Tired of searching for all kinds of products on various E-business platforms? Want to have face-to-face talks with suppliers instead of delaying email conversations due to jet lag? Want to see and touch the product by yourself? You may not aware that attending a fair is the most convenient and effective way to find a good supplier.

However, there are fairs of various sizes at home and abroad every year. That’s why I elaborately selected 15 comprehensive or professional underwear trade fairs all over the world for you. And the reasons for the recommendation are followed as well. Click the items you are interested in to navigate you to the corresponding fairs!

Chinese underwear fair

  1. The China Import and Export Fair (The Canton fair)
  2. China Knitwear CottonTrade Fair (CKCF)
  3. China International Knitting Trade Fair (PH VALUE)
  4. China (Shenzhen) International Brand Underwear Fair (SIUF) 
  5. Shanghai Modern Underwear Expo 

Overseas underwear fair

  1. MAGIC Las Vegas -America
  2. NY Women’s -America
  3. Asia Apparel Expo -Germany
  4. Interfiliere Paris -France
  5. Premiere Vision Paris -France
  6. Apparel Sourcing Paris -France
  7. Pure London -England
  8. Textillegprom -Russia
  9. Collection Premiere Moscow -Russia
  10. Intra-African Trade Fair ( IATF) – UAE

Underwear Trade Fairs You Can Visit in China

1.The China Import and Export Fair(The Canton fair)

Time: Oct.31-Nov.4,2019 in Oct.15-Nov.4,2019 

(Fairs in the future can be checked on the official website)

Address: No.382, Yuejiang Middle Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, China

The Canton fair is held in Guangzhou every spring and autumn. And it is now the largest fair in China on a scale of 1.185 million square meters with the largest variety of products after 62 years of development. Exhibitors and merchants all over the world come for this prestigious trade fair every year.

Reasons for recommendation:

The Canton fair is well known by the businessmen in the world. Nearly 25,000 exhibitors come from more than 210 countries and regions, where you can get better quality and price. Due to its diverse category, you can visit other products except for underwear.

Tips: Since the product category of the canton fair is complicated, I will not list it here. If you want to know more details or register as a buyer, you can turn to its official website below.

canton faire

2.China Knitwear Cotton Trade Fair (CKCF)

Time: Nov.15-Nov.17, 2019

Address: No.382, Yuejiang Middle Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, China

Product Category: 

Underwearbasic underwear, winter underclothes, fashion dressing, lingerie, kids underwear, and pajamas
Home textilesbeddings, home textiles, lace and jacquard; bath, kitchen & dining room textiles, fabric & trim, embroidery, leather/grass-made products
Dressingcasual garments, sports dressing, swimming suits, cashmere & wool sweaters, gloves, hosiery, scarves and tie, etc
Othersfabrics, knitting machinery, textile designing and packages

It is a comprehensive professional fair of textiles and clothing in China, with a history of nearly 70 years. In April 2019, the 101st CKCF held the first “China Underwear Supply Chain Conference”, which set up a platform for deeper cooperation between supply and demand.

Reasons for recommendation:

It is a professional underwear comprehensive fair if you’d like to purchase some knitted or cotton underwear, then choose this fair. The venue of the fair has changed from Shanghai to Guangdong, and you can find very professional underwear factories at this fair because Shantou, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen are all in Guangdong province, where Chineses underwear gathered.

Here are 2 tips for you before attending the CKCF:

1) Most of the CKCF exhibitors and merchants are Chinese, there are may not English sellers, so the language communication may not that convenient. Better to hire an agent or a translator. 

2)There is no English website of CKCF for reference. For more information or the date of the next fair, please check the Chinese website(Put it in Google Translate) or contact us directly.

CKCF

3.China International Knitting Trade Fair ( PH VALUE )

Time: Sept.25-27,2019 

           Mar.15-17,2020

Address: No.333 Zhangze Avenue, Shanghai National Exhibition and Convention Center       

Product Category: 

Knitwear, underwear, swimwear, sportswear, homeware, T-shirts, socks, fabrics, etc.

PH VALUE is the largest and most influential knitting fair in China, with nearly 80,000 professional visitors each year. At this fair, many key enterprises and industrial clusters in Chinese underwear industry will bring their new products to highlight the latest trend and technological innovation of underwear.

