06/11/2019 – A sustainable pathway to the future — auf Deutsch lesen
The Performance Days Munich
A clear commitment: Effective immediately, the Performance Forum will feature only sustainable fabrics.
The trade fair for functional fabrics and accessories for the sport and fashion sector has long been committed to sustainability. This is evidenced by several of the recent Focus Topics, which have included subjects like recycling, biodegradability, responsible use of water in textile production, and renewable functional materials such as wool. However, the decision to show only sustainable fabrics in the popular Performance Forum is a drumbeat for the future of the industry.
General Manager Marco Weichert:
“We at Performance Days have always been known for pushing the boundaries. Our Focus Topics breaks new ground each season and is always ahead of its time and the developments in the sector. We aim to be not just trendsetters, but also to take our responsibility to the environment and our planet very seriously and want the trade fair to reflect that.”
Marketing Manager Lena Weimer:
“We see it as our chance and our mission to promote sustainable development in the industry. In the past, especially with our Focus Topics, we were clearly able to stimulate our exhibitors to create new developments. So, with the requirement of a completely sustainable Performance Forum, we look forward to guiding fabric manufacturers in the right direction and inspiring yet more innovation. We have the leverage to make a difference in the entire value chain and our decision is not seen as a hurdle for our exhibitors, but as a motivation.”
Premiere of the new Performance Forum in November 2019
The Kickoff for the next Performance Days with its Performance Forum takes place in Hall C1 of the Munich Exhibition Grounds (Messe München) on November 13-14th, 2019. Even the trade fair itself will be generally more sustainable: A comprehensive overall concept is designed to avoid unnecessary waste, for example, generated from disposable products.
The Focus Topic Wall features the topic of sustainability and highlights 24 of the most innovative sustainable fabrics, each accompanied by a comprehensive explanation.
The lecture and discussion series on the second day are exclusively and fully devoted to the topic of sustainability and for the first time in November, will appear in a new format!