Heimtextil is the industry's most important global trade fair for interior textiles, interior design, and interior trends. It kicks off each upcoming season by presenting these important industry indicators to both exhibiting companies and professional visitors from all over the world.
With events worldwide, Heimtextil offers the Interior & Contract Textiles segment its largest and most important business platform. In addition to well-known exhibitors, one can discover plenty of promising newcomers. Retailers, wholesalers, designers, furniture and bedding stores, interior decorators, interior architects, architects, hotel outfitters, and many other decision makers come to Heimtextil every year. Here, professionals find what they are looking for from decorative and furniture fabrics to textiles for the bedroom, bathroom and table, wallpaper, and sun protection systems. It is truly an industry meeting place. As a global ordering platform, it delivers valuable content for knowledge-hungry textile professionals with numerous lectures, special presentations, and guided tours. Overall, Heimtextil creates a network of international contacts–allowing people to gain insight to trends of tomorrow.
Heimtextil’s Trends category provides a globally unique trend forecast into popular design topics. Trends 24/25 will focus on textile transformation under the theme "New Sensitivity.” It emphasizes three approaches to show ways to progress to a more sensitive world of textiles: the plant-based production of textiles, the support of textile cycles by technology, and the bioengineered use of natural ingredients. Additionally, the category Future Materials focuses on curating regenerative materials and designs. Regenerative design is dedicated to developing holistic creative practices that restore or renew resources, having a positive impact on the environment, and encouraging communities to thrive. For Heimtextil 2024, design futures consultancy, FranklinTill, is curating a global showcase of cutting-edge textiles and materials to illustrate the principles of regenerative design and recognize pioneering designers, producers and manufacturers who are at the forefront.
Heimtextil is part of the Messe Frankfurt Texpertise Network which is committed to accelerate innovation and change within the textile and fashion sector, advancing the Decade of Action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Its sustainable business practices follow the ten principles of the UN Global Compact and the United Nations 17 Goals for Sustainable Development. Heimtextil is integrating sustainability into more aspects of its activities while gradually expanding their reach.
Background information on Messe Frankfurt
The Messe Frankfurt Group is one of the world’s leading trade fair, congress and event organisers with their own exhibition grounds. With a workforce of some 2,160 people at its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main and in 28 subsidiaries, it organises events around the world. Messe Frankfurt serves customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of its Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. One of Messe Frankfurt’s key strengths is its powerful and closely knit global sales network, which covers around 180 countries in all regions of the world. Its comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. Messe Frankfurt uses its digital expertise to develop new business models. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services.
Sustainability is a central pillar of its corporate strategy. Here, Messe Frankfurt strikes a healthy balance between ecological and economic interests, social responsibility and diversity.
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With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).
For more information, please visit the website at: www.messefrankfurt.com