Interfilière Hong Kong (International Lingerie and Second-skin Fabrics, Corsetry, Hosiery, Swimwear and Men’s Lingerie Exhibition) will take place on the 27-28 March, 2018 in Hong Kong.
After a decade of its conventional exhibition format, Interfilière Hong Kong 2018 is writing a new chapter of its journey.
They committed themselves to invent a new flexible format based on technology, to become an innovations’ incubator, together with a business accelerator platform.
Shaking up tradition trade show codes, Interfilière Hong Kong gives industry players a flexible new format based on networking opportunities.
Holding up to its value, Interfilière Hong Kong proposed an event that fulfills the needs of the industry.
This two-day event is an exclusive one bringing together the top brands and a selection of the most innovative mills, accessories suppliers and OEM/ODM companies from all over the world. Nevertheless, the show maintains its role as a trend forecaster.
This human scale event curating those who imagine and conceive tomorrow’s bodyfashion industry is dedicated to facilitate contact between exhibitors and visitors using new technologies.
Interfilière Hong Kong also organises pre-selection meetings prior to the show, by having buyers and experts of the industry meeting together with the mission to identify newcomers with high value and select the most innovative exhibitors for the show.
The first selection committee has successfully taken place on Dec 13th, 2017. The second selection committee was held in early February 2018.
The show is about the following seven sectors:
- FIBRES: Fibres, yarns and technology.
- ACCESSORIES: Closures, elastic tapes, buttons, bra cups, trims, beads, ribbons, and more.
- FABRICS: Knits, woven, prints, finishing, and more.
- EMBROIDERIES: Sublime stitches.
- LACES: Chantilly to petit picot.
- OEM/ODM: Manufacturing opportunities.
Right at the entrance of the event, The Gallery will display the collections of all exhibitors selected by the Selection Committee, allowing visitors to discover the offerings at their own pace. Equipped with a high-tech system (POKEN), visitors will be able to collect profiles and pictures of their targeted companies and samples. All the collected information will be accessible on any computer devices by logging onto their own personal accounts.
The show will present a track of conferences covering trend-themed conferences and industry news, such as: – Trend conferences by Concepts Paris & WGSN
– Industrial analysis and forecasts by economists
– Conferences on Innovation and sustainability, with already actionable elements applicable to the industry
– Conferences focused on Athleisure and new solutions developed/being developed
THE FORUM/CREATIV’ LAB
The human element is becoming a key feature in the evolution of Interfilière forums. Resonating with the growing passion for ‘Real’ on original performance and real garments, as well as desire for inspiration in every aspect, the iconic Interfilière Trend Forum, which has evolved as Creativ’ Lab dedicated to its Hong Kong edition, will present a curated project ‘Nature Moves Us’ where invited guests express their connection with nature.
This ode to nature is a call to awaken our conscience. A true response to the exponential demand for what is ‘real’ and ‘concrete’.
Exhibitors key figures:
This year 80 exhibitors will be welcome, who are carefully chosen by the Selection Committee.
- 56% China*
- 9% Hong Kong*
- 17% Rest of Asia*
- 16% International