Pre-registration Opens Nov. 3 for Clean '09 in New Orleans

Jason Hicks |

ATLANTA — Pre-registration opens Nov. 3 for the Clean Show, scheduled for June 18-21, 2009, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Anyone who pre-registers before May 23 at the show’s website,, will see a discount on the fee, paying only $60 per person.The fee includes all educational sessions offered by show sponsors and other industry associations, and access to the exhibit hall on all four show days. Attendees can see live demonstrations and more at the world’s largest exposition of textile care equipment, products and services, according to Riddle & Associates, the show’s longtime management firm.After May 22, attendees can register at the show for $95. Children under 18 are admitted free, but they must be registered and will receive a “child” badge.“Registering online at is easy,” says John Riddle, president of Riddle & Associates. “However, the registration form can also be printed from the website for those who wish to pay by check rather than credit card. The form will be available in attendee brochures being mailed early in 2009.”Globetrotter Travel, the show’s official travel agency, has announced travel discounts. Arrangements can be made through Globetrotter at 888-447-7432, or at Globetrotter offers fares competitive with all airline and third-party sites and can provide additional discounts and services such as $100,000 in flight insurance, Riddle & Associates says.Those who wish to make airline reservations on their own can use the following discount codes: 

  • American Airlines: A9569AA, call the Meeting Desk at 800-433-1790.
  • Air Tran Airways: MSY061409 (CLEAN SHOW), call Special Events at 866-683-8368.
  • Continental Airlines: Z code ZEUB, Agreement code A9ESD6, call 800-468-7022.
  • Avis Car Rental: AWD# J945616, call 800-331-1600.

Clean ’09 exhibits open Thursday, June 18, with a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Distributor-only hours are 8-10 a.m. on opening day. On the three following days, the exhibit floor opens at 9 a.m. Thursday through Saturday, the floor closes at 5 p.m., and on Sunday, it closes at 3 p.m.Educational sessions are scheduled from 8-10 a.m. on all four show days. The show is expanding its educational component to include not only sessions presented by show sponsors, but also seven other U.S. and international industry associations.The biennial Clean Show is sponsored jointly by six national 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, visit or contact its show management company, Riddle & Associates, by phone at 404-876-1988 or e-mail at [email protected]

About the author

Jason Hicks

American Drycleaner

Jason Hicks was assistant editor for American Trade Magazines, which publishes American Coin-Op, American Drycleaner and American Laundry News, for more than nine years, and web editor for three years.


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