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Texworld USA provides attendees access to a wealth of industry advice with onsite Resource Center

Jan 21, 2015

“PRESENCE” Trend Forum forecasts color trends and direction for Spring/Summer 2016

Texworld USA will provide attendees complimentary access to an onsite Resource Center staffed with industry professionals providing expert advice. Visitors will be able to connect directly with experts from multiple facets of the industry including advertising and journalism, color and trend forecasting, fashion design, education and buyer-supplier matchmaking services.

"We work diligently each edition to improve the attendee experience by providing our visitors access to a wide array of sourcing options as well as industry knowledge and education. Our Resource Center provides attendees face-to-face access to some of the leading industry experts" commented Kristy Meade, Group Show Director, Messe Frankfurt, Inc.

A few of the industry experts featured in the Resource Center include:

Sourcing Journal
With more than 55,000 readers, Sourcing Journal is the premier trade publication for apparel and textile executives focused on sourcing and manufacturing. Sourcing Journal knows that intelligent business decisions are based on strategic, time sensitive information. With continuous updates on global market conditions, breaking news stories, top-tier investigative journalism and industry white papers, they make sense of an increasingly complex sourcing landscape.

Pantone Color Institute
Pantone is the world-renowned authority on color and provider of color systems and leading technology for the selection and accurate communication of color across a variety of industries. The PANTONE® name is known worldwide as the standard language for color communication from designer to manufacturer to retailer to customer.

Design Options
As the only Los Angeles based trend and color forecasting company, Design Options is dedicated to bringing Southern California's unique aesthetic to the world. Its singular cutting edge perspective, coupled with a comprehensive knowledge of the current marketplace, fuels the company's imaginative products and high-end consulting services.

Tradegood is a global sourcing community for responsible buyers and trusted suppliers to get connected and get to know their supply chains. They connect compatible people, bridging the gap between buyers and suppliers to maximize supply chain visibility and minimize reputation risks. They help build and maintain deeper, lasting partnerships by creating buyer and supplier confidence through qualification and verification, and by simply getting to know each other better. Tradegood will be offering complimentary buyer/supplier matchmaking services daily during show hours.

ESMOD International
Established in Paris in 1841, ESMOD International is the world's first and oldest fashion design school using exclusive and patented methods. For more than 170 years and thanks to high quality teaching, in creation as well as in business, ESMOD International has trained creative designers and pattern drafters, and also the professionals who accompany them for production, sales and the promotion of their collections.

"PRESENCE" Trend Forum provides insight to Spring-Summer 2016

Texworld Art Directors, Louis Gerin and Gregory Lamaud will create the much anticipated Texworld Trend Forum forecasting color trends and direction for Spring/Summer 2016.  The forum titled "PRESENCE" will represent their vision utilizing four distinct color pallets including: Subversive Analogy, Subtle Amorphia, Alter Echo and Inescapable Hazards. The Trend Forum serves as a valuable educational resource for designers, buyers and sourcing agents looking to stay ahead of the curve in the ever changing landscape of fashion. Louis and Gregory will be available onsite for personal tours of the forum and to answer questions during designated hours of the show. They will also be presenting: "Texworld Trends Presentation: Spring/Summer 2016" on January 19, 2015 at 11:00 AM as part of the complimentary Lenzing seminar series. A limited number of Trend Books providing in-depth detail of each color pallet will also be available for visitors.

Texworld USA January 2015
Texworld USA is the largest sourcing event in North America for apparel fabric buyers, research and product development specialists, designers, fashion labels, merchandisers and overseas sourcing professionals. The eighteenth edition of Texworld USA will take place January 19-21, 2015 at the Javits Convention Center, North Hall, in New York City and will feature the International Apparel Sourcing Show.

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About Messe Frankfurt North America
Messe Frankfurt is one of the world's leading trade show organizers with around 545* million euros in sales and 2,000* 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 2013, Messe Frankfurt organised 113* trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Messe Frankfurt North America produces nine shows within the United States, Canada and Mexico. The portfolio of events include Canadian Waste & Recycling, Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, International Apparel Sourcing Show (January & July), PAACE Automechanika Mexico City, Techtextil North America, Texprocess Americas and Texworld USA (January & July).

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