Trade show Ispo’s organisers have decided that the trajectory of the coronavirus pandemic does not allow for the possibility of a hybrid event in 2021. The Munich-based sports industry fair will take place fully online.
The digital denim event will focus on themes of inspiration, innovation, fiber and raw materials, and people and social responsibility, and will include talks on the topics of hemp, climate commitments, ethics and more.
The Who's Next, Première Classe, Impact, Man/Woman and Silmo shows were held in Paris on October 2-4, with less of an emphasis on business and more on energising the industry and getting it back on track.
The iconic menswear trade show will open its doors in Florence from 12 to 14 January, reducing in length from four to three days, but with longer hours. The event will also maintain a digital platform.
Intertextile, Chic, PH Value and Yarn Expo, held on September 23-25, attracted up to 73,500 visitors. A sign that recovery has started, say the organisers, who boosted the online tools integrating the physical shows.
France has introduced new, tighter restrictions to contain the Covid-19 epidemic, but Parisian trade shows Who's Next, Première Classe, Man/Woman and Silmo are going ahead as planned, starting on October 2.
Created in partnership with sourcing marketplace Material Exchange, the virtual trade show promises "a robust and flexible digital showroom platform," equipped with helpful tools and features for denim mills and buyers.
White, the uniquely located fashion-forward Milanese tradeshow, this month plans to celebrate Made in Italy and support sustainability, while it showcases several exciting new talents in its upcoming 300-brand salon.
The textile sourcing show that ended last Wednesday in Milan, the first major European trade event held post-lockdown, was able to fulfil expectations, despite a reduced number of exhibitors and foreign visitors.