The Markets Applaud Innovation
Digitalization, eco-responsibility, technical and highperformance developments, transversal D know-hows … Première Vision Paris put innovation at the heart of its latest edition, which took place from 19 to 21 September, 2018. An edition dedicated to the autumn winter 2019-20 collections marked by new developments to help guide professionals facing the industry’s new challenges.
The successful launch of the Première Vision Marketplace, highly anticipated by the entire industry. A pioneer for the sector, this new, unprecedented B2B platform, which stands as a complement to the trade shows, accompanies exhibiting companies and brands throughout the year. The already-referenced offer of mills will be rounded out by a leather offer in February 2019, followed by components in September 2019.
Developed across 1,000 m² and praised for the unique character of its complete scope of materials, finished products, services and conferences, the Smart Square, dedicated to eco-friendly production and creation, addresses the industry’s future challenges, and is now the meeting point of a creative and reasoned fashion sector.
With a successful launch, the new Sport & Tech resource, dedicated to exhibitors’ sport and technical offer, enjoyed three busy days. A new forum, a fashion decoding, conferences … Its goal? To assist ready-to-wear brands searching for innovations to develop highperformance fashion items.
The various initiatives put in place to enrich the manufacturing sourcing offer: The Sourcing Connection is now established at the show as the complementary rendezvous for pre-audited far-off sourcing solutions. The new area dedicated to leather fabrication, Leather Manufacturing, met its target of specialised buyers, while the Country Focus, organised around Portuguese know-how, made great headway.
Lastly, the fair showcased the creativity of today and tomorrow through an ensemble of federating experiences and events: the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the PV Awards, an exhibit of designs from Botter, Winner of the Grand Prix du Jury Première Vision at the 2018 Hyères Festival; the TexSelect® competition; the Ritmoemotivo, Anything Works exhibit and more.A spectacular session in terms of offer – a new record with 2,005 exhibitors – and structuring innovations for the industry, which was a great success with its 55,497 visitors, 73 per cent international, including managers, designers and fashion brands.