From 25 till 27 August 2021, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition will join forces with Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition, Yarn Expo Autumn, PH Value and CHIC to showcase the latest products and services within the entire textile sector. Collectively, the fairs are set to offer valuable synergistic effects for the home décor, apparel, yarn and fibre industries. Intertextile Home is regarded as Asia’s leading trade platform for home and contract textiles.
Autumn edition despite pandemic
Despite the disruption caused by the pandemic, the Autumn Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles 2020 was able to go ahead as scheduled to support the industry’s recovery. The three-day show welcomed a total of 26,673 trade buyers from 43 countries and regions, as well as 643 exhibitors from 11 countries and regions. What’s more, the show’s virtual events drew 558,179 attendees from across the world.
“We are delighted that Intertextile 2020 was able to run as planned and received positive feedback from participants. It is a confirmation of our leading position in the Asian industry, and our unwavering commitment to providing the best trade platform for our exhibitors and visitors that reflects market demands,” said Ms Wendy Wen, Senior General Manager of Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd. “As we continue to navigate through these challenging times, we look forward to developing more creative and flexible solutions to adapt to the ever-changing business environment. The 2021 edition will continue with the hybrid format that combines both physical and virtual events, in order to facilitate contacts between suppliers and buyers worldwide, and open up new opportunities in the post-pandemic era. Additionally, we decided to hold Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles concurrently with Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and Yarn Expo.”
New season of inspiration at Intertextile
At the upcoming fair, exhibitors will fill four halls at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), occupying an area of 100,000 sqm. To offer a more efficient and convenient sourcing experience for buyers, the fair will once again feature an array of product zones and country & region pavilions including:
- Country and region pavilions: presented by Belgium, India, Pakistan, Taiwan and Turkey.
- Carpet zone: featuring renowned domestic and international providers of carpets and floor coverings.
- Editor zone: offering high-quality upholstery fabrics from prominent European manufacturers.
- Finished product zone: international suppliers will showcase their latest finished goods for a variety of applications.
- Textile design zone: leading design studios will exhibit their creative ideas and products for all areas of the interior markets.
- Textile technology zone: presenting cutting-edge textile technologies which can achieve flexibility, efficiency and sustainability.
- Contract business: leading suppliers will offer a vast portfolio of functional fabrics catering to different interior settings such as hotels, restaurants and public spaces.