GlobalTex to offer high-end resources from 25 countries
Market Center Management Company (MCMC), the management company of GlobalTex: LA International Textile & Sourcing Fair, announced that the upcoming show will offer more resources than ever before, inspiring and fresh trend displays, and relevant and timely seminars. The show will be held September 28-30, 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) in West Hall, Hall A.
“The fourth edition of GlobalTex will offer high-end resources from 25 countries,” said Cindy Morris, COO, MCMC. “The show continues to expand with key growth in denim and sublimation printing, innovative trend displays, and new matchmaking services.”
The growing list of countries and regions committed to show new resources at GlobalTex include: Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Macau, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.
In addition to more international resources, GlobalTex will welcome a range of associations including: Associacao Selectiva Moda; China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textiles (CCCT); Ningbo, a sub-council of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT); Indian Powerloom Development & Export Promotion Council; Indian Silk Promotion Council; Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP); Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF); as well as many others.
New trend displays will be revealed at the show with more fabric swatches than ever before. The fresh new look has a raw industrial feel and an expanded Denim Lounge. Attendees can utilize the displays to view hundreds of swatches and color direction by Mudpie, Ltd. for Autumn/Winter 2011/2012.
In addition to trend displays, GlobalTex will feature the only HP Stoll flat knitting machine on the West Coast. Stoll is the driving force behind the innovative technology which has made many trends possible. Stoll machines are used in more than 70 different countries around the world.
“GlobalTex is the perfect venue for Stoll to display not only our state-of-the-art CMS 530 HP multi-gauge machine, but also raise awareness for our Stoll Fashion & Technology center in New York,” said Beth Hofer, senior manager, customer relations & educational resources, Stoll Fashion & Technology. “It serves as a great West Coast platform for our core concepts of training, sourcing, prototype sampling, and inspirational archiving.”
More than a dozen seminars and networking opportunities will be held during GlobalTex in the Seminar Suite conveniently located on the show floor. Seminar speakers include: Doty Horn, Benjamin Moore; Emanuelle Linard, EDELKOORT; Fiona Jenvey, Mudpie, Ltd.; Fran and Arnold Sude, Design Options, The West Coast Perspective; Frances Harder, Fashion Business Inc.; Ilse Metcheck, California Fashion Association; Lyndsey Wong, Stylesight; Martin Legner, Stoll American Knitting Machinery, Inc.; and Philippe Bertrand, Woolworks International.
Also new this GlobalTex are matchmaking services from DealCenter. Exhibitors and attendees participating in the upcoming show are eligible to register for the service to help manage show appointments with new prospects and partners, introducing new business potential and increasing their return on investment.
Market Center Management Company (MCMC)