Techtextil North America 2019 from February 26th to 28th in Raleigh, North Carolina, will be the first edition to name an official academic partner.
North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles, located minutes from the Raleigh Convention Center in Downtown Raleigh, serves as a hub for textile research and development and as a primary supplier to the industry talent pipeline nationwide. The college is internationally renowned as a leader in the field of textile education and innovation, and through industry collaboration, aims to be the global leader in textile public-private partnerships.
“We are thrilled about this new endeavor and our first ever official academic partnership with North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles,” said Kristy Meade, Show Director, Technical Shows: Textiles, Sewn Products, Equipment and Technology at Messe Frankfurt North America.
Through this collaboration, Techtextil North America 2019 will serve as a direct link between innovators of industry and the next generation of textile professionals, and the organizer hopes to create an engaging environment that sparks new ideas, partnerships and industry growth.