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12.10.2021

DSM to showcase armor solutions made with Dyneema® at Milipol Paris 2021

DSM, the inventor and manufacturer of Dyneema®, will be exhibiting at one of the leading events for homeland security and safety, Milipol Paris 2021, from October 19-22.

The performance characteristics of Dyneema® make it ideal for a variety of applications, including soft and hard armor ballistics to protect against today’s advanced and emerging threats. In addition, Dyneema® combines next-generation fiber technology and unidirectional engineering to deliver armor solutions with unmatched ballistic stopping power in a lightweight and flexible composite.

By implementing Dyneema®, body armor manufacturers are able to use less material in the development of their ballistic vests, plates and helmets. This leads to weight savings upwards of 30 percent when compared to competitive materials, without impacting ballistic performance. The lightweight construction of armor made with Dyneema® also mitigates injuries associated with the cumulative effects of daily armor use – while improving situational awareness, as well as cognitive and tactical performance.

DSM, the inventor and manufacturer of Dyneema®, will be exhibiting at one of the leading events for homeland security and safety, Milipol Paris 2021, from October 19-22.

The performance characteristics of Dyneema® make it ideal for a variety of applications, including soft and hard armor ballistics to protect against today’s advanced and emerging threats. In addition, Dyneema® combines next-generation fiber technology and unidirectional engineering to deliver armor solutions with unmatched ballistic stopping power in a lightweight and flexible composite.

By implementing Dyneema®, body armor manufacturers are able to use less material in the development of their ballistic vests, plates and helmets. This leads to weight savings upwards of 30 percent when compared to competitive materials, without impacting ballistic performance. The lightweight construction of armor made with Dyneema® also mitigates injuries associated with the cumulative effects of daily armor use – while improving situational awareness, as well as cognitive and tactical performance.

While decreasing the load on the wearer, Dyneema® is simultaneously able to reduce the impact of material manufacturing on our planet. In line with DSM’s commitment to protect people and the environment they live in, we have developed the first-ever bio-based ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fiber and unidirectional (UD) material. Bio-based Dyneema® boasts the same exact performance as conventional Dyneema® with a carbon footprint that is 90 percent lower than generic HMPE.

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DSM Protective Materials / EMG

During the first physical Frankfurt Fashion Week in January 2022, PREMIUM GROUP will show more novelties than ever. (c) PREMIUM GROUP
SEEK
06.10.2021

SAVE THE DATE: Frankfurt, January 2022

  • HIGHER, FASTER, FURTHER ! During the first physical Frankfurt Fashion Week in January 2022, PREMIUM GROUP will show more novelties than ever.

The anticipation is rising! With the actual move to Frankfurt in January 2022, Anita Tillmann, Jörg Arntz and the teams will not only present further developed versions of the PREMIUM and SEEK fashion fairs, but will also celebrate a major B2C festival for the first time with THE GROUND.

More than ever, the Berliners‘ passion for people and fashion, but also for business and trading, is at the heart of all their events. And where better to combine all this than in the power metropolis of Frankfurt am Main.

  • HIGHER, FASTER, FURTHER ! During the first physical Frankfurt Fashion Week in January 2022, PREMIUM GROUP will show more novelties than ever.

The anticipation is rising! With the actual move to Frankfurt in January 2022, Anita Tillmann, Jörg Arntz and the teams will not only present further developed versions of the PREMIUM and SEEK fashion fairs, but will also celebrate a major B2C festival for the first time with THE GROUND.

More than ever, the Berliners‘ passion for people and fashion, but also for business and trading, is at the heart of all their events. And where better to combine all this than in the power metropolis of Frankfurt am Main.

„No city in Germany - no city in Europe - stands for business relevance and trading power as much as Frankfurt am Main,“ explains Tillmann. „We now have a unique opportunity to actively shape the future together. PREMIUM GROUP provides the industry with the platform, the brands with the creative content. In addition, we do what we do best, introduce the right players to each other and connect them. We bring together the movers and shakers who have the same drive as we do. With this new mix of location, entertainment, creative industry and trading focus, we are creating a unique momentum after the pandemic - January is when the big deals are made and the c ourse is set for the future.“

To achieve this goal, the PREMIUM GROUP teams have also given the proven successful formats PREMIUM and SEEK a new coat of paint. More space, new areas and shorter distances provide visitors with a completely new trade event experience. Trends, brands and events can be discovered together with new and well-known partners - for the first time all in one place!

And PREMIUM, which is already entering its 19th year in January, is also showing a new side in Frankfurt. Instead of being spread out like in Station-Berlin, in Frankfurt all brands show their collections in one big hall. „We are so excited to finally unite all exhibitors in one hall. This way we create a universe with many different worlds - colorful and exciting,“ says Wiebus. „We are in close exchange with all the protagonists throughout the year and continue to develop the concepts together. The entire industry is positive about coming together in Frankfurt. Everyone is keen to experience and create something completely new! We offer the framework for this - that is our strength.“

And the Berliners have another surprise in store for the Frankfurt debut: With THE GROUND, they are organizing a large fashion festival for young end consumers for the first time. Responsible for the event concept, in addition to Tillmann, Arntz and the PREMIUM GROUP- team, is B2C expert Kai Zollhöfer, who already made the Bread & Butter by Zalando a crowd puller. “THE GROUND is a B2C festival aimed at a young, purpose-driven generation. This new generation has a strong stance on current social and environmental challenges and expects brands to reflect them. The overriding themes at THE GROUND are therefore sustainability, diversity and equality”, said Zollhöfer.

The 3-day event offers brands the opportunity to interactively exhibit purpose-driven stories and products. In addition to the thematic focus on fashion, brands from the fields of wellbeing, beauty, mobility and technology will also present innovative products and solutions.

Design, e-commerce and sustainable development highlights of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles fringe programme (c) ITSH20
29.09.2021

Design, e-commerce and sustainable development highlights of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles fringe programme

The rescheduled Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles, now taking place from 9 – 11 October, will once again provide the industry with insight into the future through its fringe programme’s four categories: Design Inspiration, Business O2O, Textiles & Technologies and Industry Empowerment. And with the Online Business Matching sourcing platform returning this edition, buyers worldwide can still participate in the fair.

Each of the fringe programme’s four categories – Design Inspiration, Business O2O (online to offline), Textiles & Technologies and Industry Empowerment – features a mix of conferences, seminars and presentations that reflect the future of the home textile industry. Highlights of each category are included below, while further details can be found on the fair’s website: https://intertextile-shanghai-hometextiles-autumn.hk.messefrankfurt.com/shanghai/en/programme-events.html.

The rescheduled Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles, now taking place from 9 – 11 October, will once again provide the industry with insight into the future through its fringe programme’s four categories: Design Inspiration, Business O2O, Textiles & Technologies and Industry Empowerment. And with the Online Business Matching sourcing platform returning this edition, buyers worldwide can still participate in the fair.

Each of the fringe programme’s four categories – Design Inspiration, Business O2O (online to offline), Textiles & Technologies and Industry Empowerment – features a mix of conferences, seminars and presentations that reflect the future of the home textile industry. Highlights of each category are included below, while further details can be found on the fair’s website: https://intertextile-shanghai-hometextiles-autumn.hk.messefrankfurt.com/shanghai/en/programme-events.html.

