The officials have announced that the registrations for the 15th edition of Techtextil North America, and the fourth edition of Texprocess Americas are now open.
The 2018 events will take place from 22-24 May at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.
The events bring together product innovators, industry associations and research institutions to deliver a robust offering of networking and educational opportunities. With more than 500 exhibiting companies, international media outlets and pavilions representing Germany, Italy, Taiwan, Belgium, China and Supply Chain USA, to name a few, both visitors and exhibitors alike gain exposure to new opportunities and outlets to market their businesses.
The co-located events will bring decision makers from all of the major industries that touch technical textiles, sewn products, their equipment and technology together in one place to experience the latest in innovation. Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas are expected to draw visitors in the realm of top industry executives, buyers, engineers, technical directors, plant managers, product development managers, and more, organisers report. The 2016 events hosted over 500 exhibitors from 33 countries attracting over 9,000 visitors.
The Premier symposia
Among the programme highlights will be the highly-acclaimed symposia, which give attendees the opportunity to listen and learn from industry leaders and subject matter experts as they discuss some of the most pivotal advancements in research and technology and shed light on the current global economic state and its effects across industries.
Those who purchase symposium passes will attend sessions on today’s hot topics including smart textiles, advancements in nonwovens, new technology and its integration across industries, manufacturing and reshoring, cutting and sewing floor innovations, testing and regulatory expectations, and more.
The Graduate programme
A must visit show floor attraction is the annual Graduate Student Poster Program Posters. Graduate students from around the world will have a platform to share their research findings with peers and potential employers/sponsors. Students have the ability to present their research in front of a captive audience during the three days of Tech Talks, which will be located on the floor of each show.
For the first time in show history, Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas will hold a joint reception open to both exhibitors and visitors. With the goal of encouraging more networking and business interactions across shows, the reception will take place on 23 May and provide ticket-holders with food, drinks and entertainment.