Use the tabs to select press releases from the industry fields Apparel Fabrics & Fashion, Interior & Contract Textiles, Technical Textiles & Textile Processing and Textile Care.
Autumn editions of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and Yarn Expo to merge with spring 2023 fairs
Originally scheduled to take place in October 2022, the two Autumn fairs will now be merged with next year’s spring editions, to be held from 8 – 10 March. The decision is in support of the ongoing pandemic control measures in Shanghai, while the move will also integrate industry resources more efficiently and provide more certainty to exhibitors in their planning.
Neonyt to take place as a B2B format in Düsseldorf from January 2023; Messe Frankfurt plans to roll out the event internationally
From Paris, via Berlin, to Frankfurt and now worldwide. Over the last two decades since its launch, Neonyt has developed into the most important B2B community platform for fashion, sustainability and innovation. The international fashion business is big, as is the responsibility of the event as an order platform and trend spotter in the sustainability sector, and the interest in the brand around the world. Messe Frankfurt has recognised the potential of Neonyt as a beacon and pioneer, and plans to roll out the event internationally. The next German edition of this B2B event will be held in Düsseldorf from 28 to 30 January 2023.
The return of Emitex, Simatex and Confemaq to face-to-face meeting was a success
The event that gathers the entire textile and clothing industry closed its doors after four days of meeting with colleagues and customers. It had more than 200 brands and more than 13,000 visitors.
Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Autumn rescheduled to 2023
In light of the current pandemic circumstances in China, the 2022 edition of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Autumn will be deferred. The Autumn fair, which was originally scheduled to be held from 15 – 17 August at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, will now take place in 2023 at the same venue. The fair’s organisers will announce the new date in due course..
Texworld Evolution Paris 04 – 06 July, 2022
More than 400 international exhibitors will meet from 4 to 6 July at the Parc des Expositions Paris-Le-Bourget for a new edition of the Texworld Evolution Paris sourcing event. This year's exhibition marks the return of the major sourcing countries - including China - to Paris.
Neonyt Lab: working together for a more sustainable fashion industry
“Sustainable fashion makes a difference. We make a difference!” – these were two of the most important messages that the Neonyt Lab community took away after three colourful days of events under the motto “New Patterns” in the Union Halle in Frankfurt am Main. The premiere of the direct-to-consumer format as a great success: Neonyt Lab counts designers, activists, consumers and content creators as well as representatives from the fashion industry from 22 countries amongst its visitors.
Quality, sustainable blend of domestic and international exhibitors confirmed for Yarn Expo Autumn
One of the key challenges for the textile industry has been finding innovative ways to improve sustainability, while simultaneously maintaining and exceeding expected standards of quality. At Yarn Expo Autumn, set to take place from 29 – 31 August at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, fairgoers will be able to source quality fibres and yarns that align with consumers’ eco-friendly expectations.
Frankfurt Agreement: 25 European fashion institutions creating the “European Fashion Alliance”. A powerful new network of fashion organisations aiming to unite and change the European fashion landscape.
The first real transnational alliance of European fashion councils and institutionsis founded by 25 European fashion organizations aiming to empower a prosperous, sustainable and inclusive European fashion ecosystem. During a two-day summit in Frankfurt at the end of March 2022, Fashion Council Germany brought together the most leading European fashion organisations to form a coalition of change, with the support of Messe Frankfurt and its global Texpertise Network.
Texworld Evolution Paris 2022
Texworld Evolution Paris will open its doors from 4 to 6 July 2022 at the Paris-Le Bourget Exhibition Center. Apparel Sourcing Paris, Avantex Paris, Leatherworld Paris and Texworld Paris trade fairs will concentrate for 3 days the essential global offer for fashion brands, from ready-to-wear to luxury.
Award for sustainability: Michael Spitzbarth from Bleed is Designer of the Year 2022
Together with the VDMD – Network of German Fashion and Textile Designers – Messe Frankfurt will award the Designer of the Year for sustainable collections at Neonyt Lab. On Saturday, 25 June 2022, at 3 p.m., the Sustainability Award will be presented to Michael Spitzbarth, Founder & CEO of Bleed, at Union Halle in Frankfurt's East end district.
