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CLEAN Show 2019 & International visitors trip!

June 20th, 2019 - June 23rd, 2019    New Orleans 

Laundry On-Demand Meetup with the world’s most successful startups & scale-ups!

CINET program during the Clean Show 20-23 june 2019 – one of the world’s largest trade shows in PTC

During this year’s Clean Show in the swinging city of New Orleans, CINET organizes a complete international visitor program. Activities will be organized from 19-23 June. This American fair attracted some 12,500 visitors and 481 exhibitors in 2017 and was awarded with the ‘Trade Show Executive’s 50 Fastest-Growing shows in 2017’. The 2019 edition promises to be at least as interesting!

International delegation visits New Orleans cleaner specialized in carpet cleaning
International delegation visits New Orleans cleaner specialized in carpet cleaning

You’re cordially invited to join us during this trip with highlights being (provisional):

Tuesday 18 June

  • Travell day
  • Meet & Greet; meet colleagues from abroad in the evening at The Maison Dupuy Hotel in the French Quarter

Wednesday 19 June

  • Company visits to laundries & dry cleaners in the region with a focus on new process technology, laundry on demand and digitization. MORE INFO SOON
  • 19.00 Informal dinner & drinks in the famous French Quarter of Jazzy New Orleans

Thursday 20 June

  • 10.00 Clean show visit (closed at 17.00) @halls B-F of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – 900 Convention Center Boulevard (Google maps link)
  • 17.00 Second edition of the successful ‘Laundry on Demand Meetup’ hosted right next to the trade show in a local New Orleans bar! The District Lounge, 711 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA (Google maps link). CINET invites the most prominent start-ups and scale-ups worldwide to participate in this knowledge sharing & network meeting. (about 2 hours).

Friday 21 June

  • 9.00 Clean show visit (closed at 17.00)

Saturday 22 June

  • 9.00 Clean show visit (closes at 17.00)
  • 13.00 Cultural tour to visit to one of the many New Orleans festivals and music parades (optional)
  • 19.00 Informal dinner & drinks in the famous French Quarter of Jazzy New Orleans

Sunday 23 June

  • End of program & travel day; for those interested the show opens at 9.00 and closes at 15.00

 

2nd edition of CINET’s “Laundry On-Demand Meetup” 

Meet & hear from the world’s most ambitious industry leaders about their business model to grow the professional laundry market to $96.155 million globally (Zion Market Research, 2019)! CINET hosts this meetup together with the likes of Fornet, Rinse, Laundrapp (licensees), Wash Club Track, Quick Dry Cleaning Software (India) and Dobbi (NL).

More info about this meetup and the participants here.

Laundry on Demand Meetup @Clean 2017 – Las Vegas

Innovation & networking

As usual, the show is full of the latest innovations for industrial & retail laundry. Especially in the field of ​​Laundry on Demand there are high expectations as the American market is usually quite advanced in these digital on-demand concepts! The Clean has a full program with educational sessions that can be attended, information is found the website of the Clean show.
Besides the show CINET is hosting some company visits (19 June, day before the show) and there is an informal program after show hours every day to get a taste of US Culture with American burgers & New Orleans special craft beer in the famous ‘French Quarter’. You are invited to join the CINET community during this trip full of opportunities to get in touch with like-minded professionals!

Clean show also invites you to join!

 

The trip will start 18th with departure from Schiphol and activities up to 22 June will be organized where you can join. The Maison Dupuy Hotel in the French Quarter will act as the central meeting point and hotel where the CINET group will stay. You can make your booking for instance via booking.com 

If you want to participate please fill in the pre-registration form below and select the program activities you want to join:

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Laundry On Demand Meetup 2 – Meet global industry leaders growing the space to $96.155 mln globally

17.00 - 19.00    June 20th, 2019    The District Lounge, 711 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA 

Laundry On-Demand is the business model that is expected to grow vastly in the coming years. Large investments are made worldwide by existing and new players to the professional textile care (PTC) industry to benefit from this growth. CINET has invited the most ambitious Laundry On-Demand platforms of today to share their story in a pitch presentation and a panel discussion. In between there is plenty of opportunity for networking!

Join us on Thursday the 20th of June!

