Messe Frankfurt and Partner Up

Messe Frankfurt North America, the U.S. arm of the international trade show giant, has formed a partnership with online sourcing site will serve as Messe Frankfurt North America’s online sourcing partner, which means the sourcing done at the trade show can continue online after the event. will be on site at the July 19–21 run of Messe Frankfurt’s Texworld USA, International Apparel Sourcing Show and Home Textiles Sourcing Expo at the JacobK. Javits Convention Center in New York.

The three-in-one show combines the textile and trim resources at Texworld with the contract manufacturing, private-label and original design manufacturing resources at the International Apparel Sourcing show and the home deacute;cor fabrics and finished soft goods at the Home Textiles Sourcing Expo.

“We are excited to have as a new partner for our Texworld USA, Apparel Sourcing and Home Textiles Sourcing shows in New York, as they add a great resource for our customers to extend the value they receive from our shows throughout the year,” said David Audrain, president and chief executive officer of Messe Frankfurt North America. “Adding to our existing collaborations with Stylesight, Lenzing and our other partners makes our shows in New York that much more valuable ’must-attend’ events.”

Based in Atlanta, launched in 2000 and has grown into an online sourcing marketplace with offices in Atlanta, Paris and Shanghai.

Frankfurt, Germany–based Messe Frankfurt operated 88 trade shows around the world last year. The company has a network of 28 subsidiaries, five offices and 52 international sales partners. —Alison A. Nieder