Messe Frankfurt explains its activities to promote textile sustainability in New York
With its events for the textile sector, Messe Frankfurt makes Sustainable Development Goals transparent on a global scale. Accordingly, it cooperates with the Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network and the UN Office for Partnerships. On 2 June, the international platform came together for its first annual meeting at the headquarters of the United Nations.
Yarn Expo Autumn to return this August amid strong demand for sustainable and functional yarns and fibres
An invaluable opportunity for business and networking will be available later this year when Yarn Expo Autumn returns from 29 – 31 August at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. This year’s fair will maintain its position as a leading trading platform in Asia for the fibres and yarn industry, showcasing the latest advancements and providing fairgoers with a comprehensive outlook on market trends. Notably, sustainable and functional materials will be one of the highlights at the fairground against a backdrop of strong market demand.
‘Fashion, be ambitious!’ Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics unveils its trend forecasts for Autumn / Winter 2023-24
Change is constant in the textile industry. And now more than ever, the pandemic has given designers and consumers a chance to reconsider their fashion choices and make a fresh start. This year the Directions Trend Forum at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition, has again been formed to help designers and buyers steer their designs in line with the coming fashion seasons. For Autumn / Winter 2023-24, the trend committee has identified FORWARD as its core message, with four key themes represented: SCIENCE +, CRAFT +, FREE + & PREMIUM +.
Biosphere meets Technosphere – at the Neonyt Fashion Show on 23 June 2022 at Atelier Lihotzky
Fashion inspired by nature and technology: in an exclusive fashion show on 23 June 2022, Neonyt and presenting partner Dr. Hauschka will be showing progressive and trend-setting looks under the motto "Biosphere-Technosphere" at Atelier Lihotzky in Frankfurt's East end district.
Let's talk about: New patterns – creating new (thought) patterns through fashion! First highlights of the Neonyt Lab conference programme
Discuss, inform, and create change together: This year, from 24 to 26 June 2022 in Frankfurt, the Neonyt Lab invites all visitors who are interested in innovative fashion and lifestyle and want to consistently drive sustainability forward. More than just image and consumption: on the Fashionsustain stage, experts will discuss sustainability in fashion and in everyday life on all three days – in the form of interviews, panel discussions and workshops.
Neonyt Lab from 24 to 26 June 2022 fully booked: Secure your ticket now and offset your own carbon footprint with your participation
The new D2C Neonyt Lab, which will be realised in cooperation with Greenstyle from 24 to 26 June 2022 in Frankfurt am Main, is being met with high demand: after just a few weeks, the entire exhibition and shop area of 1,000m² is already fully booked – more than 30 sustainable fashion, beauty and lifestyle labels are taking part in the debut of the end consumer event in the Union Halle. The first 500 visitors to the Lab will also have the opportunity to neutralise part of their carbon footprint thanks to "Grow my Tree".
Intertextile and Yarn Expo spring show dates to be adjusted
In response to pandemic containment efforts, Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition and Yarn Expo Spring will be merged with the respective Autumn Editions of the shows from 29 – 31 August, whilst Intertextile Home Textiles will also be moved to the same aforementioned dates. The fairs will still take place at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai where they were originally due to be held from 14 – 16 April 2022.
Sustainable but make it fashion – Neonyt is showing how it’s done
Best of sustainable fashion: In a special off-site Neonyt event on 18 January 2022, the season’s coolest sustainable looks will be shown to a selected audience – in the form of an installation at the Danzig am Platz event location in Frankfurt’s Ostend district.
Fashionsustain is inviting guests to a new format: Frankfurt City Edition
In keeping with this season’s Change the set-up theme, Fashionsustain – Neonyt’s international conference format – is adapting the event to the current legislative framework and presenting a compact line-up focusing on the topics of sustainability, supply chains and retail on Wednesday, 19 January. In its hybrid City Edition, the conference will play host to a limited number of guests at the Danzig am Platz even location in the city centre of Frankfurt and will also be streamed live.
Heimtextil, Techtextil and Texprocess strongly positioned for the future with a new management team
The coming editions of the textile trade fairs Heimtextil, Techtextil and Texprocess of Messe Frankfurt will be held under new management. From 15 September 2022, Bettina Bär assumes responsibility for the Home Textiles segment of Heimtextil. Her partner in the joint leadership of the international trade fair for home and contract textiles is Meike Kern, who remains in charge of the Household Textiles segment. Bettina Bär follows Sabine Scharrer, who will take over as Show Director of the leading international trade fairs, Techtextil and Texprocess, including the associated brand management. She will succeed Michael Jänecke, who retires with effect from 1 January 2023.