Venue: District Lounge (three blocks from the show)

‘Meet & hear from the world’s most ambitious industry leaders about their business model to grow the professional laundry market to $96.155 million globally (Zion Market Research, 2019)’

You can expect industry leaders to be presenting themselves from the likes of Fornet (omnichannel with 1500 shops), Rinse (5 US cities with $23.5 million investment), Laundrapp licensees (come from all over the globe) and many more. The Meetup is an open invitation for colleagues in PTC. The purpose of the meeting is to bring cleaning companies together with LOD platforms so knowledge can be exchanged and collaborations can be created.

Venue: The District Lounge, 711 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

Program

17.00 Walk-in with drinks and fingerfood
17.30 Opening Laundry on Demand Meetup by Leon Wennekes – Secretary General of CINET
17.45 Pitch presentations with USP’s from the world’s leading Laundry and Dry Cleaning platforms
18.10 Innovation pitches on supportive enabling technologies
18.20 Panel discussion on best practices in Laundry on Demand and live feedback from the audience via Mentimeter (Wi-Fi connection for Smartphone is available on site)
19.00 Network drinks & fingerfood (2 drinks free of charge per person)

 

 

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Fornet – YCloset (China)

New Fornet-YCloset factory in Nantong (near Shanghai) for operations management including professional laundry and distribution warehouse

 

Fornet is one of the largest retail textile cleaning companies with >1500 laundry shops across China. Recently the company started a partnership with YCloset for the Shanghai region, a Chinese clothes sharing platform (operations in 40 cities) where consumers pay a monthly subscription fee (499 RMB / $72) to rent clothes and accessories. This membership allows customers to order 3 new pieces of clothing every week. The partnership was born out of the need to include the best quality management in textile care in the user experience of YCloset customers. In total YCloset has raised $70 mln investment capitol.

Rinse (USA)

Clothing care: The case for “smart scheduling” vs. “on-demand”

 

In 2013, James Joun and his close friend, Ajay Prakash (founders of Rinse), started discussing changing the way both consumers and cleaners think about clothing care in San Francisco. Rinse offers a simple, consistent high-quality solution to take care of everything in your closet. James Joun parents’ were dry cleaners and that’s the core of quality management at Rinse. The company focuses on smart scheduling rather than delivering on-demand to organize its logistics, an interesting point for discussion at the Meetup. In June 2017 Rinse raised another $14 mln investment reaching a total of $23,5 mln to support it’s double digit annual growth and expansion to several new markets including Chicago, Boston, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Seattle, Miami, San Diego, Denver, and New York. “Rinse is on a mission to be the first and largest national brand in clothing care,” said Ajay Prakash, Co-Founder and CEO of Rinse.

 

 

Dobbi (The Netherlands)

 

dobbi: outsourcing your logistics so all partners do what they do best

 

Start-up Dobbi from The Netherlands challenges the way in which consumers clean their clothes. Dobbi offers clean clothes with just a few swipes on your smartphone. This startup launched in 2018 and promises to “guarantee the best-quality dry cleaning, washing, folding and ironing” by working with NETEX certified cleaners (Dutch PTC trade association). Backed by investors and strategic partners Henkel (which offers Persil detergent to consumers) and PostNL (largest logistical company in the Netherlands) dobbi is ready to scale fast. The startup works with the most professional marketing partners on unique marketing campaigns that revolve around ‘skipping it’ (laundry, dry cleaner, sorting, ironing etc.). Dobbi aims to change the way people look at laundry and dry cleaning.

 

 

 

 

WashClubTrak (USA)

WashClubTrak enables laundry entrepreneurs to attract customers online and process the orders as efficient as possible

 

Launched in 2010, WashClubTrak is the pioneer of on-demand laundry delivery. Today WashClub is active in 75+ cities in 5 countries. The software platform has seen in excess of 1,500,000 orders since inception and current generates some $23m in sales for its licensees in 2018. We are proud to be “built for operators by operators”, giving us unique insight and knowledge to help industry players in their online expansion says Rick Rome, CEO of WashClub. Dry cleaners and laundromat operators in the US and Europe have the right type of expertise and infrastructure to grow into the segment of laundry on demand. All they need to get started and expand their business in a 30-mile radius is the technological solution to attract online customers and process the order flow. That is exactly what WashClubTrak aims to deliver.

 

 

 

Starchup (USA)

Starchup provides dry cleaners, laundromats, and delivery services with one software platform to operate a store, run a delivery service, and attract and delight today’s demanding customers. Starchup’s operations software and point of sale, accessible from anywhere on any device, enables operators to track dry cleaning and wash & fold orders, manage customers, and process payments. It includes advances features such as barcoding, garment tracking, assisted assembly, employee activity tracking, and more. Starchup’s delivery system and driver mobile app optimizes delivery routes, enables real-time tracking of route progress, and provides your customers with pickup and delivery updates via SMS.