Reasons for recommendation:

PH VALUE is a place where you can easily find not only manufacturers but also fabric vendors. Many manufacturers would come here looking for partners, so this is definitely your best choice if you want to strengthen your supply chain in China.

Note:There is no English website of PH VALUE for reference. For more information or the date of the next fair, please check the Chinese website(Put it in Google Translate) or contact us directly.   

knitting fair

4. China (Shenzhen) International Brand Underwear Fair (SIUF)

Time:  Apr.19-21, 2020

Address: Intersection of Fuhua 3rd Road & Jintian Road, Futian District, Shenzhen

Product Category: 

Underwearbra, underwear, thermal underwear, sexy underwear, tights, onesies, shapewear, corset, sports underwear
Swimwearbikini, swimwear and accessories, swimming shoes, swimming caps, beachwear
Fabric
Loungewearpajamas, nightgowns, bathrobes, bathrobes

The annual SIUF is a high-end platform for international brand underwear and the Chinese underwear production base. The scale of the SIUF has exceeded 73,000 square meters, attracting more than 800 exhibitors and 150,000 professional visitors today, making it an unprecedented brand event in the Chinese underwear industry.

Reasons for recommendation:

It is the largest and most famous professional and fashionable underwear fair in China. Besides the fashion week, there are underwear supermodel competition and design competition as well. Here you can be inspired by the fashion trends. What’s more, the geographical location of Shenzhen is very advantageous, transportation is very convenient there.

underwear fair

5. Shanghai Modern Underwear Expo

Time:  Mar.02-04,2020

Address: No.1099, Guozhan Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai

Product Category: 

bra, functional underwear, thermal underwear, sports underwear, pajamas, underwear, accessories, lace, embroidery, production machinery, equipment

Shanghai Modern Underwear Expo will be held with Shanghai International Fashion Accessories Expo and Shanghai International Hosiery Purchasing Expo, designed to connect resource. It is a specialized underwear trade fair that focuses on daily underwear. 

Reasons for recommendation:

Shanghai is known as the capital of fashion, and thus this fair is relatively high-end. The scale of the fair in 2020 will reach 50,000 square meters, with 800 exhibitors and 20,000 professional visitors. The most important point is that this fair welcomes retailers, so the minimum order will be smaller and you can purchase some samples on the website.

Shanghai Modern Underwear Expo

Overseas Trade Fairs

North America

1. MAGIC Las Vegas

Time:  Aug.11-14,2019 ; Feb.4-7,2020       

Address: Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, America

Product Category: 

Clothingmen’s wear, women’s wear, children’s wear, leisurewear fashion , and apparel, sports clothing, etc
Fabricsall kinds of fabrics
Home textilesall kinds of home textiles
Footwearleather shoes, fashion shoes, sports shoes, slippers, footwear accessories

The MAGIC show was founded in 1933, it is the most representative professional clothing fair in the United States and one of the most influential international fashion fairs in the world. Up to now, the MAGIC show has become the world’s largest professional clothing fabric trade fair integrating men’s wear, women’s wear, children’s wear, and avant-garde fashion fabrics. 

The fair mainly consists of six special fairs: MAGIC men’s, WWD MAGIC women’s, MAGIC KIDS, THE EDGE and SOURCING ZONE.

Reasons for recommendation:

It is the most comprehensive fashion marketplace in the US with a scale of nearly 200,000 square meters, attracting more than 3,500 exhibitors, exhibiting about 5,500 clothing brands and more than 95,000 professional buyers from more than 110 countries and regions around the world. And it is an important ordering center in North America.

MAGIC Las Vegas

2. NY Women’s

Time: Sept.15-17,2019

Address: 655 West 34th Street, Jacob Javits Center, New York, America

Product Category: 

down jackets, casual sportswear, knitwear, sweaters, leather, denim, bathrobes, swimwear, underwear, T-shirts, pajamas, business wear, wedding dresses, clothing accessories, footwear, etc.

NY Women’s is a local fashion show in New York with the most popular and advanced designers and brands in the area. It unites 5 unique women’s shows: PROJECT WOMENS, ACCESSORIE CIRCUIT, FAME, MODA, and ACCESSORIES THE SHOW.

