|Exhibition Center:||Messe Frankfurt|
TECHTEXTIL is a globally recognized brand and a reference point for all technical textile professionals. The event was first held in 1986 with 200 participants and 5,000 visitors. Since 1987, the exhibition began to be held not annually, but once every two years. The long-term success of the TECHTEXTIL exhibition in Frankfurt proves the fact that now Messe Frankfurt holds a number of exhibitions under the single TECHTEXTIL brand in other countries of the world, including Russia.
The TECHTEXTIL exhibition introduces modern achievements in the development, production and use of technical textiles, nonwovens and products based on them in various areas of human activity, namely, ensuring their needs and creating maximum safety in professional activities.
Target audience of TECHTEXTIL visitors:
Wholesale trading companies, distributors, importers
Representatives of retail chains and specialty stores
Designers and Developers
Profile associations, ministries
Specialized and business press
Thematic sections of the TECHTEXTIL exhibition:
Technologies, equipment, technological equipment;
Fibers and threads;
Fabrics, nets, wickerwork;
Surface treatment and sealing technologies;
Special and protective clothing;
Personal protective equipment;
Industry associations, trade unions;
Mass media, publishing houses.
In parallel, Techtextil will host an exhibition of materials for design and architecture MaterialVision. The Material Vision conference and exhibition satisfies the interest of specialists in information about the latest materials.
As before, starting in 2005, Techtextil will host an exhibition-symposium and innovation competition Avantex - International Forum on Innovation in the Textile Industry
Also parallel to Techtextil will be held the successfully debuted in 2011 specialized exhibition of equipment and technologies for the production of textiles and elastic materials Texprocess
The Texprocess exhibition will showcase modern machines, equipment, processes and services for the production of textiles and other products. It will showcase machines and technologies from design development to waste disposal and recycling. In the future, Texprocess will be held together with Techtextil once every 2 years.
Three shows at once - Techtextil, Texprocess and Material Vision 2011 - gathered 1561 exhibitors from 60 countries at the Messe Frankfurt exhibition center.
Techtextil 2015 reaffirmed its leading position. 1,389 companies from 52 countries (2013: 1,330 out of 48) and about 28,500 trade visitors from 102 countries (2013: 27,418 out of 97) - at the exhibition, which occupied 57,000 sq. m (2013: 53,100 sq. m). Moreover, the share of foreign participants was 59% (2013: 57%).
1,789 exhibitors at Techtextil 2017 and Texprocess 2017 welcomed over 47,500 visitors (an increase of approximately 14%, 2015: 41,826) from 114 countries at the Frankfurt Trade Fair, showcasing the most innovative technical textile products and the latest processing technologies.
Techtextil 2019, the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens, attracted 1,501 exhibitors from 57 countries, an increase in the number of exhibitors of approximately 1.6% (2017: 1,477 from 55 countries), the exhibition became the largest and attracted 42,500 visitors from 105 countries, including Texprocess visitors , with an international participation rate of 63% (2017: 61%). With 421 exhibitors from Germany and 1080 from abroad, the international participation rate was 72%. 14 countries were represented by national pavilions.