Since 2019, Messe Frankfurt has been working with the Conscious Fashion Campaign and United Nations Office for Partnerships as part of the Texpertise Network and supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The goals will be presented gradually at global textile events in order to highlight the most pressing challenges facing the textile and fashion industry worldwide.

Industry Empowerment: antimicrobial technologies and licensing in the home textile sector

Growing awareness of health and hygiene has increased the demand for antimicrobial and other functional textiles. Seminars hosted by the Chinese Industry Association for Antimicrobial Materials & Products will further discuss the increasing prominence of these textiles, as well as how the adoption of new antimicrobial textile technologies is expected to evolve in the future. In addition, experts will share the new trends of licensing and IP with case studies for the furniture companies and fabric brands.

2022 China Home Textile Trends

The China Home Textiles Trend Area will feature the research of the China Home Textile Association, The Department of Home Textile Trend Research and Promotion and Concept & Style Fashion Project Group Italy who shared their knowledge, inspirations and exchanged their visions of trend evolutions considering consumer demand, retail expertise, the contract market and new technologies.

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition 2021 will be held concurrently with Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition, Yarn Expo Autumn, PH Value and CHIC at the National Exhibition and Convention Center. Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition is organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd; the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT; and the China Home Textile Association (CHTA).

16th World Pultrusion Conference - CALL FOR PAPERS
WPC2022
22.09.2021

16th World Pultrusion Conference - CALL FOR PAPERS

The EPTA – European Pultrusion Technology Association organizes in cooperation with the ACMA – American Composites Manufacturers Association - the 16th World Pultrusion Conference on 03 – 04 March 2022 in Paris, France (as a “hybrid event”, this conference will also have the option of online access). The conference is one of the leading pultrusion events in the world. The event takes place just before the JEC World 2022 in Paris (08 – 10 March 2022).

The presentations are to document innovations in the following subject areas of pultruded reinforced plastics:

● Market development in Europe, USA, Asia
● Innovative applications
● New Markets: Ideas for potential new applications with pultruded shapes or systems
● Sustainability: Technical possibilities, recycling, etc.
● Raw materials
   ○ Development of fibres
   ○ Development of resins
● Construction / Testing / Calculation
● Processes

The EPTA – European Pultrusion Technology Association organizes in cooperation with the ACMA – American Composites Manufacturers Association - the 16th World Pultrusion Conference on 03 – 04 March 2022 in Paris, France (as a “hybrid event”, this conference will also have the option of online access). The conference is one of the leading pultrusion events in the world. The event takes place just before the JEC World 2022 in Paris (08 – 10 March 2022).

The presentations are to document innovations in the following subject areas of pultruded reinforced plastics:

● Market development in Europe, USA, Asia
● Innovative applications
● New Markets: Ideas for potential new applications with pultruded shapes or systems
● Sustainability: Technical possibilities, recycling, etc.
● Raw materials
   ○ Development of fibres
   ○ Development of resins
● Construction / Testing / Calculation
● Processes

The presentation language will be English. Deadline for paper submission (title, short abstract, speaker name and address) until 15th October 2021 to info@pultruders.com.
 
The European Pultrusion Technology Association was created in 1989 by a group of leading European pultruders with the mission of supporting the growth of the pultrusion industry by maximising external communication efforts and encouraging knowledge sharing between members. Since 2006, the association has existed under the umbrella of the AVK – Federation of Reinforced Plastics in Frankfurt, Germany. Membership of EPTA is open to all companies and individuals worldwide wishing to further the application of pultruded profiles. For further information visit http://www.pultruders.com.

Techtextil India. Messe Frankfurt
16.09.2021

TN Government signs up for Techtextil India 2021

  • Pushing technical textile investments into the State

In a bid to strengthen indigenous production through the state and attract investors, the nodal agency for investment promotion and facilitation for the Government of Tamil Nadu – Guidance has signed up for Techtextil India 2021 – the leading International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens. The TN Government will be promoting technical textile policies through both physical and virtual segments of the hybrid fair, enabling investors to set up integrated facilities. Leading technical textile players from Tamil Nadu and across the nation confirm participation for the three-day business event.
 
As one of the first major business events in India for the technical textile sector since the pandemic, Techtextil India 2021 will reunite the industry to present a strong showcase of technical textile technologies crucial for the development of India across industries such as healthcare, agriculture, construction, infrastructure, sports, apparel etc. The first hybrid edition will take place from 25 – 27 November 2021 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai.
 

  • Pushing technical textile investments into the State

In a bid to strengthen indigenous production through the state and attract investors, the nodal agency for investment promotion and facilitation for the Government of Tamil Nadu – Guidance has signed up for Techtextil India 2021 – the leading International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens. The TN Government will be promoting technical textile policies through both physical and virtual segments of the hybrid fair, enabling investors to set up integrated facilities. Leading technical textile players from Tamil Nadu and across the nation confirm participation for the three-day business event.
 
As one of the first major business events in India for the technical textile sector since the pandemic, Techtextil India 2021 will reunite the industry to present a strong showcase of technical textile technologies crucial for the development of India across industries such as healthcare, agriculture, construction, infrastructure, sports, apparel etc. The first hybrid edition will take place from 25 – 27 November 2021 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai.
 
Announcing a close co-operation with Messe Frankfurt India for the 2021 edition, the Government of Tamil Nadu further shared that it will be promoting textile policies and highlighting investment prospects at the trade fair in a bid to attract companies and investors to the state. Ms  Pooja Kulkarni IAS MD & CEO, Guidance Tamil Nadu said: “While there are several inherent advantages for the growth of technical textiles in Tamil Nadu specifically, many raw materials used in the production of sanitary products, artificial ligaments, seat belt webbings, airbags are still heavily imported. In this context, the Techtextil India Forum can help us reduce import dependency and bring investments in R&D, manufacturing, innovation by partnering with global technical textiles companies.

More information:
Techtextil India
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Messe Frankfurt Hongkong

09.09.2021

Texcare International will not take place in 2021

  • Leading suppliers of textile-care technology cancel their participation

Leading suppliers of laundry and dry-cleaning technology have used the free cancellation deadline offered by Messe Frankfurt against the background of the pandemic and cancelled their participation in Texcare International 2021 shortly before expiry. In view of this the Advisory Council of the world’s leading textile-care fair have voted to cancel Texcare International for this year because its success can no longer be guaranteed.

  • Leading suppliers of textile-care technology cancel their participation

Leading suppliers of laundry and dry-cleaning technology have used the free cancellation deadline offered by Messe Frankfurt against the background of the pandemic and cancelled their participation in Texcare International 2021 shortly before expiry. In view of this the Advisory Council of the world’s leading textile-care fair have voted to cancel Texcare International for this year because its success can no longer be guaranteed.

In view of the corona crisis earlier this year, Messe Frankfurt offered exhibitors of Texcare International the right to cancel their participation free of charge until 3 September 2021. As the months passed, the overall outlook became increasingly positive and, by the beginning of August, around 200 companies – including the important and big manufacturers from all parts of the textile-care sector – had registered to exhibit at Texcare International in Frankfurt am Main from 27 November to 1 December 2021. Factors contributing to this included the growing pace of vaccination around the world, the categorisation of trade fairs as business events and the officially approved protection and hygiene concept of Messe Frankfurt. Nevertheless, the mood changed shortly before the cancellation deadline as leading companies decided to withdraw from the event because of uncertainties regarding the future development of the pandemic.

