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24.08.2017 | Наталья Кулагина

"Fashion Industry" in St. Petersburg

The International Exhibition of Light and Textile Industry "Fashion Industry" will be held in St. Petersburg from September 28 to October 1, 2017. Organizer – DURING «FAREXPO». The event is being held for the 50th time and is the main thematic platform for the regional project "St. Petersburg" center of light industry and fashion industry".


The event traditionally enjoys a high reputation in the industry. The key to such success is the business effectiveness of the exhibition as a platform for b2b meetings, the interest of companies in expanding the geography of sales, the effectiveness of professional dialogue.



More than 30% of enterprises will be represented at the Fashion Industry for the first time. A bright debut promises to be a demonstration of knitting equipment of the brand SHIMA SEIKI (Japan). Undoubtedly, new collections of fabrics of the company «MEDAS» also attract the attention of visitors. Also, industry specialists will be interested in clothing brands Ricardo (Turkey), Blackberry (Belarus), Dalatex (Kazakhstan). Men's clothing is widely represented in the exhibition:The collections of the spring–summer 2018 season will be presented by the leading Russian manufacturers of men's suits Pskov sewing factory «Slavyanka», JSC «Sir» (Vladimir region), CJSC «Alexandria» (Krasnodar).


Daily shows on the central podium allow specialists to identify the most interesting and best-selling clothing collections.



The exposition organically complements The Economic Forum of the Fashion Industry, which takes place on the days of the exhibition. Discussion of current topics is conducted simultaneously on several platforms. The forum opens with a specialized conference "St. Petersburg", the center of the fashion industry, the next stage. The synergistic effect". The dialogue between government and business is aimed at discussing and developing constructive proposals on the following issues: development of domestic production, personnel policy, import substitution, export.



Also in the programEconomic Forum of the Fashion Industry – training seminars, trainings, master classes:

  • seminar "The future is in the hands of the young" (author Maya Kuznetsova);
  • Fashion Trends workshop. Key fashion trends for the spring-summer 2018 season" (speaker Lyuba Popova);
  • master class «Promotion of fashion business through social networks: keeping up with trends, increasing marketing efficiency » (leads Alexandra Lakovnikova);
  • seminar "How to increase sales in the store by means of visual merchandising? Modern commercial VM technologies" (speaker Anna Balandina);
  • training «Sell! Sales consultant management techniques: effective solutions without large investments" (leads Anna Bocharova).


The participants of the International Competition of Young Designers «Generation NEXT» demonstrate their creative ideas. Students and graduates of more than 20 specialized educational institutions participate in the creative competition. A professional jury will determine the winners and laureates in 3 directions: costume, textiles, graphic design. The winners of the Generation NEXT will receive tickets to the finals of competitions held under the auspices of the National Academy of Fashion Industry.


From September 28 to October 1, 2017, the Fashion Industry will work at the exhibitionJob Fair «Valuable personnel of the fashion industry». Portal specialists we are ready to find vacancies on all continents and tell you how to communicate with an employer.


On September 28 and 29, 2017, the exhibition is open only to professional buyers and industry specialists, on September 30 and October 1, 2017, for specialists and the general public.


More information about the exhibition can be found on the organizer's website: