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    The Manchester Cleaning Show

    • Venue: Online, UK

When is it?

14-15 October 2020.

Where is it?


The details:

Attending the region’s largest cleaning & hygiene event will give you the chance to connect with the industry, enjoy lively debate, see demonstrations of the latest products and take advantage of many opportunities for business deals. It's an invaluable opportunity to meet with suppliers and gain knowledge about the key challenges affecting the industry.

This year's Manchester Cleaning Show will take place as a virtual conference and exhibition, as publically announced in September 2020 due to local lockdown regulations and government guidelines for social gatherings. This will be accessable without a dedicated app. The annual physical event has been rescheduled for October 2021. 

What's on the agenda?

Wednesday 14 October 2020


Welcome to the Manchester Cleaning Show.

By Paul Thrupp, chairman of the British Cleaning Council.


The use of technology to enhance cleaning and hygiene in a post-COVID-19 world.

By Dominic Ponniah, co-founder, Cleanology.


Single use plastics post-COVID-19 - what it means to the cleaning industry.

By Lorcan Mekitarian, general manager, Berry bpi recycled products, and chairman of the CHSA.


Adapting a business to thrive during the pandemic.

By Nik Wyers, joint managing director, The Floorbrite Group. 


Innovation for a new era of cleaning: how science and technology is underpinning changing consumer demands and expectations and how we meet them.

By Dr Eileen Buttimer, managing partner - consumer advisory, Oakland Innovation.


Revolutionising the way we clean and disinfect with hypochlorous acid.

By Steve Courtney, business development manager, Toucan Eco.


Fireside Chat.

Neil Nixon speaks with Paul Ashton, CEO, Birkin Cleaning Services, about his experiences during the pandemic and his thoughts on the future of commercial cleaning post-COVID-19.


A global perspective: what lessons can we learn from cleaning contractors around the world in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic?

Hosted by Neil Nixon, this panel comprises: Dianna Steinbach, Vice President of International Services, ISSA, Germany; Jonathan King, CEO, Samsic; Shawn McIntosh, COO, Atalian Servest, USA; and Paul Fereday , Head of Operations, UK Cleaning Excellence, ISS.

Thursday 15 October 2020


Fireside Chat.

Neil Nixon speaks with Paul Thrupp, Chairman of the British Cleaning Council, about the cleaning sector’s role during the pandemic and his aspirations for the future of commercial cleaning post-COVID-19.


A change in philosophy - the benefits of hiring your industrial cleaning equipment.

By Martin Doran, general manager at Astley Hire Ltd.


How a good marketing strategy can help grow your business.

By Suzanne Howe, managing director, SHC, and Neil Nixon, conference director, Manchester Cleaning Show.


The importance of training and assessment.

By Stan Atkins, CEO, British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc).

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