Kerstin Horaczek, Vice President Technology Shows at Messe Frankfurt, took stock after the deadline: “Together with our partners, we worked untiringly to stage the Texcare International for the textile-care sector in the autumn. However, a leading international trade fair with a significantly reduced spectrum on show would not do justice to participants’ expectations of the fair as the most important meeting place and innovation hub for the sector. Therefore, we have decided to accept the vote of the Advisory Council and cancel Texcare International 2021. We are extremely sorry about this. At the same time, we are grateful for the on-going, high level of commitment demonstrated by the sector for their most important trade fair.”

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Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH

MUNICH FABRIC START AUTUMN.WINTER 22/23 & BLUEZONE Review (c) Munich Fabric Start Exhibitions GmbH
07.09.2021

MUNICH FABRIC START AUTUMN.WINTER 22/23 & BLUEZONE Review

  • Parade Example for physical Trade Shows

A whole year without physical trade fairs, long months without personal exchange: last week the physical International Textile Trade Show MUNICH FABRIC START and the International Denim Trade Show BLUEZONE took place for the textile industry in Munich. The team at Munich Fabric Start Exhibitions GmbH is bringing a bit of normality back to the industry, but also to event management. Thanks to detailed, Covid-19 compliant fair formats, the organisers show that trade fairs are possible and can be successfully implemented with the appropriate measures.

More than 600 international suppliers presented their new collections and developments for Autumn.Winter 22/23 in around 1000 collections in the Fabrics, Additionals, Design Studios, Sourcing, ReSource and Sustainable Innovations areas at MUNICH FABRIC START as well as denim, sportswear and KEYHOUSE at BLUEZONE.

A winning fusion of BLUEZONE & KEYHOUSE well-attended events

  • Parade Example for physical Trade Shows

A whole year without physical trade fairs, long months without personal exchange: last week the physical International Textile Trade Show MUNICH FABRIC START and the International Denim Trade Show BLUEZONE took place for the textile industry in Munich. The team at Munich Fabric Start Exhibitions GmbH is bringing a bit of normality back to the industry, but also to event management. Thanks to detailed, Covid-19 compliant fair formats, the organisers show that trade fairs are possible and can be successfully implemented with the appropriate measures.

More than 600 international suppliers presented their new collections and developments for Autumn.Winter 22/23 in around 1000 collections in the Fabrics, Additionals, Design Studios, Sourcing, ReSource and Sustainable Innovations areas at MUNICH FABRIC START as well as denim, sportswear and KEYHOUSE at BLUEZONE.

A winning fusion of BLUEZONE & KEYHOUSE well-attended events

Under the motto "BACK TO THE FUTURE", BLUEZONE offered a way back to the tactile experience of textiles and the reunion of the denim community. In addition to international denim weavers and manufacturers, visitors to the Zenith Hall also saw a qualitative selection of KEYHOUSE exhibitors who presented their futuristic innovations for the fashion industry.

Positive visitor & exhibitor echo despite Covid-19 measures

In keeping with the season's title "RISE", the visitors were greeted by inspiring, colourful trend forums with unique highlights for Autumn.Winter 22/23 collection development. In the halls, the industry was able to discover a trade show with the well-known and proven pre-pandemic quality with manufacturers and suppliers presenting in all 8 areas. Non-European suppliers were represented by agencies and offered well-attended show in show concepts.

The newly formed ReSOURCE x SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS Area also drew in the crowds. In a modern atmosphere, information was shared on sourcing sustainable textiles and additionals as well as innovative concepts. Another highlight was the launch of FABRIC.iD, the innovative process for the complete digitisation of fabrics to greater serve the industry's digital future.

(c) JANDALI MODE.MEDIEN.MESSEN für CHIC
10.08.2021

CHIC Shanghai in October instead of August 2021

Instead of taking place from August 25-27 as originally planned, Asia's leading trade fair for fashion and lifestyle will now be held from October 9-11, 2021 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. The fair has been taking place physically again since July 2020, always in compliance with strict safety and hygiene regulations. Various digital platforms are being set up in parallel.

The around 500 brands registered for CHIC (August) will now present themselves to the trade visitors in autumn on 62,000 sqm, including important industry players such as JINTIANSHI (menswear), VINI Bespoke (menswear), Zaijiu (womenswear), Jiebeidi (womenswear), COFNA (childrenswear), Laura Vita (shoes), Hattershub (headwear), MANNYLONQ (CHIC-Young Blood) and Dragon Heart (CHIC-Young Blood) and exciting up-and-coming designers such as KIMUSSO, Yujiantian and Wuma.

Instead of taking place from August 25-27 as originally planned, Asia's leading trade fair for fashion and lifestyle will now be held from October 9-11, 2021 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. The fair has been taking place physically again since July 2020, always in compliance with strict safety and hygiene regulations. Various digital platforms are being set up in parallel.

The around 500 brands registered for CHIC (August) will now present themselves to the trade visitors in autumn on 62,000 sqm, including important industry players such as JINTIANSHI (menswear), VINI Bespoke (menswear), Zaijiu (womenswear), Jiebeidi (womenswear), COFNA (childrenswear), Laura Vita (shoes), Hattershub (headwear), MANNYLONQ (CHIC-Young Blood) and Dragon Heart (CHIC-Young Blood) and exciting up-and-coming designers such as KIMUSSO, Yujiantian and Wuma.

The expected 60,000 visitors are also able to attend seminars and workshops on current topics such as Recognition and new opportunities of new retail in AI Fashion or 2021 Maker of Silk Road & Innovation of Design Infinity -- The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition of China Textile & Apparel SME.

Next events:
CHIC Shenzhen | 3rd-5th November 2021 | Shenzhen
CHIC March 22 | 9-11 March 2022 | Shanghai

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JANDALI MODE.MEDIEN.MESSEN

(c) Baldwin Technology Company Inc. / Barry-Wehmiller
20.07.2021

Baldwin to unveil FlexoCleanerBrush™ at SuperCorrExpo

Baldwin Technology Company Inc. will showcase a new generation of innovative technologies for optimized corrugated high-graphics package printing at SuperCorrExpo, taking place in Orlando, Florida, from Aug. 8 to 12.

The FlexoCleanerBrush™ enhances the print quality and improves worker safety in corrugated printing. The system automatically removes dust and contamination from the plate in seconds during production, without stopping the press. It also performs full end-of-job plate cleaning and drying in fewer than four minutes, enabling increased uptime and sustainability. A carbon fiber core keeps even the ultra-wide FlexoCleanerBrush to a minimal weight, and ensures cleaning is stable, uniform and consistent throughout the plate’s width. Because the system is fully automatic and spans the entire width of the plate cylinder, the FlexoCleanerBrush improves safety by eliminating routine operator contact with the machine, while also reducing the risk of cylinder nip injuries and contact with wash agents.

Baldwin Technology Company Inc. will showcase a new generation of innovative technologies for optimized corrugated high-graphics package printing at SuperCorrExpo, taking place in Orlando, Florida, from Aug. 8 to 12.

The FlexoCleanerBrush™ enhances the print quality and improves worker safety in corrugated printing. The system automatically removes dust and contamination from the plate in seconds during production, without stopping the press. It also performs full end-of-job plate cleaning and drying in fewer than four minutes, enabling increased uptime and sustainability. A carbon fiber core keeps even the ultra-wide FlexoCleanerBrush to a minimal weight, and ensures cleaning is stable, uniform and consistent throughout the plate’s width. Because the system is fully automatic and spans the entire width of the plate cylinder, the FlexoCleanerBrush improves safety by eliminating routine operator contact with the machine, while also reducing the risk of cylinder nip injuries and contact with wash agents.

