Intertextile Apparel’s hybrid platform showcased the latest in post-pandemic innovation & sustainability last week
The primary sourcing platform for the spring / summer season for the global industry wrapped up another successful edition last week. Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition hosted nearly 2,600 exhibitors from 17 countries and regions and 80,533 buyers from 17 – 19 March, with well-received online and hybrid solutions running in tandem with the physical fair.
Intertextile Apparel to welcome the industry on Wednesday with nearly 2,600 exhibitors
The global apparel textile flagship, Intertextile Apparel, will open its Spring Edition this week, taking place from 17 – 19 March. Nearly 2,600 exhibitors from 17 countries and regions will join the fair at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), covering the full spectrum of the textile supply chain. With online and hybrid solutions running in tandem with the physical fair and a broad selection of products and services to discover, there is something to be found for every buyer.
The industry’s most comprehensive sourcing experience: Intertextile Apparel offers it all next week
As Intertextile Apparel’s next edition approaches, fairgoers can look forward to an all-round, comprehensive sourcing experience this spring. Renowned for its diverse product offerings, the upcoming fair will not disappoint, as products from denim to accessories, sustainable to functional fabrics and many more, can be found. Buyers can also take advantage of a range of flexible order services on offer from exhibitors including custom-made services, product-in-stock and small quantity orders, sample cutting and more, to cater to various sourcing needs. Over 2,500 exhibitors will be joining the fair next week to cover an exhibition area of nearly 160,000 sqm.
Intertextile Apparel to serve as main trading platform for global industry’s spring / summer season from 17 – 19 March
As an established global flagship for apparel sourcing, Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition 2021 has attracted a diverse line-up of global companies to join the fair in-person and seize business opportunities in China’s recovering textile market. From the finest European fabrics to inspirational design patterns, international exhibitors will satisfy visitors’ sourcing needs with quality products and extensive offerings. The fair will now be held on the slightly later date of 17 – 19 March 2021 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center, alongside Yarn Expo Spring, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles, CHIC and PH Value.
Intertextile Shanghai and Yarn Expo spring editions to be postponed
The spring editions of the three fairs – Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles and Yarn Expo Spring – that were due to take place from 10 – 12 March 2021 will be postponed, with a new date to be announced shortly. Messe Frankfurt made the decision along with the co-organisers of the fairs to comply with local authority guidelines.
Apparel fabrics trends for Spring / Summer 2022 are about feeling ‘secure’
Post-pandemic apparel fabric trends will focus on the theme SECURE, according to the Intertextile Directions Trend Committee. For Spring / Summer 2022, four key trends will represent this theme: ESSENTIALS, POETICS, PARADISES and SHOW-OFF. Visitors can touch and feel how fabric samples from exhibitors deliver this sense of security at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition 2021 from 10 – 12 March.
Market recovery and hybrid exhibition support the return of Intertextile Apparel next March
Following the successful conclusion of the Autumn Edition in September 2020, the Spring Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics will be held from 10 – 12 March 2021 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). The fair will continue to adopt a hybrid format with online platforms and digital solutions complementing the physical fair, in order to support exhibitors in finding business opportunities in China’s recovering textile market.
Messe Frankfurt announces changes to its postponed Intertextile Shanghai and Yarn Expo fairs
Originally scheduled to take place in March, Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition, Yarn Expo Spring and Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Spring Edition were postponed over concerns surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and Yarn Expo will now merge with Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics and the debut Yarn Expo Shenzhen, which will be held from 15 – 17 July 2020, with exhibitors of the Shanghai fairs given the option to participate in the Shenzhen editions instead. Exhibitors of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Spring Edition have the option to partake in the Autumn Edition instead, which will be held from 24 – 26 August 2020.
Messe Frankfurt’s upcoming Shanghai textile fairs in March to be postponed
The company announced today that its three textile fairs in Shanghai will be postponed from March to a later date due to the Novel Coronavirus outbreak. This includes Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition, Yarn Expo Spring and Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Spring Edition which were due to be held in Shanghai from 11 – 13 March at the National Exhibition and Convention Center.
Regeneration and craftsmanship highlighted for Spring / Summer 2021 apparel fabric trends
The Intertextile Directions Trend Committee has set the theme of REGENERATION for Spring / Summer 2021 apparel fabric trends. As global climate activism looks to regenerate the fashion industry and demand rises for high tech features and cultural craftsmanship, four key trends will represent the theme: Sobriety, Preservations, Spontaneity and Diversity. On-trend fabric samples from exhibitors will be displayed onsite at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition 2020, from 11 – 13 March.