Reasons for recommendation:

If you want to export to the United States, you can come to this fair to see the aesthetic fashion of the United States. Co-organized with MAGIC and Sourcing, held at the same time and the same place, it can maximize the superiority of the “industrial chain” and provide a “one-stop” intensive, efficient and fast acquisition form for the world’s buyers.

Europe

3. Asia Apparel Expo-Berlin

Time:  Feb.18-20,2020 

Address: Messe Berlin fair Grounds, Hall 26, Berlin, Germany

Product Category: 

ClothingMen’s, women’s, children’s, casual sportswear, knitwear, leather, denim, bathrobes, swimwear, underwear, T-shirts, gloves, scarves, socks, etc
Accessoriestextile raw materials such as yarn, cotton yarn, plush yarn; clothing accessories such as buttons, zippers, leather label, laces

Asia Apparel Expo-Berlin is to provide Asian manufacturers with a fair platform to showcase their Asian-made quality, apparel products, and accessories to European buyers, and to further expand the European market. The participating companies are from mainland China, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. More than 80% of the exhibitors are mainly from mainland China.

Reasons for recommendation:

The Chinese exhibitors account for a large part so the European buyers do not have to travel to the Far East to purchase Asian-made products, which greatly saves their cost and energy. Besides, the textile and clothing industry is the second-largest consumer goods industry in Germany and Germany is the largest importer of textiles and clothing in Asia. It is located in the center of Europe, and its transportation network runs through Europe. 

Asia Apparel Expo-Berlin

4. Interfiliere Paris

Time: Jan.18-20,2020

Address: Paris Convention Hall, Versailles Gate, Paris, France

Product Category: 

fabricsknits, wovens, prints, textile finishing
accessoriesclosures, elastic tapes, buttons, bra cups, trims, beads, ribbons
textile designerstextile designers and trend forecasting agencies
fibersfibers, yarns, machines
sourcingproduction capacities

It is especially recommended by the Union of International Fairs (UFI). It is held in synergy with the International Underwear Fair. A number of swimwear performances and lectures are held during the fair and the fair applies the latest promotion means to display special and new fabrics or products in graphics.

Reasons for recommendation:

Interfiliere Paris is the largest, most famous and professional underwear fair in France with rich and varied contents and forms. Attending this fair can connect the traditional European market and acquire stable and numerous demands. 

Interfiliere Paris

5. Premiere Vision Paris

Time: Sept.17-19,2019 ; Feb.12-14,2020

Address: Paris Nord Villepinte, France

Product Category: 

fabric, yarn, accessories, leather, clothing, etc

Premiere Vision Paris started in 1973 and was held two times a year, the spring and summer fair in February and the autumn and winter fair in September. And the fair will release the next year’s fashion trends at that time. Every year, more than 60,000 professional buyers from more than 100 countries and regions come to this fair. This fair has been recognized as the latest international fabric trend vane, leading the world’s latest fashion trends.

Reasons for recommendation:

With a high threshold and unique access system, exhibitors’ qualifications and samples will be reviewed, and only after passing the review can the booth be obtained, so the quality of exhibitors and products will be relatively high and reliable to some extent.

As PV is the weather vane of new international fabrics, if you are developing new fabrics for your underwear products, just come here.

Shanghai Modern Underwear Expo

6. Apparel Sourcing Paris 

Time:  Feb.10-13,2020

Address: Paris Le Bourget, Carrefour Charles Lindbergh, France

Product Category: 

Clothingmen’s wear, women’s wear, sportswear, outdoor wear, home wear, underwear, swimwear, children’s wear, down clothing, leather, fur clothing, formal wear, denim clothing
Apparelscarves, gloves, socks, ties, handbags, belts, accessories

The Apparel Sourcing Paris will be held in synergy with the well-know Texworld Paris, which is one of the most influential and worthy fabric fairs. Nearly 20,000 professional buyers will attend this fair and most of them attend this fair termly and are able to make decisions.

Reasons for recommendation:

The Texworld fair represents the latest technology and development trend in the textile fabric industry. It is the most important professional fair of clothing and fabrics in the traditional European market and an evergreen tree in Europe for 15 years. If you are competent, the traditional European market is a market that you have to open up. Of course, the competition will be relatively more competitive.