Also on view in Baldwin’s SuperCorrExpo booth, the FlexoDry™ is a fully integrated IR drying system, specifically developed for corrugated flexo printing presses. It reduces energy consumption by up to 30 percent over standard IR dryers through patented Diamond IR™ lamps. The system delivers improved drying results because of a unique optical design that produces higher intensity for enhanced color definition, and reduces or eliminates marking altogether, allowing for high-speed and full-confidence printing.

Additionally, Baldwin will showcase LED-UV technology, designed by its AMS Spectral UV division for wide-format flexo corrugated box printing.

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Baldwin Technology Company Inc. / Barry-Wehmiller

15.07.2021

FIMAST 2021 to be held from 19th to 22nd October 2021

FIMAST 2021, Italian Exhibition Group’s much-awaited B2B trade show event dedicated to the entire hosiery industry, scheduled to take place, with physical attendance, at the Brixia Forum in Brescia from 19th to 22nd October 2021.  
 
FIMAST is “setting off” on a new development route for the trade show which will focus on responsible and sustainable innovation along the supply chain it represents. The first steps in this direction include activating a top-level partnership with the ecohub C.L.A.S.S. (Creativity Lifestyle and Sustainable Synergy) and constant dialogue with the sector’s global players.

For the full programme of initiatives: www.fimast.eu

FIMAST 2021, Italian Exhibition Group’s much-awaited B2B trade show event dedicated to the entire hosiery industry, scheduled to take place, with physical attendance, at the Brixia Forum in Brescia from 19th to 22nd October 2021.  
 
FIMAST is “setting off” on a new development route for the trade show which will focus on responsible and sustainable innovation along the supply chain it represents. The first steps in this direction include activating a top-level partnership with the ecohub C.L.A.S.S. (Creativity Lifestyle and Sustainable Synergy) and constant dialogue with the sector’s global players.

For the full programme of initiatives: www.fimast.eu

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C.L.A.S.S. / GB Network Marketing & Communication Srl

09.07.2021

Frankfurt Fashion Week im Januar 2022 als phygitale Messe

Besucher*innen an fünf Tagen aus 60 Ländern – die digitale Ausgabe der neuen Frankfurt Fashion Week war ein voller Erfolg. Vom 5. bis 9. Juli 2021 bot das FFW STUDIO kontemporären wie zukunftsweisenden Fashion-Content in seiner konzentriertesten Essenz: Drei Konferenzen, über 60 Panels, mehr als 72 Stunden Diskussionen, Talks und Präsentationen mit mehr als 150 Speakern und digitale Beiträge von rund 20 game changing Brands haben gezeigt, dass die Mode- und Kreativwelt bereit ist, die notwendigen Schritte zu unternehmen, um die aktuell stattfindende Transformation der Branche erfolgreich zu meistern. Die Besonderheit: Die Inhalte des FFW STUDIO bleiben weiterhin on demand verfügbar.

Besucher*innen an fünf Tagen aus 60 Ländern – die digitale Ausgabe der neuen Frankfurt Fashion Week war ein voller Erfolg. Vom 5. bis 9. Juli 2021 bot das FFW STUDIO kontemporären wie zukunftsweisenden Fashion-Content in seiner konzentriertesten Essenz: Drei Konferenzen, über 60 Panels, mehr als 72 Stunden Diskussionen, Talks und Präsentationen mit mehr als 150 Speakern und digitale Beiträge von rund 20 game changing Brands haben gezeigt, dass die Mode- und Kreativwelt bereit ist, die notwendigen Schritte zu unternehmen, um die aktuell stattfindende Transformation der Branche erfolgreich zu meistern. Die Besonderheit: Die Inhalte des FFW STUDIO bleiben weiterhin on demand verfügbar.

Alleine die multidisziplinären und internationalen Konferenzformate „The New European Bauhaus – Werkstatt der Zukunft“, organisiert vom Fashion Council Germany in Kooperation mit der Frankfurt Fashion Week, der „Frankfurt Fashion SDG Summit presented by Conscious Fashion Campaign“ in Kooperation mit dem United Nations Office for Partnerships und die von der Messe Frankfurt umgesetzte Neonyt-Konferenz „Fashionsustain“ lieferten in über 40 Stunden Live-Stream Deep-Dives, Debattenbeiträge und Einblicke in die beiden Leitthemen der neuen Frankfurt Fashion Week: Sustainability und Digitisation in Verbindung mit neusten Trends, Designs und Styles.

Phygital, on point, zeitgemäß
Die Frankfurt Fashion Week versteht sich als Meeting Point progressiven Innovationsdenkens und gegenwärtiger Ästhetik: Nach ihrer Coronabedingt erzwungenen Digitalpremiere wird sie vom 17. bis 21. Januar 2022 die gesamte Branche erstmals phygital – also gleichzeitig onsite und online – in Frankfurt zusammenbringen. Das digitale FFW STUDIO wird dafür dauerhaft integriert in das in Frankfurt geplante, ganzheitliche Fashion Week-Ecosystem bestehend aus kontemporären Messekonzepten, multidisziplinären Konferenzen, innovativen Runwayformaten, der Aktivierung des öffentlichen Raums und einem verbindenden Plattformgedanken.

Dafür will die Frankfurt Fashion Week alle Stakeholder der Mode- und Textilbranche zusammenbringen: von Topmanager*innen und Entscheidungsträger*innen über Einkäufer*innen bis hin zu Produktmanager*innen und Designer*innen. Deshalb soll die gesamte Wertschöpfungskette in Frankfurt vereint werden – neben der für eine Fashion Week maßgeblichen Präsentation von Mode in Runwayshows und Kollektionen, sollen daher zukünftig auch innovative Vorstufenunternehmen und Ingredient Brands von den Rohstoffen über die Fertigung bis hin zu Services in das FFW Ecosystem integriert werden.

Die beiden zentralen Zukunftsthemen der Branche: Sustainability & Digitisation und vielversprechender Ausblick auf Januar 2022
Soziale Lieferketten, Traceability, faire Produktionsbedingungen, Virtual Fashion, Blockchain, glokale Kollaborationen, phygitaler Retail und State-of-the-Art-Materialinnovationen – das vielfältige Programm hat die Diversität und Spannbreite der die Fashionwelt aktuell beschäftigenden Themen und Herausforderungen sichtbar gemacht.

Was bei der digitalen Ausgabe nur bedingt möglich war, wird in Zukunft zu einem festen Bestandteil der Frankfurt Fashion Week: Ab Januar 2022 wird die FFW zusätzlich in die City verlängert: Frankfurter Gastronomie, Hotellerie, Clubszene, Museen, Festivals und der Einzelhandel.

Die Initiierenden der Frankfurt Fashion Week, die Messe Frankfurt und die Premium Group, setzen ab Januar nicht nur ihre bestehenden Messen, Premium, Seek und Neonyt sowie die bestehenden Konferenzen in Frankfurt um, sondern lancieren zusätzliche Messeformate für die Fashion Community.

