On the last days of May, the 4th edition of the international textile sector B2B event „Textile Connect 2023“ took place. The event connects companies/designers looking for production partners with manufacturers, service providers and suppliers within the textile industry.
As previous years, the matchmaking event was organized by partners in Lithuania, Kaunas Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts and Sweden, Almi Företagspartner Jönköping AB, supported by Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) and in collaboration with the EEN experts of the Sector Group Textile. This year the event united more than 250 textile sector companies from +30 countries, not only from Europe, but also from North America, Asia and Africa. In total, over 250 digital meetings took place between buyers and suppliers.
The matchmaking event gave companies the opportunity to meet new material suppliers, production and service providers, agents and distributors from near and far abroad.
„Such specialized B2B events like Textile Connect 2023 provide a great opportunity to communicate, co-operate and search for right partners. The platform itself is very clear, technically – very simple to use. We were looking for designer and the meeting with the Swedish designer at Textile Connect 2023 seems very promising. Thank you for creating and developing projects like this! – Daiva Bubliene, the owner of table textile studio EVADAY TEXTILE.
Our sewing factory is orientated towards small customers who are interested to produce small quantities and want to receive high quality services. We really liked participating in Textile Connect 2023, because this platform is customized to search for clients according to your needs and possibilities. The registration was very simple and the navigation was very easy. We had 4 online meetings and we definitely plan to participate in such events in the future too – Alina Mikulienė, director at sewing company UAB Isira.
„We are glad that some companies from all over the world participate in our event 4 years in a row. They event is highly appreciated between the textile sector professionals for its high variety of textile sector companies, quality meetings and ease of use. Textile companies from all over the world represent different products and services and with the help of events like Textile Connect they can significantly expand their client base abroad.” – Ingrida Braziūnienė, organizer, Kaunas Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts.