Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition returns in 2023
The comprehensive A/W textile sourcing platform will be held from 28 – 30 August 2023 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. The previous edition’s almost 200,000 sqm floor space encompassed nearly 3,300 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions, as well as over 67,000 buyers from 50 countries and regions. After a pause in seasonal sourcing, key industry players are already demonstrating their interest in next year’s fair.
Autumn editions of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and Yarn Expo to merge with spring 2023 fairs
Originally scheduled to take place in October 2022, the two Autumn fairs will now be merged with next year’s spring editions, to be held from 8 – 10 March. The decision is in support of the ongoing pandemic control measures in Shanghai, while the move will also integrate industry resources more efficiently and provide more certainty to exhibitors in their planning.
Autumn editions of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and Yarn Expo rescheduled
In view of the evolving pandemic situation in Shanghai, the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and Yarn Expo Autumn fairs will now take place from 21 – 23 October 2022 instead of their original August date. The fairs will be held at the same venue, National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) alongside CHIC and PH Value.
‘Fashion, be ambitious!’ Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics unveils its trend forecasts for Autumn / Winter 2023-24
Change is constant in the textile industry. And now more than ever, the pandemic has given designers and consumers a chance to reconsider their fashion choices and make a fresh start. This year the Directions Trend Forum at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition, has again been formed to help designers and buyers steer their designs in line with the coming fashion seasons. For Autumn / Winter 2023-24, the trend committee has identified FORWARD as its core message, with four key themes represented: SCIENCE +, CRAFT +, FREE + & PREMIUM +.
August dates for Intertextile Apparel to support A/W and S/S sourcing in Shanghai
Shanghai is ready to welcome the apparel industry for three days of business interactions and product sourcing, from 29 – 31 August this year at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition. Fairgoers can look forward to profiting from the favourable conditions of the Chinese market with support from the global apparel textile flagship’s reputable platform. The fair will again be held at the National Convention and Exhibition Center.
Optimal results observed as more international exhibitors choose Intertextile as their key business trading platform
The global textile apparel flagship fair solidified its leading position as an effective international sourcing platform earlier this month. Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabric’s Autumn Edition took place from 9 – 11 October in Shanghai, attracting over 67,000 buyers, sourcing from nearly 3,300 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions. The fair’s hybrid format served to facilitate maximum business results as buyers and exhibitors alike took advantage of online solutions, while sustainability again came to the fore of industry discussions, issues and innovations.
Intertextile Apparel opens its doors on Saturday with around 3,300 international and domestic exhibitors on show
Covering a total of seven exhibition halls and nearly 200,000 sqm, the apparel textile industry will gather this week at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. Running from 9 – 11 October, the physical fair will once again be complemented by a series of online sourcing and business matching platforms, enabling wider international participation.
Introducing the Intertextile Hub: fringe programme live-streaming and platform for digital services
Fairgoers can now access all of Intertextile’s digital services, including live-streaming and online business matching features, via one centralised platform, the Intertextile Hub. Participants can tune into the dedicated fringe programme sessions from wherever they are in the world, keeping them connected with the 9 – 11 October physical fair. The three-day fringe programme will be shaped by four key themes that will delve into topics concerning the future of the apparel and textile trade industry.
Key Asian pavilions recognise the potential for overseas suppliers at Intertextile Apparel this October
It is clear why overseas exhibitors are drawn to meet with Chinese trade buyers at Intertextile Apparel, year-on-year. With the country’s large population, the increased popularity for international, quality products and more recently, its spearheading recovering economy, the business opportunities for overseas suppliers are substantial. At the upcoming Autumn Edition running from 9 – 11 October, four Asian country & region pavilions will return from Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan, along with the German and Milano Unica Pavilions.
Autumn Editions of Intertextile Shanghai and Yarn Expo rescheduled to October
In light of recent Covid-19 cases in China, the Autumn Editions of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles and Yarn Expo will be rescheduled to 9 – 11 October 2021. The fairs were originally due to take place at the end of August at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai).
Sustainability takes centre stage in China ahead of Intertextile Apparel’s Autumn Edition
Sustainable fashion is a movement gaining considerable traction in China’s market. And at Intertextile Apparel’s Spring Edition earlier this year, sustainability was a key theme identified across the fair’s halls, with buyers flocking to find the latest eco-conscious products in high-demand among Chinese consumers. This sets the tone for what to expect at the upcoming Autumn Edition, running from 25 – 27 August, with the fair’s All About Sustainability zone hosting a range of exhibitors displaying the latest innovations in sustainability and eco-friendly fabrics and accessories, also to be found across all halls.
