Texworld USA and Apparel Sourcing USA to Feature Sustainability Conference
The international sourcing trade show, Texworld USA, will return to the Javits Convention Center this July 22 – 24, 2019, for the first time located on the upper-level exhibition halls.
The three-day sourcing, networking and educational event will feature more than 500 exhibitors from more than 15 different countries, featuring 17 product categories, ranging from knits and functional fabrics to cotton, denim, and more.
The show will also feature educational seminars from Lenzing Fibers, Textile Talks programming, workshops, Resource Row (a lineup of local industry resources, including business development tools, recycling solutions trend forecasters and textile education materials) and a one-day conference on sustainability, Fashionsustain.
Keynote speaker Liz Hershfield, head of product development, production and sustainability at Walmart eCommerce, will give her perspective and advice regarding necessary actions to work towards sustainable goals in the fashion industry.
Co-located with the show, Apparel Sourcing USA Summer 2019 will feature exhibitors specializing in more than 21 product groups, and will also spotlight sustainability.
Apparel Sourcing focuses on sourcing finished apparel, contract manufacturing and private-label development. It is a long-term joint venture partnership between Messe Frankfurt and CCPIT-TEX (China Sub-Council of Textile Industry) and provides attendees direct access to suppliers all over the globe. Attendees will also find information on trends in textiles, the opportunity to network with manufacturers and suppliers and to learn from an assortment of complimentary educational sessions.
Brand new this year is Fashionsustain, a one-day conference originating in Berlin, Germany, that will focus on educating attendees on sustainable practices, to include topics such as transparency and traceability, challenges facing established brands, innovation in sustainable materials, upcycling and circularity. It will be held on Monday, July 22, 2019.
For more information on specific show details and the full seminar schedule, visit http://www.TexworldUSA.com or http://www.ApparelSourcingshow.com. The summer edition will be held in New York City at the Javits Convention Center, July 22 – 24, 2019.