North Carolina Association of Launderers and Cleaners

Upcoming events

    • 25 May 2023
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • In-Person Location TBD plus Virtual via Microsoft Teams

    DSCA Stakeholders Meeting.
    Hosted by NCDEQ. In-person meeting (location TBD), plus virtual via Microsoft Teams.

    No advance registration is required.
    NC DEQ will be sending out instructions to the stakeholder distribution list for this meeting.

    For more information about the Stakeholder Group, click here. If you have questions, contact Delonda Alexander at .
    • 26 May 2023
    • 29 May 2023
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Atlantic Beach Oceanfront Hotel, 2717 West Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

    Join members and friends of North Carolina Association of Launderers and Cleaners (NCALC) for its Annual Convention being held Memorial Day weekend (May, 26-29, 2023) in Atlantic Beach, NC.Aerial View of Outdoor Pool & Beach

    After several years being held in other locations around the state, the NCALC Annual Convention will return to the beach. This event will feature professional networking, educational sessions, vendor exhibits, group dinner social events, the annual membership meeting, business meetings of the NCALC Board of Directors and Committees, and opportunities for everyone to have fellowship with other participants and time for families and friends to enjoy other activities in the Atlantic Beach area.


    We Appreciate Our

    Convention Sponsors!


    EzProducts International, Inc.
    EZ Products Logo

    Gurtler Industries, Inc


     FabriClean Supply Company

    FabriClean Supply


    We are currently seeking

    additional sponsors for this

    and other events.

    Click here for details.


    Convention Schedule-at-a-Glance (Subject to changes)

    Friday (5/26/23)

    - Early arrivals for fun activities on your own

    - 300 pm – Exhibitor Setup

    - 500 pm – On-Site Convention Registration and Exhibits Open

    - 530 pm – Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

    - 630 pm – Informal welcome dinner for all attendees at hotel (family friendly, outside if weather permits)

    Saturday (5/27/23)

    - 730 am - Networking Breakfast with Exhibitors

    - 815 am – Standing Committee Meetings

    - 900 am – Break with Exhibitors

    - 915 am – Joint General Membership and Board of Directors Meetings with reports from key NCALC leaders and DLI CEO Mary Scalco

    - 1030 am – Break with Exhibitors

    - 1100 am – Education Session – What is DSCA and Why is it Important to You?

    - Noon – Networking with Exhibitors

    - 1230pm - Flexible afternoon outings or other fun activities (e.g., beach, exploring, shopping, etc.) on your own

    - 630 pm – Dinner  and other informal local activities on your own

    Sunday (5/28/23)

    - 730 am - Networking Breakfast with Exhibitors

    - 815 am – Education Session -- Proven Tactics for Profit Generation

    - 915 am – Break with Exhibitors

    - 945 am – Education Sessions -- Automated Systems for the Handling and Storing of Garments

    - 1045 am – Break with Exhibitors

    - 1100 am – Education Sessions -- Automated Systems for the Handling and Storing of Garments

    - Noon – Networking with Exhibitors

    - 1230pm - Flexible afternoon outings or other fun activities (e.g., beach, exploring, shopping, etc.) on your own

    - 630 pm - Young Cleaner's Party for children at hotel

    - 630 pm – President’s Reception and dinner for adults at hotel

    - 930 pm – Informal local activities on your own

    Monday (5/29/23)

                 No planned group activities

                 Late departures for fun activities on your own

                 Attendees depart on their own schedule

    Convention Speakers

    In addition to key NCALC leadership, we are pleased to have these additional speakers participating in the Convention:

    • Delonda Alexander -- Special Remediation Branch Head, NC Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ).
    • Frank Dubasik – Director of US Operations, Metalprogetti
    • Nathaniel Dubasik – Sales and Support Manager, Metalprogetti
    • Mary Scalco -- CEO, Drycleaning and Laundry Institute (DLI)
    • Cohen Wills, owner of Cleaner Marketing.

    Convention Participant Registration

    Advance registration for all participants is recommended to ensure you can be accommodated. Online registration through this website ( is strongly preferred, however, a printable copy of the Convention Registration Flyer may be viewed or downloaded by clicking here.


    A small block of sleeping rooms has been reserved for our group at the Doubletree by Hilton Atlantic Beach located at 2717 West Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC. Our group rates per night are Oceanview $329, Oceanfront $379, and Oceanfront Suite $429. These rates are subject to state and local taxes (currently 12.75%) in effect at time of check-in. Don’t wait to reserve your room. Our room block and pricing are available until May 5, 2023. Check-in time: 4:00pm /Checkout time: 11:00am. Reservations should be made directly with hotel at 252-240-1155. Rates for extended stay 3 days before and/or after our event will not exceed group rates above, however to minimize difficulty with reservations, requests for these extended stays should be sent to for special handling.

    Daytime View of Hotel Signage, Exterior, and Landscaping

    Plans for this event are still under development. Further details will be shared here as they are available.

    • 21 Oct 2023
    • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • A Cleaner World Office, 2019 Eastchester Dr, High Point, NC 27265
    Registration is closed

    What: The NCALC Board of Directors will be holding its regular Fall Board Meeting, on Saturday, October 21, 2023, at the corporate office of A Cleaner World in High Point, North Carolina. A working lunch will be provided. Thanks to our sponsors, there will be no fees to participate in this event, however advance registration is required.

    Thanks to Our Sponsors!

    Tri-State Laundry Equipment Company

    We are currently seeking Sponsors for other events.    Click here for details.

    Who: All activities are open to all NCALC members and friends with advance registration. All members of the Board of Directors and committees are expected to attend this meeting. 

    When: The Board and committee meetings will begin at 10am Saturday morning and expected to end by 3pm. No other group activities are planned.

    Accommodations: We anticipate many of our participants will drive in and drive home the day of this meeting. Most hotels in the immediate vicinity of our meeting location have no space available due to room blocks for the Furniture Market. We are told that rooms will be opened up as we get closer to our event date and we will post that availability as it becomes known.

    Our Tentative Schedule:

    Saturday (10/21/23) 

    - 930 am - Gathering, Networking, & Coffee

    - 1000 am - Board and Committee meetings

    - Noon - Working Lunch provided

    - 300 pm - Meeting adjourns

    Other activities on your own -- No group activities are planned beyond those shown in the tentative schedule above. The area offers many other opportunities for fellowship, relaxation, recreation, or sightseeing on your own. High Point is situated along with Greensboro and Winston-Salem in the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina. Click here for ideas to plan your trip.

    Further details will be communicated to all who preregister for the event.

North Carolina Association of Launderers and Cleaners (NCALC)

4819 Emperor Blvd Ste 400, Durham, NC 27703-5420 ● 919-313-4542 ●

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