20 - 22 November 2018

Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa

Texpertise Network by Messe Frankfurt
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Messe Frankfurt acquires ATF

ATF has become the premier sourcing event on the African continent bringing together international suppliers, manufacturers, service providers and buyers all under one roof


01. From 2018, ATF will be organised by Messe Frankfurt, the third largest trade fair company in the world.

02. Messe Frankfurt is the leader in textile fairs, with operations in over 50 countries.

03. The Messe Frankfurt Texpertise Network is a combination of the world’s most important trade fairs.

04. The main objective of ATF is to offer foreign manufacturers as well as local importers and service providers in these industries the opportunity to meet Southern African buyers.

New in 2018

This international trade exhibition offers a wide product range covering the entire textile spectrum. From casual apparel to functional fabrics attendees will discover textiles of innovative structure.

What to expect

01. Trends workshops

02. Increased visitor marketing

03. Fashion shows with a bigger focus on showcasing exhibitor designs and services

04. Activation of Messe Frankfurt International sales network to increase number of international exhibitors and visitors

05. Stronger relationships with associations and government bodies

06. Bigger focus on skills development through workshops

07. A new focus on the manufacturing and machinery sectors


Who should Visit

● Chain Stores ● Sourcing Heads ● Buyers ● Merchandisers ● Technologists ● Designers ● Production Managers ● Independent retailers ● Mini Chains ● Sports Retailers ● Manufacturers ● Agents ● Distributors ● Wholesalers

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