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At around 50 events worldwide, we show the forces driving the sector. Texpertise - the textile business network combines current topics, trends, events and a global network of more than 500,000 people from all over the world. Whether Frankfurt, Paris, Shanghai, Mumbai or New York - with our events and our commitment we provide impulses for the entire textile value chain. And you will find the news from the textile world and our activities concentrated here!
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Textile Standards and Legislation Guide 2023
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Trio of textile fairs rescheduled by three weeks to end of March
In view of the easing of pandemic restriction policies in China, the Spring Editions of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, Yarn Expo and Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles have been moved to the new timeslot of 28 – 30 March 2023. This will allow both local and international fairgoers more time to prepare for their participation, with a higher industry turnout now expected at the three fairs. The fairs will still be located at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai where they were originally due to be held from 8 – 10 March.
JIAM 2022 OSAKA concludes successfully; new technological and business dominate agenda
Japan International Apparel Machinery & Textile Industry Trade Show (JIAM) has wrapped up four successful days of business at INTEX OSAKA. From 30 November – 3 December 2022, a total of 10,452 visitors found their way to the fairground. Assembling again for the first time since the pandemic began, 150 exhibitors (domestic: 112, overseas: 38) from 11 different countries and regions welcomed visitors with an extensive and diverse selection of products. Buyers from Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, South Korea, and Pakistan constituted the top five visiting countries (excluding Japan), compensating for a drop in visitors from China this year due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
‘Go Ahead’: Intertextile Apparel reveals its Directions trends for Spring / Summer 2024
It is time for the world to reimagine life and move towards a future that celebrates diversity and champions sustainability. At next year’s Spring Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, this message is thematically encapsulated in just two words – ‘GO AHEAD’. From 8 – 10 March 2023 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), visitors to the fair’s Trend Forum can physically explore this theme through its four distinct trend stories: MISSION EARTH, POETIC SENSUALITY, ALTERNATIVE CULTS, and ENERGETIC RESET.
Neonyt goes international – bonjour, Paris! Messe Frankfurt’s stylish-sustainable B2B licence format also to be held in the world’s capital of fashion from January 2023
The international roll-out is top class: to be launched in Paris as a preview edition, Neonyt licensed by Messe Frankfurt will open its doors for the first time outside Germany from 21 to 23 January 2023, and be organised by the renowned WSN Développement. As Europe’s most relevant B2B order platform for fashion, sustainability and innovation, Neonyt will present professionally responsible brands with broad textile horizons to international buyers, and open up and serve new markets from France alongside the existing location in Düsseldorf. Fashions oriented strictly towards sustainability and design meet the modern instinct for ecology, style and trends. From next year, Neonyt will be held parallel to Who’s Next and IMPACT twice a year, in January and September.
The February 2023 edition of Texworld Evolution Paris, which will be held at the Parc des Expositions de Paris-Le-Bourget from 6 to 8 February shows promising prospects
With 750 companies expected, overall bookings have reached 70% of the pre-pandemic level of February 2019. Among the major sourcing countries present in Paris on this occasion, Chinese exhibitors will affirm their physical presence.