Texworld, Apparel Sourcing, Home Textile Sourcing Summer Edition 2020 goes virtual

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Sri Lankan Pavilion at Texworld/Apparel Sourcing/Home Textile Sourcing, USA 2019 where nine companies participated


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Javits Center has been turned into a makeshift hospital and Messe Frankfurt has decided to take the summer edition show to a virtual platform, with the aim to support the sourcing community through these unprecedented times. It will be held from 21 to 23 July.

The transition to a virtual event for the summer edition reinforces the fierce commitment to supporting the industry through both good and challenging times. With the returning support of long-standing exhibitors, international and domestic, the July events will open with similar features found on the trade show floor. An online showroom will highlight material innovations, while allowing visitors to chat with representatives about specific requirements, factory options and more.

Attendees and exhibitors will have the opportunity to get connected through smart and intuitive networking tool that calculates and recommends the most relevant people and sessions to users. In addition to the digital exhibit presentation, a comprehensive educational program will run alongside. Topics will range from sustainability initiatives, environmental and ethical impacts to business tips and sourcing options amidst a pandemic.

A total of 843 exhibitors from 20 countries with co-located events represented and over 6,000 visitors participated in July 2019, Summer edition. Nine Sri Lankan garment manufacturers took part from Bangladesh at Texworld / Apparel Sourcing/ Home Textile Sourcing 2019.

The next Texworld/Apparel Sourcing/Home Textile Sourcing USA will be held in January 2021, Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics from 23 -25 September and Texworld/Apparel Sourcing Paris in February 2021.