Intertextile Apparel returns after back-to-back visitor growth
2019 saw the two editions of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics reaching new heights with growing visitor numbers – 15% increase for both fairs – and strong feedback on product variety, show quality and innovation. Following the successful 25th anniversary celebrations of the Autumn Edition last September, the next Spring Edition will be held from 11 – 13 March 2020 at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC) in Shanghai, where worldwide textile suppliers and buyers can once again anticipate new potential and opportunities at the industry’s most prominent sourcing platform.
Another 15% increase in visitors at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition
Back-to-back visitor increases of 15% have solidified Intertextile Apparel’s status as a global apparel textile flagship. 94,661 visitors from over 110 countries & regions attended the fair (2018: 82,314, 104 countries & regions). Aisles in six exhibition halls saw a sea of visitors, as the quality, variety and innovation of the textile options on offer impressed trade buyers from all over the world. Reports of strong onsite order levels belied concerns of a slower economy and trade disputes – suggesting that, at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, there is always potential to be found.
A global textile flagship: Intertextile Apparel ready to welcome the industry next week
Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition opens next Tuesday at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (Shanghai), running from 12 – 14 March. Around 3,300 exhibitors from 23 countries & regions will showcase their latest collections and services to trade visitors from around the world. New international exhibitors can be found throughout the country & region pavilions and zones, supporting Intertextile Apparel’s status as a global apparel textile flagship.
Intertextile Apparel shapes the next decade of fashion with Spring / Summer 2020 trends
“In the coming era, technological innovations and human experiences will become inseparable.” The latest Intertextile Directions trend guide explains the season’s new theme, Hybrid. From 12 – 14 March, exhibitors at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition will display on-trend fabric samples at the Intertextile Directions Trend Forum, while more in-depth analysis of 2020 trends will be discussed in a series of seminars. This edition’s fringe programme will take place in three onsite venues, each dedicated to a different topic, covering trends, sustainability and business strategies, and will also feature three panel discussions.
Buyers get easier access to flexible order services at Intertextile Apparel
Sourcing needs have diversified in the apparel textile industry, and flexible solutions can be found at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics. From 12 – 14 March, the fair will gather a huge variety of suppliers from all over the world, the majority of which can meet specific sourcing needs, such as smaller quantity orders, fast turnarounds and custom-made products. With access to exhibitor lists available now, planning a visit to this year’s Spring Edition is easier than ever.
New sustainable and functional fabric options on offer at Intertextile Apparel
Over 3,000 exhibitors from more than 20 countries & regions will join this year’s Spring Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics from 12 – 14 March, spanning a huge range of textile product categories, from fashion to technical innovation. Comprehensive product zones will reflect demand for different products such as sustainable solutions, functional fabrics, digital printing, accessories and denim that never goes out of style. With the added element of the fringe programme, which will include seminars held by exhibitors, the fair offers a versatile experience for visitors with opportunities to learn more about the latest industry opinions and regulations.
New exhibitors at product zones and country pavilions at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition
There are some recurring buzzwords around the latest news from Intertextile Apparel – new, comprehensive, high-quality – which, when put together, illustrate booming potential at the fair, held from 12 – 14 March. The reputation of Intertextile Apparel’s Spring Edition has established a global flagship for apparel sourcing. Exhibitors and visitors alike will benefit from product zones with clear themes, from high-end wool to original designs, as the one-stop locations aim to make it easy for visitors to locate more potential business partners. This year’s Spring Edition sees larger product zones and country pavilions – proving the fair’s growing recognition from worldwide suppliers who view these zones as gateways to the apparel market.
New pavilions and more accessories at Spring Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics
Following a successful year of sourcing at the two editions of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics in 2018, the industry again looks to the fair for future trends, leading innovations and long-lasting partnerships. Worldwide textile suppliers and buyers are preparing for the next Spring Edition, to be held from 12 – 14 March 2019 at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC) in Shanghai. With steady growth in buyer numbers seen each year at Intertextile Apparel (2018: 82,314 buyers from 104 countries & regions, a 15% increase from 2017), exhibitors can be confident in the fair’s ability to attract a wide range of quality visitors.
Final Report: More exhibitors, more buyers, more business results: Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics’ buyer figure increases 15% as fair reaches a new level
Rounding out the industry’s most comprehensive sourcing experience: Intertextile Shanghai’s fringe programme
Over 40 seminar, panel discussion and Digital Printing Forum sessions to take place