Our tradeshows

Texworld - The International fair for Fashion: Fabrics, Trims, Accessories


This textile fair is international and bi-annual. It was established in 1997 to showcase a new offer of international manufacturers in Paris, coming from Turkey, Japan, China, India, Bangladesh...

This offer is now divided into several sectors: cotton, drapery, embroidery and lace, jacquard, knitted fabrics, linen and hemp, prints, shirts, silk, silky aspects, sportswear and functional fabrics, trims and accessories, wool material, as well as a large Denim sector with nearly 70 leading companies.

Texworld is now a real platform for purchasing and a source for inspiration with its thousands exhibitors - selected by a Fashion Committee, its forum and its trend book dreamed by Louis Gérin and Gregory Lamaud, artistic directors of the shows.

This event attracts all fashion professionals to Paris: weavers, designers, buyers and journalists, from the Couture to the high volume retail sector.

Visitors can appreciate new trends and market developments on site, as well as Sustainable Sourcing and Small Quantity itineraries.

Apparel Sourcing - New Sourcing Horizons

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This sourcing fair for finished clothing and fashion accessories is the largest in Europe. Its first edition was held in September 2011 at the Parc des Expositions Paris - Le Bourget with 150 exhibitors.

Nowadays, the show is a preeminent platform in Europe on account of its international ranges that combine quality, creativity and competitive pricing. The show gathers annually hundreds exhibitors and takes place twice a year in Paris.

It includes menswear (shirts, suits, coats, underwear, swimwear, sportswear, uniforms and sweaters), womenswear (fancy fashion with fuzzy technique, coats, lingerie, swimwear, uniforms, sportswear, knitwear), childrenswear (collections for 0-18 months, 2-6 years and 6-14 years) and accessories (shoes, socks, bags, leather goods, gloves, shawls & scarves, hats, caps, ties and bows). 

Avantex - The international innovation trade fair for an advanced and sustainable fashion


Alongside its two historical textile trade fairs, Messe Frankfurt France has launched in September 2015, Avantex Paris, the 1st international tradeshow dedicated to the innovation in the textile and Fashion industry.

Its mission: uniting high-tech companies with fashion product designers and managers to Paris, the capital of fashion.

The show gathers once a year in July in Paris startups, brands, designers, garment manufacturers, retailers, engineers, institutes & laboratories and universities to create the fashion of tomorrow and open new markets.

It highlights innovative fibers, textiles, inks, wearables producers, developers of prototyping software and tools, new applications makers in Smart Retail, etc.

Moreover, in 2017, Avantex Paris has created in own competition: the Avantex Fashion Pitch, a federalizing event rewarding the most creative start-ups in high-tech fashion.

Leatherworld - The leather trade fair


Last-born trade show of the Messe Frankfurt France constellation, Leatherworld Paris was launched in 2018. This international trade show is the European platform dedicated to the leather industry regrouping manufacturers of raw materials and finished leather goods.

Discover every year in July a large panel of Exotic leather, Tanneries, Semi-finished/Finished leather, and also Footwear, Handcrafted leather goods, Fashion accessories, Handbags & Wallets, Luggage & Briefcase, Leather stationery items, Leather furniture, etc.

Texcare France - The professional textile care trade show


Since 2005, it is The French leading trade show for Professional Textile Care (PTC). Texcare France is the platform to discover all services and innovations for French-speaking markets with 75 exhibitors presenting near to 100 brands and around 3500 visitors. This unique meeting place brings together twice a year all suppliers in the sector, managers of structures and services specializing in the care of textiles.

In a French market valued around €3 billion a year, Texcare France is the cannot-miss event for both suppliers and public/private users: Drycleaners, Launderettes, Laundries, Rental services, On-demand services, Hospital centers, Medico-social services, Hospitality, Local authorities, etc.

Discover also some conferences hold by experts, awards rewarding best practices and know-how as well as hundreds of BtoB meetings for decision-makers via matchmaking.