International Textile Alliance

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Patrick Shelton

Patrick Shelton Joins ITA Board of Directors

Patrick Shelton, Vice President of Sales with Valdese Weavers, has been elected to join the International Textile Alliance (ITA) Board of Directors.  “I am very excited to be adding another member…
Carrie Dillon
Carrie Dillon

ITA Promotes Carrie Dillon to Managing Director

Effective September 1, the International Textile Alliance (ITA) will begin its 2020-2021 fiscal year with the promotion of Carrie Dillon to the newly created position of Managing Director.  Dillon…

ITA Reviews Spring 2020 Showtime Dates

Responding to fast-moving developments related to COVID-19, including the recent postponement of the April High Point Market, the International Textile Alliance (ITA) is monitoring and evaluating the…

High Point Market Announces Schedule for The Point for Fall Market 2019

This fall, the High Point Market Authority (HPMA) will host a dynamic lineup of educational and social programming for its fourth market at the popular pop-up, The Point, throughout High Point Market…
ITA Showtime Market
Showtime Market has new dates starting with November

ITA Changes Showtime Market Dates

The International Textile Alliance (ITA) has revised the dates of its upcoming Showtime Market to better align with the industry’s product introduction and buying cycles. Starting with its Fall/…

Beauty Is As Beauty Does: Highlights from Showtime Fabric Fair

Consultant Claire Goldhagen, widely admired in the furniture industry for her fashion sense and retail acumen, called the recent Showtime Fabric Fair in High Point, NC, “one of the most exciting ever…
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Norwalk Furniture’s Caroline Hipple and Dixon Bartlett (middle) with Robert Allen’s Andy Jakubczyk at December’s Showtime.

Gotcha Covered: What the Showtime Market Offers Designers

It’s only fitting that the newly rebranded International Textile Alliance (ITA), producer of the bi-annual Showtime Market in High Point, NC, has released a new logo and tagline: Connections Happen…