When the Laundrex 2020 show finishes on the 15th of February the first AGM (General Assembly) of DLAI will take place including the India Best Practices Awards 2020: “GO FRANKFURT”! Laundries apply free of charge and winners receive free tickets for the Finals: Global Best Practice Awards in Frankfurt, Germany. This will be followed by the 1st Annual Convention of DLAI organized on 16 February. This program will be organized by DLAI and CINET in close cooperation as strategic partners.
15 February evening: The First AGM (General Assembly) of DLAI including the pitch presentations from Indian companies within the Global Best Practices Awards Program 2020 in front of the jury will be organized at The Fern – an Ecotel Hotel, Goregaon, Mumbai, India in the evening.
16 February all day: Conference program in the morning, training workshops in the afternoon and in the early evening the Indian Award Ceremony will take place including a dinner. This day will be organized at the Courtyard by Marriot Andheri East.
The conference & workshops will include a selection of expert speakers from India and internationally acknowledged experts. In the prestigious Indian Best Practice Award Program for professional laundry & dry cleaning companies application for laundries is free of charge. DLAI & CINET will reward the most outstanding company cases with a full commitment on best practices in professional textile care. This award program is part of the Global Best Practices Awards 2020, organized at Texcare International in Frankfurt, Germany where GBPA 2020 Finals will take place (June 19-20). DLAI & CINET invite Indian Professional Textile Care companies to participate from 3 categories: 1) Retail Textile Cleaning 2) Big Retail (Franchise) and 3) Industrial Textile Services. The winners of each category are directly participating in the finals for the Global Awards in Frankfurt (travel cost to Frankfurt is reimbursed). CINET wishes all members of DLAI and to the Association’s management a very successful Conference & first annual meeting!
The Indian Retail Textile Cleaning and Industrial Textile Services companies with a high focus on best practices are invited to submit their registration forms (for free) in the Indian national pre-selections. The evaluation of the Indian Best Practices Awards Jury will be done according to the GBPA2020 criteria: Quality, Sustainability, Business Model & Service Concept, Innovation and Keynote presentation (more info here).
Below you find a full overview of the program.
Benefits to participate in this event
- Conference & workshop program for retail textile cleaning & industrial textile services
- Knowledge sharing on best practices in the global & Indian market of professional laundry & dry cleaning, with long-time experts like Mr. Wim Meijer and Mr. Simon Hemmes.
- Benchmark your operations compared to international best practices in PTC & successful companies from the region.
- Meetup with like-minded laundries to network.
- Open invitation for laundries to join CINET Global Best Practices Awards Program (registration is free of charge) organized in Frankfurt at Texcare International (19 & 20 June 2020). It’s a wonderful opportunity to network internationally, generate ideas for business development and the finalists are reimbursed for the flight & hotel cost to Frankfurt.
Program India Best Practices Awards 2020: for Sustainable Profits!
Saturday 15 February
Moderator: Indian Moderator
First official DLAI General Assembly & India Best Practices Awards 2020
|16.00||Introduction of the Indian Best Practices Awards;
Applications, procedure, jury & road to Frankfurt
|16.30||Indian Best Practice Awards RTC: 9x 5 minute pitch presentations of finalists|
|17.30||Pitch presentations of supporting supplier partners|
|18.00||Indian Best Practice Awards ITS: 3x 5 minute pitch presentation of finalists|
|18.30||Closure of event|
|19.00||Welcome by Mr. Suresh Bhatia, President of DLAI|
|20.45||1. Results of 2019
2. Strategy & positioning
3. Action plan 2020
4. Marketing & communication
5. Election of the board
8. Closure of General Assembly
NEW! These are the Indian Awards Official Nominees + The Event’s brochure!
Several outstanding Indian showcases in Retail Textile Cleaning, Franchise and Industrial Textile Services, with a high focus on best practices have already submitted their registration forms (for free) in the Indian Best Practices Awards 2020. Among them, the Jury of the Indian Best Practices Awards has selected the 12 most extraordinary Official Nominations that will compete for the trophies in the ITS and RTC categories at the event that will take place in Mumbai (Feb 15-16).
The representatives of the Official Nominees were invited to provide the Indian Awards Jury with a 5 minutes pitch presentation, presenting their companies on Feb 15th (starting 16:00, at The Fern – an Ecotel Hotel, Goregaon, Mumbai, India.) On Sunday, Feb 16th, 2020 starting with 16:30 (Courtyard by Marriot Andheri East, Mumbai, India) the Winners of the Awards will be announced during The Official India Best Practice Awards Ceremony 2020.
