Euratex, the European Apparel and Textile Confederation, has chosen ITMA to locate its annual convention, organized together with Sistema Moda Italia. The Convention “Sustainable Innovation to Meet Tomorrow’s Challenges” will take place on 18 November 2015 in Milan, Italy, and it will be devoted to the sustainable innovation in the textile and clothing industry.
The event’s aim is to launch a debate on tomorrow’s challenges of the industry. To retain their competitive edge, the European companies are increasingly investing in innovation and introducing the latest technologies. Nowadays, sustainable production becomes an integral part of the companies’ business strategy. This includes technological innovation of production process, resource efficiency, recycling and use of sustainable textile materials, as well as exploring new business models. Leaders from industry and technology will discuss if the EU textile and apparel sector has found enduring competitive advantages in its focus on quality, innovation, sustainability and high value added. During the round table discussion, textile and clothing manufacturers will share their practical experiences and promising textile technologies and markets.