Discover the Top Reasons to Attend PERFORMANCE DAYS - The Ultimate Fair for Fabric Enthusiasts and Sourcing

Are you an industry enthusiast seeking the ultimate destination to discover and attend the latest trends and innovations in the textile industry?

Look no further than PERFORMANCE DAYS, the ideal platform for sourcing sustainable fabrics and accessories for sportswear, workwear, sportive fashion, and athleisure collections. Read on to uncover the compelling reasons why this event is a must-attend for designers, product and purchasing managers, and material enthusiasts like yourself.

  • About us
    PERFORMANCE DAYS – functional fabric fair is the place to be for sourcing of high performance functional fabrics and accessories. Other than the bigger, often stressful trade fairs, PERFORMANCE DAYS is the ideal venue for manufacturers and decision makers in the functional fabrics industry to meet in a concentrated and focused atmosphere. Since 2008, the semi-annual event has become a must for designers, product, purchasing and material managers.
  • Timing
    PERFORMANCE DAYS always coincides with the March/April/May and October/November seasonal sourcing schedules. This is the perfect time to start sourcing fabrics and accessories for the next summer and winter collections!

  • International suppliers
    Over 530 major international manufacturers from over 36 countries come to present their materials for apparel collections. Meet the suppliers personally, feel the fabrics & accessories and see for yourself the product demonstrations. Talk to the manufacturers one-on-one and start or renew the business relationships.

  • Working atmosphere
    Unlike most large and often stressful trade fairs, PERFORMANCE DAYS offers a relaxed and focused working atmosphere – a platform for productive business meetings with current and new producers alike. You can plan in advance and also request appointments easily and quickly online!

  • Trends and innovations
    Find tomorrow’s trends already displayed today at PERFORMANCE DAYS! The latest trends and innovations in the world of textiles, yarns, finishes, and accessories for functional sportswear, workwear, sports fashion and athleisure are introduced here. PERFORMANCE COLORS by Nora Kühner presents the color trends 2 years in advance.

  • Trend Forum
    This is where the latest developments and newest innovations covering all components of the layering system, from baselayer to 3-layer materials, from outer midlayers to lightweights, plus all kinds of accessories are presented. The fluocarbon free, bluesign and recycled products are tagged and so easily to be found. Moreover, the entire Trend Forum is online in the The Loop, which makes ordering the items very convenient, simply by using the sample requests function!

  • Focus Topic
    Every fair features a new Focus Topic to inform, inspire, and promote the core trend in functional clothing. PERFORMANCE DAYS brings together experts, researchers, and speakers to present the results at the Focus Topic Area and to provide product samples for the PERFORMANCE FORUM. Additionally, the second day of the fair is devoted to the program with expert talks and discussions.

  • Informative program
    Come experience the full variety of the two-day event, which consists of Expert Talks by internationally recognized orators. To perfectly plan the time at the fair, use the customizable program to organize and print in advance – all for free!

  • The Loop - digital sourcing
    With the The Loop, the fair is available all year round.  The PERFORMANCE FORUM is digitalized so buyers can search not only for potential suppliers, but also for products in a database of over 21000 fabrics and accessories. Technical datasheets are available together with images, composition and information on the supplier - even samples can be requested directly with the suppliers!
  • Free entry for trade fair visitors
    The admission to the fair is free! Participation is also free for the complete program, wardrobe service, shuttle between the metro and the fair location in addition to the the copy of the fair catalog.


Exhibitor List March 2024