The trade shows organised by Messe Frankfurt France, under the Fairyland for Fashion umbrella maintain their significance as an international business platform for the fashion industry. This year around 13,929 visitors attended this mega event, a 2.35 per cent increase over previous years.
America clocks in biggest visitor turnout
The top five countries in the American continent registered the most number of visitors. Brazil topped the list with a 22 per cent increase in visitors followed by the US which registered a 20 per cent increase. Attendance from Columbia and Canada also grew stronger with a 9 per cent and 6 per cent increase respectively.
Attendance from Asia went up 14 per cent, particularly from India (up 13 per cent), South Korea (6 per cent) and Israel (4 per cent). Japanese visitor numbers, which had declined after the tragic events of 2016, also went up 30 per cent.
The five shows held under Fairyland for Fashion include
Apparel Sourcing Paris/Shawls & Scarves Paris: The 16th session of the Apparel Sourcing and Shawls&Scarves Paris shows, with 366 and 26 exhibitors respectively, demonstrated their immense importance for clothing production and textile accessories in global terms. The event offered diverse products for all budget ranges
Avantex Paris: Pioneering technical and technological solutions, the 8th edition of Avantex Paris presented innovative services and processes for every branch of fashion. It welcomed passionate visitors who sought original solutions for their fashion needs.
Leatherworld Paris: Leatherworld Paris, an integral part of the Fairyland for Fashion trade shows, assembled 30 exhibitors from six different countries. The international trade fair was dedicated to flexible materials, leather and fur for use in leather goods, for footwear, bags, small accessories, detailing on clothes or outerwear.
Texworld Paris: Prime contractors at the 44th session of Texworld Paris expressed their determination to find the best solution for their projects fast. They compared their ideas with what was offered at the trade show in order to assure themselves of the best deals. Around 696 exhibitors from 20 countries attended the event which focused on energy and sustainable development.
Texworld Denim: The 4th session of Texworld Denim, the trade show for sourcing denim textiles and clothing, attracted around thirty exhibitors from the all-important countries for the denim sector: Bangladesh. China, India, Pakistan and Turkey. This year the show concentrated on essentials. It also interacted with prime contractors’for their demands for sustainable development.