Home Textiles Sourcing Expo Set for This Week
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Casual Living, July 26, 2011
NEW YORK - More than 125 exhibitors from 10 countries will be on hand at the Jacob Javits Center here for the second annual Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, which runs in tandem with Texworld USA and the International Apparel Sourcing Expo.
This year's show, which runs from July 19-21, adds a collaboration between trade show organizer Messe Frankfurt North America and online sourcing marketplace MGF.com, which joins existing collaborations with Stylesight, Lenzing and The Sub-Council of Textiles Industry, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade.
Also noteworthy this year, 11 Egyptian companies have joined the Egyptian Home Textile Council in the Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, which Ashraf El Rabiey, consul and head of the Trade Office of Egypt, noted is the first trade show Egyptian manufacturers are participating in since that country's revolution.
"We are looking at a great year for Egypt, as seen with how the changes are being embraced by everyone. We are definitely ready to once again showcase to the whole world the best of what Egypt can offer," he said.
Rabiey also will host a presentation on "How to Source Duty- Free Textiles from Egypt" during the show, part of a full seminar schedule that includes presentations on trends, fi bers, materials and sustainability.
For further information, visit www.HomeTextilesSourcing. com.