INTERTEXTILE Shanghai Apparel Fabrics 2021, China’s most anticipated fashion trade show takes place at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre Shanghai, China. It is a global platform co-organized by Messe Frankfurt Ltd, The Sub-Council of Textile Industry, and China Textile Information Centre.

The trade show is a comprehensive platform to showcase your supreme apparel fabrics and accessories. Moreover, It provides an opportunity twice a year with its Spring and Autumn edition. 

Intertextile trade show

The world’s most important destination for sourcing fabrics and accessories receives approximately 4,422 exhibitors from 33 countries and regions and almost 89,662 visitors from nearly126 countries and regions. Moreover, the trade show receives suppliers for over 60,000 garment manufacturers, trading companies, retail chain stores, department stores, buying offices, wholesalers & distributors, etc. from around the globe every year.


The fashion trade show provides an international platform for several different categories:

  • Cotton, wool, silk, linen, ramie, man-made, knitted, coated fabrics
  • Lingerie & swimwear fabrics
  • Functional fabrics
  • Printed fabrics
  • Fibres & yarns
  • Embroidery & lace
  • Accessories
  • Textile-related CAD/CAM/CIM technology
  • Design & styling agencies
  • Fashion & textile trade publications

Fashion textile

The trade show offers lots of business opportunities to meet potential customers, likewise to explore new market opportunities, learn about next season’s trends, and add value to your business. In addition, with two different editions every year, it provides an excellent opportunity for overseas suppliers to build stronger relationships in the region and increase their presence in the market.

textile sourcing

In addition, the Intertextile holds various comprehensive programs that provide key insights o the development in the textile industry. 


The trade show comprises of The Directions Trend Committee which helps in providing an invaluable research and marketing tool to designers and garment professionals, moreover helps them steer their designs and manufacturing process. Above all, the committee comprises of top trend forecasters, selected by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd. from cities considered the fashion capitals of the major export markets for international garment trade: New York, Milan, Paris, and Tokyo. In addition to this each season, the committee members combine their expertise and local influences to come up with the themes that tell the story of tomorrow’s apparel fabric trends.

Trend forum

Apart from all this, the event also hosts seminars and panel discussions by the industry experts from China and overseas. Above all this gives exhibitors, in-depth knowledge, and exchange of ideas with industry professionals on trending topics and themes.


The event gives free of charge admission to trade visitors only. It also gives an option of pre-registration through mobile or website with which you can easily enter the trade show with the scan code. 

VIDEO: Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, Spring edition.

VIDEO: Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, Autumn edition.

VIDEO: Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, Impressions.

Source: Messe Frankfurt



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