Sunday, February 3, 2008

Colombiatex 2008 - The Most Important Tradeshow in Colombia

Colombiatex January 22-24, 2008
20 years on display for business in Central America and the world

Due to its geographical location, Colombiatex trade show is ideal for the business fair trade show for exhibiiting the large variety of products and new technologies, COLOMBIATEX is today the most important meeting place for the tradeshow business in the Americas.

The dates for Colombiatex this year were from January 22, 23 and 24, 2008, it was hosted in Medellin's Plaza Mayor, the select and specialized group of manufacturers and merchants from the textile sector where invited to participate.

The Tradeshow Exhibit: Colombiatex

20 Years! The exhibit had on display various textiles, supplies, outsourcing technologies, full manufacturing equipment packages, equipment accessories, and services for the apparel Industry.

On January 22th, from 9:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m, the Fair was opened exclusively for buyers and journalists at the Plaza Mayor in Medellin - Colombia.

Exhibited products
Fashion, home and industry line: Natural-base, synthetic, and blended fabric.

Textile supplies: fibres, threads and yarns. Apparel industry supplies: buttons, buckles, zippers, ribbons, lace, interlining, tags, labels, collars, fabrics, etc. Machinery and other sector-related services.

Along with 460 exhibitors from all over America: Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, United States, Honduras, Italy, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Venezuela.

The 9 exhibition and service pavilions where separated as followed:

Pabellón Sourcing
Centro de Convenciones (Conventions Center): textile manufacturing supplies and complements.
Pabellón Blanco (white pavilion): textiles and textile supplies.
Pabellón Azul (blue pavilion): raw textile materials.
Pabellón Rojo (red pavilion): machinery and technology.
Pabellón Amarillo (yellow pavilion): textiles, textile supplies and Full Package.
Machinery and technology pavilion.
AFIN Knowledge Pavilion: academic programming (Teatro Metropolitano).
New fabric developments in: Natural, synthetic and blended fibres. Textile supplies: fibre, threads and yarns. Supplies for manufacturing: buttons, buckles, zippers, ribbons, linings, brand labels, labels, woven necks, etc., machinery and other sector related services.

9.000 national and international buyers and visitors attended
12 conferences in the AFIN knowledge pavilion
280 national and international journalists were present at Colombiatex, 2008

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