EURATEX, the European Textile and Apparel Confederation, is the Confederation that represents the interests of the European textile and clothing industry when dealing with the institutions of the EU. In order to do this, Euratex works towards the creation of favourable conditions for the manufacture textile products and clothing within the European Union.
The event is co-organised by EURATEX and Consejo Intertextil Espanol (CIE). Local support is provided by Asociación Textil de la Comunidad Valenciana (ATEVAL). Speakers from the Textile and Clothing industry, EU, national and regional policy makers will come together in the heart of the Valencian textile cluster to discuss regional cooperation as an opportunity for growth and innovation in the sector.
Spain is in the 6th position in the textile ranking of the countries represented by EURATEX, with a turnover of 10,371m euros, 8,005 companies and 128,100 employees, behind Italy, Turkey, Germany, France and the United Kingdom. In total, there are 21 countries currently represented by EURATEX: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Slovenia, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, the UK, Switzerland and Turkey.