Once every three years INDEX trade fair connects the global nonwoven community in Geneva at the most critical industry summit in Europe. From 21st to 24th April 2026 over 9 000 international visitors from 100 countries will gather at the halls of Palexpo to discover leading innovations, novice designers and thought-leaders setting the dominating trends in the sector.
Representatives from a wide spad of nonwoven-related industries will come to INDEX 2026, including automotive, filtration, packaging, building, civil engineering, hygiene, medical* and others. Numerous Exhibitor Product Presentations will display the latest innovations from the global nonwoven industry. The showcase is supplemented with a comprehensive ancillary programme opening up excellent networking opportunities essential for businesses that aim to get ahead of the competition.
One of the highlights of the INDEX 2026 ancillary programme is the INDEX Seminars offering a valuable synthesis of the latest innovations shaping the market’s future. Being the largest nonwoven exhibition, INDEX covers everything from nonwoven machinery, adhesives, binders, chemicals and composites to surface treatments and waste-handling equipment. During the four days of the expo, students, researchers, and CEOs can meet, present and search for solutions in R&D and sustainable application and production of nonwovens.
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The gathering place for the nonwovens industry in 2023 will be INDEX 23 in Geneva. Its 4 days (18 - 21 April) in Palexpo are eagerly awaited by professionals from approximately 100 nations, as the trade show takes place once in 3 years and the potential for networking, new discoveries and business deals is immense.
Exhibitors who took part in the preceding INDEX Geneva gave it positive feedback, with 98% of them expressing their satisfaction. The edition proved to be the most successful yet. It attracted a record number of participants - more than 660 exhibitors and over 12,750 trade visitors. If this can serve as an indication for INDEX 2023, the next nonwovens exhibition shapes up to be a must-attend meeting for all related sectors.
INDEX combines several valuable benefits - a wide range of services and products across the nonwovens market, the right conditions for buyers to meet the right suppliers, an overview of the latest innovations and cost-reducing solutions plus informative content through conferences, seminars, lectures, workshops and presentations.
The exhibition clearly shows the progress of the industry and the increasing diversity of its applications. During INDEX 2023 nonwovens can be seen in the context of 6 sectors: Filtration, Geotextiles and civil engineering, Hygiene and cleaning, Medical: infection prevention, Transportation, Packaging.
Meanwhile, the show’s special features like the Innovation Lab demonstrate the advantages of nonwovens when it comes to sustainability, adaptability and functionality.
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