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Texworld USA lines up exciting new seminar series
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Jan '16
Texworld USA, which kicks off in January, has lined up exciting new seminar series, which have been developed and organised by Lenzing Innovation, featuring 11 educational sessions led by over 25 industry experts.

“Key topics of the seminars include, social media strategies and tips; sustainability and design; fibre innovation; future of trade and TPP; spring 2017 colour trends and more,” a Messe Frankfurt press release said.

“As always, Lenzing Innovation has done an incredible job of curating a top-notch lineup of panelists and topics for the Texworld USA seminar series,” said Dennis Smith, president, Messe Frankfurt North America.

“With each edition, we are striving to offer attendees a valuable educational experience in addition to a space to do business and connect with resources and with Lenzing's help we are achieving that,” Smith added.

The topics include; 'Contact - Texworld Trend Forecasting: SS/2017', which offers an overview of trend inspirations throughout art, architecture, design, research, and new technologies.

“This will have a focus on colour palettes, colour alliances, textures, aspects and much more and will be an inspirational seminar for the upcoming season,” Messe Frankfurt added.

Another topic will dwell on 'Driving Social Media to Market Your Line', in which attendees will hear experts teach on how to stand out and become the #bestclothinglineever and a #mustfollow.

Another topic; 'The Latest on Standards and Sustainability', will see GOTS, OIA and Textile Exchange bring the latest in standards and tools to identify a more sustainable material.

Attendees will learn about how to select materials that have a preferred environmental status, can be sourced responsibly and certified to a standard.

'Innovation in Today's Fibre Landscape' will see executives from Buhler Quality Yarns, Lenzing Fibers and Eastman discuss their latest developments.

On 'Sourcing and Trade for Today and Tomorrow', attendees will learn about what is currently happening with trade and what will happen in the future.

“Topics covered will include US trade laws, the details of TPP and how it will affect sourcing,” the organiser explained.

Texworld USA is the largest sourcing event in North America for apparel fabric buyers, research and product development specialists, designers, merchandisers and overseas sourcing professionals.

The business platform offers a wide product range covering the entire fabric spectrum and season to season, attendees discover textiles of innovative structures, material mixes and surprising colour palettes. (AR)

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