Apparel events postponed and cancelled by coronavirus – Update - Just Style
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Apparel events postponed and cancelled by coronavirus – Update

By admin-demo 28 Aug 2020

With apparel industry trade shows, conferences, seminars and summits around the world cancelled, postponed or replaced by virtual events because of travel restrictions and social distancing measures imposed to try to halt the spread of the coronavirus, just-style is updating the changes as they happen.

With apparel industry trade shows, conferences, seminars and summits around the world cancelled, postponed or replaced by virtual events because of travel restrictions and social distancing measures imposed to try to halt the spread of the coronavirus, just-style is updating the changes as they happen.

Among the latest announcements, the physical Première Vision fabric fair, which had been due to take place in Paris in September, has been replaced by a digital show.

The organisers of the PI Apparel (Product Innovation Apparel) shows have also moved all of this year’s events online. The decision covers the PI Apparel Hong Kong, Europe and New York events which will take place on 15-16 September, 19-20 October, and 9-11 November respectively. It also applies to the Supply Chain Forum events with the New York edition to be held on 2-3 October and the Europe show to run a month later on 2-3 November.

Meanwhile, the co-located International Sourcing Expo Australia and Footwear and Leather Show Australia events have been postponed to 2021. The shows will now take place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 23-25 November.

Apparel industry events postponed and cancelled

Country Expo NameInformation
AUSTRALIA, MelbourneInternational Sourcing Expo Australia Postponed to 23-25 November 2021
AUSTRALIA, MelbourneFootwear and Leather Show AustraliaPostponed to 23-25 November 2021
BANGLADESH, DhakaBangladesh Denim ExpoPostponed from 6-7 April. New date expected.
BANGLADESH, DhakaBangladesh Fashionology SummitCancelled. No new dates given.
CHINA, BeijingIspo BeijingPostponed to 14-16 January 2021
CHINA, China CityKingpins China City Tour denim supply chain trade showCancelled. Was due to take place 2&4 September
CHINA, ShanghaiMesse Frankfurt's Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn EditionWill return from 23-25 September at the National Exhibition and Convention Center
CHINA, ShenzhenMesse Frankfurt's Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition & Yarn Expo SpringWill merge with Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics & the debut Yarn Expo Shenzhen on 15-17 July
CHINA, ShanghaiMesse Frankfurt's Shanghai Home Textiles – Spring EditionExhibitors can partake in the Autumn Edition on 24-26 August
CHINA, ShanghaiChic-China International Fashion FairPostponed from 11-13 March. No new date yet
CHINA, ShanghaiTranoi ShanghaiPostponed to 10-13 October, 2020
CHINA, ShanghaiShanghai Fashion WeekOnline live stream via TMall, 24-30 March 2020
CHINA, ShanghaiMilano Unica ShanghaiPostponed to 23-25 September 2020
CHINA, ShanghaiITMA Asia + CITME 2020Postponed from October 2020 to 12-16 June 2021
DENMARK, CopenhagenCopenhagen Fashion SummitPostponed from 27-28 May. To be replaced by CFS+ digital event on 12-13 October
FRANCE, ParisSeptember Edition of Apparel Sourcing, Avantex, Leatherworld, Shawls&Scarves, Texworld and Texworld Denim ParisCancelled. Next shows will be 1-4 February 2021
FRANCE, ParisPremière Vision ParisPhysical show cancelled; replaced by digital content and services on 15-16 September 2020
GERMANY, MunichIspoCancelled 12-15 February. No new date
GERMANY, MunichPerformance Days Cancelled 22-23 April. No new date but organisers have created virtual alternative – the Digital Fair
GERMANY, BerlinAsia Apparel Expo Postponed to 23-25 June 2020
GERMANY, BerlinNeonytCancelled 30 June-2 July
GERMANY, BerlinPanorama BerlinCancelled. Next edition: TBA
GERMANY, DusseldorfForum TextilWirtschaft 2020Postponed to 28-29 October 2020
HONG KONGKingpins Hong KongPostponed from 13-14 May 2020 to May 2021
HONG KONGAPLF Leather, Materials+, Fashion AccessPostponed from 31 March to 2 April 2020. Rescheduled to 30 March - 1 April 2021
HONG KONG Fashion AccessPostponed to 1-3 June 2020
HONG KONGPI Apparel, Hong Kong Online event to take place on 15-16 September
INDIA, DeliGartex Texprocess India & the Denim ShowRescheduled for 17-19 December 2020
INDIA, MumbaiGartex Texprocess India & the Denim ShowRescheduled for 19-21 March 2021
INDIA, MumbaiScreen Print India 2020Cancelled 24-26 April 2020
ITALY, MilanFilo International Yarns ExhibitionCancelled 27-29 February. No new date.
ITALY, MilanDenim Première VisionPostponed to 26-27 May 2021. Pop-up 'Denim Village' event will take place at Première Vision Paris on 15-17 September
ITALY, FlorencePitti Immagine - all fairsCancelled September. Next edition January 2021
ITALY, RomeWorld Retail CongressPostponed to 28-30 October 2020
JAPAN, TokyoDenimsandjeansPostponed from 4-5 March to 29-30 September
JAPAN, TokyoProject TokyoPostponed to 17-18 September 2020
NETHERLANDS, AmsterdamKingpins AmsterdamCancelled October event
NETHERLANDS, AmsterdamModefabriekPostponed to 2021
NETHERLANDS, AmsterdamSustainable Apparel and Textiles ConferenceTo take place virtually on 27-29 April
NETHERLANDS, AmsterdamPI Apparel, Supply Chain Forum EuropeOnline event to take place on 2-3 November.
NETHERLANDS, AmsterdamPI Apparel EuropeOnline event to take place on 19-20 October.
PAKISTANIGATEX PakistanPostponed. New date to be confirmed
PORTUGAL, LisbonGlobal Cotton Sustainability ConferencePostponed to 2-4 March 2021
SPAIN, MadridSportswear ProPostponed to 6-8 October 2020
SPAIN, Seville78th Plenary Meeting of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC)Postponed from November 2020 to November 2021
UK, London Make it British Live!Cancelled 17-18 March. Virtual event now planned
UK, LondonFashion SVPPostponed from September 2020 to 26-27 January 2021
US, AtlantaTexprocess America and 2022 edition of Techtextil North AmericaPostponement rescheduled from 1-3 October 2020 to 17-19 May 2022
US, IndianaIFAI Expo 20203-6 November live event cancelled in favour of IFAI Virtual Expo
US, Las VegasShoptalkPostponed from 21-24 March to 14-17 September
US, MiamiApparel Textile Sourcing Miami (ATSM) Postponed from 27-29 May to 11-13 November. Adding ATS-Virtual trade show from 25-29 May
US, New YorkNRF Retail's 'Big Show' Postponed to 6-8 June 2021. Virtual event to take place in January.
US, New YorkPI Apparel New York Online event to take place on 9-11 November.
US, New YorkPI Apparel, Supply Chain Forum New YorkOnline event to take place on 2-3 October.
US, New YorkPremière Vision Designs New YorkCancelled. Next edition TBA.
US, New YorkKingpins New YorkCancelled 2-3 June
US, New York Functional Fabric FairPostponed to 25-26 January 2021
US, New YorkEthical Trade and Human Rights Forum NYC Virtual event will take place on 5-6 May 2020
US, North CarolinaTechtextil North AmericaPostponement rescheduled from to 1-3 October 2020 to 15-17 August 2021
VIETNAM, Ho Chi MinhPI Apparel, Ho Chi Minh1-2 December

The situation is changing rapidly, so it is essential to check with organisers before making plans to exhibit or attend.