The next edition of Texworld Evolution Paris will be held from February 6-8, 2023 at the Parc des Expositions de Paris-Le Bourget. The last edition held in July recorded a 29 per cent increase in visitors and marked the return of foreign buyers. In total, around 3,700 buyers attended the event alongwith international textile and finished product manufacturers selected by the Messe Frankfurt France team.
Over 3 days, around 3,700 professional buyers discovered 400 exhibitors gathered in Hall 4 of the Parc des Expositions de Paris - Le Bourget. The event also marked by the return of foreign visitors, whose proportion reached 83 per cent compared to 65 per cent in February. International buyers, particularly from Europe, attended the event in large number, followed by Turkish buyers, Germans, Dutch and Americans.
Exhibitors from China, India, Korea and Turkey attended the event. The products displayed by The Pakistani weaver Kohinoor Mills, which offers high-quality menswear cotton fabrics in the Elite area generated many buyers’ interests. Indian embroiderer Veekay International met buyers from nations that are not usually present at European trade fairs, such as Kosovo, Nigeria or Ghana, who placed orders for local markets.
At the Apparel Sourcing Paris show that was held concurrently, exhibitors also reported numerous contacts, such as the children's clothing manufacturer Raj Krupa Textiles, which had numerous engaging exchanges with buyers. Similarly, womenswear brand Smash Creations met with several European buyers looking for new sourcing opportunities to build a rather high-end offer.