The IDC Congress opens with its traditional welcoming reception on 2 November. Delegates will spend the following day learning about machines and equipment at the Firbimatic factory in Bologna.

On 4 November there is a half day of reports on the drycleaning industry from around the world, as well as other topics. The day concludes with the IDC president’s reception, flag ceremony and banquet.

The Sayonara Breakfast marks the end of the convention. An optional short tour following the convention will end in Milan in time for the ExpoDetergo show.