Insights from Intertextile: first-hand trade fair experiences from the last eight months
With three Intertextile Apparel editions in Shanghai and Shenzhen already completed since the pandemic brought in-person trade fairs to a halt in early 2020, clear trends are emerging about the apparel industry, the Chinese market rebound and the importance of in-person trade fairs to assist in business recovery.
Successful digital and hybrid solutions return for Intertextile Apparel’s Autumn Edition
Online communication and the adoption of video meetings have kept businesses going in the face of social distancing and international lockdowns. And with face-to-face interactions remaining out of reach for many international fairgoers, Intertextile Apparel has developed a range of hybrid and online solutions for both buyers and visitors, to coincide with the physical event. Tried and tested at the two previous editions of the show, these digital services are once again on offer for participants of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition, taking place from 25 – 27 August 2021.
Intertextile’s key Autumn / Winter 2022 – 23 fabric apparel trends revealed
Across the globe, people and industries have experienced change like no other over the past year. As ‘new norms’ emerge and as adapting becomes essential to everyday life, the Intertextile Directions Trend Committee has established the theme of E.VOLUTION for Autumn / Winter 2022 – 23. Four key trends will represent the theme: RESILIENCE, REFUGE, UNREASON and BOOSTER. Fairgoers can utilise the Intertextile Directions Trend Forum to discover creative and innovative fabrics that reflect the theme.
Intertextile Apparel announces dates for Shanghai Autumn Edition and Shenzhen show, enabling year-round sourcing
Fairgoers can now update their global event calendars as Intertextile Apparel confirms the dates for the two shows to be held in the latter half of 2021. Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition will take place from 25 – 27 August at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). And for the first time, Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics will take place in November and will again be held at the world’s largest exhibition venue, the Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center. The Shenzhen show will run from 3 – 5 November. Intertextile Apparel’s 2021 fair dates ensure that participants can benefit from year-round access to both East and South China markets, as well as South East Asia markets and beyond.
Intertextile Apparel continues to stimulate industry recovery and solidifies its global apparel textile flagship status
Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics returned with its Autumn Edition from 23 – 25 September welcoming over 73,500 visitors, alongside nearly 3,400 exhibitors from 20 countries and regions. Complementing the physical trade fair, new online platforms and digital solutions were added to the mix of services on offer, enhancing business opportunities amid the international travel disruptions. The combination of onsite and online services worked to further stimulate the industry’s recovery and maintained the fair’s leading global position in the textile apparel market.
Intertextile Apparel to welcome 3,400 exhibitors and new Hybrid Showcase at this week’s Autumn Edition
Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition will kick off this Wednesday welcoming 3,400 exhibitors from 20 countries and regions, preserving the international status of the trade fair. In addition to country & region pavilions and dedicated product zones, the inaugural Hybrid Showcase will allow exhibitors who cannot attend the fair, to physically showcase their products in a designated display area. The fair will run from 23 – 25 September at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai).
Intertextile Apparel's digitised solutions reconnect suppliers and buyers
The organisers of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics are determined to make use of digitised solutions and provide support for exhibitors and visitors who originally intended to participate in the Spring Edition of Intertextile in Shanghai this March, as well as those unable to join the upcoming Autumn Edition from 23 – 25 September. This month’s fair is expecting about 3,400 exhibitors from over 20 countries and regions. With the Intertextile mobile app, an online business matching platform and more, Intertextile continues to utilise its diverse network in the textile industry to help address sourcing needs and generate new business opportunities.
Transition is the core message of the Intertextile Directions trends for Autumn / Winter 2021-22
As the world, including the fashion industry, adapts to the coronavirus pandemic, change is constant. The Intertextile Directions Trend Committee has identified TRANSITION as the theme for Autumn / Winter 2021-22 apparel fabric trends, which is represented by four key trends: FEEL GOOD, IMPACT, PRESERVATION and LYRIC. From 23 – 25 September, trade buyers can visit the Intertextile Directions Trend Forum at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition 2020 to be inspired by revolutions that are changing the way fashion is designed, produced and addressing new generations.
Returning in September: Intertextile Apparel set to support industry recovery
Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition will return from 23 – 25 September at the National Exhibition and Convention Center. After the fair celebrated its 25th anniversary last autumn – welcoming more than 4,400 exhibitors and over 89,000 buyers – this year Intertextile will continue to support the industry with a diverse product offering from China, Asia and around the world, and a platform that reconnects the industry, encourages interaction, inspires innovation and stimulates market recovery.
