The DIA conference took place on August 20th and 21st 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. The conference; “FROM THE CLEAN LINE TO THE BOTTOM LINE” was a success. With many interesting, informative lectures, as well as ample opportunity for discussion.
Congratulations to Brian Tonkin, CEO of the DIA, on a magnificent event, congratulations extend to Marilyn Tonkin and assistant Catherine as well, for a wonderful organisation. The conference was a good place for discussions with a good number of people of all age groups.
Peter Wennekes attended the conference on behalf of CINET, where he presented volume 5 of ‘The World of PTC’ titled: ‘New Business Models & Showcases’, to representatives of DIA. In line with the conference, which showed that the professional textile cleaning sector in Australia is well alive and kicking, in spite of general market trends, mr. Wennekes gave a presentation which was titled: ‘PTC in a dynamic changing market’.
Over 130 drycleaners and allied traders (with 150 for dinner Saturday night) attended the conference. The trader exhibition was extensive and traders from several states exhibited.