Starchup; A complete supportive system to process orders for professional laundry and dry cleaning

On the customer-facing side, Starchup provides businesses with a white label branded web and mobile app so your customers can register, place and monitor orders, refer friends, redeem loyalty points, and manage subscriptions from their mobile device, tablet, or desktop. Starchup supports your customer acquisition efforts through an integration with Google Adwords machine learning technology to optimize your online advertising and custom-built websites optimized for conversion, all with the goal of funneling new customers to place orders minutes after seeing your ad. Starchup also supports your existing customer engagement efforts through automated emails triggered by customer behavior, automated SMS notifications and batch promotions, and loyalty and subscription programs to keep your best customers coming back.

 

 

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EXPO CLEAN & EXPO LAUNDRY 2019

July 11th, 2019 - July 13th, 2019    Jakarta International Expo  Kemayoran Jakarta, Indonesia 

The 6th edition of EXPO CLEAN & EXPO LAUNDRY will be held at the Jakarta International Expo from 11 to 13 of July 2019.

The Indonesia & South-East Asia Best Practices Awards

The Indonesia & South-East Asia Best Practices Awards will take place on 11th and 12th of July 2019. The event is one of the Pre-selections events in CINET’s Global Best Practices Awards Program 2019-2020, whose Final will take place in Frankfurt, during Texcare International (June, 20-22, 2020).

The show is ready to highlight over 180 exhibiting names in the industry, presenting end-to-end solution for all kinds of laundry businesses. From small laundry start up to extensive commercial and industrial scale, leading names in EXPO LAUNDRY such as ADC, AQUA, BIEFFE, DANUBE, DEMA, ELECTROLUX, FAGOR, FIRBIMATIC, GIRBAU, GHIDINI, GOLDFIST, IMAGE, LG, MAESTRELLI, MAYTAG, MILNOR, PRIMER, SANKOSHA, SEA LION, SPEED QUEEN, STAHL, YAMAMOTO and more are bringing the latest product and technology to satisfy the growing market for modern textile care in Indonesia and the region.

Throughout the 3-show day, various seminars and exhibitor presentations are organised offering value of knowledge and networking experience to the attending professionals. Laundry services for healthcare sector gets a high interest along with the rising awareness in the medical community and government policy set to reduce the risk of and to prevent the spread of infection through linen management. Several topics on healthcare laundry will be presented by speakers with expertise in the field.

With the support from laundry businesses regionally in the Southeast Asia, this year’s EXPO LAUNDRY will feature a Laundry Roundtable with speakers from the Kuala Lumpur & Selangor Laundry Association, Singapore’s Laundry Network Pte Ltd and Indonesia’s HIPLI.

As part of the objective of EXPO LAUNDRY to advance the laundry industry in Indonesia, a collaboration with CINET and ASLI are arranged to produce the Indonesia & SEA Best Practices Award which final announcement of winners will be held during EXPO LAUNDRY 2019.

The industrial and retail professional laundries, as well as the dry cleaning businesses from the SEA region displaying outstanding commitment to the best practices are invited to apply for the Best Practices Awards Event on one of the following categories:

  • Kiloan RTC (Retail Textile Cleaning)
  • Retail Big (Franchise/On Demand) Textile Cleaning
  • Industrial Laundry / Textile Services (ITS)

The deadline for submitting the applications is June, 20th, 2019. You can submit your application at CINET Secretariat, Postbus 10, NL-4060 GA Ophemert or via e-mail at cinet@cinet-online.com. For more info, call us at +31 344 650 430.

 

Program 11th JULY 2019. 

Start – at the end of the morning, after the Expo Laundry Official Opening

13.00   Opening Meeting Place welcome by ASLI & CINET

13.30   Outline Indonesia National Best Practices Awards (Kiloan). Introduction Jury

13.45   10 Pitch Presentations

15.45   Break

17.00   Award Ceremony

18.00   End of Program

 

Program 12th JULY 2019. 

South East Asia Best Practices Laundry Workshop Program. “Best Practices in PTC: meet the best South East Asia has to offer!”

