Texworld Paris will take place from February 6 to 9, 2017. The show will see 730 exhibitors, all of whom are weavers. Among them, for are weavers from Egypt, a country specialized in cotton fabric production. Most exhibitors are from China, followed by Turkey (87 exhibitors) and Korea with 71 exhibitors. India too participates with 53 exhibitors, while Taiwan has 26 and Pakistan has 19 companies.
A series of lectures about latest developments in the sector, news from exhibitors, catwalk shows and the Trends Forum area will be offering a varied and imaginative program, fueling visitors with new ideas and inspiration for their work. Elite, the segment dedicated to customized solutions, will present its second show hosting 21 exhibitors. The majority will present specialist offers adapted for European markets.
The show will also host the third edition of Frankfurtstyleaward, an international fashion competition that has been promoting young designers since 2007. Simultaneously other shows will also take place – Apparel Sourcing and Avantex. Apparel Sourcing will offer a variety of solutions for clothing and accessories production. It will host more than 300 exhibitors from China, Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Myanmar and Guatemala.
Avantex will present a selection of innovative textiles and materials. These include an instant dyeing machine for embroidery and robotic mannequins to be employed for pattern making.