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Performance Apparels on Stage

Experience the performance of technical textiles: whether smart textiles, outdoor textiles or workwear - the curated special show "Performance Apparels on Stage" shows what technical textiles can do and how versatile they are used in the apparel industry.

Apparels on Stage
Apparels on Stage
Visitors looking at a jacket

Warming, cooling, protecting or digital wearables: Techtextil 2024 showcases the diverse uses of functional clothing in the special show Performance Apparels on Stage.

In hall 11.1/C51, innovative exhibitors and their development partners demonstrate the new areas in which textile innovations can fulfil functions and how they perform in extreme situations.

Discover innovative technical textiles in the fields of smart textiles, outdoor textiles and personal protective equipment!

Our expert jury


The products presented are selected by an independent expert jury consisting of


  • Wolfgang Quednau (BTTA GmbH),
  • Judith Bosch (ETP- The European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing)
  • and Nora Kühner (Nora Kühner | fashion . design . consulting).