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JUNE 15, 2021


"My pet does this one thing that is so cool I wish my co-workers could do it too"

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For this event you need to come prepared with the following:

A picture or video of your featured pet or have your pet join you on screen!
Tell us your name, your company, and a description of what your company does.
Tell us your story about one very cool thing your pet does, and how it would be great if your co-workers could also do that one very cool thing.

For this Happy Hour event we will share our stories and network and do some other fun and useful stuff including deciding on the lesson topic for the September quarterly meeting (so bring ideas).

Come check out ABMA EL


A Leadership Group for Young Professionals in the Brush Industry

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The American Brush Manufacturers Association (ABMA) is excited to announce the creation of ABMA EMERGING LEADERS, a peer networking and leadership group whose aim is to connect young industry professionals to further develop their interests, expertise and leadership in the industry.

This group is open to anyone 45 years old or younger who is actively engaged within the broom, brush, roller, mop, paint industry, whose organization is an ABMA member.

This group will offer professional development workshops, seminars, webinars, and complimentary networking events and opportunities.

Mentorship: The program will offer opportunities for industry professionals over the age of 45 to engage and develop young talent

Community Service: This group will partner with local charities and the ABMA Foundation to provide community services as identified by the ABMA Emerging Leaders Board.

No separate membership fee is required to participate in ABMA Emerging Leaders.

If you are a young professional in our industry:

Be a part of a great peer group leadership opportunity.
Ramp up your understanding of the industry and all of its uniqueness.
Engage with others in a friendly, educational and supportive setting.

If you are a business owner or senior leader in your organization:

Encourage participation to best develop and retain your top talent.
Fast track personnel development with the benefits of peer association
Consider serving as a mentor to others as a way to give back to the industry.

Join us for:

Happy Hour Event

Tuesday June 15, 2021 at 6p eastern time

Zoom link to attend the event:


ABMA Emerging Leaders is for the employees of ABMA member organizations.

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To offer an outlet to young industry members for professional development, niche networking, peer and roundtable exchange in a social setting.


  • One in person event per year as a part of the ABMA Annual Convention

  • At least two additional virtual or in person events annually

  • The ABMA Emerging Leaders Board shall meet twice per year


  • Networking

  • Community Engagement/Volunteering

  • Professional Development

  • Industry Confidence and Comfort/Social Development

Governance and Board*

The initial Board shall be three: President, Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer. Terms will be for 2 years.

By Laws*

Draft By Laws are provided in Appendix A; to be reviewed, edited and approved by the newly installed Board.


The group's Board will be responsible for submitting an annual budget to the ABMA Board of Directors for approval by Sep 1 of any calendar year for the following calendar year.


  • Happy Hours

  • Speed Networking

  • In Person social/community events

  • Mentoring Programs

  • Lunch and Learn Programs

  • Leadership Development Networking Case Studies

  • Etiquette

  • Career Development

  • Financial Development Personal and Corporate

  • Community Cleanups

  • Golf Tournaments


  • Engagement surveys

  • Statistical review

  • Budget Review/Analysis

* Items to be further developed by the governing Board once installed