Carol A. Dean, Executive Vice President of the Building Service Contractors Association, International (BSCAI), the trade association for the building service industry, is pleased to announce that "Saddle Up and Plan for Profits" is the theme of Building Service Contractors Association International's 2006 Executive Seminar, September 15-16, 2006 at the Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas.

Business and industry experts will present sessions on:

"The Customer is Not Always Right...You Get the Results You Deserve" - Speaker, Kit Grant, will tell you why service must be a part of who you are...not something you must do. Changing your service culture to one of commitment provides an advantage taking you far beyond your competition's best efforts.

Kit Grant has worked as a clinical psychologist, a school counselor, a supervisor in the food and beverage industry, and as a salesperson and sales manager for a major communications company. Listed in Who's Who in both Canada and the U.S., Kit provides the latest information to assist both individuals and corporations to meet the challenges of today and the future.

"Industry Trends" - Speaker, Ian G. Greig will discuss Day Cleaning and Green Cleaning.

Industry expert, Ian G. Greig, has been involved in the cleaning industry for over thirty years. The founder of Daniels Associates in 1979, Ian serves today as its Chairman and CEO.

"Strategic Planning for Your Closely Held Business" - When asked why their business failed, most business owners reply, "I didn't plan to fail, I just failed to plan!" Robert Langdon, CPA will show you how to differentiate your service in the marketplace, thus enabling you to achieve a higher gross margin.

Bob Langdon, CPA and author of "Managing Your Business for Profit," has been assisting businesses in identifying and achieving their sales, marketing and financial goals. Gaining competitive business skills working in public accounting for Price Waterhouse, assisting on the boards of several closely held companies, and serving a financial vice president for a rapidly expanding distribution company enables Bob to understand the problems of the entrepreneur.

"Financial Drivers of Successful Companies" - This panel of industry owners and CFO's will discuss how to reduce costs, eliminate overhead, provide financial benchmarks, and indicate what banks want to see in financial statements.

Taylor Bruce, CBSE is President of IH Services, Inc., a large janitorial company servicing industrial manufacturing facilities, distribution centers, commercial office, and healthcare facilities in the Southeast, covering 18 states.

Lance Ford, CBSE, is the Owner of Palm Facility Services, a provider of janitorial, landscaping, engineering support, carpet/hard surface floor maintenance, construction cleaning, and special event staffing to commercial and industrial real estate owners in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Mark Terrenzi is CFO of Gali Service Industries, a minority-owned provider of custodial and related services to a broad range of clients including universities, airports, schools, malls, laboratories, industrial facilities, data centers, healthcare facilities, government buildings, multi-unit residential properties, and athletic facilities.

For more information or to register for this seminar, click here.