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The North East Fabricare Association

NOVEMBER 4 & 5, 2023

Attendees have called NEFA's ProfitFest  Fun,Educational,Critical,Inspiring,Interesting,Enlightening,Beneficial,Necessary,Rewarding .


Nathaniel Dubasik: "Proven Strategies for Automation & Diversification"

Nathaniel Dubasik  is the Project Director at Metalprogetti  He graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with dual degrees in finance and accounting and a certificate in entrepreneurial business. Since joining Metalprogetti in 2007, he has spearheaded the development of the US division of customer support, parts warehousing, and project management departments. More recently his role as Project Director have lead him to creating innovative solutions for specialty projects such as automated cruise-ship uniform dispensing, showroom product display, and home-division wardrobe automation. His goal in working with Metalprogetti is to help modernize the dry cleaning industry through continual analysis and cross-pollination across industry solutions.



Outstanding Education Opportunities
Outstanding Education Opportunities

NEFA's Fall Fest Management Conference & Table Top Convention features the best the industry has to offer.  Top speakers from around the country, coupled with compelling topics that drycleaners need to explore in order to grow their businesses, make Fall Fest a "can't miss" event.

NEFA is already lining up speakers and topics for this year's event.  The speaker slate will again feature a top industry icon that will share their personal prespectives on the industry and how they have positioned their business to take advantage of all the opportunities available.

Tune-in for more infromation as specifics are announced.

Glen Gould: Fired! With Enthusiasm" -- Enthusiasm Based Leadership

Glen Gould  is an in-demand professional speaker and nationally recognized leadership expert. He’s the author of five books on leading and connecting for success including, Meet Me At Starbucks and Million Dollar Meetings. He has started five multimillion-dollar enterprises from the ground up and taught hundreds of entrepreneurs to do the same. Glen identifies opportunities for leaders to be more successful and he makes the complex simple.  Glen, his wife Tammy, and their sons Grant and Carson own, a concierge dry cleaning, laundry, and linen service in suburban Atlanta, Ga.  Glen will show you how to find enthusiasm in any situation, and to convert everyday employees into enthusiastic leaders.


Peer-to-Peer Interaction
Peer-to-Peer Interaction

Fall Fest blends traditional lecures with uniqe networking opportunities to provide attendees an outstanding learning experience.  From the vendor showcase featuring the most progressive allied trade companies in the industry -- to the innovative luncheon roundtable attendees have ample time to explore topics they want to learn about.

Allied Trade companies bring the newest products and services to the numerous vendor tables.  Drycleaners bring their latest programs and services to share with their peers.  The NEFA Silent Auction & Cocktail Reception is a perfect setting to get to know your industry peers, and to make new friends you can talk to about all the challenges you face.

Zahra Sahebzada: The Dynamics of Fashion & Fabricare: Treating Everyone Like A VIP"

Zahra Sahebzada is the Global Flagship Manager, Dolce &Gabbana.   She ipreviously ran VIP Service and Public Relations for Tory Burch’s flagship store, is an influencer and considered a celebrity ion her home country.  She will be teaming un with Rechelle Balanzat of Juliette’s in Manhattan to explore the dynamic between fashion and fabricare.  They will be discussing the importance of delivering a VIP experience to all your customers.


Affordable, Deluxe Hotel Accommodations
Affordable, Deluxe Hotel Accommodations

Enjoy your Stay at the Brand New Artisan Hotel at Tuscan Village


Welcome to Salem's newest luxury destination, an upscale boutique hotel located in the heart of Tuscan Village. Our hotel features elegant and spacious accommodations with upscale amenities and exceptional service to ensure your stay is unforgettable. Walkable amenities include village restaurants, shopping, interactive hands-on classes, various events, and live entertainment. With easy access to local attractions and scenic landscapes, our hotel is the ideal choice for your next New England getaway. 

NEFA has already locked in a special room rate of only $189/night based on double occupancy and reservations can be made by calling Marriott Central Reservations 1-888-236-2427, if calling Central Reservations they need to specify the hotel name – The Artisan Hotel at Tuscan Village and the room block name – NE Fabriccare. There is also a registration link on

 Click Here to Reserve your Room


NEFA’s  Profit Fest’23:
“Inspiration, Innovation, and Intution Drives Growth”
November 4 & 5, 2023

The Artisan Hotel at Tuscan Village, Salem, NH 



NEFA’s ProfitFest program is a unique blend of education sessions and exhibits designed to help attendees prepare for the new opportunities facing our industry.