07.07.2021

FFW: Update des digitalen FFW STUDIO

Brand Experiences, Virtual Showcases, Live Acts: Die Frankfurt Fashion Week ist im vollen Gange! Am 05. Juli eröffnete Peter Feldmann, Oberbürgermeister der Stadt Frankfurt, gemeinsam mit Detlef Braun, Geschäftsführer der Messe Frankfurt, und Anita Tillmann, Managing Partner der Premium Group, das digitale FFW STUDIO in einer Live-Pressekonferenz. Damit wurde der Startschuss für eine Woche digital-kuratierten Fashioncontent mit dem Fokus auf die Leitthemen Sustainability und Digitisation gegeben. Ein Highlight direkt zu Beginn der Fashion Week: die erfolgreiche Deutschlandpremiere der MCM-Produktion „The Remix: Hip Hop x Fashion“ über die beiden Hip Hop-Pionierinnen Misa Hylton und April Walker, die sich als Frauen in einer männerdominierten Szene durchsetzen konnten und mit der Hip Hop-Culture den Wandel in der Branche mitgestalten. Industry’s Newcomers: Noch mehr Glamour in die Woche des FFW STUDIO brachte der Bunte New Faces Award, der am 5. Juli seit Beginn der Pandemie erstmals wieder live vom roten Teppich in Form einer Hybrid-Veranstaltung übertragen wurde. In der Kategorie Young Fashion Designer gewann Leonie Isabel Appels mit ihrem Label Liapure.

Brand Experiences, Virtual Showcases, Live Acts: Die Frankfurt Fashion Week ist im vollen Gange! Am 05. Juli eröffnete Peter Feldmann, Oberbürgermeister der Stadt Frankfurt, gemeinsam mit Detlef Braun, Geschäftsführer der Messe Frankfurt, und Anita Tillmann, Managing Partner der Premium Group, das digitale FFW STUDIO in einer Live-Pressekonferenz. Damit wurde der Startschuss für eine Woche digital-kuratierten Fashioncontent mit dem Fokus auf die Leitthemen Sustainability und Digitisation gegeben. Ein Highlight direkt zu Beginn der Fashion Week: die erfolgreiche Deutschlandpremiere der MCM-Produktion „The Remix: Hip Hop x Fashion“ über die beiden Hip Hop-Pionierinnen Misa Hylton und April Walker, die sich als Frauen in einer männerdominierten Szene durchsetzen konnten und mit der Hip Hop-Culture den Wandel in der Branche mitgestalten. Industry’s Newcomers: Noch mehr Glamour in die Woche des FFW STUDIO brachte der Bunte New Faces Award, der am 5. Juli seit Beginn der Pandemie erstmals wieder live vom roten Teppich in Form einer Hybrid-Veranstaltung übertragen wurde. In der Kategorie Young Fashion Designer gewann Leonie Isabel Appels mit ihrem Label Liapure. Der Award Young Style Icon ging an die deutsche Schauspielerin Gina Stiebitz.

Der Frankfurt Fashion SDG Summit feiert Premiere im FFW STUDIO. Die Konferenz presented by Conscious Fashion Campaign in Kooperation mit dem United Nations Office for Partnerships beleuchtet die drängenden Herausforderungen der Branche aus verschiedenen Perspektiven und bietet eine Plattform des Austauschs, um die nachhaltige Transformation in der Branche zu forcieren.

Weitere Informationen finden Sie im Anhang.

Frankfurt Fashion Week: Registrierung für den ersten Frankfurt Fashion SDG Summit (c) Messe Frankfurt GmbH
01.07.2021

Frankfurt Fashion Week: Registrierung für den ersten Frankfurt Fashion SDG Summit

Neue Wege aufzeigen, Wissen austauschen und zum Aufbruch in eine neue Mode-Ära aktivieren – das ist die Mission des ersten Frankfurt Fashion SDG Summits. Die von der Conscious Fashion Campaign präsentierte und in Zusammenarbeit mit dem United Nations Office for Partnerships veranstaltete Konferenz wird am 7. Juli 2021 im Rahmen der Frankfurt Fashion Week ausgestrahlt – von 11.30 bis 17 Uhr live und digital über das FFW Studio.

Es ist das große Thema unserer Zeit: Nachhaltigkeit. Der Frankfurt Fashion SDG Summit trägt es in seiner DNA und behandelt das Thema aus einer globalen Perspektive heraus. Gemeinsam mit der Conscious Fashion Campaign, die den Summit präsentiert, und in Zusammenarbeit mit dem United Nations Office for Partnerships, macht sich die Konferenz zur Aufgabe, Wissen rund um Nachhaltigkeit in der internationalen Textil- und Modeindustrie zu teilen, den Modesektor für weitere Maßnahmen zu aktivieren und so Industrie und Handel nachhaltiger zu machen. Die 17 Call-to-Actions, die von allen UN-Mitgliedsstaaten als nachhaltige Entwicklungsziele verabschiedet wurden, bieten den Rahmen für eine hochklassige Agenda.

Neue Wege aufzeigen, Wissen austauschen und zum Aufbruch in eine neue Mode-Ära aktivieren – das ist die Mission des ersten Frankfurt Fashion SDG Summits. Die von der Conscious Fashion Campaign präsentierte und in Zusammenarbeit mit dem United Nations Office for Partnerships veranstaltete Konferenz wird am 7. Juli 2021 im Rahmen der Frankfurt Fashion Week ausgestrahlt – von 11.30 bis 17 Uhr live und digital über das FFW Studio.

Es ist das große Thema unserer Zeit: Nachhaltigkeit. Der Frankfurt Fashion SDG Summit trägt es in seiner DNA und behandelt das Thema aus einer globalen Perspektive heraus. Gemeinsam mit der Conscious Fashion Campaign, die den Summit präsentiert, und in Zusammenarbeit mit dem United Nations Office for Partnerships, macht sich die Konferenz zur Aufgabe, Wissen rund um Nachhaltigkeit in der internationalen Textil- und Modeindustrie zu teilen, den Modesektor für weitere Maßnahmen zu aktivieren und so Industrie und Handel nachhaltiger zu machen. Die 17 Call-to-Actions, die von allen UN-Mitgliedsstaaten als nachhaltige Entwicklungsziele verabschiedet wurden, bieten den Rahmen für eine hochklassige Agenda.

Agenda mit klarem Fokus auf nachhaltige Zukunft der Mode
In Panels wirft der Summit einen Blick auf den Status quo der weltweiten Modeindustrie. Designer*innen schildern ihre Erfahrungen in Bezug auf Nachhaltigkeit in der Mode und legen offen, welchen Einfluss das Business auf soziale, politische und ökologische Themen hat. Internationale Expert*innen diskutieren über die Rolle der Mode auf dem Weg zum Klimagipfel COP26 und junge Klimaaktivist*innen berichten über den Fortschritt ihrer Bewegung, die einen sozialen und politischen Wandel in Gang gesetzt hat. Darüber hinaus stehen Themen wie Geschlechtergleichheit, sauberes Wasser, Klimaschutz sowie soziale Gerechtigkeit und ihre Bedeutung für eine zukunftsweisende Modebranche auf dem Programm.

Speaker*innen aus Mode, Politik, Wissenschaft und Klimaschutzbewegungen
Zu den Speaker*innen zählen angesehene Vertreter*innen der Design- und Modebranche, wie etwa Christiane Arp (Fashion Council Germany), Caroline Rush (British Fashion Council), Claudio Marenzi (Pitti Uomo), Lucilla Booyzen (South African Fashion Week), Nadja Swarovski (Swarovski Foundation), Patrick McDowell (Patrick McDowell und Pinko), Steven Kolb (Council of Fashion Designers of America) und Svein Rasmussen (Somwr). Daneben betreten hochrangige Repräsentant*innen der United Nations, Vertreter*innen aus Politik und Wissenschaft sowie Klimaaktivist*innen das Podium.

