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BBB Matchmaking Event at Texworld 2017


Following the success of Genera and African Utility Week, Business Beyond Borders (BBB) is holding its third business matchmaking event at Texworld 2017.

The aim of the event is to create a quick and easy way for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Clusters
within the field of textiles, fashion and creative industries, to meet potential business partners and to operate internationally.

The BBB event in Paris will be organised in collaboration with
Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), the world's largest support network for SMEs with international ambition.

The event will take place on 18 - 21 September 2017 at Paris Le Bourget Exhibition Centre.

About the Trade Fair


Taking place twice a year at Paris - Le Bourget, Texworld Paris, with more than 1500 exhibitors, offers a rich variety of products to professional buyers from all over the world - from basic to creative high-end fabrics of excellent quality.

It is a
must-visit fair for manufacturers specialising in: cotton, denim, embroidery & lace, knitted fabrics, fibers, functional fabrics, linen & hemp, prints, shirting, silk, silky aspects, trims & accessories, wool, wool blends and machinery.

Also part of this sourcing galaxy, and taking place at the same time and location, are Apparel Sourcing Paris, the number one European trade fair for worldwide apparel sourcing and Shawls & Scarves – The Accessories Showcase. Both comprise more than 400 manufacturers. The wide range of products for men, women, children and accessories offers items at every price range. 

The recently created Avantex Paris is dedicated to high-tech and Fashion. It integrates raw materials and components, finished goods, services and technologies to assist manufacturing / design / prototyping process and retail activities.

BBB Matchmaking Event


The event will take place at Texworld 2017 with a dedicated matchmaking area located at the heart of the trade fair, offering high visibility and quick access.
Thanks to the large network of partners and supporting entities, BBB has developed a unique package available to businesses across the world wishing to take part in the event:

  • B2B meetings which perfectly match your needs and preferences;
  • An interactive and international conference with key speakers providing with the most updated sectorial information, on technical as well as political aspects;
  • Access to an international and well placed worldwide network, including several EU-funded support schemes;
  • Professional assistance on the spot to make the participation tailored to your needs;
  • Post event assistance and survey, to support you even after your participation the event

Business Matchmaking Platform- will enable exhibitors and conference attendees to register and create a company profile. Each business will be allowed to include their cooperation profile describing a technology/commercial offer or request. All profiles will be published on the event online catalogue, which is continuously updated according to the profiles submitted and represents the basis to select partners for discussions and to organize bilateral meetings.

Why should you participate?

  • To keep up with the latest trends in the textile, fashion and creative industries;
  • To meet and share views with experts from your business field;
  • To present, discuss and develop new projects;
  • To initiate cross-border contacts and cooperation efforts.

Contact Us

For more information please contact us at or visit our BBB website.