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Join The Global Best Practices Awards Program!

Following the outstanding national chapters in France, UK, Italy, Norway, The Netherlands, Indonesia and Russia, organized in cooperation with national associations, we are inviting Professional Textile Care companies from all over the world committed to best practices to participate at GBPAP18.

The International GBPAP Jury will decide upon the following criteria:

  1. Quality; Skills and knowledge are important to maintain professional textile care quality. A continuous quality that meets customers’ expectations is of the utmost importance. Training & education and labour policy are the basic of quality. Certification, if available, can enhance the quality approval of a professional textile care company.
  2. Sustainability; Implementation of best practices is the key for safe & sustainable processing. Using modern equipment, operation, optimal working methodologies enhance safe and sustainable professional textile cleaning and/or laundering.
  3. Business model & Service concept; Meeting customers’ demands of specific markets requires a clear business model for textile cleaning & textile service companies to offer the best value proposition. The right services, contributing to the ease and convenience of customers / end-users and fitting into the chosen business model is therefore important. Marketing is required to communicate the key message of textile cleaning / textile services.
  4. Innovation; The world is changing and so is the market demand, therefore innovations are important to cope with changing customer demands on quality and services, legislation and environmental requirements. What are the innovations of the textile cleaning / textile service company?
  5. Key-note; Own presentations, explanation, visualization and substantiating why the company should win the award.

Does your company meet these criteria? Showcase it among the best Professional Textile Care companies worldwide, by filling-in the reply forms for the GBPAP18 competition. The reply forms for Textile Cleaning companies (download here!) or the reply form for Textile Services companies (download here!) will have to be submitted to CINET Secretariat ( until June, 30th, 2018.

The GBPAP18 Final will take place in Milan, Italy (ExpoDetergo International, October 18-19, 2018).