The online edition of the Parisian textile/apparel trade show recorded a strong rise in audience compared to last autumn. Its next physical edition, originally planned for July 2021, will be held instead in September.
Intertextile, Yarn Expo, Chic and PH Value, scheduled in Shanghai on March 10-12, have been postponed. FashionNetwork.com has learned the possible new dates are March 17-19, if the authorities give the green light.
Health protection measures are once again preventing Paris’s trade shows from being held regularly. WSN’s joint event scheduled in early March has been cancelled, and only a reduced Première Classe show will be staged.
Paris’s Première Vision show will not be staged physically, but on February 15-19 it will hold a digital event featuring a revamped e-marketplace and several online debates with industry professionals and specialists.
Following a decision by the Italian government, trade shows Pitti Uomo, Pitti Bimbo and Pitti Filati will take place exclusively online on the Pitti Connect platform which will remain online until the start of April.
Pitti Connect took a novel turn with Herno CEO Claudio Marenzi presenting the brand’s latest sustainable ideas with Globe, before linking to Eataly founder Oscar Farinetti, who has launched eco-retail concept Pea Green.
The February session of Première Vision Paris once again won’t be staged physically, and will be replaced by a digital version scheduled on February 15-19, benefiting from several innovations in its e-marketplace.
Italy's benchmark textiles show, which had been one of the rare trade events to be staged physically in September, has announced that its February edition, showcasing the Spring/Summer 2022 collections, will go digital.
On Tuesday December 8, global trend forecasting agency FashionSnoops is bringing together a number of fashion show top executives to try to find answers to the questions about the future of trade shows.
Playtime, the trade show dedicated to the world of children, has cancelled the winter editions due to be held in Paris, New York and Shanghai. Organiser Picaflor emphasised however that Playtime continues online.