Heimtextil conference to explore digital printing
Retail Editor 2 -- Home Textiles Today, September 30, 2013
Frankfurt, Germany - Heimtextil 2014 will include the European Digital Textile Conference with a series of English-only conference with lectures by international experts.
Building on the work of the Digital Textile Conference, which last took place in Hamburg in 2011, the three half-day sessions at Heimtextil will focus on of application in of digital printing in the field of home and household textiles.
"We estimate the market for this branch of industry to have a volume of around 12 billion square meters a year. This represents a share of 40% of all printed textiles. Therefore, it is important to hold a conference focusing solely on this segment. And the best place to do so is at the leading trade fair for the secto," said John Scrimshaw, textile expert and editor-in-chief of Digital Textile magazine and the Effects channel at WTiN.
The sessions will take place in Hall 4.0 and will cover commercial and creative opportunities, digital fabric printing technology, and carpets and pile fabrics.
The conference's main corporate sponsor is Stork Prints. Other leading sponsors include HP, Kornit Digital and Sensient Imaging Technologies.
Heimtextil runs from Jan. 8-11, with the conference sessions taking place Jan. 8-10. Tickets start at 200 Euros for a single session.
For more information about the program, visit www.digitaltextileconference.com. Full details about Heimtextil 2014 are available at www.heimtextil.messefrankfurt.com.
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