What’s New at Texworld USA
Texworld USA, organized by Messe Frankfurt Inc., will welcome a record 331 exhibitors at the upcoming edition on Jan. 24-26 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. The show promises to be the most exciting edition yet, showcasing the most diverse product offering to date, and the debut of the annual Texworld USA Cutting Edge Awards.
Attendees will have the opportunity to source across a total of 15 product groups highlighting companies from 15 countries, including: USA, China, Peru, Portugal, United Kingdom, Colombia, Pakistan, Korea, Japan and India. Additionally, for the first time during a winter show, a Guatemala pavilion will host five new exhibitors specializing in performance fabrics and sportswear.
Lenzing Modal Turns 50
Texworld USA exhibitor and seminar sponsor, Lenzing, will toast 50 years of Lenzing Modal with a cocktail reception at its booth on Jan. 25 at 5 P.M. The fiber producer will also spotlight 19 exhibitors focused on incorporating sustainable fibers into a broad range of product categories at the Lenzing Innovations pavilion.
To help designers, companies and buyers start the season on the right foot, the Lenzing Innovation at Texworld USA Seminar Series will return. Hot topics include Spring/Summer ’17 color trends, sustainable designs and standards, sourcing trends and more. A highlight will be a panel discussion onsocial media with Social Fly Co-Founder Courtney Spritzer, Ecouterre Managing Editor Jasmin Chua and Amanda Ibrahim, Google Global Program Manager, Client and Agency Solutions.
The Best of the Best
Innovative and forward-thinking products will be recognized with the first annual Texworld Cutting Edge Awards. The awards will highlight the best of Texworld’s international exhibitors across seven categories, including: temperature control, environmentally-friendly processing, best booth design and more. Winners in each category will be honored for their achievements in innovation during a live awards ceremony taking place during the show on Monday, January 25.
“We not only want to highlight some of the most innovative products and technological advances available at Texworld USA for our attendees, we also want to encourage our exhibitors to continue to develop these cutting edge products by shining the spotlight on their valuable contributions to the industry,” said Dennis Smith, President, Messe Frankfurt North America.