The upcoming edition of Premiere Vision will take place from 7 to 9 February, 2017 in Parc Des Expositions, Paris. It will welcome designers, creative studios and fashion insiders presenting novelties for textiles, fibers, accessories and manufacturing for s/s 18.
The fair will host 1,678 exhibitors (from 47 different countries) of whose 101 new entries. The show will occupy 5,000 sq.meters subdivided among six shows (Première Vision Yarns, ’ Première Vision Fabrics, Première Vision Leather,’’ Première Vision Designs,’’ Première Vision Accessories and Première Vision Manufacturing) and will host 11 trend forums. The show expects to welcome about 55,000 visitors of whom 74% are international ones.
Première Vision Paris and its six shows will present a series of new, easier to visit theme itineraries and various informative initiatives for its visitors.
Among them there is "Wearable Lab", an area dedicated to invention and forward-thinking ideas after a collaboration with R3iLab program.
The Smart Creation program, launched in September 2016, will again be replicated for this edition and will continue to express its vision of a more responsible industry during a roundtable discussion presented by Giusy Bettoni, president of C.L.A.S.S. and consultant of Premiere Vision on sustainable innovation and development for textiles, fashion and design. The event will take place on the 7 February at 4pm, at PV Leather hall 3 Conference space.
Another conference whose title is “Fashiontec, future scene or utopia?” will gather five experts discussing about interactions between fashion and technology and about future evolutions of the fashion market. The event will happen on Wednesday, 8 February at 3.30 pm in Hall 5 – Room 501.
A special selection of four start-ups will display their innovations and future goals. The four companies debuting are Digitsole (France), Percko (France), Spinali Design (France) and Teiimo (Germany).
A new series of conferences and workshops on leather will also take place and be held in Hall 3. Every day two workshops (each one lasting 30 minutes) will take place and will analyze different aspects of leather manufacturing and employs. The “Know-how, driving innovation” round table discussion presented by the Conseil National de Cuir and the Compagnons du Devoir in partnership with Federation Française de la Chaussure will take place on Wednesday, 8 at 2pm.
Premiere Vision Manufacturing, the specialized trade show on manufacturing located in hall 6, will be divided by special activities. The new sections will include Softwear (casualwear and citywear), Suitwear (tailoring), Special Skills (swimwear and accessories), Tee’s &Co (knits), Shirts Up (shirting), and Upper Jeanswear (denim).
Maison D’Exceptions, the pavilion that hosts highly specialized ateliers, will change location and move from Hall 6 to Hall 3. It will host 27 ateliers, 10 more than in the past edition, emphasizing the importance of the show as a meeting point for highly specialized fashion and clothing insiders.
For more information on trade shows check out DFV Group’s expocheck.com.