Place Bonaventure

April 04-05 2017


This year’s event

Expo Hightex 2017

EXPO HIGHTEX, organized by CTT Group and the Quebec technical textile industry, is celebrating its 15 th anniversary in 2017! For the occasion, the organizing committee has decided to make this edition an innovative event. With climate change as its theme, EXPO HIGHTEX 2017 will explore the impact of new textile technologies on the climate and how our various sectors of activity can create cutting-edge solutions to help in the fight against the greatest challenge facing the world today.

To celebrate its 15 th anniversary, EXPO HIGHTEX is inviting, for the first-time ever, exhibitors from all over the American continent. Moreover, those unable to attend will have virtual access to the event. See you there at Place Bonaventure on April 4 and 5, 2017.


CTT Group

CTT Group is a technology transfer center specialized in the research, development and testing of technical textiles, advanced textile-based materials and geosynthetics.
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Organizing Commitee

– Jacek Mlynarek, CTT Group
– Estelle Vazquez, CTT Group
– Danielle Jutras, CSMO Textile
– Elif Belgen, Regitex
– François Pépin, Soleno Textiles Techniques Inc.
– Jean-Sébastien Brière, Textiles Monterey
– Joannie Guy-Laberge, MESI
– Jocelyn Lamarre, Accord Centre-du-Québec
– Joel Renaud, Davey Textile Solutions
– Myriam Simard, Texel
– Sae Chang, Hando Corp
– Randy Williams, Doubletex


Welcome to EXPO HIGHTEX, the leader in exhibitions for the technical textile industry in North America! For the last 15 years, decisions makers, leaders and buyers have gathered at the event to discover the latest technologies in the field.

Become an exhibitor or a sponsor

Become an exhibitor or sponsor to get your chance to meet them! You’ll enjoy excellent visibility, including:
  • Your company’s profile on our website and in the official exhibition guide.
  • Mention of your company in our promotional emails.
  • Presence on display material at the event.
  • Visibility during breaks, cocktail and the gala.

For more information on the options available to exhibitors, please get in touch with us on the contact page.


Exhibitor list

Who is at Expo Hightex?

See the exhbitor list


Which booth will be yours ?

See the floorplan


The speakers lineup has improved for this year’s edition. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet special guests with fascinating experiences to share.érences-horizontale.jpg

Our Speakers

  • Special guest – Bernard Voyer – Explorer
  • Neal Waters – President of the North American Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors
  • Darius Nikanpour – Manager, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering & Capacity Demonstration, Space Science & Technology at the Canadian Space Agency
  • André Downs – Chief Economist at Global Affairs Canada
  • Tom Corner – Economist for BDC
  • Carl Gravel – Director of Economic Expansion for BDC
  • Special guest – Interview with Andrew Molson – Chairman at RESPUBLICA Consulting

The Program

  • Conference: World Tour
  • Conference: US/Worldwide Uniform Market and its Opportunities
  • Conference: The harsh space environment: A catalyst for innovation
  • Conference: Climate-proof Technical Clothing
  • Conference: Aerospace Business Opportunities
  • Panel: International Economic Development and Trade
  • Dialogue: How To Get Into Worldwide Markets?
Interested ?

Register now!

To attend the exhibition, please take a minute to register through Eventbrite. It’s quick and easy.



  • What is EXPO HIGHTEX?

For the last 15 years, EXPO HIGHTEX, the leader in exhibitions for the technical textile industry in North America, has been offering decision makers, leaders and buyers an opportunity to discover the latest technologies in the field.

  • When is EXPO HIGHTEX?

EXPO HIGHTEX will be taking place on April 4 and 5, 2017.

  • Where will the event be held?
Where will the event be held?

The venue for the event is Place Bonaventure, located at 800 de La Gauchetière Street West, Montreal, Quebec, H5A 1K6.

  • How can I register?
How can I register?

You can register directly at Evenbrite. It takes no more than a few minutes.

  • How can I reserve a booth?
How can I reserve a booth?

To reserve a booth, simply fill out the exhibitor contract available at [Lien vers le contrat d’exposant] and send it to

  • What will be the exhibition’s opening hours?
What will be the exhibition’s opening hours?

EXPO HIGHTEX will be open on Tuesday, April 4, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Wednesday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • How can I update my exhibitor/booth profile?
How can I update my exhibitor/booth profile?

You’ll find detailed instructions here: [Lien vers le document d’instructions].

  • Who is the official service contractor?
Who is the official service contractor?

The official service contractor is DEE.


Dianne Lachance
450 646.2251

  • When is booth set-up and takedown?
When is booth set-up and takedown?

Booths can be set up on Monday, April 3, from noon until 8 p.m., and Tuesday, April 4, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Dismantling will take place on Wednesday, April 5, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Contact us

Information or Partnership

Estelle Vazquez
Communications Officer
Telephone: 450 778-1870
Fax: 450 778-3901

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