THE II INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF FABRICS AND TEXTILE MATERIALS INTERFABRIC-2017 HAS SUCCESSFULLY TAKEN PLACE IN MOSCOW
February 20 – 22, 2017 at Expocentre within the framework of the Russian Textile Week the 2nd International Exhibition of Fabrics and Textile Materials INTERFABRIC-2017, organized by the Russian Union of Entrepreneurs of Textile and Light Industry with the support of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation took place. Over three days, more than 7,000 visitors visited the INTERFABRIC exhibition stands. This year the exhibition has grown twice by the occupied space and the composition of participants. About 100 companies of manufacturers and suppliers of fabrics, knitted fabrics, lace, yarn, accessories showed their products. The exposition of the INTERFABRIC exhibition was presented by the leading Russian companies: BTK-Textile, Vologda Textile Mill, Vogratex, Pavlovo-Posadsky Kamvolshchik, PAN tkan, Protex, Rossiyskiy trikotazh, Sverdlovskiy Worsted Wool Factory, Union of Textile Companies, Stellini.ru, Trekhgornaya Manufaktura, Shuyskiye Sitsy Cotton Factory and others. REVIEWS OF RUSSIAN COMPANIES. The composition of participants and the organization of the business program command respect. Thank you for the attention to our company from the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and other managing structures. T.S. Yamshchikova, JSC Trekhgornaya Manufactura. There were a lot of potential customers and suppliers. We are grateful to the organizers of the exhibition for the presence of international consumers of textile products. E.S.Lyakhova. BTK Textiles. Thanks to the organizers for the presented business platform. The exhibition left most positive impressions. I hope that next time it will be no less fruitful. Matros N.V. Shuiskiye Sitsy Cotton Factory. The exhibition was useful and, in general, met our expectations. We plan to continue to participate in this exhibition. Golikov S.A, LLC Vulkan-A. We express gratitude to the organizers of the exhibition for their high professionalism and good level of security. Belousova S.V. LLC Textile Club. Among the international participants in the exhibition were presented companies from Italy, France, Belgium, Japan, Latvia, Turkey: MIROGLIO, ACCENTI, GALLUS, TEXAPEL, LISA SPA, DUTEL CREATIONS, PHILEA, SPRINTEX SAS, FABRIC HOUSE S.R.L, INTESA C S.R.L, JEAN BRACQ SAS, SOPHIE HALLETTE, TISS-et-TEINT, ECOTEX CO, ARTA-F, OZEL TEKSTIL, KARINCA TEKSTİL, URGANCH BAHMAL LLC and others. IMPRESSION OF THE EXHIBITION OF EUROPEAN COLLEAGUES. The exhibition is gaining strength, promising, there is a hope for success! LISA company (Italy). The exhibition left a very positive impression. There were many new contacts, we successfully met new and existing customers. Sophie Hallette company (France). The companies-participants of the concern Bellegprom presented their products here, among others. On a common stand with an area of 35 square meters the products of the Orsha Linen Factory, BPKHO, Mogotex, Kamvol, Polesye, Belfa and Groniteks were displayed. The following companies took part in the specialized salon of technical fabrics and non-woven materials: Baltex, Karo, Melanzh-Tekstil, Nipromteks, Peredovaya Tekstilshchitsa, Penza Textile Factory, Siberian Synthepon, Thermopole (Hollowfiber TM), TexTime, TechnoPlast, Tchaikovsky Textile, Radici Pietro Industries & Brands SPA, etc. The fittings section was presented by such companies as Gamma, Mir Manufaktyry, ARTA-F, Gafforelli, and others. For the first time in Russia, within the II International Exhibition of Fabrics and Textile Materials INTERFABRIC-2017, a specialized Trend Forum on textile design trends was organized. Within the framework of the forum, the main trends of textile design of the spring-summer season of 2018 were demonstrated, as well as megatrends – the main directions of the movements of the entire fashion industry as a whole. In total, within the framework of the Trend Forum, it was possible to see 2,000 actual textile patterns. During the exhibition there were guided tours through the forum space twice a day with a detailed story about the tendencies of textile design of future seasons and explanations about the features and specificity of the fabric design. Honorary guests of the exhibition were the representatives of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Council of the Federation, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, regional executive authorities, famous designers of the fashion industry. On February 20, at the opening of the Russian Textile Week, the State Secretary, deputy minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Victor Yevtukhov said: “It is nice that domestic enterprises increase their representation on this site. This means that the popularity of the industry is growing, the forum is of interest, professional communication and establishing new ties become more important. ” Evaluating the integration of the leading industry exhibitions within the Week, Victor Yevtukhov called it very good and expressed the wish that more companies would take part in this event. He noted that in comparison with last year, the representation of Russian manufacturers increased twice. Particularly gratifying is the growing number of nonwovens. The development of light industry is one of the main priorities of the Russian economy, as the president has repeatedly stated. The attention of the state to the needs of the light industry, as well as the mobilization of all the capacities have benefited the producers. The central event was the business program of the Russian Textile Week. On the first day of the exhibition, a seminar on trends in textile design for the spring-summer season 2018 was held with great success with the participation of the famous designer Alexandra Kaloshina, who presented her collections within the exhibition exposition of the INTERFABRIC exhibition. According to the preliminary assessment of INTERFABRIC participants, most companies found new partners at the exhibition, met with existing customers, concluded new contracts and received up-to-date information on market trends. As a result, many participants decided to increase their stands at the autumn exhibition. In addition, the management already accepts a large number of applications from new companies. Interest in the exhibition is growing both from participants and visitors. See you at the exhibition INTERFABRIC-2017. Autumn!