This spring the LYCRA® brand once again demonstrated its strong support to its upstream and downstream partners in the value chain by exhibiting at EMITEX 2016: Argentina’s premier textile trade show. Held in April at the Costa Salguero Center in Buenos Aires, almost ten thousand people visited EMITEX to see over 200 exhibitors over three days. EMITEX provides a vibrant place for exhibitors and attendees to network, learn about new trends and consumer insights, as well as technological innovations in the textile industry.
Over 100 representatives of mills, brands and retailers with a stake in the legwear segment of the Chinese marketplace attended the 2016 LYCRA® Fiber Legwear Seminar in the bustling coastal city of Xiamen on May 31st.
INVISTA, one of the world’s largest integrated producers of polymers and fibres, and owner of LYCRA® fibre, COOLMAX® & THERMOLITE® brands hosted on April 26th, its second annual Socks Seminar Event; LYCRA® MOVES ™ ISTANBUL II.
LYCRA® FIBER MOVES IV in Como Italy provided an incredible platform for professionals in the legwear industry to gather, network, discover insights into the legwear market, digest global retail trends and see the future of hosiery unfold before them.
In celebration of the appointment of SmarText as INVISTA Apparel & Advanced Textiles Business’s distributor for LYCRA® fiber, LYCRA® T400® fiber, THERMOLITE® fiber and COOLMAX® fiber in the India market, key players from the local textile industry value chain were invited to attend the “LYCRA® fiber Technique” event held on February 3rd, 2016 at the Hotel Le Meridien in Bangalore.
INVISTA, the company that owns LYCRA® fiber, presented its trends forecast for socks and hosiery at seminars throughout Europe and North America, between November to January. Brand partners who attended the sessions were privy to Legwear insights and trends months before anyone else. They learned which benefits and design concepts are likely to be important to consumers in AW 16/17.
Once again, LYCRA® fiber exhibited at Colombiatex de las Américas, the most important textile trade show in Colombia. The show brings together the important players from both the supply and demand side of the textile value chain under one roof. Colombiatex facilitates communication and knowledge sharing in the Latin American textile industry, strengthens existing relationships, and leads to exciting new business partnerships.