Yarn Expo Shanghai

27. - 29. August 2024 | Trade fair for fibres and yarns

The Yarn Expo is a significant international trade fair for fibers and yarns. It takes place annually at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) in Shanghai, China. The organization of the Yarn Expo is handled by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd., a subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt, one of the world's leading trade fair organizers. Known for its international trade fairs in various industries and countries, Messe Frankfurt has an excellent reputation.

The core topics of the Yarn Expo are the presentation and promotion of various types of fibers and yarns. The range of exhibited products includes natural fibers such as cotton, wool, silk, and flax, as well as chemical fibers, including regenerated and synthetic fibers, and specialty fibers. Various types of yarns are also presented, including natural and mixed yarns, industrially produced yarns, and elastic yarns. A highlight of the trade fair is the forum for innovations in textile materials. Here, exhibitors and visitors have the opportunity to exchange and inform about current trends and innovations in the industry. The exhibitors are mainly from the textile and fashion industry, including producers and dealers of fibers and yarns. The main visitors of the fair are professionals from these industries, as well as buyers and designers. The NECC in Shanghai is one of the largest trade fair and congress centers worldwide. It offers an excellent infrastructure and is well connected to public transport. Its proximity to Hongqiao International Airport allows easy access from all over the world. The city of Shanghai itself impresses with its stunning skyline, vibrant culture, and diverse culinary offerings. In summary, the Yarn Expo is an indispensable event for all professionals in the textile and fashion industry.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 3 days of the fair, from 09. October to 11. October 2021, about 429 exhibitors and 13037 visitors on the Yarn Expo in Shanghai.

The Yarn Expo will take place on 3 days from Tuesday, 27. August to Thursday, 29. August 2024 in Shanghai.

In 68 days
27.08.2024 - 29.08.2024*
Tuesday - Thursday, 3 days
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Local time:
10:39 h (UTC +08:00)

Fair location:

NECC National Exhibition and Convention Center,
228 Pan Zhong Dong Lu Qingpu Qu, Shanghai, Shanghai, China


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Fair organizer
Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd.
35/F China Resources Building, Harbour Road Wanchai
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Past editions:
  • 28. - 30. August 2023
  • 28. - 30. March 2023
  • 09. - 11. October 2021
    • 429 exhibitors
    • 13037 visitors
  • 23. - 25. September 2020
    • 419 exhibitors from 6 countries
    • 15707 visitors
  • 25. - 27. September 2019
  • 12. - 14. March 2019
  • 15. - 17. October 2018
    • 501 exhibitors from 14 countries
    • 19003 visitors
  • 14. - 16. March 2018
  • 11. - 13. October 2017
    • 493 exhibitors from 13 countries
    • 17185 visitors
  • 15. - 17. March 2017
  • 11. - 13. October 2016
    • 319 exhibitors
    • 11832 visitors
  • 16. - 18. March 2016
  • 13. - 15. October 2015
    • 258 exhibitors
    • 7375 visitors
  • 18. - 20. March 2015
  • 20. - 22. October 2014
  • 03. - 05. March 2014
  • 21. - 23. October 2013

Fair location:

NECC National Exhibition and Convention Center,
228 Pan Zhong Dong Lu Qingpu Qu, Shanghai, Shanghai, China


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Product groups: cotton, fibers, linen, natural fibers, silk, synthetic fibers, wool, yarns, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the Yarn Expo taking place?
The Yarn Expo fair takes place in Shanghai, at the NECC National Exhibition and Convention Center.

When is the Yarn Expo taking place?
Visit the Yarn Expo from 27. - 29. August 2024.

How often does the Yarn Expo take place?
The Yarn Expo takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the Yarn Expo?
The Yarn Expo is an exhibition for Textiles, Fabrics and Clothing.