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Texcare Asia & China Laundry Expo 2019 (Shanghai, China)

September 25th, 2019 - September 27th, 2019    Shanghai, China 

Texcare Asia & China Laundry Expo (TXCA & CLE) is the new, merged show in professional textile care (PTC) for the Asian markets. A highly specialized trade fair for modern Professional Textile Care, providing manufacturers and suppliers in the laundry and dry-cleaning industry with an exceptional opportunity to present their products and services to a targeted audience of industry professionals.

As the professional laundry and dry-cleaning exhibition in the region, TXCA & CLE is for anyone in the laundry and dry-cleaning business.  The fair features a comprehensive range of products and services covering laundry, ironing, dry-cleaning, dyeing machinery and agents, equipment, textiles and accessories for rental services as well as laundry and dry-cleaning related measuring instruments.  What’s more, emerging technology in environmental protection and recycling apparatus, as well as laundry and dry-cleaning plant construction methods will also be on display.


China Professional Textile Care (PTC) is developing fast in line with other business areas. Stimulated by a strong increase in the domestic market, service concepts based upon new enabling technologies gain ground in the markets fast. The dynamics of this process is supported and facilitated by the CHINA Laundry Association (CLA) who have set an infrastructure China wide to stimulate implementation of innovations in new technologies and PTC service models.

International Meet Up Program

In line with these objectives CLA is partnering up with CINET to organise an International Laundry Industry Summit September 24th to meet with international partners and professionals from the industry. Texcare Asia & China Laundry Expo (TXCA & CLE) organised by the newly established Partnership of Messe Frankfurt Shanghai, Unifair and CLA, will open at September 25th and offer internationally the most wide range of novelties and new technologies to support business development. At the same time PTC companies in China developed quite well over the last years. September 26 – 28th some excellent showcases of advanced PTC companies are visited, amongst them the winners of the Global Best Practices Awards 2018 in Milan, Italy.


The program of this International PTC Meet Up will provide excellent opportunities to meet personally with Chinese Business leaders and advanced companies. CLA and CINET are partnering to prepare a complete facilitated Program of meetings, personal exchange of information, informal talks and dinners, as well as practical visits characterized by an open exchange of information.

A convenient hotel arrangement has been made at the Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Oriental hotel, from where the program will be executed. International visitors are invited for the first time to participate in the China Laundry Summit.


Monday September 23rd  – Meet & Greet
Afternoon Arrival at  Wyndham hotel.
17.00 – 18.00 Welcome Meet and Greet
18.00 – 20.00 Informal Dinner
Evening Free
Tuesday September 24th – International Laundry Industry Summit 2019
08.30 Departure from hotel
Morning and afternoon sessions (English/Chinese)
Lunch and VIP dinner
20.00 Departure to hotel
Wednesday September 25th – Visit to TXCA & CLE Shanghai
08.45 Departure from hotel
09.15 Welcome by show organisers -Introduction China PTC market and business development
09.30 – 10.00 Presentation Mr. Shoes’ newest laundry shop at their booth
10.00 Visit show
17.00 – 21.00 Departure to Hotel for dinner & evening program
Thursday September 26th – Company Visits
08.30 Departure from hotel
Morning Fornet Matilian (Youtube video), fully automated industrial laundry for Walt Disney Park in Shanghai.
Afternoon Fornet (click link for company profile) retail laundry shop in Pudong area and new Topclean by Fornet shop (special high end couture brand developed by Fornet).

17.00 – 21.00 Arrival at hotel for dinner & evening program
Friday September 27th – Company Visits (Industrial & Retail apart)
08.30 Departure from hotel
Highly advanced industrial laundry (flat linen)
Mr. Shoes, an IoT (Internet of Things) concept for retail laundries.
17.00 – 21.00 Arrival hotel for formal International Fare Well Dinner


You can register for each individual day. Travel arrangements are on own account. The CINET secretariat can be of assistance and can help with invitations letters for VISA. Transport, lunches and dinners within the program are included in the daily fees. Hotel reservations are optional at special rates, however available in a limited number (± 100 EUR/night). For any queries or further info we are most happy to be of assistance. For registrations, please fill in the form below, but not later than August 15th.

NOTE: Please check yourself if you need a visa for entering China

Show info

TXCA & CLE – Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC)
2345 Long Yang Road, Pudong Area
Shanghai 201204, China.
300 exhibitors (expected) across 30.000 m2
25.000 visitors (expected)
Opening times:
September 25-26th:        09:00 to 18.00
September 27th :             09:00 to 15:00


Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Oriental Shanghai, 2288 Pudong Ave, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200136


*For the company visits, you have to make a choice between ITS or RTC
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Canadian Fabricare Association Conference

October 05th, 2019 - October 06th, 2019    Holiday Inn Hotel (Yorkdale) in Toronto 

The CFA Conference  “Profitability through innovation & new technology” will be held 5-6 October 2019 at the Holiday Inn Yorkdale in Toronto.

CFA is a body of professional dry cleaners dedicated to the improvement of the fabricare industry in Canada through the establishment of good management, ethical conduct, top quality training and proper operating procedures. The Association represents its members on the local, provincial and even national level to ensure regulations and laws are based on factual information and fairness to all concerned. CFA holds an annual conference to discuss many topics, and invites member and non-member professionals alike to the conference.

Download here the 2019 CFA Conference Program

CFA Best Practices Awards

The CFA Best Practices Award will be selected from the submissions received and the winner(s) will be selected to be entered in the International Best Practices Awards in Frankfurt, Germany in June 2020. The contest is open to retail and commercial textile cleaning companies.  All submissions will be recognized at the annual Canadian Fabricare Association Conference being held at the Holiday Inn Yorkdale Hotel on Saturday, October 5, 2019.

