also nearby.

Contact the hotel directly for reservations. The $139 nightly rate is valid up to 3 days prior and 3 days post conference. Reference Universal Unilink when registering or you will not get the discount. Call In Group Rate Cut Off Date is October 9.

Call (407) 827-6520 for reservations or click the button below. 

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What Do Attendees Say:

  • brett-berglund

    It is great to see our ‘business family’ each year. I love the exchange of ideas and the discussions with peers more than anything. In most cases, we are not in any direct competition with one another so it is a chance to see how we can improve on what we have built.

    Brett Berglund
    Apparel Expressions
  • becky-hughes

    I was impressed with this conference. Relevant information, great group of people and I brought back a lot of good ideas to implement in our company.

    Becky Hughes
    Hughes Customat
  • spencer-day

    We were able to take something useful from every speaker we heard. 

    Spencer Day
    Progressive Mat & Uniform
  • kristin-mikulas

    love the relationships we build with suppliers and members that help us to grow our businesses, gain confidence, and stay up to date on issues we might otherwise ignore, due to the busyness of running our businesses. 

    Kristen Mikulas
    Louisiana Promotions
  • bob-carpenter2

    I love seeing all the people that we hadn’t seen for a year while meeting new people. The networking is always the best.

    Bob Carpenter
    New Service Concepts

What Do They Know That You Don't?

Conference attendees don’t just say they love coming to the conference, three out of four come back for more. For more details on what brings them back, year after year, click the link.

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  3. Or just call us at (888) 830-7872