Heimtextil Summer Special: sustainability and the circular economy increasingly in the focus of manufacturers
Due to the current challenges, sustainability is a theme that runs through all sectors of the textile value chain, triggering processes and releasing enormous innovative power in the process. Heimtextil in Frankfurt, International Trade Fair for Home and Contract Textiles, this year with a Summer Special from 21 to 24 June 2022, has been offering know-how transfer, networking and inspiration on the subject of sustainability for more than 10 years.
Heimtextil Summer Special: already around 1000 registered exhibitors from 46 countries
Three weeks after the announcement of the Heimtextil Summer Special, around 1,000 exhibitors have already registered for the one-time summer edition of the leading international trade fair for home and contract textiles. With a global offering from 46 countries, Heimtextil will once again cover a diverse range of products for textile interior design in the summer. One of the focal points is the intercontinental volume business.
Heimtextil Summer Special: One-time summer edition takes place in June 2022
Heimtextil will take place as a one-time summer special from June 21 to 24, 2022, parallel to the trade fair duo Techtextil and Texprocess. The decision to hold a summer edition this year is the result of a positive vote from the home and contract textile industry, which is longing for a re-start of personal business meetings this year. Exhibitors and buyers will also benefit from valuable synergy effects between the three international trade fair formats.
Heimtextil from 11 - 14 January 2022 is cancelled
Against the background of the worsening pandemic situation in Germany over the past two weeks and the associated restrictions, Heimtextil, scheduled to take place in the second week of January, is cancelled. Messe Frankfurt is working with the industry to determine whether and in what form a new offering in the summer of 2022 can be organised to run parallel to the Techtextil/Texprocess trade fair duo. Later events such as Ambiente, Christmasworld, Creativeworld, Paperworld and Frankfurt Fashion Week are still planning to take place at the present time.
Insights from Intertextile: first-hand trade fair experiences from the last eight months
With three Intertextile Apparel editions in Shanghai and Shenzhen already completed since the pandemic brought in-person trade fairs to a halt in early 2020, clear trends are emerging about the apparel industry, the Chinese market rebound and the importance of in-person trade fairs to assist in business recovery.
Heimtextil launches digital materials library
Progressive material innovations presented digitally: following the cancellation of this year’s fair due to the corona pandemic, Heimtextil is extending its range of digital services and launching a new online materials library entitled ‘Future Materials Library’. 24 future-oriented materials for interior applications can now be found at www.heimtextil.messefrankfurt.com/future.
Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles’ hybrid exhibitor options allow overseas suppliers to benefit from fast-recovering Chinese market
August’s Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition is set to take place in the midst of a surging retail recovery in China, something that was also confirmed by participants in last March’s Spring Edition. International home and contract textiles suppliers unable to attend the fair in-person can still take part through a range of hybrid exhibiting options. Taking place from 25 – 27 August, the fair will be held concurrently with Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, Yarn Expo Autumn, PH Value and CHIC.
Cinte Techtextil China returns this December
Following its deferral earlier this year, organisers announced that Cinte Techtexil China 2022 will now take place from 7 – 9 December at the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai. The coming edition will address the latest trends, technologies and applications that are shaping the industry and market in the region.
Ninth edition of Techtextil India to take place in September 2023 at the newly launched JIO World Convention Centre
Messe Frankfurt India has announced that the ninth edition of Techtextil India will be held from 12 – 14 September 2023, for the first time at JIO World Convention Centre (JWCC), Mumbai. On the side-lines of the three-day fair, the organisers are planning a series of live sessions to spark debates on important industry topics and high-growth application areas.
Organisers announce deferral of Cinte Techtextil China 2022
In light of the evolving pandemic circumstances in Shanghai, Cinte Techtextil China will no longer be taking place from 6 – 8 September at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. A new date for the technical textile fair will be announced in due course.
Gartex Texprocess India’s New Delhi edition to be bigger than ever with more than 175 exhibitors confirmed
With participation of over 175 companies, Gartex Texprocess India is gearing up for a power-packed edition in New Delhi. The recently announced association with FABEXA will bring fabric manufacturers and suppliers from Gujarat on the show floor to deliver a strong push to the region’s textile and apparel sector.
