DNFI at Heimtextil 2023

(Updated: 24 January 2023)

DNFI at Heimtextil 2023 The public panel discussion of DNFI members in Frankfurt is planned for January 12th 2023 during the Heimtextil trade fair. As with all DNFI events, there is also the option to participate online. To get the link, please use the registration on this page.

Is Corona a Game Changer for the Home Textile Producer? As DNFI we want to get the opinion of experts, whether they see a change in the textile industry in the short term, medium term or long term. Trade fair visitors and online participants can ask their questions live and join the discussion.

The Future of Natural Fibres for Hometextiles by DNFI.org

11:20 Launch the Teams Meeting and welcome virtual participants
11:30 Welcome by Elke Hortmeyer, Chair of DNFI, Director Communication Bremer Baumwollbörse
11:35 Overview of the global situation of natural fibres: Dr. Terry Townsend, CEO Cotton Analytics
11:43 Europe vs offshore – The production of textiles: Dr. Christian Schindler, CEO ITMF.org
11:51 Natural Fibers as part of our Cultural Heritage: Jaanus Vosu, CEO Perú Alpaca Yarn & Textile
11:59 Update on EU-Textile Regulation: Dalena White, International Wool Textile Organisation

12:10 Panel discussion: ecological vs functionality – commodity vs innovation
– Elke Hortmeyer, Director Communication at Bremen Cotton Exchange, Baumwollboerse.de
– Dalena White, Secretary General at International Wool Textile Organisation, IWTO.org
– Dr. Christian Schindler, Director General at International Textile Manufacturers Federation, ITMF.org
– Stefan Schmidt, Head of the Yarns, Fabrics, Technical Textiles Departments at IVGT.de

12:35 to 13:00 DNFI Innovation in Naturel Fibres Award Ceremony

Available files:
– World Natural Fibre Value Remains High
– The production of textiles Europe vs. offshore
– Natural fiber is part of our cultural heritage
– Natural Fibres and EU Legislation
– Natural Fibres: Ecological vs Functionality and Commodity vs Innovation

Request ZIP file download:

    Date: 12th January 2023, 11:30 – 12:30 CET

    Place: Messe Frankfurt/Germany, Hall 11 Level 0, C41 and online

    Online meeting: expired

    Organizer Site: https://heimtextil.messefrankfurt.com/