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Inaugural Date for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Workshop Series Announced

DATE ANNOUNCED FOR VIRTUAL DEI WORKSHOPS HIGH POINT, N.C. –– The International Textile Alliance (ITA) is committed to cultivating and promoting diversity within the industry. ITA is pleased to announce the launch of the Inclusive Practices Series, hosted by the CEO of Social Designs, Jada Monica Drew. Over the next few months, this virtual four-part […]


NEXT GENERATION LEADERSHIP – BUILDING BRIDGES AND LADDERS JUNE 12-14, 2023 IN GREENVILLE, SC HIGH POINT, NC (JAN. 26, 2023) – WithIt’s annual Professional Conference is known as the best forum for professional development in the home furnishings industry. This year’s conference, entitled, “Next Generation Leadership – Building Bridges and Ladders” is being held June […]

WithIt Announces 2023 Board of Directors

Emily Boyst Serves as WithIt President in 2023 High Point, N.C. — WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industry, announces its 2023 Board of Directors.  The WithIt Board of Directors oversees events for the year, fundraising, and ensures all they do aligns with WithIt’s mission– to encourage and develop leadership, […]

New Dates for Upcoming Interwoven Textile Fair by ITA Announced

NEW DATES ANNOUNCED BEGINNING FALL 2023 HIGH POINT, N.C. — In order to better serve our industry and increase show accessibility, changes have been made to future Interwoven Textile Fair by ITA show dates. The Spring 2023 dates will remain as planned, scheduled for Sunday, May 21-Wednesday, May 24. The dates for the forthcoming shows, […]

FS announces partnership to bring Trend exhibit to High Point Market

FS (Fashion Snoops), the global trend forecasting agency, has partnered with The International Textile Alliance, High Point Market Authority, and the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation as an official trend partner.   This partnership will align trend exhibits four times a year in High Point. FS will launch four themes at Interwoven Textile Fair by ITA […]


As part of its ongoing commitment to be the most dependable partner in the textile industry and meet record demand for its Sunbrella® performance fabrics, Glen Raven recently announced significantly reduced lead times for Sunbrella. Stock fabrics are available to ship today with made-to-order styles shipping in 8-14 weeks. System enhancements and upgraded equipment resulting […]

Milliken & Company

Global textile manufacturer Milliken & Company is pleased to announce Maida Cameron, Linda Alley and Elizabeth Stuart have joined the Textile Business’ Decor team. Maida Cameron will lead the team as director of design overseeing the styling of Milliken’s residential indoor and outdoor lines as well as the contract decor lines. Linda Alley, design manager, […]

Valdese Weavers

Domestic textile manufacturer, Valdese Weavers, introduced Sustain Performance Fabrics in 2016 as a performance fabric option that offered on-trend designs and a high level of cleanability, while still being environmentally friendly, PFAS Free and available at a value-driven price point. Sustain Performance Fabrics has grown significantly since its launch, appealing to customers that are seeking […]


Aydin continues its innovations in the world of sustainability. With a commitment to reducing waste and finding new ways to reuse materials, they are making it easier for people to make eco-friendly choices. Their goal is to make sustainability not only easy but also stylish. From home living rooms to bedrooms, Aydin has something for […]

De Leo Textiles

Ismail Arslan Celebrates 20 Years With De LeoVice President of Business Development Is Vital To Company Growth. High Point, NC: 2022 marks a major anniversary for long-time De Leo Textiles executive Ismail Arslan, whose outstanding presence has been instrumental in developing De Leo’s connection to the decorative fabric ecosystem. De Leo President Craig De Leo […]