We are always reviewing products to showcase in the Future Fabrics Expo, and on the online Future Fabrics Virtual Expo. We showcase fabrics, components, trims and products which adhere to our environmental sustainability criteria, which you can view here.
If you are interested in showcasing your fabrics, designs, ideas or solutions for improving the fashion and textiles industry, you can contact us for more information about opportunities and guidelines.
We require 1m length fabric samples to be sent with full production and certification information (including valid copies of certificates, if any).
• International exposure and marketing opportunities:
We have a broad global audience, primarily from the fashion, outdoor and textile industries. Our online networks and event visitors include buyers, designers, product developers, department managers and sustainability professionals from global luxury, niche, mainstream and ethical fashion companies.
We also showcase hundreds of materials on our online showcase www.futurefabricsexpo.com, to allow access to your products throughout the year.
• International press opportunities:
Both with our existing networks, and new international press outlets. The Sustainable Angle and Future Fabrics Expo have been featured in EcoTextile News, Drapers, Textile View, WGSN, Fashion Spot, The Guardian and BBC Radio 4, among other publications and broadcasters. You can see our press here.
• Changing the perception of sustainable fabrics:
Providing full sustainability background information with every fabric has been proven to help buyers and designers understand the often higher prices of sustainable fabrics. Additionally, fabrics are showcased in a curated display and design led installation to be shown to their best advantage.
• High quality assurance:
All mills and fabrics are individually assessed by us, ensuring the highest quality throughout the expo, and by showcasing sustainable fabrics from international mills side by side, the overall quality and fashion appropriate nature of sustainable textiles is shown.
• Extra year-round promotion available:
As well as standard participation and sponsorship opportunities for the Future Fabrics Expo, we offer extra promotion opportunities at:
– Brand sourcing workshops
– In house brand consulting
– International talks and workshops at events and conferences (see examples here)
– Sourcing assistance for industry and educational projects (see Nike project here)
“We joined the Future Fabrics Expo because we firmly believed in the concept of sustainability. Through this forum we can show the world Pakistan’s resolve to be an active player in the crucial matter of sustainability. The response we get from visitors to the expo is most heartening, and we welcome all queries about our denim products from all. The integrity shown by The Sustainable Angle to this cause has had us sponsoring the Future Fabric Expo, and we shall continue our support in the future.” – Kassim Denim
“Thanks for everything and all your support and feedback, and most importantly a successful show! PhotoGanic | Organic Fabrics is thrilled to be involved with such a fresh and dynamic team, and, gauging form the initial response to this latest show, we believe that the Future Fabircs Expo will move from strength to strength in reaching a wider audience and educating more and more designers about the importance and availability of sustainable textiles worldwide. We are already looking forward to the next one.”
“The Future Fabrics Expo was very enlightening. It is great to see the global textile industry uniting to a deeper cause of sustainability. I would also take this opportunity to congratulate the team for putting up a great show and for the support Extended”- Mr Shreyaskar Choudhary, MD Pratibha Syntex Ltd, India
“The Future Fabrics Expo was a great launching point for the London Cloth Co and has led to new business, and contact with one of the UK’s biggest fashion retailers. The expo outshone the entire SVP trade fair, in terms of accessibility, interest and creativity.” – London Cloth Company
“We have exhibited our textiles at the Future Fabrics Expo since its inception. Thanks to the innovative work of The Sustainable Angle, we have connected with fashion brands around the world, been featured in WGSN, Drapers, and other international publications, and met some amazing individuals who share our passion for fashion & sustainability.” – Stephanie Joy Benedetto, Co-Founder & Business Director Paper No.9
“TSA did agreat job, really thumbs up. Some brands already contacted us as a result of the expo. We look forward to future cooperation.”
“The Future Fabrics Expo, organised by The Sustainable Angle, gave a great opportunity to make the many visitors aware of GOTS. The Expo allowed us to make the link between GOTS and the touch and feel of really sustainable fabrics that carry our logo and which are available to designers now.” – Christopher Stopes UK Representative of Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)
“This is going really well, there were already several brands contacting us a few days after the expo” – Elmer & Zweifel
“We love small designers and start ups, they have the excitement, energy, and courage we enjoy working with, and there seemed to be lots at the show. We have really enjoyed the feedback and response to our fabrics from visitors to the Future Fabrics Expo – many many thanks for all your hard work.” – Organic Textile Company
“It [Future Fabrics Expo] is very interesting, and super useful. Anybody who is interested in sustainable textiles should go; it is a great sourcing hub.”
“[Conventional] cotton is so overrated. The Future Fabrics Expo is really good to find alternative fabrics.” – Leah Borromeo, Guardian Sustainable Business
“I love the curating job in this Future Fabrics Expo with the fabric categories and rails organised by feeling. As a brand we appreciate this kind of curating. It is great to see progressive technical fabrics as well as aesthetic fabrics together.”
“I was very impressed with the collection of sustainable fabrics available, in particular the shirting fabrics. The Info Hub provided interactive information on relevant tools and initiatives for anyone (but specifically would be of interest to designers, buyers and technicians) wishing to enhance their knowledge on sustainable design and sourcing.”
“The Future Fabrics Expo had a real buzz about it and was a great opportunity for us to meet a cross section of the Fashion industry interested to think about where their products are coming from and how they have been made. It is great to see so many people passionate about sustainability, and we hope the event will continue to grow.”
“The Expo brings together leading fabric innovation from localised production to cutting edge globally sourced fibres, to provide designers and brands with much needed access to sustainable suppliers. It is awesome to see the diverse collection as a whole and connect with the dedicated suppliers who make it up. It is an invaluable resource for fashion designers and fashion educators.”
“The big interest of the Fashion industry in sustainable textiles showcased by The Sustainable Angle indicates great potential for the Future Fabrics Expo, as they offer a platform for the textile industry as well as sustainable initiatives like CmiA.”
“We are getting many e-mails from customers that are ordering colour swatches [right after the expo] and that is really positive. We are really pleased with The Sustainable Angle’s work. We think it is important to have our material shown on their website and expo.”
“Great to see such a diverse array of sustainable materials on show. I particularly enjoyed the amount of information that was available about materials and sustainability and other related research projects. The expo was easy to navigate around and information was accessible and engaging. I thought the series of iPads also worked really well as information points to different issues and ideas – helping to add a richer context around the materials collection as a whole.”
“We flew in from California just for the Future Fabrics Expo. It was so worth it, we found many fabrics for our brand.” – ‘Amor de’ fashion
“The 3rd Future Fabrics Expo organized by The Sustainable Angle has provided the right platform for Bougainvillea Couture luxurious fabrics, the event has generated interest from a wide range of International and locally based fashion designers looking for innovation and lower environmental impact materials. We believe that The Sustainable Angle provide the best collection of fabrics made responsibly and ethically for an audience keen to integrate textile sustainability and transparency into their business core”
“We believe [Future Fabrics Expo] has the potential to become a significant force in steering the industry down a greener route.”
“The expo was very good and the cause is really important. The expo was very well put together… I really appreciated the expo, and I would like to visit again.”
“Oh joy to be confronted with the largest choice of sustainable fabrics and sustainable fabric producers I have ever seen in one place. Well done for bringing together so many sustainable mills and producers.”
“Ecosilks has been promoting peace silk in the UK for the last 3 years, but we have not come across a better platform than The Sustainable Angle. They have given us a much wider exposure and the Expo provided us with multiple enquiries after the event. We highly recommend using The Sustainable Angle to help develop your business and to provide new opportunities for growth.”