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International Apparel Sourcing Show Maintains Presence in New York Market. Co-location with Texworld USA and Home Textiles Sourcing Expo creates one of the largest sourcing destinations in the U.S.

Jul 1, 2013

The fourth edition of the International Apparel Sourcing Show is maintaining its presence as the must see event focusing on the production supply chain for contract manufacturing, original design manufacturing and private label development. The show returns to the Jacob Javits Convention Center July 16 – 18, 2013 and is co-located with Texworld USA and the Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, creating one of the largest sourcing destinations in the U.S.

For the fourth year in a row, the International Apparel Sourcing Show has seen an increase in exhibitor participation and new country pavilions. Two of the major textile-producing nations, China and the USA, have maintained their presence while companies from Colombia and the United Arab Emirates look forward to exhibiting for the first time at the show. Messe Frankfurt organizes the International Apparel Sourcing Show together with the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT TEX).

Mauritius and Pakistan pavilions return to the show floor, while the show welcomes first time pavilion organizer Proexport.

“We are excited to welcome both our returning and new exhibitors to the International Apparel Sourcing Show. Their continued support and participation establishes the show as the must see event for the industry,” states John P. Gallagher, President and CEO of Messe Frankfurt, Inc. “With the increase in exhibitors, along with the two co-located events, we are pleased to offer our attendees a sold out show floor.”

With a focus on woven and knitted garments, most exhibitors supply activewear, childrenswear, menswear and womenswear to the international markets. In addition, the companies offer a variety of customer-oriented services such as contract manufacturing, ODM (origin design manufacturing) and private label development. The co-location of the International Apparel Sourcing Show with Texworld USA creates a one stop shop for our attendees, offering visitors the ability to source fabric and manufacturers in one location.

The International Apparel Sourcing Show is again co-located with Texworld USA, the largest apparel fabrics show in North America, and Home Textile Sourcing Expo. In July 2012, the three co-located events drew 608 exhibitors and more than 5,200 attendees. Other highlights include the Trend Area produced by Paris designers 2G2L, and an expansive seminar program organized by Lenzing Fibers.

July 2013
The International Apparel Sourcing Show is New York’s apparel sourcing event focused on the production supply chain for contract manufacturing, private label, and ODM - original design manufacturing. The next edition of the International Apparel Sourcing Show will take place July 16 - 18, 2013 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, co-located with Texworld USA.

For further information, please visit www.apparelsourcingshow.com

Background information on Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt is one of the world's leading trade show organisers with 538* million euros in sales and 1,891* active employees worldwide. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries and approx. 50 international Sales Partners, giving it a presence for its customers in more than 150 countries. Events “made by Messe Frankfurt” take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2012, Messe Frankfurt organised 109* trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.

Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds, featuring 578,000 square metres, are currently home to ten exhibition halls and an adjacent Congress Center. The company is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent. For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com

* preliminary numbers (2012).