There was a significant increase in visitor numbers at the 2017 Clean Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, which finished on 8 June, according to figures released by show producer Riddle & Associates. The total number of attendees at the show rose to 12,563 people, from 11,264 people who attended Clean 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.
This year’s Clean Show exhibit floor sold out with 227,006 net square feet of booth space, an increase over the 197,400 square feet sold at the 2015 Clean Show in Atlanta. This is the largest total floor space since Clean 2007 in Las Vegas.
Almost all of the 22 educational sessions held during the show, which totalled more than 25 hours in all, were filled to capacity. Living up to its official name, World Educational Congress for Laundering and Drycleaning, attendees came from around the world. International attendees numbered 2,271 representing 96 countries outside the US.
The next Clean Show will return to New Orleans on 20-23 June 2019, which previously hosted the show in 2013. Clean will return to Atlanta on 10-13 June, 2021.