NOVEMBER 6th - 7th

The Textile 4.0 conference focuses on the digitalisation of the textile and apparel sector. It is the most significant gathering of key opinion leaders from this industry looking to implement the principles of Industry 4.0 for textile and apparel manufacturing. Hundreds of executives come together to share new projects, discuss opportunities, learn from the worlds leading player’s and engage with the big questions: Where to start with digital strategy? What barriers are there to supply chain transformation? What are the benefits of investing in new digital technology when it comes to ROI? And more.

NOVEMBER 7th - 8th

Re:Think materials is a new forward-looking conference for innovation in materials, from fibres to the finished fabric. It sees beyond today’s state of the art to identify the big advances that are just over the horizon, in conductive, smart and novel textiles. From the use of graphene in textiles, to circuit and sensor technology, light-emitting fibres and thermoregulation properties, Re:Think materials highlights the emerging technologies that aim to redefine the technical textiles industry.


World Textile Information Network (WTiN), publisher of international technical textiles magazine Future Textiles (formerly known as Future Materials), launched the technical textiles awards in 2014 to recognise success in textile innovation and celebrate the essential work of the many businesses which support the industry.This was followed by a second and third edition held in Milan and Frankfurt respectively. Each welcomed over 200 guests, including a host of leading companies and research institutes.


In partnership with global management consultancy and engineering company, Gherzi, Textile Business Futures is an exclusive, avant-garde event for C-level delegates from emerging and established companies with one thing in common: the drive for innovation. The forum will cover topics such as, new digital business models and impact projections for the next 5 years. Strategy, manufacturing flexibility, ROI and risk will all be considered.