The 14th edition of Techtextil North America announces the 2017 trade show for technical textiles and non-wovens will be held in Chicago, Illinois. The 2017 event will be co-located with JEC Americas with an expected attendance of 3,000+ visitors June 20-22 at McCormick Place, Lakeside Center in Chicago, Illinois. By repositioning to Chicago, the accessibility to a larger audience can be achieved with their two major international airports and easy drive-in abilities, say event organizers .
“Our exhibitors and attendees have both requested this location and we delivered with a venue that has new approach to inviting exhibitors and visitors to this center of the Midwest,” said Dennis Smith, President, Messe Frankfurt North America. “Our intension is to present a B2B regional platform so that our exhibitors and visitors can reconnect or establish new business relationships as this industry continues to show strong growth. Education is very important to us and we will continue our successful offering of symposiums that aim to provide fresh information with many new take-a-ways adding to the overall experience”.
Chicago’s 4 million strong private sector workforce puts a dynamic and thriving business community within steps of the Lakeside Center at McCormick Place. Home to more than 270,000 businesses, more than 400 major corporate headquarters, 300+ corporate R&D facilities and 31 Fortune 500 companies, including 8 in the city, Chicago is an economic powerhouse of thriving industries.
Messe Frankfurt Inc. also announced the show dates for Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas co-produced by SPESA and incorporated with ATME-I, which will take place May 22-24, 2018 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The events will once again co-locate creating the largest show in the Western Hemisphere for the technical textile, nonwovens, textile machinery, sewn products and equipment.
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