Messe Frankfurt's Parisian textile and apparel sourcing shows, which will be held at the Parc du Bourget from September17-20, 2018, expects 1,850 exhibitors, an increase if 10 per cent compared to the previous edition. The shows will split up the companies and other installations into six distinct spaces, grouped under the slogan "The Fairyland for Fashion."
The main event of the 44th edition of Texworld will launch a new trade show dedicated entirely to leather. Leatherworld, event will bring together 33 – mainly Chinese – companies specialised in the material. The show will be attended by some 1,000 textile exhibitors, mostly from China and India. The national pavilions of Pakistan, Thailand and South Korea will also be joined for the first time by one from Taiwan, while Indonesia returns to the show with eight manufacturers.
Apparel Sourcing will feature almost 700 manufacturers and, for the first time, and feature a section focusing on services, from packaging specialists and software providers to logistics firms and inspection and certification agencies. The trade show will also host some 20 runway shows, as well as 43 conferences and discussions.