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Interior.Architecture.Hospitality LIBRARY

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12. – 15. January 2021 Frankfurt am Main Tickets & Registration

International Trade Fair for Home and Contract Textiles

Heimtextil is the biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles, and will next be held in Frankfurt am Main from 12 to 15 January 2021. The first trade fair of the year for its sector, it is a climate and trend barometer for the new business year.

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Dear exhibitors, dear visitors, dear partners,

the Heimtextil team is there for you as usual. If you have any questions relating to your trade fair appearance, we are of course available via telephone or email despite the fact we’re working from home. We’re looking ahead to the future with optimism and working hard on the 51st edition of Heimtextil, due to take place from 12-15 January 2021.

You can find the most important information on how we deal with the special situation in our FAQ’s, which we update regularly.

Stay healthy, Your Heimtextil Team

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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Why Heimtextil is exactly the right place for you

Visitors at Heimtextil at the trend space
  • Heimtextil is the season opener for new trends and textile innovations.
  • Here, you can find everything in one place: interior textiles, interior design and interior trends.
  • Nowhere else can you meet so many international trade visitors and decision-makers searching for the patterns, colours and trends of the season.
  • In addition to highly promising newcomers you can meet many well-known top players.

What you can expect at Heimtextil

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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 in January.
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.
Discover the future: In the new Heimtextil Trend Space you’ll find new trends.
Clear organisation: With our new concept, we once again underline our position as the largest event in the industry. Exhibitor directories and the clear navigation system provide reliable guidance.
Big names and start-ups: In addition to big-name exhibitors, you can discover plenty of promising newcomers.
Outstanding programme of events: Meet existing customers and new business partners during the day at the fair or in the evening at various after-hours events. Numerous lectures and high-calibre tours tell you what’s going on in the industry and offer important inspiration.

Innovations & Highlights 2020

Find out now what innovations and highlights we offered you in 2020 in Frankfurt.

Heimtextil Trends at the Trend space

Heimtextil Trends

Multilayered, individual and emotional. With WHERE I BELONG, the Trend Space in Hall 3.0 offered you five theme worlds that couldn't be more different and yet all fit into one another. Let yourself be inspired and experience tomorrow's design now.


Exclusive highlights for the contract industry

Interior.Architecture.Hospitality. Interior designers, architects and hospitality experts found the world's largest selection of contract textiles here. 370 Heimtextil exhibitors from all over the world were showing their portfolios and in 2020 the area in Hall 4.2 were extended by the Interior.Architecture.Hospitality LIBRARY – a textile material library.

Sleep! The Future Forum during the last Heimtextil

Sleep! The Future Forum

Lifetyle, informative and stimulating. Healthy sleep was also an important lifestyle topic in 2020. In the specially designed area, lectures and discussion rounds on the topic blocks "Sleep & Sustainability", "Sleep & Hospitality", "Sleep & Sport" and "Sleep & Digital" once again took place. New at the Heimtextil was the "Sleep & Interior Design" theme block.

Location: Hall 11.0, North foyer

Design Dialog – The Future of Furniture Fabrics during the last Heimtextil

Design Dialogue

Top-class, dynamic and exciting. On the second day of the fair, 8 January 2020, you couldn't miss the Design Dialogue when prominent guests and Heimtextil trend managers were informing you about new products – especially in the upholstery and decorative fabrics sector. With: Werner Aisslinger, Christiane Müller, Anne Marie Commandeur  und Susanne Tamborini-Liebenberg

Location: Hall 4.2, Lecture Area

Green Village area during the last Heimtextil

Green Village

Sustainable, environmentally friendly and innovative. In the "green section" of Heimtextil, you could meet certification bodies and quality-mark organisations and also obtain information on textiles produced in an ecologically and socially responsible way. The area was also the meeting point for the daily Green Tours.

New: Federal Minister for Economics and Energy with the Grüner Knopf initiative and the United Nations Office for Partnerships with the Sustainable Development Goals. This area was also the starting point for the green tours. 

Location: Hall 12.0, A40/A41

Textile design presentation at Heimtextil

Textile Design

Creative, stylish and international. In the Textile Design Area you found 220 international design studios exhibiting their creative designs. Do you want to be part of Heimtextil 2021 as an exhibitor, benefit from the lively exchange and networking and sell your exclusive designs on site? Then find out more about the advantages of taking part in Heimtextil now.

Digital print technology presentation at Heimtextil 2019

Textile Technolgy

Digital, interactive and haptic. Under the "Textile Technologies" banner in Hall 3.0, manufacturers of machines for digital printing and textile processing were presenting new products and innovative technologies. We made the topic of the future a tangible experience – with a focus on production technologies.

Explore "Textile Technolgy Talks"

Editeurs‘ Area at Heimtextil 2020

A strong meeting place: Heimtextil brought once again together all participating textiles editeurs in one hall and thus optimally integrated them into the product range for interior decorators and retailers. Around 50 international fabric suppliers presented their collections for the coming season in Hall 8.0.

This was Heimtextil 2020

Enthusiastic visitors, unique exhibits, inspiring conversations – experience the lively and exciting atmosphere of Heimtextil 2020 in our retrospective film. Start film!

Job Exchange

Keyvisual Job Exchange Texpertise Network

Discover now: The new job exchange of Texpertise Network. Graduates, young professionals and established experts find attractive jobs here. And companies from the textile and fashion industry have a new opportunity to recruit staff. Win-win under the banner of Texpertise Network!

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Your benefits at a glance

  • Heimtextil is the season opener for new trends and textile innovations.
  • Experience the whole world of home and contract textiles.
  • Globally unique product variety.
  • The event for textile lovers.

For exhibitors

Interested in exhibiting at Heimtextil? Book your stand now at Heimtextil 2021.

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For visitors

Tips for arrival, stay or opening times can be found here.

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For journalists

Here you can find your contacts as well as press texts and photos for download.

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