13–15 Sept 2023 | Leça da Palmeira, Portugal

13 September 2023 - 15 September 2023

4450-617 Leça da Palmeira, Portugal

Av. Dr. António Macedo, 196


Welcome to the Hi-Tech-Tex!

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Welcome to the first international textile and fashion B2B, Hi-Tech-TEX, organized by AEP – Portuguese Business Association - CCI, Citeve, The Portuguese Textile Cluster and Selectiva Moda (ASM) , in collaboration with the Enterprise Europe Network.

Hi-Tech-TEX is a free of charge matchmaking event, designed to be the platform that bridges the gap between designers, manufacturers, R&D, buyers, retailers, suppliers, experts and service providers through online or onsite meetings taking place between13th and 14th September. Those who prefer the online matchmaking option will have the chance to meet on 15th September, as well.

Whether you are looking to set up new business co-operations, innovative value chains or market intelligence, know more about how to build strong competences, form strategic alliances and create new business partnerships for companies and organisations within the textile and clothing sector, Hi-Tech-TEX is the place to be.

Hi-Tech-TEX matchmaking will be running alongside Modtissimo Trade Show, the largest Portuguese textile trade fair and the oldest in the entire Iberian Peninsula. It brings together the entire Portuguese textile sector, from yarn producers to clothing manufacturers, showcasing one of the largest textile clusters in all of Europe.

Hi-Tech-TEX, creating leads to improve your outcomes.

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Participation is free of charge.

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As the B2B is hybrid, participants have the possibility of having online or onsite meetings.

Should attendees choose the onsite option, the B2B meetings will take place at Exponor - Porto International Fair, Av. Dr. António Macedo, 4454-515 Leça da Palmeira, Portugal.

How do participants benefit from attending the event?

Networking opportunities: The event provides a great opportunity to meet and connect with like-minded individuals, as well as experts in your field through promising pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings at the event or online.

Knowledge sharing: The event features experts who share their insights and knowledge. This can provide participants with new ideas, perspectives, and strategies that they can apply to their work.

Inspiration: Attending the event can be inspiring, providing participants with new ideas, partners and motivation to achieve their goals.

Stay up-to-date with industry trends: The event showcases the latest products, services, innovations and trends in the textile and fashion sector. In other words, it is the cornerstone of an industry that reinvents itself when circumstances demand it. By attending it, participants can stay informed about what's new and what's on the horizon.

Build brand awareness: If you're a business owner or entrepreneur, attending the event can be a great way to build brand awareness and connect with potential customers or suppliers.

Have fun: Lastly, the event will be a lot of fun! It offers a chance to get out of the office or home, socialize with others, and enjoy new experiences. Attending it can be a great way to break up the routine and do something different and exciting.

Which key topics will be addressed at the event?

Key topics addressed:

  • Fabrics and accessories

  • Garment makers (adult and children)

  • Fashion accessories

  • Lingerie & underwear

  • Swimwear

  • Outdoor & sports wear

  • Technical workwear

  • Active wear

  • Home textiles

  • Design

  • R&D

  • Distribution / Agency/wholesale

  • Others

Who is this event particularly addressed to?

  • Fashion designers

  • Startups

  • Innovative brands

  • SME (manufacturers)

  • Retailers |distributors| sales agents |Fashion stores| Wholesalers

  • Ecommerce Platforms | Digital Platforms | ICT providers

  • Buyers | Commercial agents with real interest in finding new products

  • Government | R&D organizations |Clusters and Association dealing with textile and fashion industries

  • Sustainable service providers for textiles and fashion industry