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INVISTA TO HOST INFORMATIVE WORKSHOPS AT PERFORMANCE DAYS MUNICH

Apr 07, 2017

Do you want to learn about the latest activewear trends and fibre innovations from INVISTA brands? Visit the next edition of PERFORMANCE DAYS, the leading event for sourcing functional fabrics for sportswear, athleisure and workwear, which will be held 26-27 April 2017 in Munich, Germany. Don’t miss the opportunity to register for your free ticket, which also enables you to attend insightful seminars and workshops taking place during the exhibition.

Visiting PERFORMANCE DAYS Munich?

INVISTA Workshop Schedule

INVISTA was an early adopter of the workshop format which PERFORMANCE DAYS organizers initiated 3 seasons ago. And it keeps on growing larger each year! INVISTA will be hosting four workshops with special invited guest speakers from leading global textile manufacturers.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

11:00 New Athleisure and Activewear Fabrics – Room 210
Description: Power, Comfort and Performance – the new standards for activewear fabrics, together with the latest athleisure trends, fabrics and concept garments.
Speaker: Rob Gregory, EMEA Business Manager, Best Pacific
Company: Best Pacific is one of the largest and most well-established suppliers of elastified fabrics to the lingerie and activewear markets. Via long-term and close collaboration with some of the world’s leading brands and retailers, Best Pacific provides strong innovation, marketing insight and product development capabilities.

14:00 Light and Natural – the new COOLMAX® fabric blends – Room 210
Description: A look at the latest developments in lightweight, natural blends of woven fabrics containing COOLMAX® fibre for today’s outdoor and urban exploration markets.
Speaker: Chase Wong, EVP, Chia Her
Company: A Bluesign® System Partner, Chia Her is a vertically integrated textile manufacturer specializing in wool spinning, cotton spinning, twisting, weaving, dyeing, finishing, printing, coating, laminating and special finishing. The company develops and supplies high value-added and innovative products to leading global brands in outdoor, sports, fashion, home and industrial materials.

Thursday, 27 April 2017

10.00 Compound Yarn Effects for Athleisure Collections – Room 210
Description: An insight into the latest surface effects and performance characteristics of athleisure and activewear fabrics combining compound yarns, LYCRA® fibre and COOLMAX® fibre.
Speaker: Richard Yu, Marketing Directing, Toung Loong
Company: A Bluesign® System Partner, Toung Loong is one of the world’s leading textile manufacturing companies developing and producing functional synthetic composite yarn, ATY, DTY, yarn dye and high-end sewing thread. The company’s yarn is found in the garments of the most successful athleisure, activewear and fitness brands across the globe.

12.00 New Athleisure and Activewear Fabrics – Room 210
Description: Power, Comfort and Performance – the new standards for activewear fabrics, together with the latest athleisure trends, fabrics and concept garments.
Speaker: Simon Whitmarsh-Knight, Director EMEA Activewear and Outdoor, INVISTA
Company:
INVISTA – owner of leading apparel ingredient brands LYCRA® fibre, COOLMAX® fibre, THERMOLITE® fibre and CORDURA® fabric – transforms daily life through its innovations in the nylon, spandex, polyester and specialty materials industries.

Workshop Registration

Seating is limited for each workshop and they fill up quickly, so pre-registration is required if you’d like to attend. Complete this form and email it directly to Simon.Whitmarsh-Knight@invista.com. He will confirm your registration via e-mail.

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