Kostenlose Registrierung unter: www.sdgsummit.fashion/registration.

30.06.2021

FFW STUDIO: 72 Stunden digitaler Fashion Content

Tradeshows, Conferences, Game Changers und Beyond FFW – unter diesen vier Kategorien bündelt die Frankfurt Fashion Week im digitalen FFW STUDIO vom 5. bis 9. Juli 2021 eine Vielzahl an qualitativ hochwertigen Beiträgen. Ob virtuelle Kollektion von The Fabric of Reality, Music Live Acts im CUPRA Music Labs, Celebritys und Influencer beim Bunte New Faces Award Style oder Hip Hop meets Fashion in einer Deutschlandpremiere von MCM – die über 72 Stunden digitaler Content des FFW STUDIO sind nicht nur hoch aktuell, relevant und informativ, sondern auch äußerst abwechslungsreich und inspirierend. International für Aufmerksamkeit sorgen außerdem der Konferenz-Dreiklang „The New European Bauhaus – Werkstatt der Zukunft“ organisiert vom Fashion Council Germany, „Frankfurt Fashion SDG Summit“ präsentiert von der Conscious Fashion Campaign in Kooperation mit dem United Nations Office For Partnerships sowie dem multidisziplinären Format „Fashionsustain“ by Neonyt. Die thematische Klammer umfasst stets die zukunftsrelevanten Themenkomplexe Nachhaltigkeit und Digitalisierung, die Leitthemen der Frankfurt Fashion Week.

 

Weitere Informationen finden Sie im Anhang.

Tradeshows, Conferences, Game Changers und Beyond FFW – unter diesen vier Kategorien bündelt die Frankfurt Fashion Week im digitalen FFW STUDIO vom 5. bis 9. Juli 2021 eine Vielzahl an qualitativ hochwertigen Beiträgen. Ob virtuelle Kollektion von The Fabric of Reality, Music Live Acts im CUPRA Music Labs, Celebritys und Influencer beim Bunte New Faces Award Style oder Hip Hop meets Fashion in einer Deutschlandpremiere von MCM – die über 72 Stunden digitaler Content des FFW STUDIO sind nicht nur hoch aktuell, relevant und informativ, sondern auch äußerst abwechslungsreich und inspirierend. International für Aufmerksamkeit sorgen außerdem der Konferenz-Dreiklang „The New European Bauhaus – Werkstatt der Zukunft“ organisiert vom Fashion Council Germany, „Frankfurt Fashion SDG Summit“ präsentiert von der Conscious Fashion Campaign in Kooperation mit dem United Nations Office For Partnerships sowie dem multidisziplinären Format „Fashionsustain“ by Neonyt. Die thematische Klammer umfasst stets die zukunftsrelevanten Themenkomplexe Nachhaltigkeit und Digitalisierung, die Leitthemen der Frankfurt Fashion Week.

 

Weitere Informationen finden Sie im Anhang.

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Messe Frankfurt GmbH

(c) Neonyt/Messe Frankfurt GmbH
21.06.2021

Neonyt: Fashionsustain goes FFW

Die Textil- und Modeindustrie wird gegenwärtige grundlegend revolutioniert – getrieben von nachhaltigen und technologischen Innovationen, erreichen neue Wertschöpfungsmodelle den Massenmarkt. Genau diese Themen nimmt die Fashionsustain, das internationale und multidisziplinäre Konferenzformat der Neonyt, vom 6. bis 8. Juli 2021 und erstmalig im Rahmen des digitalen FFW STUDIO der Frankfurt Fashion Week in den Fokus. Sie präsentiert in Form von Panels, Talks, Keynotes und interaktiven Formaten spannende und tiefgehende Einblicke in den laufenden Transformationsprozess der Branche. Unter anderem mit dabei sind der Grüne Knopf, Oeko-Tex und PwC.

Die Textil- und Modeindustrie wird gegenwärtige grundlegend revolutioniert – getrieben von nachhaltigen und technologischen Innovationen, erreichen neue Wertschöpfungsmodelle den Massenmarkt. Genau diese Themen nimmt die Fashionsustain, das internationale und multidisziplinäre Konferenzformat der Neonyt, vom 6. bis 8. Juli 2021 und erstmalig im Rahmen des digitalen FFW STUDIO der Frankfurt Fashion Week in den Fokus. Sie präsentiert in Form von Panels, Talks, Keynotes und interaktiven Formaten spannende und tiefgehende Einblicke in den laufenden Transformationsprozess der Branche. Unter anderem mit dabei sind der Grüne Knopf, Oeko-Tex und PwC.

Drei Tage, mehr als 20 Einzelformate, zahlreiche Insights: Unter den zentralen Topics State of the Industry, Innovating the Industry und State of Retail versammelt sich das gesamte, vielseitige und multidisziplinäre Programm der Fashionsustain. Der inhaltliche Fokus liegt dabei auf den Themen Fashion Design & Circularity, Values & Diversity, Digitisation, Textile Certifications und Cotton & Denim. In diversen Talks, Diskussionen und Präsentationen wird für die Community erlebbar, was die nachhaltige Modebranche bewegt, welche Potenziale und Visionen die handelnden Akteur*innen aktuell forcieren und wie diese für einen echten Wandel in der Industrie aufgegriffen und skaliert werden können.

State of the Industry – was bewegt die Modeindustrie?
Diese Frage stellt am 6. Juli 2021 ab 10 Uhr der erste Konferenztag. Zu den maßgeblichen Themen, die die Branche aktuell herausfordern – so die Effekte der Corona-Pandemie auf die internationale Modeindustrie; die Frage inwieweit sich Textilproduktion langfristig von global zu lokal shiftet; oder wie Nachhaltigkeit ganzheitlich in Prozesse integriert werden und Permanenz erlangen kann - diskutieren Speaker*innen diverser
Fashion Brands im Panel „Global supply. Local demand. Total change?“.
Auch das in Deutschland jüngst beschlossene Lieferkettengesetz spielt eine wichtige Rolle. Im Panel „Same Goals. Different Systems. How transparency triggers responsibility“, initiiert vom Grünen Knopf und von der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

Der Zusammenhang von Finanzen, Nachhaltigkeit und Mode: Durch gezielte Entscheidung, Kreditnehmer*innen anhand ihrer Nachhaltigkeitsbemühungen zu berücksichtigen, kann der Finanzdienstleistungssektor zu einer nachhaltigeren Zukunft beitragen. Was das konkret bedeutet, welche Auswirkungen dies auf die Kreditvergabe haben kann und wie die Branche außerdem zur Transformation der Textil- und Modeindustrie beitragen kann, wird in einer Diskussion unter dem Titel „Finance. How it triggers sustainability in fashion“ debattiert.

Digitalisierung und Innovation: Transformation, Transparenz, Zertifizierungen
Die beiden zentralen Themen des zweiten Konferenztages sind hochaktuell und nehmen insbesondere im Kontext der Frankfurt Fashion Week eine zentrale Bedeutung ein.

