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03.04.2018 | Наталья Кулагина

Baltic Fashion & Textile 2018

From April 12 to 14, the International Textile Industry Exhibition Baltic Fashion & Textile 2018, the most important event of the year in the fashion industry, will be held at the International Exhibition Center on Kipsala for the 23rd time. light industry of the Baltic States. Industry professionals will be able to get acquainted with sewing equipment, materials and ready-to-wear, as well as establish business contacts, take part in international seminars and watch fashion shows. The exhibition annually receives more than 9,000 visitors from 26 countries.



The exhibition will feature an extensive range of equipment for sewing and printing textiles Jukiwill demonstrate sewing machines for beginners and professionals, high-end equipment of the F series and machines for connecting materials with hot air. The highlight of the exhibition Juki will be a high-speed shuttle stitch sewing machine with direct drive, automatic thread trimming and a DDL-9000C digital operating panel. Visitors will be able to experience this sewing machine in action.



SIA «SONIKA» will offer at the exhibition the Brother equipment of the latest generation of single-needle, double-needle and zig-zag sewing machines, sewing machines for automatic operations, chain stitches, finishing button loops and sewing buttons, as well as overlocks and flat-seam sewing machines Pegasus In turn presents the latest technologies from EPSON, which allow printing on various types of white and colored fabrics, as well as on T-shirts, jackets and other finished products.

The exhibition Baltic Fashion &Textile RIGA will feature a wide variety of materials. The company Fashion Group LLC, specializing in fabrics for sportswear and underwear, will demonstrate its products. The Greek company «Ioakimidis» will present various fabrics, while the Italian company from Milan Brb S.r.l. will offer buttons, buttons, rivets, loops, hooks and other kinds of metal accessories for jeans and other clothes, and Washpapa will demonstrate a revolutionary alternative to leather – fabric made of washable paper and natural cork.


Visitors of the exhibition will be able to inspect ready-made clothes and accessories. The Lithuanian company Paliutis will demonstrate a variety of rubber shoes, and the Latvian brand Varan Latvija will present a new collection of the spring-summer 2018 season.; under the name «Roses».

The exhibition Baltic Fashion & Textile RIGA will host product demonstrations, fashion shows, international seminars and a contact exchange for industry representatives interested in finding new business partners. Baltic Fashion &Textile Riga 2018 Brokerageoffers business contacts with fashion and textile professionals who are looking for potential partners in Latvia and other countries to ensure sustainable business development and growth.



Baltic Fashion & Textile RIGA is organized by the Organizer of international exhibitions – company VT 1.


The International Textile Industry Exhibition Baltic Fashion & Textile Riga 2017 gathered 203 light industry enterprises, of which 69% were foreign participants.


Representatives of 24 countries participated in the exhibition. In 2018, the participation of foreign enterprises in the exhibition will increase by 6%, reaching 69%. Lithuanian, 10% Ukrainian and 6% Polish companies will make up 14%.



In three days Baltic Fashion & Textile Riga 2017was visited by 9800 people. Of these, 4,800 were industry professionals who came to the exhibition from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Great Britain, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Russia and made up 49% of the total number of visitors. Of these, 17% represented the manufacturing sector, 15% retail trade, 8% wholesale trade, etc.



In the assortment of products presented at the exhibition, clothing accounted for 32%, fabrics and raw materials - 15%, home textiles - 12%, knitwear - 11%, clothing accessories and jewelry - 9%, production equipment and innovations 8%, sewing supplies – 6%, leather goods – 6%.


Photo: Baltic Fashion & Textile