Latest figures from China’s textile industry reported at Intertextile Apparel round table
China is now the world’s biggest textile exporter and market, with advanced manufacturing and additional investments placed by Chinese companies around the world. This is a major driving force behind Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, making the fair a key platform for exchanging first-hand industry updates as well as business. The 25th Autumn Edition held a private round table meeting on 25 September 2019, which included a keynote speech and a panel discussion. Representatives of high-ranking international associations discussed the topic “Sustainability and International Capacity Cooperation in the Textile Industry”.
Intertextile Apparel marks 25 years as a trusted platform with 15% more visitors
From its debut of 123 exhibitors in 1995, to more than 4,400 at this year’s Autumn Edition: Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics has grown exponentially in the last quarter of a century. The fair’s 25th anniversary celebrations represented a trading platform that has become highly regarded as the best place to find business in China, as well as an ideal platform to meet global partners. With 89,662 visitors from over 120 countries & regions and a wide range of markets (a 15% increase from 2018, which featured 78,131 from 103 countries and regions) there is always potential to be found at Intertextile.
Intertextile Apparel to celebrate 25 years of business with global industry players
Doors will open next week for Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, with over 4,400 high-quality exhibitors from 33 countries & regions preparing to meet tens of thousands of potential trade buyers. Keeping its roots in internationality, the fair will feature 11 country & region pavilions and zones to showcase the best of global talent, while VIP buyer delegations have been organised from India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, to promote more business exchanges on a global scale. The fair will be open from 25 – 27 September at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai).
Fringe programme topics to explore trends, tech and transparency at Intertextile Apparel
As Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics celebrates its 25th anniversary later this month, the fringe programme will focus on three key topics that shape the future of apparel and the textile trade industry. Design trends, technology and sustainability will be the key themes over the fair’s three days, featuring Shanghai’s first ever FASHIONSUSTAIN conference, a more comprehensive trend forum, a new Consumer Trend discussion and a special event from the Licensing China fair, which debuts in early 2020.
From Berlin to Shanghai: Intertextile Apparel to host FASHIONSUSTAIN conference
Fashion is witnessing an essential shift, as more global brands and groups commit to ambitious environmental targets. More consumers are indicating that they intend to leave fast fashion in the past, in favour of organic, ethical and recycled materials. At the 25th anniversary of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition, to be held from 25 – 27 September, eco-friendly supply chain switches and services can be found at All About Sustainability. The zone will also host FASHIONSUSTAIN’s first ever conference in Shanghai.
Intertextile Apparel’s overseas exhibitors discuss potential and strategies in China
The attraction for overseas brands to meet Chinese trade buyers is clear – with a huge domestic population, and a rising level of high income households who associate European brands with quality, the potential for lucrative partnerships in China is high. Meanwhile, rising high-end Chinese designers seek fabrics with high-quality materials and designs, which can be found from international suppliers. The International Halls will be in halls 4.1 and 5.1 of the National Exhibition & Convention Center (Shanghai) from 25 – 27 September, at the 25th anniversary of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition.
From indigo to green: Beyond Denim to display eco-conscious fabrics for Autumn / Winter 2020-21
Over 140 leading overseas and domestic denim suppliers will gather at the Beyond Denim product zone from 25 – 27 September, for the 25th Autumn Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics. With more denim factories embracing sustainable practices, including waste water treatments and renewable energy, Beyond Denim will also feature a display zone themed around natural fibres, eco-friendly dyes and a generous helping of nostalgia. High-tech features and skilled craftsmanship are also expected to be popular selling points in Autumn / Winter 2020-21 denim.
Cambodia and South Africa join Intertextile’s Accessories Vision
Around 600 exhibitors will join Accessories Vision, the comprehensive accessory product zone in hall 6.2 at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, from 25 – 27 September. This year, new exhibitors from Cambodia and South Africa will join the 25th Autumn Edition of the fair, further diversifying the international exhibitor line-up, which also includes suppliers from Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Taiwan and more, as well as leading Chinese companies.
Intertextile’s Functional Lab options offer high performance with low impact
Major activewear and outdoor brands, such as adidas, Columbia Sportswear, Nike, Patagonia and more, have all been releasing news with a significant theme: what’s new in their environmental efforts. Meanwhile, social media has proved successful for smaller brands offering products such as recycled activewear and shoes. For consumers with a highly active outdoor lifestyle, it stands to reason that they seek products with maximum functionality and minimal environmental impact. From 25 – 27 September, stand-out fabrics suitable for sportswear, swimwear and lingerie can be sourced from Functional Lab, at the 25th Autumn Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics.
