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Prolight + Sound, Heimtextil, Techtextil and Texprocess postponed until 2022. International Consumer Goods Show cancelled.

19 Jan 2021

Back in September 2020, a decision was reached by Messe Frankfurt GmbH and the industries involved to forgo any physical events at our home base in the first quarter of 2021. Now, following close consultation with customers, it has become necessary to postpone the international physical trade fairs planned for April and May – Prolight + Sound, the International Consumer Goods Show, Heimtextil, Techtextil and Texprocess – as a result of the regulations and travel restrictions that have been imposed.


Following close consultation with its customers and partners, to postpone the hybrid Prolight + Sound event planned for April and the three textile fairs Heimtextil, Techtextil and Texprocess scheduled for May, and to cancel the International Consumer Goods Show scheduled for April. An annual spring event is essential for the trend-based order cycles in the entertainment, technology, consumer goods and textile industries, which means that postponing these events until the second half of the year would not serve
the interests of exhibitors.

The new show dates are already announced:

Heimtextil will now take place from 11 to 14 January 2022
Christmasworld from 28 January to 1 February 2022
Paperworld and Creativeworld from 29 January to 1 February 2022
Ambiente will be opening its doors from 11 to 15 February 2022

Prolight + Sound from 26 to 29 April 2022
Techtextil and Texprocess will then take place in the second quarter of

Due to the fact that physical events are not possible, Messe Frankfurt has created numerous digital offerings for its customers:

 -ISH Digital (March 22nd – 26th, 2021) will offer virtual edition of world’s leading trade fair for sanitary and bathroom equipment, conditioning and ventilation systems;

- Consumer Goods Digital Day on April 20th, 2021, offers customers the opportunity to get together at a digital location where they can engage in dialogue and obtain information. This content will be supplemented by the opportunities presented by Nextrade, offering attractive possibilities for manufacturers to present their products, as well as a frequently used channel through which they can promote business with retailers and traders.

Additional digital information and content offerings are already being planned for Heimtextil, Techtextil, Texprocess and Prolight + Sound.

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