The Indian Best Practices Awards 2020 Official Nominees are:
- In the Industrial Textile Services (ITS) segment:
- KLEANWISE (CLOTHESPA)
- INTENSIVE CLOTHING CARE UNIT
- QUICK CLEAN
- In the Retail Textile Cleaning (RTC) segment:
- GEMFAB (5aSec COCHIN) KERALA
- MERCURY DRYCLEANING
- SYNERGY EXPRESS
- THE LAUNDRY HOUSE
- WE WASH LAUNDROMATS
The Overall Best Practices Awards Winners in both categories will get a FREE TICKET to the GBPA2020 Final that will take place in Frankfurt, during Texcare International (June, 19-20, 2020, travel and accommodation reimbursed by CINET).
Good luck to the Indian Official Nominees!
More on the India Best Practices Convention, General Assembly DLAI, workshops & Awards 2020, on the Official Brochure – link here!
Indian Best Practice Awards sponsors
Global Best Practice Awards sponsors:
Sunday 16 February
location: Courtyard by Marriott Mumbai International Airport (Google Maps link), कोर्टयार्ड बाय मैरिएट, मुम्बई अंतरराष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, Cts 215, Andheri – Kurla Rd, opposite Carnival Cinemas, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400059, India
Retail Textile Cleaning (RTC) & Industrial Textile Service (ITS) laundries
Facilities: ‘Amber hall’ Conference room fully equipped with audio & visual (large 16:9 screen for demo videos)
# seats: 300 pax
|8.30||Registration for the conference|
Introduction DLAI & DLAI management committee
Smart & efficient laundry technology by Zehen Arora of Stefab
“PTC Business Challenges for 2020 and beyond” by Mr. Peter N. M. Wennekes
|10.30||LAGOON Advance Care- Dry cleaning vs Wet Cleaning by Tjin Kho Hok|
|10.45||Asian Trends & successful business in Commercial Laundry by Anup Poddar
|11.05||Stain removal solutions for Retail laundry by Amrutraj Kulkarni of Buzil-Rossari|
|11.20||Asian Trends & successful business in Retail Laundry by Chirag Bhatia
Introduction World of PTC Business School by Anil Kumar, Raghav Arora & Leon Wennekes
|12.15||Panel discussion: How to overcome challenges for small & medium dry cleaning/laundry companies in a competitive, fast-changing environment|
|13.00||Break with lunch buffet|
Facilities: 3 smaller conference rooms (100-150 pax) for Three workshop sessions on International Best Practices in Professional Textile Care from 13.00 to 16.30 o’clock;
- Retail Textile Cleaning Best Practice Overview
- Industrial Textile service Best Practice Overview
Session 1: Professional Retail textile cleaning Best Practice Overview, by Mr. Wim Meijer
|14.00||Start & introduction: International Standard Retail Textile Cleaning
|14.45||Solvents and cleaning performance
|15.15||Machine technology wet cleaning & commercial laundry
About Mr. Wim Meijer
In 2015 Mr. Meijer was appointed as Professional Trainer RTC of The World of PTC Business School. as well as an official Certified CERCLEAN® Trainer & Auditor. Mr. Meijer has owned a dry cleaning company for over 46 years, and after his retirement he committed himself to a new goal: educating industry colleagues. In 2009 he started working voluntary for the Dutch Dry Cleaners association NETEX as auditor for certification of dry cleaning companies in the Netherlands. In this role as a CINET Professional Trainer, Mr. Wim Meijer has trained and certified numerous students in many workshops throughout the world.
Session 2: Industrial laundry & Textile Services Best Practice Overview, by Mr. Simon Hemmes
|14.00||Start & introduction of Industrial Laundry International Standard|
|14.15||The basic principles of industrial laundry
|14.45||Fibers, fabric construction, finishes and care labeling for commercial laundry|
|15.45||Machine safety: safety risks, prevention and laws & regulations
About Mr. Simon Hemmes
Mr. Hemmes is a long-time Professional Textile Care industry expert, with an outstanding experience in the Industrial Textile Services field. He led numerous project all over the world, as a Technical Manager and Senior Application Manager for leading suppliers in the PTC industry.
Facilities: Conference room fully equipped with audio & visual (large 16:9 screen for demo videos)
# seats: 300 pax
|16.30||Introduction of the Indian Best Practices Awards;
Applications, procedure, jury & road to Frankfurt
|17.15||Official India Best Practice Awards Ceremony 2020
Winners of the awards are announced
|18.15||Closure of the event|
If your business is offering professional laundry and dry cleaning services to retail or B2B customers this conference program in the morning and the applicable training in the afternoon will be of interest. From top management to operational management and supervisors/team leaders the content is applicable. The conference & training programs are focusing on garment care, workwear and linen operations for retail consumers and B2B customers (such as hotel, hospital, etc.).
To cover the cost of the whole event including lunch, dinner, coffee & tea and snacks the visitors on 16 February will be charged according to the following fee:
- 4,500 Rupees for the front rows – member fee: 3,000 Rupees
- 2,500 Rupees for the middle rows – member fee: 2,000 Rupees
- 1,500 Rupees for the back rows