Diverse Seminar Schedule Created by Lenzing Innovation
New Home Trend Area: “PROGRESS! REVIVE!” created by Mark Woodman
Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, one of the largest sourcing events in North America to solely focus on sourcing fabrics and finished soft products for home, is pleased to welcome back returning country pavilions from India and Pakistan for second and third consecutive years respectively. The show provides manufacturers, retailers, jobbers, converters, contract specifiers and designers a one stop sourcing venue where they can locate new fabrics and products for their latest collections. The fifth edition will be held July 22 – 24, 2014 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The show is co-located with Texworld USA and the International Apparel Sourcing Show.
The show welcomes 135 exhibitors from 8 countries featuring the finest in finished soft goods for the home. Home Textiles Sourcing Expo continues to prove its importance in the home textiles industry. The show is organized by Messe Frankfurt, Inc. and the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT TEX).
"The home textile industry is adapting to a new era and to new supply channels for sourcing. Through our continued commitment to this industry Home Textile Sourcing Expo will provide a unique business exchange where US designers, retailers and manufacturers can find home textile fabrics and finished products to inspire their future collections. Together with our strong partnership with CCPIT TEX which has reached a five year anniversary, we are pleased to welcome back our returning pavilion participants from India and Pakistan," commented Dennis Smith, President, Messe Frankfurt, Inc.
Featured India Pavilion Participants Include:
Gupta Rugs India
For more than 20 years, this rug manufacturer has offered in house dyeing, weaving and shipping. The four driving forces of the company include: quality, pricing, commitment and customer relationships.
Manufacturer and export of various types of home textiles including table and kitchen linens, bedding, curtains, pillows and throws. They offer in house weaving, stitching, embroidery, washing, finishing and packaging services.
Featured Pakistan Pavilion Participants Include:
Imperial Towel Industries
Manufacturer of bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths, kitchen towels, dish cloths, bar mop towels, utility towels, terry towel, bath mats and bed sheets.
Nimra Textile Pvt. Ltd.
Home textiles manufacturer focused on producing high quality, fashionable products including bedding, draperies, sofa covers, table linens and children's soft goods.
Complimentary Seminar Series Covers Diverse Topics for Home Textile Products
Once again, Lenzing Innovation has created a well-rounded, diverse seminar series covering various topics related to textiles and finished products for home. The series creates a platform for participants to gain valuable knowledge and exchange ideas with experts in their perspective fields. The seminars are complimentary to all visitors and are often standing room only.
A sampling of the topics covered include:
"Engaging with Color in Autumn/Winter 2015/2016," by Laurie Pressman, VP, Pantone Color Institute, "Innovation in Bedding for 2015," by Brian Ashley, Brand Manager, Field and Stream Bedding and "Creating a More Sustainable Line," by Eileen Mockus, CEO, Coyuchi.
New Home Trend Area: "PROGRESS! REVIVE!" is sure to inspire
This year’s home trend presentation "PROGRESS! REVIVE!" is the U.S. interpretation of the concept based on Heimtextil Trends 2014/2015. The concept creates an interesting perspective of blending modern day technology with traditional elements, colors and textures. Mark Woodman, Creative Consultant, Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, will interpret four unique themes:
- Generate Collison- Using technology for new and unique results
- Engineer Nature- Nature as the source and resource for textile design
- Exalt Purity- Spiritual and pure, celebrating design at its simplest
- Rejuvenate Craft- Reviving and renewing traditional handcraft
Mark will be onsite daily for guided tours and discussion regarding the home trend display.
Home Textiles Sourcing Expo July 2014
The Home Textiles Sourcing Expo is once again co-located with Texworld USA, the largest apparel fabrics show in North America, and the International Apparel Sourcing Show. All three shows will be held July 22-24, 2014 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. In July 2013, the three co-located events drew 731 exhibitors and more than 5,200 attendees.
For further information, please visit www.hometextilessourcing.com.
For information on all Messe Frankfurt textile fairs worldwide, please visit: www.texpertise-network.com
About Messe Frankfurt North America
Messe Frankfurt is one of the world's leading trade show organisers with around 543* million euros in sales and 2,026* employees worldwide. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries and approx. 50 international Sales Partners, giving it a presence for its customers in more than 150 countries. Events "made by Messe Frankfurt" take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2013, Messe Frankfurt organised 114* trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.
Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Messe Frankfurt North America produces nine shows within the United States, Canada and Mexico. The portfolio of events include Canadian Waste & Recycling, Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, International Apparel Sourcing Show (January & July), PAACE Automechanika Mexico City, Techtextil North America, Texprocess Americas and Texworld USA (January & July).
For more information, please visit our website at www.messefrankfurt.com