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Heimtextil Trends 21/22 Nothing New, Everything New

Nothing New, Everything New - Heimtextil Trends 21/22

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4. – 7. May 2021 Frankfurt am Main Tickets & Registration

International Trade Fair for Home and Contract Textiles

Heimtextil is the largest international trade fair for textile interior design in Frankfurt am Main. From 4 to 7 May 2021, co-located with Techtextil and Texprocess, it will bring together leading representatives from industry, trade and design.


COVID-19: Important information for your trade fair activities

Everyone has felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. As trade fair, the well-being of everyone involved is extremely important to us. That is why Messe Frankfurt has developed a concept for hygiene, medical and organisational measures that has been approved by the authorities. We kindly ask you, as an exhibitor, to update your stand construction concepts to satisfy protection and hygiene regulations.

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EU travel regulations

Governments have taken measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Here you will find an overview of the travel restrictions and the health situation in European countries based on the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

What you can expect at Heimtextil

Visitors at Heimtextil at the trend space

The industry meeting place: Retailers, wholesalers, designers, furniture and bedding stores, interior decorators, interior architects, architects, hotel outfitters and many other decision makers come to Heimtextil every year.

Here you’ll find what you’re looking for: From decorative and furniture fabrics to textiles for the bedroom, bathroom and table, wallpaper and sun protection systems.

Benefit from synergies: the leading trade fairs Techtextil and Texprocess will take place for the first time parallel to Heimtextil. Discover world-class textile innovations and meet international pioneers.

Big names and start-ups: In addition to well-known exhibitors, you can discover plenty of promising newcomers.

Know what is coming: Heimtextil Trends provide you with a globally unique trend forecast and an insight into the popular design topics.

Industry and trade are relying on Heimtextil 2021

Leading representatives from the home textiles industry view the upcoming Heimtextil as a decisive way to boost their business activities after the restart:

‘Even though we discovered the potential of digital meetings during lockdown, nothing beats visiting a trade fair. We at bdia Hesse want to reinvigorate direct dialogue and are already looking forward to taking our interior architecture colleagues on guided tours of Messe Frankfurt's Heimtextil again’.

Monika Slomski, Chair, Hesse regional association, bdia, Association of German Interior Architects, Germany

‘After months of limited contact, many dealers are once again looking forward to personal meetings with their suppliers. BTE is sure that Heimtextil will develop a convincing social distancing and hygiene concept that will enable a low-risk visit to the trade fair. Many business owners are hopeful and eagerly looking forward to seeing new products’.

Axel Augustin, BTE spokesperson and VDB CEO, BTE, Association of German Textile and Bedding Retailers/VDB, Association of Bed Retailers, Germany

‘For us, Heimtextil is the most important international meeting place for ordering home and household textiles. Given the increasing demand for furnishing and decoration, we're looking forward to meeting our suppliers again in 2021 and eagerly await the new developments, innovations and trends that the textile industry will come up with’.

‘We strongly recommend that our association members take part in the international industry meeting. Even though we will be experiencing a leading trade fair in a different way, in Frankfurt, important national and international buyers come together, and they also want to make contacts in person and experience new products.”

Martin Auerbach, CEO, Heimtex, Association of Home Textiles Manufacturers, Germany

‘All Spanish exhibitors are confident and are looking forward to the upcoming Heimtextil in January 2021. After this tough pandemic and its devastating consequences for our industry, we believe that Heimtextil 2021 will give our companies a fresh start in terms of economic activity and a return to normality.’

Manuel Revert, President, Hometextiles from Spain, Spain

‘As the world's leading trade fair for wall covering, Heimtextil is the best possible platform for the members of IGI to come into contact with international customers and potential new buyers. Despite the challenges the wall decoration segment is currently facing we expect good business impulses at Heimtextil for a restart after the crisis.’

Pascal Siellet, President, IGI, The Global Wallcoverings Association, Belgien

„It is confident that the trade event will contribute Messe Frankfurt as a new mile stone to host trade fairs in the future. On behalf of Taiwan Textile Federation, I will organize a group of exhibitors to participate in the fair, as long as the quarantine regulations would allow us to trip to Frankfurt and back to Taipei.“

Justin Huang, President, Taiwan Textile Federation, Taiwan

„Heimtextil is an essential trade show for Turkish home textile industry where we have the chance to show everyone of the true potential and vision of Turkish manufacturers. As TETSIAD, we are confident of reaching an export revenue of 5-10 billion USD each year with our participation in Heimtextil which strengthens our hopes for the future.“

Huseyin Bayram, President,Tetsiad, Turkish Home Textile Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association, Turkey

„UK textile businesses are cautiously optimistic about future business in the mid to long term, and are confident that the international market for their high quality products will gradually resume following lockdown. All British exhibitors in the UK pavilion in Hall 4.1 have already re-booked their spaces for Heimtextil 2021.”

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