Discover the future of professional cleaning and hygiene at Interclean Amsterdam 2018

  • 2018-04-06 12:00
  • Interclean
  • Amsterdam Press release English

From 15-18 May 2018, Interclean Amsterdam 2018 will throw open its doors to welcome cleaning and hygiene industry professionals to the largest and most international event in the world. Since it began in 1967, Interclean Amsterdam has grown to become an unmissable trade show for businesses around the world looking to discover the latest innovations and experience an unrivalled networking opportunity.

The world’s premier professional cleaning and hygiene event
Bringing together more than 30,000 decision makers from more than 130 countries, Interclean Amsterdam offers visitors a chance to gain a comprehensive global overview of the professional cleaning and hygiene industry – and the 2018 edition is set to be no different.

The show will include an exhaustive exhibition programme, alongside a diverse range of expert-led educational seminars and workshops designed to explore the innovations that will change the way each sector does business.

Set across 12 display halls, Interclean Amsterdam will feature more than 850 exhibitors from more than 40 countries. Aside from the demonstrations on several stages, you will product demonstrations at various stands throughout the halls. The exhibitors demonstrate their latest innovations in professional cleaning and hygiene products and services – effectively showcasing the future of the industry.

Covering a wide variety of cleaning and hygiene segments – including Washroom, Equipment and Machines – the show will offer visitors the most in-depth view of their sectors available. There will also be a large outdoor area for outdoor cleaning, high-pressure and window cleaning – with live demonstrations.

What’s new for the 2018 show?
Adding to the variety, Interclean Amsterdam 2018 will introduce three new segments: Laundry, Waste solutions and Healthcare. These will make the event more comprehensive than ever before, while adding new features such as the On-Premise Laundry (OPL) pavilion, the Zero Waste LAB and the Healthcare LAB. With its skills workshops, the Healthcare LAB is set to be a particularly popular addition to the 2018 event, alongside the Healthcare Forum.

An exciting programme of seminars and events
As the professional cleaning and hygiene industry’s global showcase, Interclean Amsterdam is renowned for exhibiting innovative products, services and solutions. Complementing this throughout the show will be a comprehensive seminar schedule, providing insight on the latest trends and developments. An outstanding line-up of expert speakers will be sharing their knowledge in varied sessions and events across a number of stages.

Rob Den Hertog, Director of Professional Cleaning & Hygiene at RAI Amsterdam, states: "Once again, our seminars and workshops will offer visitors the chance to gain expert insight into their cleaning challenges and discover the innovations that will drive the future success of their businesses."

The Interclean Stage
The Interclean Stage (located in the Elicium Ballroom) is central to the knowledge sharing and networking opportunities available. A range of free sessions will explore innovation, new regulations and standards, and participation in the growing circular economy. The Interclean Stage will also host the Healthcare Cleaning Satellite Symposium (17 May).

A special ceremony acknowledging outstanding achievement opens Interclean, with the presentation of the Amsterdam Innovation Award (15 May). The overall winner of the award - and of each of the four categories - will be announced. Visitors have a special role to play in voting for their favourite innovation – via Intercleanshow.com – and the winner will receive the Visitors' Choice certificate.

Free sessions enable visitors to explore products, services and concepts in greater depth. At the InnovationLAB, Vincent Everts will deliver a seminar on the impact of new technologies on existing markets, entitled: Trendwatcher: Which Developments Should We Look Out For? (15 and 16 May). New business models, Robots and Apps, the Innovation Award nominees and other popular topics will be on Vincent’s insightful agenda.

The Facility Inspiration Event (16 May) is a special day of events dedicated to helping facilities managers improve their performance; and the Robot Arena has live demonstrations of the latest robot cleaners taking on a series of challenges.

Waste is the essential raw material of The Zero Waste LAB. A workshop – Anatomy of the Waste Bin – runs every day, giving visitors a hands-on opportunity to discover how to reduce their waste footprint. The Healthcare Cleaning LAB offers a dedicated platform for sharing best practice and innovation. A realistic hospital room mock-up will host live product and technique demonstrations daily.

Mixing business with pleasure
As well as hosting halls full of exhibitors demonstrating their products and services, Interclean Amsterdam 2018 will provide plenty of opportunity for entertainment and relaxation.

The event will also feature new areas designed for visitors to rest, relax and even network. These include the Refresh lounge, where attendees will find beds for taking a quick break and easy access to healthy food.

Interclean Amsterdam 2018 is all set to be the biggest and best edition of the show yet – and the ideal place to discover the innovations that will become the future of the industry.
Register for the show, and discover more about the seminar programme »

Note to the editor (not for publication):
For more information, please contact the Communications & PR manager: Hilke de Vries

+31 (0)20 549 22 88

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