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Home Textiles Sourcing Expo plans seminars

New York - Three days of seminars developed in partnership with fiber source Lenzing will accompany the Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, which takes place here at the Javits Center from July 24-26.
Among the highlights:
July 24
2:30 p.m.
Home Textiles Sourcing Expo Trends
Mark Woodman, trend consultant at Global Color Research, will address the latest in home textile trends.
July 25
11:00 a.m.
Fantasies and Realities Impacting Color Choices for the Home in 2013
Laurie Pressman of Pantone will reveal the balanced trend palettes that will lead in 2013.
1:00 p.m.
The Path to Happiness for Winter 2013/2014.
Laurie Pressman of Pantone examines how color will play with material, texture and superimposition for Autumn/Winter 2013/2014.
4:00 p.m.
How to Make Dollars and Sense of the American Retail Market
Warren Shoulberg, editorial director of Home Textiles Today, will present an overview of the U.S. retail marketplace, discussing the positioning and strategy for the largest stores in home textiles so that overseas suppliers can better understand their customers here.
July 26
12:30 p.m.
World Palette: The International Collection
Mark Woodman of Global Color Research will unveil the Color Marketing Group World Palette and discuss the influences coming from Asia, Latin America, Europe and North America.
The full schedule is available at No registration is required.
Lenzing is also fielding a group a seminars at Texworld USA, which takes place at Javits in tandem with the sourcing expo.
Topics include bleaching, eco certifications, avoiding conflict minerals and starting a new business, among others. The full schedule is available at


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