Find here more information about the CFA Best Practices Awards.

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Middle East Cleaning Technology Week – Dubai

October 15th, 2019 - October 17th, 2019    Dubai World Trade Centre 

Middle East Cleaning Technology Week is the region’s leading trade show that brings the entire cleaning and hygiene industries together.

The 4th edition successfully attracted 2917 trade visitors from 67 countries at the Dubai World Trade Centre, while 62 exhibitors from 15 countries presented their latest solutions to the region’s growing market

Now in its 5th year, the upcoming edition will play host to a complete range of products and solutions, latest technologies and best practices being followed across the Middle East. The forum unites the cleaning industry, conceptualized with the objective of focusing attention on creating a sustainable future by bringing all facets of the industry under a single umbrella.

Show dates: 15 – 17 October, 2019
Time: 10am – 6pm
Location: Dubai World Trade Centre

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International YEP Exchange Program 2019-2020

October 31st, 2019 - November 02nd, 2019    Castle Ophemert & Amsterdam 

Join CINET’s YEP (Young Executive Professional) Exchange Program, a 3 day program in 3 different countries on digitization & new business development. The group of young entrepreneurs (30-40 years) that apply have to choose one of the four new market segments which they would like to develop for their own business. Subsequently a business plan will be developed and pilots will be executed in between meetings.

The Program will focus on all major areas of expertise required for business model and service development. Additionally, there will be interactive meetings dealing with new market areas and services as well as practical assignments to prepare business plans and execute pilots between meetings of the exchange program throughout the year. At the Global Best practices Awards meeting June 20th 2020 at Texcare International in Frankfurt the results will be presented by the participants.

The best business plans and pitch presentations, evaluated by independent international Business Experts will be granted with YEP Awards. In both categories BtoC and BtoB. All participants who deliver a paper meeting the set criteria, will be rewarded by a CINET International Award of Excellence. All rewarded business plans & reports will be brought together in a CINET World of PTC publication, distributed at the GBPAP event.

Click here for more information. If you want to register please contact the CINET-secretariat, e-mail or phone +31 344 650 430

Program of the first YEP Session in The Netherlands

Thursday 31 October 2019:
Time Topic Location
8.30 Meet & greet Castle Ophemert
9.00 Introduction of program Castle Ophemert
9.30 Personal introductions Castle Ophemert
10.00 Results EY market study Castle Ophemert
11.00 PTC management insights & methods for strategy building Castle Ophemert
12.30 Lunch with the whole group Castle Ophemert
13.30 Company introduction & customer segment(s), USP’s & future vision by each participant (a format will be provided by CINET) Castle Ophemert
16.00 Split up in 4 sub-groups (focused on new market areas) for sprint 1: jointly draft the raw version of the business model through the business model canvas Castle Ophemert
18.00 Drinks & joint dinner Castle Ophemert
19.00 YEP Program 2019/2020 Castle Ophemert
19.30 Re-cap altogether; summary presentation per sub-group Castle Ophemert
20.30 End of program day 1 Castle Ophemert
Friday 1 November 2019:
Time Topic Location
07.30 Breakfast Castle Ophemert
09.00 Start program: Present findings of first sprint & feedback by experts (industry peers, marketing experts, potential investors& suppliers) Castle Ophemert
11.00 Inspiration sessions by experts on data-management, automation, robotics, smart logistics and business development relevant for professional textile care Castle Ophemert
12.30 Lunch with the whole group Castle Ophemert
13.30 Second sprint: revise the business model & create an action plan for your own company Castle Ophemert
16.00 Re-cap of second sprint: every person briefly elaborates on own plans Castle Ophemert
18.00 Finish the day, travel to Amsterdam
19.00 Drinks & dinner in the ADAM Tower with 365 degrees view of the city ADAM Tower
Evening Enjoy nightlife Amsterdam
Saturday 2 November 2019:
Time Topic Location
10.30 Joint breakfast at Volkshotel Amsterdam
11.30 Optional: Company visit to Hartevelt: your partner in fashion logistics Amsterdam
Afternoon/ evening Travel back home

The whole program including transport, several lunches and support of CINET is offered at

250 euro per person (3 days)

Excluded are hotel costs of Castle Ophemert and Volkshotel (both 100 euro per night per room), drinks at hotel and of course your own travel cost to come to The Netherlands.

750 euro per person for complete YEP program (all 3 courses in 2019-2020)

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A+A Congress 2019

November 05th, 2019 - November 08th, 2019    Düsseldorf 

SEE YOU IN 2019!

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LCT CleanEx 2020

April 26th, 2020 - April 27th, 2020    UK 

LCT CleanEx 2020 will take place on April 26th and 27th, 2020, in UK.

This is the only PTC trade show in the United Kingdom  organized once every two years to discover all the latest products,  equipment and technology to help you to run a clean, efficient and hygienic laundry and / or dry cleaning facility. This is the 4th biennial event organized in UK, dedicated to laundry, dry cleaning and textile care.

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Texcare International 2020

June 20th, 2020 - June 24th, 2020    Messe Frankfurt, Germany 

The world’s leading trade fair for innovative textile care

The international laundry and dry cleaning industry will be meeting in Frankfurt am Main from 20 – 24 June 2020. Industry professionals from all over the world will gather to find out and discuss about the latest trends and innovations.
At Texcare International, you can find out exactly how to meet the challenges of the future and optimise the market opportunities for your company through:
  • innovative technology
  • methods for saving resources
  • efficient services
  • tailor-made concepts

THE GLOBAL BEST PRACTICES AWARDS PROGRAM 2020 final at Texcare International (Frankfurt)

More info about GBPAP2020, reply forms for the participants and program will be revealed soon!