Showtime ITMA Market updates

ITMA Street FestHIGH POINT, N.C. - The International Textile Market Association (ITMA) has released a number of updates concerning the upcoming Showtime Market, June 5-8.

The first update is the new market hours:

• Sunday, June 5: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• Monday June 6: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• Tuesday, June 7: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• Wednesday, June 8: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Another update to make note of is the registration process. All attendees must now pre-register for the event. However, once you have entered your information it will be captured and will be saved for future shows. Buyers can pre-register for the show up until June 4th, the day before the start of the show. There will be new wrist bands for exhibitors only, which will be used in place of badges.

Lastly, the schedule has also been released. While at Showtime, attendees can enjoy these events:

Sunday, June 5:

• 9 a.m. – Biannual ITMA Membership Meeting – ITMA Members Only
• 4-6 p.m. – Happy Hour in the Suites, compliments of IMC/Market Square

Monday, June 6:

• 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. – "What’s New in Furniture, Fabric and the Fusion of Fashion into the Home" Sponsored by Furniture/Today & Home Textiles Today, presented by Cindy Hodnett, Upholstery & Fabrics Editor
• 6-9 p.m. – Showtime Street Fest – Enjoy food, beer, entertainment and more

Tuesday, June 7:

• 10 a.m. – "Printing, Dyeing & Finishing" presented by Suzette McHugh, Textile Technology Center at Gaston College
• 2 p.m. – "Fabric Basics: Get Smart About Fabrics!" presented by Suzette McHugh, Textile Technology Center at Gaston College
• 4-6 p.m. – Happy Hours in the Suites, compliments of IMC/Market Square

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