The Paris edition of the Première Vision trade show will be held from 16th to 18th February at the Villepinte exhibition centre. About 1,720 companies are expected, 142 of them new entries and 18 returning after some time, representing 52 countries.
Milan will host the Italian textiles' benchmark show from 9th to 11th February. This 22nd edition of the show is heralded as a transitional one, while significant changes are expected for future editions.
The US editions of Texworld and Apparel Sourcing, held from 24th to 26th January at the Javits Convention Center, New York, attracted more than 4,000 professionals and 310 exhibitors, despite one of the worst snowstorms in city history.
The ISPO sport trade show, which ended on 27th January, attracted more than 80,000 visitors, 87% of them from outside Germany. Next year the Munich show will revert to its customary dates, from 5th to 8th February.
The Who’s Next-Première Classe trade show saw a substantial decline in attendance at its latest edition, ended on 25th January. International visitors fell by 22%, notably due to the reductions in numbers among the teams travelling to Paris.
The Berlin shows, part of the Premium Group universe, announced a growth in visitor numbers for their winter edition. Premium also showed it has Europe-wide appeal, with 70% of its visitors coming from abroad.