Global Best Practices Awards Program 2018; have you made your reservations already?

Milan is going to be full in October this year, being a crowded city as it is with international fairs and events throughout the whole year. Expo Detergo and The Global Best Practices Awards will draw even more people and therefor flights and hotel- reservations need to be made in time. Second step would be to get your free ticket to the show and subscribe to the program you do not want to miss anything of….

Register now!

The Global Best Practices Awards will be the end of our “Road to Milan”, which led  through National pre-selections in UK, Italy, Norway, The Netherlands, Indonesia and Russia; workshops and conferences in Algeria, China, Argentina and receiving and processing hundreds of profiles from outstanding companies within Professional Textile Care. The Grande Finale takes place during Expo Detergo, Milan where the Sustainability Awards, Innovation Awards and Overall Best Practices Awards will be handed over in presence of the International Jury.

Please find the program below or the brochure here and if you care to be part of the event, join us and kindly fill in the registration form underneath or through the following link to the event. We trust to welcome you in Milan!!!


Select the program activities you want to participate in:

18th of October
15.00-16.30 - General Assembly (CINET Members)
16.30-17.30 - Meeting International Jury(Jury Members)
17.00-20.00 - Meet & Greet (CINET Members, Guests and Nominees)

19th of October
10.30-12.30 - Industrial Textile Services: 25 Pitch Presentations
14.00-16.00 - Retail Textile Cleaning: 20 Pitch Presentations
17.30-21.00 - Official GBPA18 Ceremony

21st of October
10.30-12.30 - Global Square Info Meeting Retail Textile Cleaning (TC)

22nd of October
10.30-12.30 - Global Square Info Meeting Industrial Textile Services (TS)

Program Thursday 18th of October:

Flight to Milan, arrival in the morning and we will immediately head for (location).

Please find following detailed program:

13:30 – 14:30 CINET Board Meeting

15:00 – 16:30 CINET General Assembly

16:30 – 17:30 Meeting International Jury

  • Venue: unione Confcommercio Palazzo Castiglioni corso Venezia, 47 Milano
  • Welcome
  • Information on procedures, formalities, etc

17:00 – 20:00 Meet & Greet. Welcome Reception GBPA 2018

  • Venue; unione Confcommercio Palazzo Castiglioni corso Venezia, 47 Milano
  • Welcome to all Participants, Sponsors and Guest
  • Introduction International Jury, main sponsors and CINET Organisation Team
  • Drinks & Tapas

Program Friday 19th of October:

10:30 – 12:30 GLOBAL INFO SQUARE MEETING. PITCH PRESENTATIONS Industrial Textile Services (TS) (Centro Congressi)

  • Welcome and general introduction
  • Country introductions by country speakers
  • 20 Pitch Presentations by Industrial Textile Services (TS) companies

14:00 – 16:00 GLOBAL INFO SQUARE MEETING. PITCH PRESENTATIONS Retail Textile Cleaning (TC) (Centro Congressi – Ground Floor)

  • Welcome and general introduction
  • Country introductions by country speakers
  • 20 Pitch Presentation by Retail Textile Cleaning (TC) companies

17.30 – 21.00 Official GBPA 2018 Ceremony, Centro Congressi Area

  • Welcome to international attendants by CINET President Mr. Peter Wennekes
  • Flag Ceremony
  • Introduction by EXPO Detergo Mr. Mapelli.
  • Official Ceremony; Special Awards, Lifetime Award, Country Awards
  • Official Ceremony; Global Awards Retail Textile Cleaning (TC) (Sustainability Award, Innovation Award, Overall Best Practices Award) and Industrial Textile Services (TS) (Sustainability Award, Innovation Award, Overall Best Practices Award)
  • Drinks
  • Informal Dinner

Program Sunday 21st of October:

10.30 – 12:30 Global Info Square Meeting Retail Textile Cleaning (TC)

Information exchange amongst CINET members & industry experts on:

  • Benchmark on latest wet cleaning & dry cleaning solutions
  • Experiences with new business models
  • Developments in the Laundry on Demand segment
  • Innovations on machine technolgy & IT
  • CERCLEAN® Company certification incl. live demo of program & tools for Textile Cleaning

Program Monday 22nd of October:

10:30 – 12:30 Global Info Square Meeting Industrial Textile Services (TS)

Information exchange amonst CINET members & industry experts on:

  • Latest innovation & market developments
  • Benchmark study on Continuous Batch Washers (CBW)
  • Experiences with new business models
  • State of the Art automation concepts
  • Developments in textiles
  • CERCLEAN® Company certification incl. live demo of program & tools for Textile Service