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Chicago Brings Change in Location for Techtextil North America 2017

May 23, 2016

Atlanta Dates Set for Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas 2018

The fourteenth edition of Techtextil North America announces the 2017 premier trade show for technical textiles and nonwovens will be held in Chicago, Illinois. The 2017 event will be co-located with JEC Americas with an expected attendance of 3,000+ visitors June 20-22 at McCormick Place, Lakeside Center in Chicago, Illinois. By repositioning to Chicago, the accessibility to a larger audience can be achieved with their two major international airports and easy drive in abilities.

“We are happy to announce Chicago as the destination City for Techtextil North America 2017, said Dennis Smith, President, Messe Frankfurt North America.  Our exhibitors and attendees have both requested this location and we delivered with a venue that has new approach to inviting exhibitors and visitors to this center of the Midwest”. Our intension is to present a B2B regional platform so that our exhibitors and visitors can reconnect or establish new business relationships as this industry continues to show strong growth.  Education is very important to us and we will continue our successful offering of symposiums that aim to provide fresh information with many new take-a-ways adding to the overall experience.”

Chicago’s 4 million strong private sector workforce puts a dynamic and thriving business community within steps of the Lakeside Center at McCormick Place. Home to more than 270,000 businesses, more than 400 major corporate headquarters, 300+ corporate R&D facilities and 31 Fortune 500 companies, including 8 in the city, Chicago is an economic powerhouse of thriving industries.

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas 2018
Messe Frankfurt Inc. is pleased to announce the show dates for Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas co-produced by SPESA and incorporated with ATME-I, which will take place May 22-24, 2018 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

The events will once again co-locate creating the largest show in the Western Hemisphere for the technical textile, nonwovens, textile machinery, sewn products and equipment.

For more information on Techtextil North America, please visit and Texprocess Americas, please visit

Texprocess Americas is Co-produced by SPESA
Techtextil North America is Incorporated with ATME-I

Background information on Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt is one of the world’s leading trade fair organisers, generating around €645* million in sales and employing 2,297* people. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 29 subsidiaries and 57 international Sales Partners, allowing it to serve its customers on location in more than 160 countries. Messe Frankfurt events take place at more than 40 locations around the globe. In 2015, Messe Frankfurt organised a total of 132* trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.

Comprising an area of 592,127 square metres, Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds are home to ten exhibition halls. The company also operates two congress centres.The historic Festhalle, one of the most popular venues in Germany, plays host to events of all kinds.Messe Frankfurt is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent.

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* preliminary numbers (2015)

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