Heimtextil hails global reach

The organiser of fabric, bedding and textile exhibition Heimtextil has hailed the event’s internationalism after it returned to its traditional January slot for the first time since the pandemic.

Some 44,000 visitors and 2,400 exhibitors from 129 countries gathered in Frankfurt. 

The top visitor countries included Germany, Italy, Turkey, the US, the UK, France, the Netherlands, Spain, Pakistan, India and Greece. 

‘Heimtextil made a powerful return to January and set all the signs for success as a barometer for the trade fair business year – with an outstanding degree of internationalisation of 129 participating nations,’ says Detlef Braun, Messe Frankfurt director. ‘The outstanding internationality proves in times of geopolitical challenges, Heimtextil is the most important place-to-be for the global home textiles industry – both for new business contacts and market opportunities as well as for the redefinition of supply chains and important cooperations to overcome production bottlenecks.’

Heimtextil 2023


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