Despite going up against the second largest blizzard in New York City history, attendees and exhibitors alike braved the weather and converged on the show floor for three days of networking, business development and industry education during Texworld USA and Apparelsourcing Winter 2016 back in January this year.
Texworld USA saw the highest number of exhibitors in the history of the show’s winter edition with a total of 215 suppliers, all of which specialize in apparel fabrics, fibers, accessories and trims.
Apparelsourcing USA, the long-term joint venture partnership between Messe Frankfurt and CCPIT-Tex, presented 108 suppliers and international apparel manufacturers specializing in finished apparel, contract manufacturing and private label services.
Across both shows, a record-breaking 323 exhibitors represented 16 countries, including: USA, China, Peru, Portugal, United Kingdom, Colombia, Pakistan, Korea, Japan and India.
Texworld USA and ApparelSourcing ultimately welcomed a total of 4,008 verified visitors across the three days, representing over 39 countries.
TEXWORLD USA CUTTING EDGE AWARDS
Texworld USA Winter 2016 also featured the debut of the annual Texworld Cutting Edge Awards. Recognizing the most forward-thinking products each season, the first annual Texworld Cutting Edge Awards shined the spotlight on the best of Texworld’s international exhibitors across seven categories. Winners in each category were recognized for their achievements in textile innovation during a live awards presentation.
TEXWORLD USA AND APPARELSOURCING USA SUMMER 2016
Returning to the Javits Convention Center in New York City, Texworld USA will once again open its doors to exhibitors and attendees alike on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016. Continuing through Thursday, July 14th, the 10th anniversary edition of the premier North American fabric sourcing show promises to be the most exciting yet, with a brand new international pavilion, the most diverse product group offering to date, and a dedicated focus on sustainable and eco-friendly products.