Transparenz entlang der textilen Lieferketten wird immer relevanter und sie ist eng mit digitalen Innovationen verknüpft. Deshalb wird im Panel „Transparency. The tech solutions for new supply and value chains“ verschiedene technische Lösungen vor, die mehr Transparenz beim Kleidungskauf ermöglichen, vorgestellt.
Beim interaktiven Certification Buzzword-Bingo mit Max Gilgenmann powered by Grüner Knopf werden Zuschauer*innen mittels Gamification eingebunden, bevor im Panel „Carbon and Water Footprinting. How to drive it in the Fashion Industry“ by Oeko-Tex das Thema rund um Zertifikate weiter vertieft wird.

State of Retail – von der Innovation zu den Konsument*innen
Am Donnerstag, den 8. Juli dreht sich das Programm der Fashionsustain rund um den State of Retail. Wie findet man als kleines, nachhaltiges Label am besten eine passende Retail-Plattform für eine gelungene Zusammenarbeit? Was unter dem Topic Retail auf keinenb Fall fehlen darf, sind Einblicke in neue Businessmodelle. Secondhand, leihen, leasen, resellen – die zirkulären Möglichkeiten der Wertschöpfung sind für den Einzelhandel breit gefächert. Mehr Einblicke dazu gibt es im Panel „New business models. From pre-loved to repaired and recycled“. Weil Nachhaltigkeit, umweltbewusster Lebensstil und verantwortungsvoller Umgang mit der Natur mittlerweile in der Mitte der Gesellschaft angekommen sind, ist es umso wichtiger, dass Marken und Labels den Konsument*innen Orientierung und Transparenz zu bieten. In dem Design-Talk „Sustainable Branding“ des German Design Council geht es deshalb um nachhaltige Markenführung, den Aufbau eine entsprechenden Markenstrategie und die zentrale Bedeutung von guter Nachhaltigkeitskommunikation.

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Neonyt/Messe Frankfurt GmbH

21.06.2021

EFI MarketDirect StoreFront for Events and Exhibitions

– A brand-new Rentals and Reservations module for EFI™ MarketDirect StoreFront web-to-print software from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. helps print businesses, marketing service providers and other organisations manage resources, assets and products in inventory and rent them out for events and exhibitions. This first-of-its-kind print eCommerce innovation gives users the ability to define an event, its dates and location, then identify which products are available for that time – providing cost by the hour, day or month – and check out, securing the resources from the print provider.

The newly available module addresses a re-emerging need for graphics and marketing support for tradeshows, conferences and other events. It also follows an accelerated schedule of enhancements to the award-winning MarketDirect StoreFront platform, including:

– A brand-new Rentals and Reservations module for EFI™ MarketDirect StoreFront web-to-print software from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. helps print businesses, marketing service providers and other organisations manage resources, assets and products in inventory and rent them out for events and exhibitions. This first-of-its-kind print eCommerce innovation gives users the ability to define an event, its dates and location, then identify which products are available for that time – providing cost by the hour, day or month – and check out, securing the resources from the print provider.

The newly available module addresses a re-emerging need for graphics and marketing support for tradeshows, conferences and other events. It also follows an accelerated schedule of enhancements to the award-winning MarketDirect StoreFront platform, including:

  • AutoEngage – an abandoned shopping cart feature that drives increased engagement and transaction completion rates;
  • MarketDirect Fulfillment, a modular and flexible inventory management and warehousing solution that helps printers quickly and easily build and manage fulfilment tasks for their clients; and
  • Google® Tag Manager and Analytics tools that make measuring web to print performance easier than ever.
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EFI

Mimaki supports Printers Worldwide in Global Innovation Days Event (c) EMEA, Mimaki Europe B.V
17.06.2021

Mimaki supports Printers Worldwide in Global Innovation Days Event

Mimaki held their global event Innovation Days (2-4 June 2021) to great success. The event brought together printers, journalists and experts from Mimaki Japan, USA and Europe, to nurture innovation in the sign graphics, industrial, textile and 3D markets and drive success within the industry. The global event also introduced the market to Mimaki’s recent product releases, the JFX550, JFX600 and SUJV-160.

In a week of webinars, workshops, demonstrations, and networking events, over 1,300 attendees from all across the world logged in to participate, with the demonstration of UJV100 and JV100 printers, 3D printing workshop and car wrap workshop being the most popular events. As a first of its kind for Mimaki, visitors were able to speak with regional Mimaki representatives, gaining greater insight into the global printing industry as it recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mimaki held their global event Innovation Days (2-4 June 2021) to great success. The event brought together printers, journalists and experts from Mimaki Japan, USA and Europe, to nurture innovation in the sign graphics, industrial, textile and 3D markets and drive success within the industry. The global event also introduced the market to Mimaki’s recent product releases, the JFX550, JFX600 and SUJV-160.

In a week of webinars, workshops, demonstrations, and networking events, over 1,300 attendees from all across the world logged in to participate, with the demonstration of UJV100 and JV100 printers, 3D printing workshop and car wrap workshop being the most popular events. As a first of its kind for Mimaki, visitors were able to speak with regional Mimaki representatives, gaining greater insight into the global printing industry as it recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

A stand-out attraction of the event was the recently released 100 Series, which is priced affordably to allow printers entry into different markets, as many look to expand their portfolio in these uncertain times. The new JFX600-2513 and JFX550-2513, which debuted a few weeks prior at virtual drupa, similarly are higher end but still affordable printers, when compared to other large format UV flatbed machines in its class. 3D full colour print technology also featured heavily in the event, as Mimaki explored the exciting propositions it opens up in different markets and how the brand continues to extend the reach and accessibility of cutting-edge 3D technologies with its upcoming 3DUJ-2207 printer.

Mr. Kazuaki Ikeda, President of Mimaki Engineering commented, “I’d like to extend my thanks to everyone who joined us during this exciting new virtual event. During the pandemic, carrying on innovating has been central to Mimaki’s objectives, with eight new products having been released since October, and even more scheduled to come out over the course of this year. I hope that we can soon all meet at in-person events, once it’s safe to do so, but until then I’m excited to see the results of the continued collaboration and innovation of print industry that we saw in our Innovation Days event.”

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EMEA, Mimaki Europe B.V

Techtextil and Texprocess 2022: registration now open (c) Messe Frankfurt
08.06.2021

Techtextil and Texprocess 2022: registration now open

  • The Techtextil and Texprocess trade fairs have a positive view of the future and invite the sector to take part at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre from 21 to 24 June 2022.
  • Exhibitors who register well in advance benefit from an early-booking discount.

The dates for the next editions of Techtextil and Texprocess have been set and the leading international trade fairs for technical textiles and nonwovens and for the processing of textile and flexible materials are set to attract exhibitors and trade visitors from all over the world to Frankfurt am Main from 21 to 24 June 2022. Thus, the fairs are shifting the biennial cycle of events from odd to even years, which fits in perfectly with the sector’s international event calendar. Companies that book exhibition space at one of the two trade fairs no later than 31 August 2021 benefit from an early booking discount. “We see the future in a positive light and are confident that we will finally be able to give the sector the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and information in June 2022.

  • The Techtextil and Texprocess trade fairs have a positive view of the future and invite the sector to take part at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre from 21 to 24 June 2022.
  • Exhibitors who register well in advance benefit from an early-booking discount.

