At MUNICH FABRIC START our team is always thinking towards the future, asking: What will the future of fashion look like? What is happening in our industry? How can we offer better solutions? What is the fashion landscape changing?

With this in mind, we are reflecting on the ways our organization has changed and evolved to suit the needs of our visitors and exhibitors. Here is an overview of the changes we have made and the services we have introduced in response to the changing landscape of the fashion industry.


MUNICH APPAREL SOURCE will relaunch as SOURCING: Prime Manufacturing Solutions to offer exclusive sourcing and manufacturing solutions for the international fashion market.


Munich Fabric Start partners with NEW HERITAGE, sharing similar values and goals both events enjoy a growing community, combining craftsmanship, quality, uniqueness and timelessness.

ORGANIC SELECTION is relaunched as ReSOURCE and offers the ideal platform for sourcing and buying sustainable and responsibly manufactured fabrics, additionals, trims, denim and lace.

MUNIQUE BLOG is launched! Featuring regular, original content about show events, exhibitors, workshops and seminars at Munich Fabric Start, Bluezone and VIEW.

SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS FORUM is offered at KEYHOUSE for the first time!


MUNICH APPAREL SOURCE is launched, showcasing products, process solutions and services in the field of manufacturing and sourcing.


KEYHOUSE is launched as a stand-alone area where sustainability drives innovation and showcases the latest developments in technology, digitization and manufacturing.

CATALYZER is opened as an extension to BLUEZONE.

The HIGH TEX AWARD is presented for the first time to honour the most innovative and forward thinking highlights developed by our exhibitors.

The 40th edition of MUNICH FABRIC START!


MUNICH FABRIC START is awarded with the TW Forum Prize for their achievements as substantial sourcing platform for fabrics and trimmings in Germany.

VIEW PREMIUM SELECTION the exclusive preview fair by MUNICH FABRIC START, debuts at the Munich Transport Museum.


ORGANIC SELECTION goes online, the entire portfolio of sustainable and ecologically certified fabrics is now also available online under the link


BLUEZONE extends its portfolio by a creative complete offer: R.M.S dpt. – Ready Made Solutions is the creative one-stop-shopping range to simplify the sourcing process.

ORGANIC SELECTION and ECO VILLAGE together form the Sustainability Forum.

DESIGN STUDIOS is launched as a stand-alone own exhibition area for individual print and textile designs.


ECO VILLAGE is established as a service center for trade and business professionals centered around the issue of sustainability.


ORGANIC SELECTION is launched! It is dedicated to supporting sustainable and responsible manufacturing.


VIEW PREMIUM SELECTION is launched! To provide exclusive insights into the latest material and trend developments ahead of the new season.


ASIA SALON is launched as a dedicated area in Atrium 4 of the MOC for well-established Asian suppliers and manufacturers.


BLUEZONE area is launched as a stand-alone concept for the denim and sportswear industry with leading international manufacturers of denim, sports and streetwear, along with textile finishing companies.


MUNICH FABRIC START GmbH is founded. Offering FABRICS, ADDITIONALS, Events & Workshops: