Agenda with New Features & Programs Adds Value and Deepens Industry Reach
Registration for the 15th edition of Techtextil North America, and the fourth edition of Texprocess Americas is now open. The 2018 events will take place May 22-24 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The co-located shows are known for creating a dynamic synergy between industries, and show the largest technical textiles, nonwovens, textile machinery, sewn products and equipment offering in the United States.
The events bring together product innovators, industry associations and research institutions to deliver a robust offering of networking and educational opportunities. With 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.
The 2016 events hosted over 500 exhibitors from 33 countries attracting over 9,000 visitors.
“Each year, the co-location of Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas provides a diverse offering of products, services and technologies that represent the entire value chain for technical textiles and sewn products. We look forward to returning to Atlanta with an expanded show agenda and even more features and networking opportunities for visitors to take advantage of,” said Dennis Smith, President of Messe Frankfurt, Inc.
Press Tour: During Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas, organized tours will be conducted to visit exhibitor booths who have submitted exceptional new technologies and products. Photographers and journalists from a variety of trade press will be invited to attend, and follow-up activities facilitated by the Show Team to ensure maximum exposure.
Premier Symposia: The highly-acclaimed symposia 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.
Graduate Program: 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 whill be located on the floor of each show.
Networking Reception: 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 the evening of Wednesday, May 23rd and provide ticketholders with food, drinks and entertainment. Tickets are currently available as an add-on to all registration types, and will be available for purchase on-site for an increased price.
Visitors wanting to attend the 2018 event can register online at https://messefrankfurtttnatpa18.expotracker.net/Registration.aspx
Early bird registration is $50 for a 3-day exhibition hall pass and $450 or $600 for a 1 or 2 day symposium pass until May 20, 2018. Visitors are encouraged to register in advance to ensure minimal wait times on-site for their badge. Networking Reception does have a capacity limit, so all parties are encouraged to purchase tickes in advance. Additional information on the 2018 co-located event including hotel information, can be found at www.techtextilNA.com or www.TexprocessAmericas.com
Techtextil North America is Incorporated with ATME-I.
Texprocess Americas is Co-produced by SPESA.
Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s leading trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition site. More than 2,300 employees in 30 locations achieve an annual turnover of almost 647 million euros. Thanks to far-reaching networks with industry and an international sales network, the corporate group is able to efficiently support the business interests of its customers. A comprehensive service offer, both on site and online, guarantees customers across the world the same high quality and flexibility in the planning, organisation and realisation of their event. The variety of services it offers range from site rental, trade fair construction and marketing services to personal services and gastronomy. The headquarters of the company are located in Frankfurt am Main. Its shareholders are the City of Frankfurt with 60 per cent and the State of Hesse with 40 percent. More information: www.messefrankfurt.com
Messe Frankfurt North America is a subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Messe Frankfurt North America produces nine shows within the United States, Canada and Mexico. In addition to Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas, the North American portfolio of events includes Canadian Waste & Recycling, Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, International Apparel Sourcing Show and Texworld USA, INA PAACE Automechanika and NACE Automechanika. For more information, please visit our website at www.us.messefrankfurt.com