DS Printech China postponed with new dates to be announced in due course
DS Printech China will no longer take place next month due to the developing pandemic situation in Shanghai. The fair was scheduled to take place from 18 – 20 May but will now commence later in the year. The organisers are working to secure new dates for the show and will announce these as soon as possible.
Techtextil, Texprocess and Heimtextil Summer Special: bundled re-start for global textiles fairs in Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main, 06 April 2022. Techtextil, Texprocess and the Heimtextil Summer Special open their doors in Frankfurt am Main from 21 to 24 June. After the Corona-related break, exhibitors and visitors are looking forward to personal interaction. Numerous innovations and further developments await the global trade public. The trade fairs taking place in parallel cover textile value chains from textile fibers and processing to the end product.
TN Government signs up for Techtextil India 2021 to push technical textile investments into the State
In a bid to strengthen indigenous production through the state and attract investors, the nodal agency for investment promotion and facilitation for the Government of Tamil Nadu – Guidance has signed up for Techtextil India 2021 – the leading International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens. The TN Government will be promoting technical textile policies through both physical and virtual segments of the hybrid fair, enabling investors to set up integrated facilities. Leading technical textile players from Tamil Nadu and across the nation confirm participation for the three-day business event.
Cinte Techtextil China concluded with successful in-person and online editions
The second edition of Cinte Techtextil China to take place since the post-pandemic recovery began was once again strongly appreciated by exhibitors and buyers for providing the opportunity to conduct business face-to-face from 22 – 24 June. The new Techtextil Digital Days online platform was also highly praised for connecting exhibitors with buyers unable to be at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in-person. This edition marked the first time the fair took place on an annual basis, having been held biennially previously, with 366 exhibitors participating and 14,868 visits recorded.
Techtextil and Texprocess 2022: registration now open
The Techtextil and Texprocess trade fairs have a positive view of the future and invite the sector to take part at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre from 21 to 24 June 2022. Exhibitors who register well in advance benefit from an early-booking discount.
Cinte Techtextil China’s first annual and second hybrid edition on schedule for 22 – 24 June
Taking place from 22 – 24 June at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, this year’s Cinte Techtextil China marks the first edition since the fair switched from a biennial to an annual event. And following the success of last year’s hybrid fair, exhibitors and visitors unable to attend the in-person event in Shanghai will be able to participate virtually with a range of options available.
Techtextil India: First hybrid edition moves to November 2021
India’s leading trade fair in technical textiles, nonwovens and composites, originally scheduled in September 2021, has now been postponed to 25 – 27 November 2021. On account of the developments around the current Covid-19 situation and its relative impact on the safety, well-being and continuance of business, Messe Frankfurt India has taken this decision in consultation with industry stakeholders.
Leading exhibitions postponed due to new lockdown guidelines
In line with the recent announcements and new measures in place to tackle resurging cases in Mumbai, Industry leading shows such as Gartex Texprocess India, Screen Print India, ISH India powered by IPA, Media Expo and LED Expo have been rescheduled.
Texcare Asia & China Laundry Expo 2022 moving to Ningbo
In an effort to safeguard ongoing business development and support in-person interactions for the laundry textile care industry, the organisers have made the decision to move Texcare Asia & China Laundry Expo (TXCA & CLE) 2022 to Ningbo. Originally scheduled to take place from 11 – 13 August at the Shanghai New International Expo Center, the 2022 fair will now be held from 28 – 30 September at the Ningbo International Conference & Exhibition Center.
Next date for Texcare International in November 2024
From 9 to 13 November 2024, manufacturers of laundry and dry-cleaning technology will once again meet in person with textile-care companies at the Frankfurt Exhibition Centre for Texcare International. Messe Frankfurt and its partners have agreed on this date.
Leading suppliers of textile-care technology cancel their participation – Texcare International will not take place in 2021
Leading suppliers of laundry and dry-cleaning technology have used the free cancellation deadline offered by Messe Frankfurt against the background of the pandemic and cancelled their participation in Texcare International 2021 shortly before expiry. In view of this the Advisory Council of the world’s leading textile-care fair have voted to cancel Texcare International for this year because its success can no longer be guaranteed.