The Munich Fabric Start from 5 to 7 September 2017 that has just drawn to a close was a very special one and to a certain extent served as an indicator for the trade fair’s future direction. Numerous innovations, developments and optimisations were once again used to visualise ideas giving the sector a platform for creativity and technical developments. In Munich the future is real and technology the key to a broad-based textiles and fashion industry brimming with dynamism that is both tangible and perceivable. To the tune of 20,500 visitors from Germany and abroad were able to convince themselves of this in themed areas. This means another slight increase in attendance of just above 1 per cent, which was registered after the end of the trade fair in addition to an extended length of stay over all three trade fair days…….