University competition for textile designers (10. – 13.1.2023)

Heimtextil takes place every year in Frankfurt and is the world´s largest trade fair for home and contract textiles. Exhibitors from all over the world present their latest ideas and textile products to the international trade press and trade visitors. The perfect chance to present your university and the best student designs in our Newcomer Competition!

Your presence at Heimtextil


Heimtextil is once again organising the "New & Next University Competition" exclusively for national and international universities with a focus on textile design. Participating universities need only submit up to three representative design drafts by students via our online platform. The winners will present their university and selected student work exclusively and free of charge at Heimtextil in Frankfurt from 10 - 13.1.2023.

A prize with numerous benefits

The free exhibition stand is located within the attractive and inspiring New & Next area in Hall 9.0, where new-comers present their textile designs. The Heimtextil PR team will support the winners with extensive international reporting in the form of press releases and social media posts.

Online registration

Register online for your university quickly, easily and free of charge. For more information visit:

The closing date for registration is 31.10.2022. The winners will be chosen by an expert jury* by mid-November 2022. We wish you every success!

*Information on the jury will be added shortly.