The 7th Euratex Convention, organised on 24 October in Ontinyent, Valencia, Spain, by the Consejo Intertextil Español (CIE), Many prominent figures from the textiles and apparel sector were present at this convention including 200 important and professional participants and national representations.
This is first time ever hosted in Spain, the event arranged huge opportunity to express and to exchange views and present approaches for regional collaboration, to encourage the development and modernization of the fashion and textile industries .
The Convention also included a round table discussion with representatives from textiles clusters around Europe. In showcasing the role of clusters in the sector, the testimonials offered a first-hand perspective into best practices, particularly the importance of providing high level services and products, maintaining a flexible approach, and focusing on innovation.
With textiles and clothing companies all around Europe sharing common challenges and priorities, now more than ever “interregional collaboration is the key to the future”, as stated by CIE President and Euratex Board Member Càndid Penalba.