NEW ORLEANS — With more than five months to go until the Clean Show in New Orleans, approximately 320 companies have already contacted for more than 180,000 net square feet of exhibit space.Exhibitors for the show, which is scheduled for June 18-21, include familiar companies from around the world that have exhibited at many Clean Shows, as well as a number of new exhibitors, according to Riddle & Associates, the show’s management company. Every segment of the industry is represented, from the coin-op and drycleaning to industrial and institutional laundry industries. Exhibit space is still available for companies interested in gaining the exposure that the show offers.“The Clean Show gives attendees an opportunity to compare products, see actual working equipment, get answers to their questions directly from the manufacturer, and network with their peers,” says John Riddle, president of Riddle & Associates. “Everything anyone in the textile care industry would need is there.”Pre-registration for Clean ’09 is $60 a person ($95 on site after May 22), and includes admission to the exhibit floor and all educational sessions. Registration is available on the show’s website, www.cleanshow.com, where attendees can also make reservations at the show’s 19 official hotels.Officially titled the World Educational Congress for Laundering and Drycleaning, the show is sponsored jointly by six national industry associations: the Association for Linen Management (ALM), Coin Laundry Association (CLA), Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI), Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA), Textile Rental Services Association of America (TRSA) and Uniform & Textile Service Association (UTSA).For more information about Clean ’09, call show management, Riddle & Associates, at 404-876-1988 or e-mail [email protected].