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Global Best Practices Awards 2020 Program – new date to be announced

October 23rd, 2020 - October 24th, 2020   


After two successful editions in 2016 and 2018 CINET’s Global Best Practices Awards Program return in 2020 around the Texcare International trade show in Frankfurt!

An international jury, consisting of some 20-25 experts, will choose the most outstanding companies out of 450 nominees from some 50 countries. Pitch presentations given by each of the finalist companies will have to make up who is going to be rewarded for Best Practices within the Professional Textile Care industry. The Awards will be presented during the official ceremony, presented and organized by CINET and hosted by Messe Frankfurt, organizer of Texcare International. Below you find the program, via this link you find more info on the Global Awards & how to apply!

Program Friday, 23 October 

The world’s best Retail Textile Cleaning and Industrial Textile Services companies will meet & network during the Meet & Greet gathering on October 23rd in Frankfurt, Germany. Location: Venue: Evangelische Akademie Frankfurt (Großer Saal)

16.30 – 18.00 CINET General Assembly (CINET members only)
17.30 – 20.00 Meet & Greet. Welcome Reception GBPA 2020

Venue: Evangelische Akademie Frankfurt (Großer Saal)
• Welcome to all Participants, Sponsors and Guests
• A new textile care economy: How sustainable PTC can support the world of fashion & textiles
• Global Best Practices Awards 2020: Building new PTC markets & business models
• Introduction International Jury, main sponsors and CINET Organisation Team
• Drinks & snacks

Program Saturday, 24 October

Bigger, better, BEST PRACTICES! After the first two successful editions (in
2016 & 2018) of the PTC Global Best Practices Awards, 150 officially
nominated Retail Textile Cleaning (RTC) and Industrial Textile Services (ITS)
companies will be selected out of 450 nominations total to take part in the Global
Best Practices Program 2020. During Texcare International (on October 24th) the
most outstanding companies will give a pitch presentation about their company
profiles in front of the International Jury, consisting of some 25 experts from
20 countries. The Awards will be presented to the most sustainable and
service oriented professional textile cleaning companies and industrial
laundry/textile services companies with reference to standards in their own
home country. The Awards emphasize the focus of our industry towards new
sustainable business models & services to end-users & clients.

Industrial Textile Services (ITS) (location: at the Texcare International fairgrounds)
• Welcome and general introduction
• Country introductions by country speakers
• 20 Pitch Presentations by Industrial Textile Services (ITS) companies

Retail Textile Cleaning (RTC) (location: at the Texcare International fairgrounds)
• Welcome and general introduction
• Country introductions by country speakers
• 20-40 Pitch Presentation by Retail Textile Cleaning (RTC) companies
• Two categories: 1) Retail Textile Cleaning 2) Big Retail (Franchise)

Early evening
18.00 – 20.30 Official GBPA 2020 Ceremony, Forum Area in hall 8.0
• Welcome to international attendants by CINET President Mr. Peter N.M. Wennekes
• Flag Ceremony
• Special guest: How entrepreneurs in Professional Textile Care can have massive impact on a better society
• Official Ceremony; CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Award, Lifetime Award and Country Awards
• YEP  (Young Entrepreneurs in PTC) Award presentation: New business requires a new, open mindset!
• Official Ceremony; Global Awards Retail Textile Cleaning (RTC) (Sustainability Award, Innovation Award, Overall Best Practices Award) and Industrial Textile Services (ITS) (Sustainability Award, Innovation Award, Overall Best Practices Award)
• Drinks & finger food



Register now!!

Please fill out your details to register for the GBPA 2020 and stay up to date on latest developments regarding the event and its winners. Registration is free of charge for professional textile care companies.




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New Russia show CLEANNEXT 2020

October 27th, 2020 - October 29th, 2020    Moscow, Russia 

At the occasion of the “Laundry & Drycleaning Conference Russia Texcare Forum” (October 31st in Moscow), Mr. Johannes Schmidt-Wiedersheim Brand Manager of Texcare at Messe Frankfurt, introduced the new Cleannext show to be organised for the first time 27-29 October 2020 in Moscow. The show will include cleaning as well as professional laundry applications.

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CINET RAI INTERCLEAN Laundry conference

Interclean Professional Laundry Conference 2020

November 04th, 2020    The Netherlands 

The world’s most advanced cleaning and hygiene show

Interclean Amsterdam is the largest professional cleaning exhibition in the world and unsurpassed in its role as international networking platform for the global cleaning industry. Over 800 of the world’s leading cleaning and hygiene product manufacturers are exhibiting. Remaining, first and foremost, a networking event, the exhibition provides a range of opportunities for businesses to expand their global presence, solidify professional relationships and stay on top of the newest developments in the market. The event takes in place 13 exhibition halls, with a combined total of 70,000 sqm.

CINET and the RAI sign partnership to organize INTERCLEAN professional laundry conference

CINET and the RAI Amsterdam have signed a partnership to organize a professional laundry conference during the upcoming INTERCLEAN show (due to Corona the show has been postponed to 3-6 November 2020) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The main objective is to set up an informative conference around ‘Best Practices = Safe & Sustainable Profit’ for stakeholders in commercial laundry. Through the CINET network a number of speakers have been selected resulting in the following program

Program – 4 November 2020

10.30 Welcome by Moderator Léon Wennekes, Secretary General of CINET

10.35 Major trends in the exciting world of professional textile care by Peter Wennekes, President & CEO of CINET

10.55 am Laundry vs. professional textile care by Geert Böttger, CEO of Expo+Consulting Associates

  • Key values of professional textile care
  • How does professional textile care contribute to society? (results EY study 2019)
  • Market developments & Roadmap to 2030

11.15 am Master Class best practices in professional textile care by Dr. Ir. Henk Gooijer, technical project director TKT and Simon Hemmes, laundry consultant & former Senior Application Specialist @ Diversey

  • Laundry flow & design
  • Detergents & bleach
  • Green cleaning: safe & sustainable processing
  • Quality management
  • Microbiology & hygiene management for professional laundry operations
  • Automation & IT: the Smart Laundry
  • Benchmarking washing technology in terms of:
    • Sustainability
    • Hygiene
    • Total cost of ownership
  • Ecotool: how can professional textile care contribute to lower the eco footprint of your laundry operation

12.15 am Three business case presentations from various countries & market segments

  • Strategic partnerships merging logistics
  • How a joint venture of hotels leads to state of the art central laundry processing
  • Laundry on demand: Uberization of the laundry industry

13.00 End of program


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Click here to visit the official website of Interclean.

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CleanEx 2021

April 25th, 2021 - April 26th, 2021    UK 

CleanEx 2021 will take place on April 25th and 26th, 2021, 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

November 27th, 2021 - December 01st, 2021    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 27 November to 1 December 2021. 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

More details on Texcare International can be found on their website.