World Conference on Fabric and Home Care


Networking Events

Make the most of your conference experience!

These are the ideal opportunities for face-to-face interactions with your colleagues and to develop important business connections with other industry professionals from around the world.

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, 4 October

Eat, drink, and connect at this first opportunity to socialize with your colleagues while enjoying a variety of hors d’ oeuvres and beverages in the relaxed and friendly environment of the exhibition hall.

Refreshment Breaks

Wednesday, 5 October | Thursday, 6 October

This will be the perfect time to visit with the exhibitors, network with your colleagues, and to meet with the Technology Showcase authors. All four breaks are forty minutes duration giving you plenty of time for everything and to also enjoy refreshments and canapés.


Wednesday, 5 October | Thursday, 6 October

After the morning sessions, enjoy interaction with your peers at these midday breaks featuring bountiful buffets of regional culinary specialties developed by the Shangri-La Chefs.

Happy Hour

Wednesday, 5 October

Sessions may be over for the day, but the fun is just beginning! Finish off your day with a quick stop into the exhibition hall to relax with a beverage or two, nibble on an assortment of hors d’ oeuvres, and visit with your colleagues.

Executive Forum

Keynote Breakfast 
Friday, 7 October

This NEW breakfast event is the perfect start to your day! Enjoy the company of your peers while being served coffee, juices, and a full hot breakfast. Immediately following, Paul Polman, CEO, Unilever, UK, will deliver the keynote presentation Leading in a World of Exponential Change. You won’t want to miss this dynamic NEW event!

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