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Ten leading happenings for the future months

Like every year many fabulous events will be carried out in the upcoming year in different fields of textile industries around the globe. Choosing the right one to track and visit is a key decision to make because of limited time we have in our hand.  We pick ten of them for you to put here every month. For upcoming months DTG and Garmentech are two striking events to be held in Dhaka.

If you have any information about any events please mail me: farhan@textiletoday.com.bd

Yarn & Fabrics Sourcing Fair

Date:14-17 January 2015

Location:Bangabandhu International Conference Centre,Agargaon, Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka – 1207, Bangladesh

Web: http://garmentechdhaka.com/

Key Attraction: Yarn Fabrics & Accessories Sourcing Fair is going to be a vibrant expo dealing with niche items. This outstanding garment and textile expo will be a 4 days event, which will be expecting a lot of exhibitors and visitors. The expo is an annual exhibition of Bangladesh. Yarn Fabrics & Accessories Sourcing Fair will be exhibiting trendy and modern fabric collections, by eminent national manufacturers. The Yarn fabrics will be literally aiming to invite, fabric manufacturers and distributors both national and international to come and showcase their all new red hot collections of trimmings and embellishments. While yarns will include natural, synthetic and manmade yarns, fabrics display will comprise fine yarn dyed shirting, polyester wool and viscose suiting, pure and blended linen, etc. Trimmings and Embellishments will include buttons, studs, zippers, laces, badges, sequins, etc. Suppliers of CAD systems and software and related design and testing systems, etc. will also be a part of the exhibitors.

AATCC International Conference

Date: 24 -26 March, 2015

Location: Hilton DeSoto, Savannah, GA, USA


Key Attraction: The annual AATCC International Conference offers presentations, networking, and vendor exhibits covering the entire textile and materials supply chain. Founded as the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), the Association continues to evolve to meet the needs of those in the ever-changing textile and materials industries.

The education portion of the conference will feature three tracks reflecting the Association’s Interest Groups: Concept 2 Consumer® (C2C), Chemical Applications, and Materials. Sessions in the C2C track will focus on color & lighting, concept innovation, material development, and consumer product interests.  The Chemical Applications track will address sustainability in textiles, advances in wet processing and specialty materials and finishing, and also include the Herman and Myrtle Goldstein Student Paper Competition. Presentations in the Materials track will include protective textiles, sustainable materials, medical textiles, and innovative technologies. The conference is open to anyone who would like to attend.

Techtextil 2015

Date: May 4- 7, 2015

Location: Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany


Key Attraction:Techtextil is the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and non wovens is among one of the most extensive event on business, textiles, non wovens, clothing business, international and trade subjects. With over 1,300 exhibitors from 48 countries and around 27,500 visitors from 97 different nations, Techtextil amounts to the world’s central marketing and sourcing platform for users and manufacturers of technical textiles and non wovens. This is evidenced by the unerringly high levels of satisfaction amongst exhibitors of 95 percent. So Why not take advantage of the opportunities for more sales, greater turnover and international business contacts by becoming an exhibitor from 4 to 7 May 2015.

International Conference on Natural Fibres 2015

Date: 27 – 29 April, 2015 Location: Azores, Portugal

Web: http://www.icnf2015.fibrenamics.com/

Key Attraction: The second International Conference on Natural Fibres ICNF2015 will feature Natural Fibrenamics Award 2015 – a showcase of the latest innovations in the field of natural fibres, both for the scientific and industrial communities.

Prof Juan Hinestroza, Cornell University, NY, is a key speaker, who will give a lecture about Teaching Cotton New Tricks via Manipulation of Nanoscale Phenomena. Prof Aart W. van Vuure, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, will give a lecture about Natural bio-composites: research highlights on the performance of bamboo, flax and hemp fibres.

The DNFI (Discover Natural Fibers Initiative) will organise a special session inside ICNF2015 programme called Natural fibres today and tomorrow – the market situation. The programme will also include the Best Poster Award, in recognition of the most outstanding posters of the conference.

