The World Textile Services Congress 2021 will take place on 30 November – 1 December, co-located with Texcare International in Frankfurt, Germany. The event will gather industry leaders from around the globe keen to assess their opportunities as the post-COVID recovery accelerates for high impact program of education and networking.
The event is hosted by major industry associations DTV (Germany), ETSA (Europe), FBT (Belgium), LAA (Australia), TSA (UK) and TRSA (United States) and will gather industry leaders from around the globe keen to assess their opportunities as the post-COVID recovery accelerates.
The conference will explore:
- the market outlook and post-COVID recovery
- research and consumer insights on hygiene and related opportunities for reusable textiles
- the intersection between sustainability, circular economy and technology innovation
Sustainability, circular economy, and technology innovation
Tom Raftery, Global VP, Futurist, and Innovation Evangelist at SAP has already been confirmed as keynote speaker. He will share his thoughts and stimulate discussion on the intersection between sustainability, circular economy, and technology innovation. Additionally, the conference will explore the market outlook plus research and consumer insights on hygiene and how these can translate to opportunities for reusable textiles.
Experts, industry leaders, and networking
Topics will be addressed by external experts and industry leaders in interactive formats. Informal networking opportunities will also provide a rich exchange of ideas and connections.
Attendance will be exclusive to linen, uniform and facility services CEOs, executives and owners and sponsoring supplier partners’ CEOs/senior executives.
Tuesday, 30 November 2021 @ Texcare
17:30 – 19:30 Standing Networking Dinner
Wednesday, 1 December 2021 @ Hotel Hilton Frankfurt City Center
8:30 – 9:00 Welcome Coffee
9:00 – 9:15 Conference Opening
9:15 – 9:40 Market Outlook (presentation/panel)
9:40 – 10:20 Market Outlook – Roundtable discussions
10:20 – 10:45 Networking Break
10:45 – 11:10 Hygiene (Presentation / panel)
11:10 – 12:00 Hygiene – roundtable discussions
12:00 – 13:30 Business Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Sustainability & Technology – Part 1 – Interactive Session
Keynote: Tom Raftery, Global VP, Futurist, and Innovation Evangelist at SAP
14:30 – 14:50 Networking Break
14:50 – 15:40 Sustainability & Technology – Part 2 (presentation/panel and roundtable discussions)
15:40 – 16:00 Conference Wrap-up
For more information, please visit the event website: www.itsa-alliance.org/wtsc21/