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Who is BBJ Linen

BBJ is the pioneer in the Specialty Linen Rental Industry since 1983 and to our clients, our name has become synonymous with exceptional quality, innovation and unparalleled customer service.

Our continuous thirst to create the most unique linens by pushing the creative envelope has kept us on the cutting edge of ideas and linens making BBJ one of the most successful and dynamic companies in the Specialty Linen Rental industry today. No client is too small, too large nor too far; BBJ has the ability to service an event of 10 or 20,000 anywhere in the world.

Our clients have consisted of brides, party planners, caterers, Destination Management Companies, corporations, hotels, florists, TV and film production companies, as well as many one-of-a-kind high profile events such as a Presidential Gala and The Emmy’s. BBJ is always adapting to the ever changing needs of our clients and the industry.

We offer couture design tabletop and Home Décor fashions under the Atelier by BBJ... our newest concept line!

BBJ Culture

It starts with incredible people! Our culture empowers everyone to achieve professional goals in a very dynamic and fast paced environment. If you are someone that thrives in an entrepreneurial environment but enjoys the resources of a team, BBJ is the place for you. We need top quality talent to have the competitive advantage in our marketplace. Each and every employee makes an impact on BBJ and our clients. Highly motivated employees will make the difference at BBJ. Success is our culture and it starts with our employees.

What We Offer

Our employees enjoy a diverse organization that provides career growth, professional development, benefits and working with supportive teams to achieve common goals and be recognized for achieving them.

Employee Development

What you will find at BBJ is that we want you to succeed. We invest heavily in the growth and development of our employees. You can expect to reach your aspirations with us!

Read what some of our employees are saying about BBJ:

“The culture at BBJ starts with a great attitude and willingness to work hard. We all believe in what we do and therefore are able to produce results and share success.” Neil Rosengard, Regional Director of Sales

“The environment at BBJ is very fast paced, dynamic and energetic. BBJ would not be as successful as it is without having the combination of outstanding products, phenomenal leaders, and driven teams that desire success for themselves and each other. This is why people here are successful and stay with the company for so long” Lanie Hartman, Senior Executive Sales Manager

“I am proud to be a part of what we have built and the success we have achieved because of the talent and dedication of everyone that works at BBJ. Each and every employee has the ability to “think out of the box” and share their ideas to be implemented. This is what makes us a “great” company and not just “good”. Doron Levy, CEO

What BBJ Offers

Benefits at BBJ

•Medical Insurance/Prescription Drug Coverage
•Dental Insurance
•Vision Insurance
•Basic Life Insurance
•Free flu shots
•Personal Days
• Sick Days
• Paid Holidays
•Jury Duty Pay
•Family and Medical leave
•Bereavement Pay
•401k with Company matching
•Employee Discount
•Zumba Classes
•Membership Associations

Voluntary benefit options including:

•Short-term disability
•Supplemental Life Insurance
•Cancer Care
•Critical care and Recovery
•Hospital Advantage


People and values are our greatest assets. We know that every invention, every product, and every breakthrough we’ve brought to human health and well-being has been powered by people. Not ordinary people, though, but people whose personal values drive them to make a difference in the world. We believe the shared values help us attract and keep the most talented values-driven people at BBJ.

Diversity is a central part of the cultures across BBJ. From majority female ownership to the fleet of drivers and beyond our commitment to diversity and inclusion is deeply rooted and is exemplified in a number of our companies’ programs and activities.

We recognize that differences in age, race, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, physical ability, thinking style and background bring richness to our work environments. Such differences help us connect better with the diagonal slice of client needs in communities around the world.

We believe that attracting, developing and retaining a base of employees that reflects the diversity of our customers is essential to our success. We also believe success hinges on relationships with diverse professional and patient organizations, civic groups and suppliers.

Recognition and Awards

•Best Rental Company by the CEC (catering exec Club of America) in Chicago
•Lanie Hartman Received an ISES Legends Award 2013 (International Special event society)
•Highlights of the ceremony including two Gala Awards for Lifetime Achievement, to Bill Pry of BBJ Linen, Announced at The Special Event – January 2013.
•Catering Executives of America - 2013 Industry Excellence Award Recipients Linens & Rentals
•Illinois Meetings & Events - 2012 Readers' Choice Best Of Awards Finalist
•Nice Award 2012 (NACE & ISES) Best Decorative Linen
•2010 NICE Best Decorative Linen Nominee
•2009 NICE Best Decorative Linen – Chicago
•LGBT 2012 Business of the Year
•2008 AIFD Award of Merit – Industry
•2009 Bridal Society Award
•Lifetime Achievement – Illinois meetings and magazines = 2011 Lanie Award
•Lifetime Achievement – Illinois meetings and magazines = 2011 Lanie Award
•International Catering Association – Star Service Award – 2013 Lanie Award
•N.I.C.E. Lifetime Achievement – 2005 Lanie Award
•Affiliate of the Year – Nace Award – 2003
•Affiliate of the Year – Nace San Diego -2006
•2000 – Best ISES Team Event with Party Planner, Flower Depot & St.Louis Club
•MPI Editor’s Award 2009

Membership Associations

Association memberships supported by BBJ for sales people:
•NACE (National Assoc. of Catering Executives)
•MPI (Meeting Professionals International)
•ISES (International Special Event Society)
•ABC (Association Bridal Consultants)

BBJ corporate Memberships:
•ADME (Association Destination Management Executives)
•ARA (American Rental Association)
•ICA (International Catering Association)
•Annual National Tradeshows we participate in ISES – The Special Event
•Biz Bash – (New York, Chicago, South Florida and Los Angeles)



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About BBJ Linen

BBJ - What makes us different

Since 1983, BBJ has been the leader and pioneer in linen rental for the event industry. BBJ established the linen rental sector of the special event industry and continually strives to bring our clients the best products available nationwide. For many years, our talented designers and procurement teams have traveled
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