Paris edition of leading textile and apparel trade shows – Apparel Sourcing, Texworld and Avantex will take place from 6th to 9th February this year. Organized by Messe Frankfurt, the 4-day event will be a flurry of exhibitions, seminars, conferences and fashion shows, while also providing a platform for business interactions.
40th Texworld Paris is continuing with its segment ELITE – a global platform for purchasing materials, fabrics and supplies, with 21 exhibitors. It will also host FRANKfurtstyleaward, the renowned international fashion competition. Meanwhile, Turkey, with 87 exhibitors, remains the 2nd most represented country at the show after China. Korea ranks third with 71 exhibitors.
AVANTEX PARIS is also evolving and is split into several segments of paramount importance for high-tech fashion design. The newly reorganized exhibition is divided into Materials & Components/Garments & Accessories/Prototype Studio/Smart Retail with an aim to provide a pioneering offer, starting with the raw material and continuing through to sales, for each segment.
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Alongside these, key apparel sourcing fair – Apparel Sourcing Paris, which is into its 12th edition, is expecting a 30 per cent surge in the number of exhibitors. Focused on global apparel sourcing strategies, the show has major exhibitors from China. Apart from China, Bangladesh, Pakistan, attending with its denim ranges, and India (under the aegis of TEXPROCIL) is increasing significantly in numbers. Moreover, Morocco, a major supplier offering products from the nearby region with short lead times, is making a substantial contribution to the show with companies’ presence in the various segments depending on their respective expertise.