09.00   Opening Meeting Place with coffee, tea & breakfast

09.30   Welcome by organizers (followed by CINET)

10.10   Outline: South East Asian National Best Practice Award Program 2019

10.20   Introduction Jury Best Practices Awards

10.30   Pitch presentations by final nominations: SOUTH EAST ASIA BEST PRACTICES AWARDS

11.30   Break

13.30   Presentation sponsors

16.00   Award Ceremony: INDONESIA + SOUTH EAST ASIA

18.00   End of program

 

The Indonesian Best Practices Awards in 2018, a big success!

 

 

Supporting Organisations:
  • APEKSI – Association of Indonesia Municipalities
  • APKLINDO – Association of Indonesian Cleaning Services Enterprises
  • APLI – Indonesian Laundry Professionals Association
  • ASLI – Indonesian Laundry Association
  • ASPPHAMI – Indonesian Pest Control Companies Association
  • ATI – Indonesian Toilet Association
  • GAPMMI – Indonesian Food & Beverage Association
  • GBCI – Green Building Council Indonesia
  • HIPLI – Himpunan Pengusaha Laundry Indonesia
  • IHGMA – Indonesian Hotel General Managers Association
  • IHKA – Indonesia Housekeepers Association
  • JHA – Jakarta Hotels Association
  • LSP Klining Servis – Lembaga Sertifikasi Klining Servis
  • LSPLI – Lembaga Sertifikasi Profesi Laundry Indonesia
  • PKLSI – Pendidikan Kejuruan Laundry & Sterilisasi Indonesia
  • SULI – Sertifikasi Usaha Laundry Indonesia
International Partners
  • Clean Business Forum 2018
  • CINET – Comite International De L’Entretien du Textile
  • EUnited – European Engineering Industries Association

Keep updated about the event through www.expo-clean.com.

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LAVTECH Sao Paulo (Brazil)

August 27th, 2019 - August 29th, 2019    Sao Paulo, Brazil 

LAVTECH 2019 will be held between August 27th and 29th, 2019 in São Paulo Expo in Brazil

LAVTECH arose from the need for a fair dedicated exclusively to the Laundry sector in South America. The expectation is to reach 5.000 visitors this year.

The fair will host owners and employees of industrial laundries; domestic, hospital and hotel. There will be 3 days dedicated to the development of the laundry market.

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Laundry Experience Event 2019 (Belgium)

September 13th, 2019 - September 14th, 2019    Wommelgem, Belgium 

The Laundry Experience Event 2019 will be held at Laundry Clova, located at the Industriepark Kapelleveld, St. Jansveld 1, 2160 Wommelgem, Belgium.

The event offers an enormously extensive program with something for everyone. Besides watching demonstrations you can attend workshops, but there will also be visual presentations and various pitches from companies. The Friday is focused on textile service and business customers, the Saturday on retail textile cleaning including care for the elderly.

Themes that will be discussed on Friday include health care, robotics and big data, sustainable employability and modernization of employment conditions, workwear and corporate wear, innovation in texile and recycling and best practices and how this leads to profitable, sustainable business models.

During the Saturday, Laundry on-demand will be discussed and how the market will be expanded and sales will be stimulated, as will best practices and profitable, sustainable business models.

But on this day also a special fact is mentioned, namely the 100th anniversary of NETEX. Showcases and practical examples of successful new business models will be presented. The central theme of the 100th anniversary of NETEX wil be:

 “DOE DE WAS DE DEUR UIT” / “OUTSOURCE YOUR LAUNDRY”

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TEXCARE Asia 2019 (Shanghai, China)

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

Texcare Asia is 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, Texcare Asia 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 Laundry Association (CLA) and CINET will organize an international visitors program for China in September next, covering a China PTC-conference, company visits, visit to Texcare Asia as well as a cultural program.

Company visits
The company visits  are planned on September 26th and 27th, at both Retail Textile Cleaning and Industrial Textile Services outstanding operations in Shanghai, including FORNET facilities as Overall winner of the Global Best Practices Awards 2018 in both categories Retail Textile Cleaning and Industrial Textile Services.

China PTC Conference
The China PTC conference (September 24th, 2019) will involve topics such as:

  • End user’s needs and requirements;
  • New market opportunities in order to increase business to current and new markets;
  • Innovative business models in Retail Textile Cleaning and Industrial Textile Services;
  • Innovation in procesand enabling technologies (digitalisation, robotisation etc.).

Exciting market growth and opportunities
According to recent international research, the global Professional Textile Care market is predicting to double its value in the next 5 years. So the dynamics in Professional Textile Care and opportunities are huge for the years to come.

 

 

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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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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!