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Date: 23 June 2019 | Time: 0930 – 1730 hours | Venue: Gran Via Convention Centre, Room 5.3

Theme: The Circular Economy and Resource Sustainability Strategy

Launched at ITMA 2011, The Textile Colourant and Chemical Leaders Forum, is an industry initiative that draws lively participation from dyestuff, colour and chemical professionals from around the world.

An inclusive industry platform
The forum aims to include perspectives from all stakeholders of the textile and garment supply chain. It will provide the opportunity to like-minded industry players to exchange knowledge on the latest innovations and solutions, understand current issues and trends of the textile colourant and chemical global industry.

The circular economy and resource sustainability strategy
As the world grapples with sustainable development and global environmental challenges, the 2019 forum will centre on the theme: Circular Economy & Resource Sustainability Strategy. It explores how textile chemicals and innovative and cleaner technologies can support the strategy under the influence of Industry 4.0 emerging strategic concept.



Morning (0930 – 1230 hours)
  • Opening Remarks
  • Session 1: The Issue – Topics related to circular economy, resource management and Industry 4.0
  • Panel Discussion 1
Afternoon (1330 – 1730 hours)
  • Session 2: The Solution – How is the industry responding with innovation
  • Session 3: The Future – What are the trends and/or game changers moving forward?
  • Panel Discussion 2
  • Closing Remarks

Subject to change

Organising Committee
Delegate profile
  • Dyeing, printing, finishing treatment processing companies
  • Raw material processing companies
  • Retailers and brand owners
  • Non government organisation representatives
  • Researchers
  • Textile and garment producers
Past forum participants

Amsterdam Fashion Institute, Archroma, Coats, Cotton Inc., DyeCoo, ENSAIT, Ferragamo, Gianni Versace, HeiQ Materials, Ikea, Loris Bellini, Novozymes, Henkel, Heathcoat Fabrics, Nike, Shaw Industries, Sumitomo, Tonello, University of Bergamo, ZDHC Group and more.

Delegate registration & fees

The forum is open only to ITMA 2019 exhibitors and registered visitors. Click here to register now.

Category  Fees
Delegates and presenters € 128
ITMA 2019 Supporting Organisation members € 108

VAT at prevailing rate to be added if applicable. Includes light lunch & tea breaks. 

Limited sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact us at for a customised package.