Several influential industry experts have been invited to speak at the Texcare Forum Asia. The event will run alongside the Texcare Asia exhibition which takes place from 19 – 21 November 2013 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.

Organised by CINET International Committee of Textile Care, China National United Equipment Group and show organiser Messe Frankfurt Shanghai, the forum starts with a half-day discussion, followed by a one-day education and training programme.
On Tuesday 19 November the forum will discuss "Business development and sustainable innovation in the professional textile care industry." Speakers will include: Peter Wennekes, CEO of CINET; Pan Wei, secretary general of the China Laundry Association (CLA); Mary Scalco, CEO, Drycleaning and Laundry Institute and Elgar Straub and Wen Bin of the VDMA, German Garment and Leather Technology.

On Wednesday 20 November, the workshop "Education & Training in PTC", will aim to help small and medium sized drycleaners and laundries increase their revenue. Those attending will receive an official CINET International PTC certificate.