The dates for the next editions of Techtextil and Texprocess have been set and the leading international trade fairs for technical textiles and nonwovens and for the processing of textile and flexible materials are set to attract exhibitors and trade visitors from all over the world to Frankfurt am Main from 21 to 24 June 2022. Thus, the fairs are shifting the biennial cycle of events from odd to even years, which fits in perfectly with the sector’s international event calendar. Companies that book exhibition space at one of the two trade fairs no later than 31 August 2021 benefit from an early booking discount. “We see the future in a positive light and are confident that we will finally be able to give the sector the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and information in June 2022. The desire for personal encounters, direct communication and new impressions is growing from day to day”, says Olaf Schmidt, Vice President Textiles and Textile Technologies.

Elgar Straub, Managing Director, VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies, emphasises that, “Texprocess and Techtextil are the world’s foremost trade fairs for our innovative sector by a large margin. Both events offer customers an unrivalled overview of state-of-the-art innovations and technological developments – and beyond. Particularly when it comes to the latest trends for sustainability and digitalisation, Texprocess and Techtextil in Frankfurt represent the most important, future-oriented market. This makes it all the more important for both the exhibitor and visitor sides of the sector that we have the opportunity to obtain an overview of the latest market developments, to exchange ideas and information and to initiate new business. We are very relieved about this and hope that, next year, we will once again have the chance to generate new momentum for our sector in the international market.”

For the first time, Techtextil and Texprocess will occupy the western sector of Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre with a total of four exhibition halls and, with a hybrid format, offer the best of both the physical and immaterial worlds: personal communication, virtual networking opportunities and maximum digital coverage. With a comprehensive hygiene and safety concept, Messe Frankfurt will ensure that all visitors and exhibitors can take part safely and with a good feeling.

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Messe Frankfurt

EURATEX and IAF conventions take place from 7 to 9 November 2021 (c) EURATEX
31.05.2021

EURATEX and IAF conventions take place from 7 to 9 November 2021

From 7 to 9 November 2021, the world of apparel and textiles will meet in Antwerp, Belgium, for a double convention: the 36th World Fashion Convention on 7-8 November, hosted by IAF, and the 9th European Textiles and Apparel Convention on 8-9 November, hosted by EURATEX.

Delegates can choose to register for the IAF’s 36th World Fashion Convention, for EURATEX’s 9th European Textiles and Apparel Convention or for a combination of both, which the organisers of course recommend. The IAF Convention, carrying the theme ‘Transition of the Global Fashion System’ focusses on global industry developments whereas the EURATEX convention, themed “A new paradigm for the European Textiles and Clothing Industry”, has a strong European focus. Therefore, the two conventions are perfectly complementary.

The Antwerp Convention will be the first ‘live’ meeting for the industry in nearly two years’ time. That’s why the convention will combine knowledge with social events, notably the IAF and EURATEX joint networking dinner on 8 November in the Antwerp Fashion Museum.

From 7 to 9 November 2021, the world of apparel and textiles will meet in Antwerp, Belgium, for a double convention: the 36th World Fashion Convention on 7-8 November, hosted by IAF, and the 9th European Textiles and Apparel Convention on 8-9 November, hosted by EURATEX.

Delegates can choose to register for the IAF’s 36th World Fashion Convention, for EURATEX’s 9th European Textiles and Apparel Convention or for a combination of both, which the organisers of course recommend. The IAF Convention, carrying the theme ‘Transition of the Global Fashion System’ focusses on global industry developments whereas the EURATEX convention, themed “A new paradigm for the European Textiles and Clothing Industry”, has a strong European focus. Therefore, the two conventions are perfectly complementary.

The Antwerp Convention will be the first ‘live’ meeting for the industry in nearly two years’ time. That’s why the convention will combine knowledge with social events, notably the IAF and EURATEX joint networking dinner on 8 November in the Antwerp Fashion Museum.

Previous speakers at the EURATEX and IAF conventions came from PVH, Hugo Boss, Zegna, as well as European Commission, McKinsey, OECD, and London College of Fashion. About 150 delegates at each event, from over 20 countries are expected.

For more information click here.

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EURATEX

27.05.2021

PERFORMANCE DAYS: Successful Digital Fair Week

The PERFORMANCE DAYS summer edition took place as a Digital Fair Week from May 17 to 21, 2021. By extending the event to an entire week of the fair, the PERFORMANCE DAYS team, in cooperation with the Functional Fabric Fair by PERFORMANCE DAYS, was able to provide even more opportunities for intensive networking and interactive exchange for industry insiders to catch up on the latest innovations and participate in exciting expert talks, supplier workshops and panel discussions.

Informative, innovative and international: new sourcing platform THE LOOP
The Digital Fair Week was introduced for the first time at the summer edition as part of PERFORMANCE DAYS LOOPS. The sourcing platform was launched in the first half of 2021 together with US Partner Functional Fabric Fair by PERFORMANCE DAYS. With much success, as proven by the great enthusiasm shown by exhibitors, trade fair visitors and fabric manufacturers. The MARKETPLACE area, which showcased some 10.000 products and around 400 curated, sustainable fabrics and accessories from more than 170 international exhibitors, enjoyed particular popularity as part of the Digital Fair.

The PERFORMANCE DAYS summer edition took place as a Digital Fair Week from May 17 to 21, 2021. By extending the event to an entire week of the fair, the PERFORMANCE DAYS team, in cooperation with the Functional Fabric Fair by PERFORMANCE DAYS, was able to provide even more opportunities for intensive networking and interactive exchange for industry insiders to catch up on the latest innovations and participate in exciting expert talks, supplier workshops and panel discussions.

Informative, innovative and international: new sourcing platform THE LOOP
The Digital Fair Week was introduced for the first time at the summer edition as part of PERFORMANCE DAYS LOOPS. The sourcing platform was launched in the first half of 2021 together with US Partner Functional Fabric Fair by PERFORMANCE DAYS. With much success, as proven by the great enthusiasm shown by exhibitors, trade fair visitors and fabric manufacturers. The MARKETPLACE area, which showcased some 10.000 products and around 400 curated, sustainable fabrics and accessories from more than 170 international exhibitors, enjoyed particular popularity as part of the Digital Fair.

Another extremely popular and particularly well-attended attraction was the 3D FORUM, which tested hand-selected fabrics for their material properties as part of the digital fair week, to be visualized ultimately as a 3D scan.
Also for the spring/summer 2023 season, the jury presented two awards for outstanding fabrics – so in addition to the presentation of the PERFORMANCE AWARD, won by Trenchant Textiles, the ECO PERFORMANCE AWARD was presented to the winner, Utenos Trikotazas.

Professional, versatile and informative: Program with Expert Talks
A total of 17 live talks from 30+ speakers followed by a question-and-answer session, under the guidance of moderator and freelancer Astrid Schlüchter, formed the basis of the digital fair supporting program from May 17 to 19. All talks, webinars and panel discussions are available on demand via THE LOOP platform.

The PERFORMANCE DAYS Team has once again succeeded in providing the industry with an almost real trade fair experience despite being held digitally. Via the Digital Fair Platform, which was activated explicitly for the trade fair week, trade fair visitors can enter into interactive exchange, including matchmaking and networking activities.

The premiere of the Functional Textiles Shanghai by PERFORMANCE DAYS fair takes place in Shanghai in September 28-29 as well as in Portland in October 27-28, 2021, with the planned hybrid event in Munich scheduled for December 1 and 2, 2021.

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PERFORMANCE DAYS