Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Performance Days expo records 20 per cent rise in visitors

Performance Days expo records 20 per cent rise in visitors

May '19
Pic: Performance Days
Pic: Performance Days
Performance Days Munich expo, held on May 8-9, 2019, in Munich, Germany, has recorded a rise of 20 per cent in visitors this year. The functional fabric fair is the place to be for sourcing performance fabrics and accessories twice a year. Global exhibitors show their latest trends in fabric development for the functional textile industry at the expo.

As always, the fair not only lures well-known names and highly attractive exhibitors to Munich such as Sympatex, Schoeller Textil, PrimaLoft, Pontetorto, Polartec, Toray, Hyosung or Isko, but also presents a Focus Topic each season, highlighting the current most important trends. This season, the spotlight was on ‘The Beauty of Function’. Long queues at registration desks, along with full aisles and boulevards on May 8-9, 2019, testified to the attractiveness of what the fair has to offer. With its relocation to the Messe München exhibition grounds, the layout of the common areas has undergone a facelift. Four boulevards are now home to the Performance Forum with the Performance Wall, the Focus Topic with Guided Tours, and the area for expert talks and panel discussions, according to a press release on the show.

On the second day of the fair, the topics of presentations and discussion rounds are habitually devoted to the Focus Topic. Its attraction as a magnet for visitors could be evidenced by the full auditorium. Exhibitors also acknowledged the fact that the fair has its finger on the pulse with its ‘The Beauty of Function’ theme.

“The Focus Topic at the fair is just the thing for us. Injecting beauty into function is in our DNA since Isko combines Innovation and creativity. This topic is very important to us, and a large part of our daily work. At Isko, a large team of specialists’ works towards finding creative, fashionable solutions for athletic fabrics, and our functional woven fabrics and denims have created a new segment in the athleisure market,” Rosey Cortazzi, global marketing director at Isko said.

“We as Performance Days will not deny our origins, but we are particularly perceptive in recognising market needs. So it was only natural that we, as trendsetters, called on our exhibitors to make their highly functional fabrics even more attractive than before. The first edition of our functional fabric fair powered by Performance Days in New York clearly illustrated the importance of this topic for future market trends. In New York, our functional exhibitors were met with great interest from sportswear- and fashion brands. So it then became obvious to extend this trend to Europe,” managing director of Performance Days, Marco Weichert said.

Performance Days also has another unique service to offer: For those who didn’t have the opportunity to listen to the expert talks live this time, or want to view all the Performance Forum material at leisure, all information is online all year round on the Performance Days website. There all the fabrics from previous fairs can be viewed, and also read and listened to presentations in PDF and audio formats, which will be updated and uploaded after the conclusion of the fair. (GK)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India

Must ReadView All

Germany to promote Bangladesh's RMG industry

Apparel/Garments | On 25th May 2019

Germany to promote Bangladesh's RMG industry

The German embassy in Bangladesh will work closely to promote...

Pic: Mintel

Textiles | On 25th May 2019

UK courier, express delivery market hit £12.6 bn in 2018

British customers' love of online shopping is pushing the courier and ...

Pic: Target Corporation

Retail | On 25th May 2019

Comparable digital sales at Target soar 42% in Q1FY19

First quarter comparable digital channel sales of Target Corporation...

Interviews View All

Top executives, Indian retail players

Top executives
Indian retail players

Walmart's acquisition of Flipkart endorses the humongous opportunities in...

Top executives, Machinery Company

Top executives
Machinery Company

We will promote latest technologies at ITMA Barcelona

Kamlesh Vaghela, RK Textiles

Kamlesh Vaghela
RK Textiles

Very few machinery manufacturers have R&D units

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid,

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid

Oswal Prints Private Limited has been manufacturing and exporting ethnic...

Spring Chang,

Spring Chang

A specialist in manufacturing printing machines, <b>Wenzhou Changs</b>...

Manuele Baggini,

Manuele Baggini

Comec Italia Srl is a world leader in the production of printing machines. ...

Ayyappa Nagubandi, Broadcast Wearables Pvt Ltd

Ayyappa Nagubandi
Broadcast Wearables Pvt Ltd

Hyderabad-based Broadcast Wearables has come up with the country's first...

Alfonso Marra, Klopman

Alfonso Marra

It was in 1968 that Klopman introduced the concept of poly/cotton workwear ...

Davide Vigano, Sensoria

Davide Vigano

Sensoria is a leading developer of smart garments and IoMe (Internet of...

Sandeep and Sarah Shaikh Gonsalves, SS Homme

Sandeep and Sarah Shaikh Gonsalves
SS Homme

SS Homme celebrates the craft of traditional tailoring through the bespoke ...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao, Nayaab

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Ritu Kumar, Label Ritu Kumar

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

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


Leave your Comments

June 2019

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

news category

Related Categories:

Advanced Search