North Carolina Association of Launderers and Cleaners

Upcoming events

    • 2 May 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Virtual via Microsoft Teams
    DSCA Stakeholders Meeting.
    Hosted by NCDEQ virtually 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 .
    • 24 May 2024
    • 27 May 2024
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Atlantic Beach Oceanfront Hotel, 2717 West Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

    NCALC 2024 Annual Convention

    Details under development. Registration will open soon.

    Join members and friends of North Carolina Association of Launderers and Cleaners (NCALC) for its Annual Convention being held Memorial Day weekend (May, 24-27, 2024) in Atlantic Beach, NC.Aerial View of Outdoor Pool & 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.

    Who: All NCALC members, friends, spouses, and families are encouraged to participate.


    We Appreciate

    Our Convention Sponsors!




    We are currently seeking additional

    sponsors for this and other events.    

    Click here for details.


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

    *** Under Development ***

    Watch this space for the developing details.

    Friday (5/24/24)

    - 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 (5/25/24)

    Breakfast on your own.

    Networking among Vendor Exhibits

    Standing Committee Meetings

    Joint Annual Membership Meeting and Board of Directors Meeting

    Educational Session

    Free afternoon and evening for lunch, free-time, and dinner on your own with family and friends.

    Sunday (5/26/24)

    Breakfast on your own.

    Networking among Vendor Exhibits

    Educational Sessions

    Free afternoon for lunch and free-time on your own with family and friends.

    Recognition Reception and Dinner with Installation of New Leadership (concurrent with separate but nearby dinner and activities for children.)

    Monday (5/27/24)

                 No planned group activities

                 Late departures for fun activities on your own

                 Attendees depart on their own schedule

    Convention Speakers

    In addition to NCALC leadership, we are pleased to have these additional participants joining us for our convention:

    • Kathy Benzinger, Benzinger Clothing Care, DLI President
    • Ryan Fish, Red Hanger Cleaners
    • James Gorzynski, NewLeaf Brokerage
    • Phillip Kolb, NewLeaf Brokerage
    • Liz Vetter, New Leaf Brokerage

    Convention Participant Registration

    Advance registration for all participants is required to ensure you can be accommodated. 


    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 $309, Oceanfront $359, and Oceanfront Suite $409. 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 April 29, 2024. 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 with Convention registrants as they are available.

North Carolina Association of Launderers and Cleaners (NCALC)

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

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