The laundry and drycleaning show attracted 135 exhibitors from 17 countries and regions, and 5,785 visitors representing 55 countries. A total of 1,270 visitors were from overseas.

A training and networking event, the Professional Textile Care Academy took place during the first two days of the exhibition and attracted 126 for the first day and 71 on the second.

The next Texcare Asia is planned for 2009, but the venue has not yet been announced and some exhibitors told LCN that after two years in mainland China, they would prefer a location in another part of the Asian region.

A full report will appear in LCNi November.

CEREMONIAL OPENING: The ribbon cutting ceremony marked the opening of the Texcare Asia 2007 show ribbon cutting