Yiwu Sourcing Fair 2015

Date: 20-22 April, 2015

Location:Yiwu International Expo Center (YWIEC), Yiwu, China.

Web: http://www.chinaexhibition.com

Key Attraction:Yiwu Sourcing Fair is one of the biggest events of its kind which will have on the same platform large number of exhibitors from the world of consumer products and merchandise. This event will serve as a mega platform with the help of which the companies will be able to promote their goods and services well and it is expected that they will definitely reach out to qualified buyers and clients.The main areas covered will include household consumables, home textiles, fabrics and textiles, consumer electronics, apparel and clothing, fashion and accessories, marketing and retail, and more.

Exhibitors will exhibit their products on bedclothes, garments, cloth arts, cloth accessories, underclothing, socks, scarves, gloves, ties, hats, shoes, zippers, threads, ribbons, ethnic costumes.Visitors like manufacturers, traders, retailers, wholesalers, importers, exporters, potential buyers, decision makers are the target visitors of this show.

Tecnotextil Brasil 2015

Date: 7 -10 April 2015

Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Web: http://www.tecnotextilbrasil.com.br/inicio

Key Attraction: Tecnotextile Brazil will give a wonderful opportunity to the emerging textile industry and the leading experts related to this industry to have a face to face interaction with each other. Latest and advanced innovations and technology which are taking place in this sector will be highlighted in this expo. The main purpose of this international trade show is to make the textile industry aware of the latest and advanced technologies and the developmental changes which are taking place in this sector. Professional experts from all over the world related to this field will take an active part in this event and will make this event more advanced and more popular in the recent times.

During its last edition in 2013, the fair exceeded all expectations, with a significant generation of business and 18,600 visitors, the event received 1,500 participants for the XXV National Textile Technicians Congress, which was a part of a program.

Garment Technology Expo (GTE) 2015

Date:28 February 2015 – 03 March 2015

Location:NSIC Exhibition Complex,New Delhi, India


Key Attraction:The exhibition will focus on a wide range of garment machinery, accessories and support services from India and different parts of the world. Latest technology, live demonstrations, new products launches and technical seminars will be an integral part, as always, of the show. The exhibition provides an interface between the industry members and technology providers in all segments.Products like sewing, knitting, dyeing & laundry, quilting, finishing CAD/CAM and textile printing machinery, fabrics and accessories will be displayed in the exposition.


Date: 20 January – 23 January, 2015

Location: NEC Belexpo, Minsk, Belarus


Key Attraction: Organized by Minsk Expo, a leader in exhibition business in Belarus, with support from the Ministry of Trade of Belarus, BELLEGMASH 2015 would ideally help to promote local products, attract internal and foreign investments, and provide local market with high quality consumer goods. The exhibition is expected to display equipments for initial processing of wool, flax, cotton; spinning machinery for natural and chemical fibers; weaving machinery; textile machines and spare parts; sewing and knitting machines; machinery for manufacturing knitted goods; and machinery for manufacturing leather goods and controlling and measuring equipment for textile industry. The light industry expo would showcase modern equipment and machinery for sewing, textile, and footwear industry, along with the latest scientific developments and technologies.

Geosynthetics 2015

Date: 15 – 18 February, 2015

Location: Oregon Convention Center, Portland, USA

Web: http://www.ifai.com/

Key Attraction: The theme of Geosynthetics 2015 is Advances and Innovation. The conference will feature four days of technical programming, including short courses, panel discussions and papers. For the first time ever, Geosynthetics will be co-locating with International Erosion Control Agency’s Environmental Connections 2015 conference. The conferences will feature a shared exhibit floor while maintaining separate technical programs.

The conference is complete with full educational components—featuring informative technical sessions and thought-provoking keynotes—and a lively show floor showcasing the newest developments in geosynthetic engineering, products, applications, and technologies. Industry experts from around the nation and the world gather to network, attend the educational sessions, participate in short courses, and walk the showroom floor.

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