Texpertise Network: World number one for textile fairs

This is Messe Frankfurt's Texpertise Network. A network so comprehensive that it covers the entire textile value chain: Research, development, yarns, fabrics, apparel, fashion, contract and home textiles, technical textiles, processing and cleaning technologies.
With currently more than 50 international textile fairs, Messe Frankfurt is the world's market leader for trade fairs in the textile sector. The Texpertise Network combines these events, current topics and global network of more than 500,000 industry representatives from all over the world.

World map showing an overview of all locations of the different textile fairs worldwide

A portfolio that reflects the entire textile sector

The Newsroom themes are no less multifaceted than the textile sector. With our business fields, we cover all parts of the value chain and do justice to all aspects of the market. See for yourself!

Apparel Fabrics & Fashion

Apparel Fabrics & Fashion presents the latest developments in the worldwide fashion industry. From design-oriented fashion events, sourcing shows or the bulk and ready-made business, the fairs of the Apparel Fabrics & Fashion business field amaze and persuade with an overview of the world of apparel and fashion – in all its facets.


Interior & Contract Textiles covers the entire spectrum of furnishing textiles professionally and expertly – from products for private applications to contract textiles. The international network brings together extraordinary design and textile structures of the highest quality with the most important textile trends from the interior-design segment.

Technical Textiles & Textile Processing

Technical Textiles & Textile Processing supplies the future-oriented basis for technical textiles and textile processing. From protective clothing, via outdoor articles, to textiles for applications in the fields of transport, medicine, infrastructure and house building; from design to pattern design, from sewing to finishing, from IT to logistics – here, you can see the future of the textile and textile-machine industry.

Textile Care

Textile Care focuses on the high expectations prevailing in the field of modern textile care. From process improvements, resource conservation and automation to detergent optimisation, the textile-care events show the complete spectrum of textile-friendly processes meeting the highest standards.

At home throughout the world

Our motivation: Commitment to forward thinking and a pro-active approach. These are just two of the reasons why our fairs are now represented in the world’s most important markets.

Top performance comes from personal engagement

Messe Frankfurt has established itself as the number one event organiser in the textile industry based on its wealth of experience and enthusiasm. Its success has been achieved thanks to a strong team with high standards. Get in contact with us.

Frédéric Bougeard
Frédéric Bougeard
President & CEO, Messe Frankfurt France S.A.S
Detlef Braun
Detlef Braun
Member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt
Claudia Franz
Claudia Franz
Director Brand Management Interior & Contract Textiles/ Apparel Fabrics & Fashion
Fernando Gorbaran
Fernando Gorbaran
Managing Director Indexport Messe Frankfurt S.A.
Horaczek, Kerstin
Kerstin Horaczek
Vice President Technology Shows
Sabine Scharrer
Sabine Scharrer
Director Brand Management Technical Textiles & Textile Processing
Yasushi Kajiwara
Yasushi Kajiwara
Managing Director, Mesago Messe Frankfurt Corp.
Michael Dehn
Michael Dehn
Managing Director Messe Frankfurt South Africa (Pty) Ltd.
Raj Manek
Raj Manek
Managing Director; Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt.
Olaf Schmidt
Olaf Schmidt
Vice President Textiles & Textile Technologies, Messe Frankfurt
Johannes Schmid-Wiedersheim
Johannes Schmid-Wiedersheim
Director Brand Management Texcare
Konstantin von Vieregge
Konstantin von Vieregge
Co-President Messe Frankfurt Inc.
Wendy Wen
Wendy Wen
Managing Director, Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

Cooperation and collaboration at the highest level

International professional collaboration is one of our recipes for success, which is why we work together with a large number of strong partners. Cooperation with Messe Frankfurt is found to be extremely rewarding by a wide range of organisations, including trade associations, companies, funding bodies and research institutes.

Associação Têxtil de Portugal (ATP)
Bundesverband des Deutschen Textileinzelhandels e.V. (BTE)
Cambresis-Textile - Groupement d’entreprises textiles de la Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie du Cambresis
Centro Tecnológico Têxtil e Vestuário (CITEVE)
The Sub-Council of Textile Industry (CCPIT Tex)
China Home Textile Association (CHTA)
China Light Industry Machinery Association (CLIMA)
China National United Equipment Group Corporation (CNBM)
China Nonwovens & Industrial Textiles Association (CNITA)
China Textile Information Center (CTIC)
Chinese Sewing Machinery Association (CSMA)
Clubtex - Association pour la promotion des entreprises du textile technique
Cotton Council International
Deutscher Textilreinigungs-Verband e.V. (DTV)
European Textile Services Association (ETSA)
European Down & Feather Association (EDFA)
Fachverband für Wäscherei-, Textil- und Versorgungsmanagement e.V. (FWL)
Fedustria - Federation of the textile, wood and furniture industries
GermanFashion Modeverband Deutschland e.V.
Gesamtverband der deutschen Textil- und Modeindustrie e. V.
Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)
Industrieverband Garne - Gewebe - Technische Textilien e.V. (IVGT)
Industrieverband Technische Textilien - Rollladen - Sonnenschutz e.V. (ITRS)
Industrievereinigung Chemiefaser e.V. (IVC)
International Apparel Federation (IAF)
International Committee of Textile Care (CINET)
International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO)
International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF)
Internationaler Verband der Naturtextilwirtschaft e.V. (IVN)
Japan Furniture Industry Development Association (jfa)
Korea Fashion Textile Association (KFTA)
Milano Unica
Mowbray Communication Ltd (MCL Global)
Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas (SPESA)
Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF)
Taiwan Weaving Industry Association
The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (Texprocil)
The European Apparel and Textile Federation (EURATEX)
Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)
UK Fashion & Textile Association (UKFT)
Uludag Textile Exporters Association (UTIB)
Union des Industries Textiles (UIT)
VDMA Bekleidungs- und Ledertechnik e.V.
VDMA - Fachverband Textilmaschinen
Verband der Deutschen Bettenfachgeschäfte (VDB)
Verband der Deutschen Daunen- und Federnindustrie e.V. (VDFI)
Verband der Deutschen Heimtextilien-Industrie e.V.
Verband der Deutschen Tapetenindustrie e.V. (VDT)
Verband Deutscher Mode- und Textil-Designer e.V. (VDMD)
Verband innenliegender Sicht- und Sonnenschutz e.V. (VIS)
WIRTEX, Wirtschaftsverband Textil Service e.V
Zentralverband der Raumausstatter