Colombiatex will be held from January 23 to 25, 2018. It will showcase textile-garment sector of Latin America. On display will be textiles, specialized solutions, supplies, chemicals, and machinery and more. More than 550 national and international exhibitors are expected with close to 15,800 buyers from 60 countries and more than 22,000 visitors, the trade show will be the meeting point for entrepreneurs, buyers, producers, marketers, managers of design, marketing, from the complete value chain of retail companies, students, renowned Colombian designers, and important communication media.
Colombiatex not only establishes the business agenda for American continent but also brings together supply and demand from every segment of the industry and every fashion category. Brazil will be a guest country in this edition.
Last January’s event hosted over 21,924 national and international visitors, 5.5 per cent more than last year. It had 510 exhibitors, mainly from Colombia, India, Brazil, Spain and Italy, as well as 1,928 international buyers, nine per cent more than last year.
Close to 41 per cent of the investments were directed towards textile purchases, 23 per cent for machinery and equipment, ten per cent for trims and fittings, seven per cent for chemical products, seven per cent for threads and yarns and 12 per cent registered for other categories.