Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Exhibitor numbers up 26% at Intertextile Pavilion
Exhibitor numbers up 26% at Intertextile Pavilion
Aug '13
Another successful edition of Intertextile Pavilion at the Shenzhen International Trade Fair for Apparel Fabrics and Accessories has just concluded, with positive feedback received from all parties involved.

This year saw increased numbers of exhibitors taking part, reflecting the fair’s growing international stature as the ideal entry point to the booming Southern China textiles market.

Exhibitors to the fair represented 11 countries and regions, and the nearly 600 participants was a 26% increase from 2012. This growth in suppliers attracted a large number of buyers sourcing the latest apparel fabrics and accessories across 22,500 sqm in halls 6, 7 and 8 – an over 30% increase in exhibition space compared to last year. The fair attracted over 13,000 visitors from 25 countries and regions in total.

Commenting on the growing popularity of the fair, Ms Wendy Wen, Senior General Manager of Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd said that the involvement from key industry players signified the respect this fair has in the industry.

“We were very grateful this year to have the debut India Pavilion, organised by the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council of India (Texprocil), and the Korea Pavilion, organised by the Korea Fashion Textile Association (KFTA) at Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen. Their support not only shows the importance the industry is placing on the Southern China market, but that this fair is the key platform to take advantage of the opportunities here.”

India and Korea Pavilion organisers optimistic about region’s potential

Due to the success experienced by exhibitors in the India Pavilion at this year’s Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen, they are already planning a larger participation in 2014. Mr Ravi Narayanaswamy, Joint Director at Pavilion organiser Texprocil said, “Next year we will bring an even bigger number of exhibitors as the fair has more than met our expectations. We have talked with a lot of buyers from outside Guangdong province which we didn’t expect, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Ningbo, Shandong and more. Southern China has a big demand for yarn, and a lot of companies here are not aware of the high-quality yarn we produce, but we can create that awareness at a fair like this.”

The organiser of the Korea Pavilion was equally optimistic about the potential in Southern China. “Shenzhen has a lot of manufacturing plants for ladieswear and is centrally located within the region,” said Mr Yoon Young Sang, Vice President from Korea Fashion Textile Association.

“Close by, Hong Kong has the buying offices; Guangdong is the central location of manufacturing while Zhongshan focuses on leisure wear and Huizhou is the centre of menswear production. Taking all these factors together, I believe we will continue to find a lot of business opportunities and buyers at this fair.”

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 23rd Mar 2017

South Korean Samil Spinning acquires Buhler Quality Yarns

South Korean yarn producer Samil Spinning has acquired US based...

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Mar 2017

E-retailers to pay up to 1% TCS under GST

E-retail marketplaces will need to deduct up to 1 per cent tax...

Textiles | On 23rd Mar 2017

Lanxess to expand chemical intermediates capacity

The Advanced Industrial Intermediates business unit of German...

Interviews View All

Krishnanand Tripathi
Textrade International Ltd

We believe in vocational education for entry-level employees, offering...

Claudia Kersten
Global Organic Textile Standard

‘GOTS is a very efficient supply chain management tool, especially for...

Mukesh Agarwal & Rajesh Agarwal
Madhuram Fincap Pvt Ltd

Increasing prices and lack of demand main issues facing industry

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Marcel Alberts

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Pranav Mishra

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


news category

Related Categories:
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search