The 16th edition of Texworld USA showcased 268 exhibitors from 18 countries an 11 per cent increase over January 2013. The winter edition featured four international pavilions including Turkey, Taiwan, Egypt and Pakistan covering 12 product categories to offer buyers an extensive array of fabrics, textile accessories and sourcing options. Visitors came from 43 countries including, United States, Canada, Mexico and India.
“Leading fashion buyers from Macy’s, Ralph Lauren Denim & Supply and Armani Exchange, to name a few, attended the sixteenth edition of Texworld USA despite the snowy weather conditions, proving that Texworld USA remains the premier apparel fabric sourcing destination in North America,” remarked Kristy Meade, Group Show Director, Messe Frankfurt in a company statement.
In collaboration with CCPIT-TEX, the fifth edition of the International Apparel Sourcing Show was once again co-located with Texworld USA and featured 63 exhibitors from seven countries. Returning exhibitors from China, Bangladesh, Egypt and India completed the overall supply chain by offering contract manufacturing, original design manufacturing and private label development.
Texworld Paris Art Directors, Louis Gerin and Gregory Lamaud created a thought provoking, interesting and relevant Trend Forum highlighting the spring/summer 2015 trends and colour direction. The forum featured a collection of fabric swatches provided by exhibitors that could be sourced at the show. Texworld USA’s show partner, Lenzing Innovation, delivered 12 complimentary seminars to 570 attendees over the three day show period. A few of the popular topics included: Navigating Texworld USA, Global Sourcing, Stylesight’s Trend Presentation and Denim Innovation.