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2018
January 20 The Fine Art of Finishing with Jim Groshans, sponsored by the California Cleaners
Association.
 Laundry Locker, San Francisco, CA. Call (916) 239-4070.
January 21 The Fine Art of Finishing with Jim Groshans, sponsored by the California Cleaners
Association.
Brian’s Cleaners and Laundry, Pasadena, CA. Call (916) 239-4070.
January 26-28 North Carolina Association of Launderers and Cleaners dinner social and board
meeting, Charlotte, NC. Call (919) 313-4542.
January 28 Basic Spotting 101 with alternative solvents. One-day course by the National
Cleaners Association,
 Bronx, NY. Call (212) 967-3002.
February 5-9 Radical Drycleaning and Stain Removal, five-day course by the National Cleaners
Association,
 Secaucus, NJ. Call (212) 967-3002.
February 10 “Spotting Magic,” with Jim Groshans, sponsored by the South Eastern Fabricare
Association,
 West Palm Beach, FL. Call (877) 707-7332.
February 10 OSHA seminar with Tom Wilder of the North Carolina Department of Labor, Division
of Occupational Safety and Health. Sponsored by the
North Carolina Association of Launderers
and Cleaners.
 Medlin Davis Cameron Village, Raleigh, NC. Call (919) 313-4542.
February 10-11 Pressing and Finishing, including hand finishing and use of tensioning
equipment. Two-day course by the
National Cleaners Association, Bronx, NY. Call (212) 967-
3002.

February 11 “Professional Wetcleaning for the Everyday Drycleaner,” with Jim Groshans,
sponsored by the
South Eastern Fabricare Association, West Palm Beach, FL. Call (877) 707-
7332.
February 11 Department of Environmental Conservation classes, 16-hour course on two
consecutive Sundays by the
National Cleaners Association. Call (212) 967-3002.
February 13 Western States Drycleaners and Launderers Association customer service seminar,
Christ Church Lutheran, 6:30 p.m., Phoenix AZ. Call (877) 342-1114.

February 17 OSHA seminar with Tom Wilder of the North Carolina Department of Labor, Division
of Occupational Safety and Health. Sponsored by the
North Carolina Association of Launderers
and Cleaners.
 Golden Corral, Charlotte, NC. Call (919) 313-4542.
February 18-20 Independent Textile Rental Association Mid-Year Conference and Supplier
Exhibits, New Orleans Sheraton, New Orleans, LA. Call (706) 637-6552.
February 25 Technical Training for Customer Services Reps, one-day course by the National
Cleaners Association,
 New York, NY. Call (212) 967-3002
February 26-March 2 Introduction to Drycleaning course at the Drycleaning and Laundry
Institute
, Laurel, MD. Call (800) 638-2627.
March 5-16 Advanced Drycleaning course at the Drycleaning and Laundry Institute, Laurel, MD.
Call (800) 638-2627.
March 9-10 “Management Bootcamp” with Don Desrosiers, sponsored by the South Eastern
Fabricare Association,
 Atlanta, GA. Call (877) 707-7332.
March 11 Stain Removal and Bleaching, one-day course by the National Cleaners Association, 
Sun Country Cleaners, Largo, FL. Call (212) 967-3002.
March 25 Advanced Stain Removal and Bleaching, one-day course by the National Cleaners
Association,
 Bronx, NY. Call (212) 967-3002.
March 30 Deadline to register for DLI certification exams to be offered April 7-15. Register on line 
or call (800) 638-2627.
April 5-7 Cleaners Showcase trade show sponsored by the Southwest Drycleaners Association. 
Shreveport Hilton and Convention Center, Shreveport, LA. Call (512) 873-8195.
April 7-15 Exam period for DLI certification tests. Register on line in advance or call (800) 638-
2627.
May 6 & 20 Department of Environmental Conservation classes, 16-hour course on two Sundays
by the
National Cleaners Association. Call (212) 967-3002.
May 16-17 Excellence in Laundry 2018, conference sponsored by the Coin Laundry Association, 
Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples, FL. Call (800) 570-5629.
May 18-20 North Carolina Associaton of Launderers and Cleaners spring meeting. Courtyard by
Marriott, Carolina Beach, NC. Call (919) 313-4542.
May 19-20 Midatlantic Association of Cleaners management conference and board meeting,
Virginia Beach, VA. Call (800) 235-8360.

June 4-8 Introduction to Drycleaning course at the Drycleaning and Laundry Institute, Laurel,
MD. Call (800) 638-2627.
June 8-10 Southern Drycleaners and Launderers Show, sponsored by the South Eastern
Fabricare Association.
Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center, Birmingham, AL. Call (215)
830-8495.

June 19 Fitzgerald scholarship golf outing, sponsored by the Wisconsin Fabricare Institute, at the
River Club, Mequon, WI. Call (608) 743-9696.

July 16-20 Introduction to Drycleaning course at the Drycleaning and Laundry Institute, Laurel,
MD. Call (800) 638-2627.

July 20-22 Michigan Institute of Laundering and Drycleaning summer convention, Boyne
Highlands Resort, Harbor Spring, MI. Call (877) 390-6453.
July 23-August 3 Advanced Drycleaning course at the Drycleaning and Laundry Institute, Laurel,
MD. Call (800) 638-2627.
August 11-19 Exam period for DLI certification tests. Register on line in advance or call (800)
638-2627.
August 17-18 Fabricare trade show sponsored by the California Cleaners Association, Long
Beach, CA. Call (215) 830-8495.
September 21-24 International Drycleaners Congress annual convention, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Call (403) 685-4755.
October 3-4 Midwest Drycleaning Expo, sponsored by the Wisconsin Fabricare Institute, Lake
Lawn Resort, Delavan, WI. Call (608) 743-9696.
October 4-6 Success 2018 conference sponsored by Methods for Management, Hotel Boulderado,
Boulder, CO. Call (253) 851-6327.

October 15-19 Introduction to Drycleaning course at the Drycleaning and Laundry Institute,
Laurel, MD. Call (800) 638-2627.
October 15-17 Annual conference or the Textile Rental Service Association, Napa, CA. Call (877)
770-9274.
October 19-21 North Carolina Association of Launderers and Cleaners annual convention.
Raleigh, NC. Call (919) 313-4542
October 19-22 Expo Detergo International trade show, Fiera Milano, Italy. Call +39
024997.6214.
October 22-November 2 Advanced Drycleaning course at the Drycleaning and Laundry Institute,
Laurel, MD. Call (800) 638-2627.

November 9-11 Drycleaning and Laundry Expo, sponsored by the Pennsylvania and Delaware
Cleaners Association,
 Baltimore, MD, Convention Center. Call (215) 830-8495.
November 10-18 Exam period for DLI certification tests. Register on line in advance or call (800)
638-2627.

2019
June 20-23 Clean Show, New Orleans, LA. Call (404) 876-1988.

2020
June 20-24 Texcare International, Frankfurt, Germany. Visit www.messefrankfurt.com.

2021
June 10-13 Clean Show, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA. Call (404) 876-1988.

2023
May 18-23 Clean Show, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL. Call (404) 876-1988.

2025
June 9-12 Clean Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. Call (404) 876-1988.


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