Apparel Sourcing Paris

7. PureLondon

Time: Feb.9-11,2020

Address: Olympia London, England

Product Category: 

men’s wear, women’s wear, children’s wear, sportswear, accessories, shoes, bags, watches, etc

England is an important garment and textile export market of China and important garment production and trading country in the world. This fair is the UK’s leading fashion trade show, held two times a year. It mainly engages in clothes, shoes and clothing accessories.

Reasons for recommendation:

Many Chinese suppliers will go to PureLondon, so if you want to import from China, you can come to this fair, which covering clothes all year round.

8. Textillegprom

Time: Sept.17-20,2019

Address:  All-Russia Exhibition Centre

Product Category: 

clothingMen’s wear, women’s wear, children’s wear, small shirt, coat, professional wear, down jacket, scarf, hat and other accessories
underwearMen’s underwear, women’s underwear, pajamas, swimsuits, bathrobes, beach clothes, etc
knitwearKnitted garments, knitwear, knitted gloves, knitted fabrics, socks, etc.
home textileHousehold textiles (bedspread, quilt, blanket, curtain, towel, bath towel), carpet, wallpaper
textile excipientcotton, wool, silk, chemical fiber yarn and fabrics; Zipper, ribbon, lace, embroidery and other accessories
leatherleather daily necessities, shoe molds, bags, belts, leather fabrics, etc
textile equipmentfabric processing equipment, spinning wheel, loom, etc

Textillegprom is the largest and most influential international professional textile fair in eastern Europe, and it has been certified by UFI, enjoying a good reputation in the world.

The fair has become an important platform for more than 100,000 professional buyers in eastern Europe to do business. About 2,000 enterprises participated in the fair and the total scale of the fair reaches more than 40,000 square meters.

Reasons for recommendation:

Due to the friendly relationships between China and Russia and the proximity of its geographical location, many Chinese people will go to Russia to do business. Russia spans the Eurasian continent and is able to connect with the Asian market and expand into the Eastern European market. 

Textillegprom

9. Collection Premiere Moscow

Time: Sept.03-06,2019

Address:  Ruby Exhibition Center, Moscow, Russia

Product Category: 

Men’s wear, women’s wear, children’s wear, casual, leather, fur, swimwear, underwear, accessories, handbags, etc.

Collection Premiere Moscow (CPM) is the most successful garment show in Eastern Europe. The total area of the last fair was 48,000 square meters, and there were nearly 40,000 visitors. During the fair, various special symposiums, seminars a

nd fairs of commodities and new fashion conferences will be held.

Reasons for recommendation:

At this fair, you can not only find Chinese suppliers but also feel the trend of underwear fashion in Europe, which is beneficial to your business in the European and Asian markets.

Collection Premiere Moscow

Middle East

10. Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF)

Time: Nov.04-06,2019

Address: Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Product Category: 

textilefabric textiles, leather, soft bags, shoes, coverings, blankets, fabric toys
upholstery materialswallpapers, interior materials, accessories, art and antiques, hardcover and paint, fixtures and accessories
furniturebedroom, living room, dining room, baby room, reception room, office, bookcase
fabricsilk, cotton, wool, knitted and coated fabrics
excipientembroidery, lace, lining, buttons, tapes, trademarks, zippers, accessories
garmentmen’s, women’s, children’s wear, uniforms, casual wear, underwear, swimwear, apparel, etc
textile equipmentfabric processing equipment, spinning wheel, loom, etc

The IATF is a professional fair of textiles and clothing products with large scale and wide influence in the Middle East. Exhibitors mainly participate in this fair in the form of the national group.

Reasons for recommendation:

Light industry, textiles, clothing and other consumer goods in the Arab countries of the Middle East are basically imported. More than 80% of the goods imported to the Middle East will be exported to Africa, influencing a total of 1.3 billion people. Besides, the Middle East is an international shipping base between Asia, Africa, and Europe, which owns geographical priority in transportation.

ITAF is the only professional trade fair in the Middle East for textiles while the tariff threshold there is low, thus friendly to small and medium-sized enterprises.IATF

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