INDA Announces 2015 World of Wipes® International Conference
INDA Announces 2015 World of Wipes® International Conference (WOW) to be held in Atlanta in June
Industry Game Changers, Flushability, and Retail Perspectives to Top Conference Program
Cary, NC. March 18, 2015 – The entire wipes industry will come together to learn more about the key drivers of the supply chain at the 2015 World of Wipes® International Conference (WOW), June 16-19, at the Hotel InterContinental Buckhead, in Atlanta, Ga.
Presented by INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, the WOW conference is the premier and only event devoted solely to the wipes industry. Now in its 9th year, the event will feature industry-leading speakers, panel discussions, market forecasts, awards presentations, networking opportunities, and more. Events kick off June 16 with a welcome reception. For the full program, see: http://www.inda.org/events/wow15/
New this year, INDA’s WIPES Academy will be offered prior to the conference; starting June 15-16. Led by Rob Johnson, PE, Principal, Smith, Johnson & Associates, the Academy is the first and only comprehensive wipes training for the entire wipes supply chain. The course is essential for technical and management professionals interested to learn the research, development, and manufacturing of wipes. Pre-registration is required.
Attendees of the three-day WOW event will learn about industry game changers, specialty materials for industrial wipes, fragrances, wet wipe preservatives, flushability, and more, from such presenting companies as Nielsen, Dow Chemical, Jacob Holm Industries, and many others. Other speakers include major megastore, consumer product retail store, hospital, and brand owner executives sharing their insights into wipes.
“INDA’s World of Wipes® Conference will provide an in-depth view of the innovative research, sustainable technologies, and prescient actions being pursued throughout the wipes industry supply chain within the wipes industry,” said Dave Rousse, President, INDA. “This is a not-to-be-missed event where you will discover new ideas for marketing your product portfolio, interact with key customer and vendor executives, from the entire value chain, and gain important insights into what is happening in the industry. Events like WOW serve as a catalyst for thought leadership and new ideas to help INDA Members – and the industry – to be successful.”
Among the highlights, Carman Allison, Vice-President of Consumer Insights, Nielsen Inc., will speak on “Game Changers,” how consumer diversity, polarization, and generational shifting will change the wipes industry. A panel representing speakers from well-known global companies will join in a panel discussion on the direction and future of flushable wipes.
The annual World of Wipes Innovation Award™ will be presented. This prestigious award recognizes innovation in the wipes value chain that advances the use of nonwovens. Conference attendees will vote on the winner from five finalists. Nominations for the World of Wipes Innovation Award™ close on April 13. To download a nomination form, go to: http://www.inda.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/World-of-Wipes-Innovation-Award-Nomination-2015.pdf
Tabletop displays can be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve a display and connect with hundreds of attendees, contact Misty Ayers, firstname.lastname@example.org, +1 919 459 3712. Early registration discounted rates are offered until May 15. For more information on the 2015 World of Wipes® Conference or to register visit: http://www.inda.org/events/wow15.
INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, serves hundreds of member companies in the nonwovens/engineered fabrics industry in global commerce. Since 1968, INDA events have helped members connect, learn, innovate, and develop their businesses. INDA educational courses, market data, test methods, consultancy, and issue advocacy help members succeed by providing them the information they need to better plan and execute their business strategies. For more information, visit www.inda.org, or download the INDA mobile app for immediate updates.