Eco-conscious Intertextile Directions trends for Autumn / Winter 2020-21
While this year’s Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics celebrates 25 years of history, the fair also looks to the future for the next trend forecast. From 25 – 27 September, trade buyers can visit the Intertextile Directions Trend Forum for Autumn / Winter 2020-21 inspiration. The season’s trend theme is HUMAN ≒ TECH, with four trends: SENSE-ABILITY, ELECTRO-TONIC, KNOW-HOW and RE-MAKE. The theme reflects on today’s transformative era. It considers ways to rediscover a sense of self, whilst also connecting to the future.
Intertextile Apparel marks a milestone: 25 years of serving the industry
Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics will return from 25 – 27 September at the National Exhibition & Convention Center (Shanghai). This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Autumn Edition, and 2019 has already proven to be an exciting year for Intertextile. In March, the Spring Edition experienced yet another 15% increase in visitor numbers and strong positive feedback from exhibitors. Despite global trade concerns, this fair proves itself time and time again as the ideal place to make valuable connections and capture new potential in the market.
New date, same strong results: Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics remains the industry’s leading business platform
Taking place in September for the first time, the earlier date of the 2018 Autumn Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics was well received by both exhibitors and buyers. Strong business results and visitor flow, following on from recent editions, once again proved the fair’s leading position in the industry as an effective sourcing platform. In total, around 78,000 trade buyers from some 110 countries and regions  visited the fair, (2017: 77,883, 102 countries and regions), sourcing from 4,480 exhibitors from 33 countries and regions (2017: 4,538, 32 countries and regions).
Tomorrow’s Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics lines up 4,400-plus exhibitors, offering unparalleled sourcing for the season
4,479 exhibitors from 33 countries & regions are unpacking their latest products at this week’s Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition. High visitor footfall is anticipated at the industry’s leading trade fair, which has an earlier date this year. Running from 27 – 29 September, the change of date has been well received by exhibitors looking to take advantage of the earlier Autumn / Winter sourcing season.
Green is the new black: fringe programme to shine a light on sustainable exhibitors at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics
When a large fashion house’s carbon consumption levels hit global headlines earlier this year, it was evident that people want to see more action taken to achieve sustainability. Eco-friendly, environmentally-friendly, ethical – these buzzwords are backed up by market demand for greener goods. For more than 70,000 visitors, this month’s fringe programme at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition will be a worthwhile visit, as worldwide industry experts join the conversation of sustainability and other pressing issues at the fair’s seminars, panel discussions and trend forums.
Discover influential trends from the Asia-Pacific region at Intertextile Apparel
While New York, Milan, Paris and London have traditionally been seen as the most prominent fashion capitals in the world, apparel brands and consumers are increasingly turning to Asian trends. Although Tokyo has long been known for stand-out street style, it’s only recently that the “Seoul effect” – a rise of South Korean popular culture, such as K-pop – has led to even more globally influential trends from the Asia-Pacific region. Visitors at this month’s Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics are encouraged to check out country & region pavilions from Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Thailand in hall 5.1, in addition to pavilions from India and Pakistan in hall 4.1, and two Taiwan Pavilions in halls 4.1 and 5.1.
Intertextile Apparel to meet industry-wide demand with 4,000-plus suppliers
Rarely does the entire textile apparel industry gather in one place, but from 27 – 29 September at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition, the industry will do just that. It’s no secret that the fair has established its place as a leading textile sourcing platform, partly due to its wide range of products on offer from over 4,000 suppliers from 33 countries & regions. The arrangement of the halls, with products grouped together and highlighted in special zones, will aim to maximise business contact points, whilst also ensuring efficiency to save buyers’ time.
Exhibitor numbers more than double at Intertextile Apparel’s Functional Lab
China’s National Fitness Program, now well established, marked a shift into an active lifestyle that is here to stay. A growing middle class demographic and access to fitness resources and facilities, not only in China but around the world, has opened up a huge market for fabrics that perform. Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition will showcase the industry’s latest functional innovations this September 27 – 29.
Intertextile Directions Trend Forum explores tomorrow’s fashion in a turbulent future
With over 70,000 trade buyers attending this year’s Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition, the Intertextiles Directions Trend Forum in hall 5.1 is a well-established research and marketing tool for international designers and garment professionals. Wild textures and bold colours represent a journey as society asks itself the important question – what will tomorrow look like?
Earlier date of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics proving popular
27 – 29 September will see 4,000-plus suppliers and more than 70,000 trade buyers gather for Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, and the earlier date for the industry’s largest trade event is attracting many of the biggest apparel fabrics and accessories back to the 2018 edition.
Final Trade Report: Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics 2017 – the pivotal marketplace to meet the industry’s order-writers
Worldwide buyers impressed with the unparalleled range of sourcing options on offer