Sponsors 2019

We are more than happy to present the sponsors of the FRANKfurtstyleaward 2019:

HA Hessen-Agentur GmbH, Wiesbaden, represented by Folke Mühlhölzer, Chairman of the Managing Board, awards the “Talent Award for Fashion & Design of the State of Hessen” in 2019, which is endowed with a total of 10,000 Euros. The Hessen-Agentur is the service agency of Hessen. It implements projects, campaigns and promotional activities and also acts as a consultant and “think tank”. Its goals is the future-oriented positioning of Hessen in national and global competition, securing and increasing the prosperity of its citizens as well as the sustainable development of Hessen as a business location.

On June 29, 2019, the finale of the FRANKfurtstyleaward 2019 will take place with fashion shows and the award ceremony for the first time at Tendence, the trade fair for consumer goods.

Logically arranged by retail channel, lifestyle and target group, Tendence (29 June to 1 July 2019) takes its cue from the needs of consumers. It therefore enables retailers to compile their product ranges in a highly focused manner and to implement them in their own stores, ensuring the success of their business. As a consumer goods trade fair, Tendence demonstrates the latest trends and products in interior design, home accessories, gifts, jewellery, fashion and lifestyle. Retailers benefit from a wide range of inspirations to support their sales as well as a powerful complementary programme. Tendence is the platform for new products, presenting trends for winter and Christmas. At the same time, it is a good opportunity for anyone wanting to place orders in good time for their spring and summer collections.

International Trade Shows and their Networks

Texpertise is a Messe Frankfurt network that unites the most important international textile fairs. Around 50 events around the world show what moves the sector. Current topics, trends and contacts are already attracting more than 22,000 exhibitors and 523,000 visitors from all over the world. Whether Frankfurt, Paris, Shanghai, Moscow or New York – Texpertise sets impulses for the entire textile value chain.

Texworld Paris  is a trade fair open to all fashion brands, major luxury companies, major international clothing manufacturers and least but not last, young designers. The next Texworld will take place from 16 to 19 September 2019.

With more than 600 exhibitors from all over the world, apparelsourcing Paris is the largest apparel fair in Europe. The next apparelsourcing will take place with Texworld Paris from 16 to 19 September 2019.

avantex Paris is the first international trade fair dedicated to innovation in the textile and fashion industry. From conception to sale, it integrates innovative fabrics, materials, components, products and services for the fashion industry. It brings together experts – from designers and well-known brands to textile manufacturers and universities – to create tomorrow’s fashion and open up new markets. The next avantex will take place with Texworld Paris from 16 to 19 September 2019.

leatherworld Paris is the European trade fair for leather and related materials. Whether of animal origin or not, a wide range of products will be presented – from raw materials to finished products. Buyers and designers will find a wide range of exotic leather, tanneries, semi-finished/finished leather, leather derivatives, shoes, clothing, handmade leather goods, fashion accessories and bags, etc.

Source Africa is a two-day trade exhibition in Cape Town. It attracts more than 1,600 decision-makers. The aim of the fair is to promote African textiles, clothing, footwear and fashion accessories for international and regional buyers and to promote trade between African countries. The next Source Africa will take place from 14 to 16 June 2019.

Neonyt is the global hub for fashion, sustainability and innovation. With the Neonyt trade fair, the conferences Fashionsustain and Fashiontech, showcases, events and parties, Neonyt unites a community that defines itself through fashion, future orientation, technical affinity and sustainable awareness. The desire to drive a process of change in the fashion industry. Or driven by the curiosity to learn more about these topics. The next Neonyt will take place from 2 to 4 July 2019.

Since its founding in 2001, the Vancouver Fashion Week with its international orientation and multicultural approach, has been dedicated to the success of both established and award-winning young designers. Vancouver Fashion Week has become the second largest fashion week in North America and continues to grow as the fastest growing fashion week in the world.

Our Sponsors from other Market Segments

The following sponsors are listed in an alphabetical order:

FRANK®-THE TROPHY comes from Wächtersbach, a traditional company that today belongs to Brachtwerk, and has an extraordinary history.

FRANK®-THE TROPHY is based on a historical sculpture from the 1920s, drawn by an artist we do not know by name, who is said to have worked in the Wächtersbach manufactory at a similar time to the most famous fashion draughtswoman in the world, Annie Ofterdinger. The sculpture has been re-edited, combines two years of tradition, art and fashion and is intended to honour young designers in the future. It is a fashion figure of extraordinary, creative quality, which was made in the original only once.

The first Fleming’s Hotel was opened in Frankfurt in 2005. Then, in the same year, the Fleming’s Hotel München-Schwabing. Many more followed. The Fleming’s dream also came true in Vienna and Zurich. The youngest member of the Fleming’s family is currently undergoing renovation and is expected to open in 2020 – the Fleming’s Selection Hotel Hamburg. Fleming’s is the right place for those who are looking for a contemporary hotel experience, who value regionalism and the culture of the respective metropolis. The “Fleming’s” brand convinces with its top locations, excellent service, comfortable rooms and sophisticated gastronomy.

Fraport AG is one of the leading international companies in the airport business and operates 30 airports on four continents. The company has supported the FRANKfurtstyleaward for many years.

Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH (HTAI) is the economic development company of the State of Hessen. It is the task to sustainably develop Hessen as a location for business and technology in order to consolidate and expand its competitiveness.

The Haute Future Fashion Academy in Milano is an innovative reality high-level training in the field of High End Luxury Fashion, Haute Couture and Design Concept. It was founded in 2010 with the aim of forming a new generation of Creative Directors and Strategic Manager and provide a concrete answer to the question of figures professional increasingly diversified and specialized. Through an avant-garde approach, HFFA intends to redesign the training in an international vision and projected into the future, aimed at recovery of craftsmanship and greater promotion of Made in Italy.

The Austrian company HÖGL Shoe Fashion has been inspiring women for 80 years with high-quality and fashionable women’s shoes. Lived tradition, innovative craftsmanship and pure passion are the essential success parameters that distinguish HÖGL to this day as one of the most popular women’s shoe brands in Europe.


Since 2008 (and officially since 2013), Jaguar has been united with Land Rover to form Jaguar Land Rover. Under the umbrella of the new owner Tata Motors and in close cooperation with its sister brand, Jaguar continues the great automotive heritage of the two brands that grew up in post-war England. Although Jaguar and Land Rover have different roots and origins, they are now all pulling together at all levels. And they have been very successful, as sales figures and profits of both brands have been rising continuously since 2010.

Luvos Healing Earth – natural and effective. Luvos Healing Earth is a natural remedy for heartburn, acid-related stomach disorders, irritable colon and stomach. It also binds cholesterol and helps to heal acne and blemished skin. In ancient times, the special medicinal effect of this “Healing Earth” was already well known. But it was Adolf Just, founder of the Heilerde-Gesellschaft Luvos (“Healing Earth society”), who re-discovered medicinal Healing Earth for use in modern naturopathy. For 100 years now, the family-run company has been producing Luvos Healing Earth as a purely natural product without any additives. Luvos Healing Earth consists exclusively of loess dating from the Ice Age, which possesses a special, ideal combination of minerals and trace elements.

The Wirtschaftsinitiative FrankfurtRheinMain e.V.  (FrankfurtRhineMain Business Initiative) brings together the heads and business personalities of the region who want to make a difference – for and in FrankfurtRhineMain. The members are at home in the metropolitan region in two ways. They are not only committed to their location, but share the conviction that only a jointly operating economic area can survive in national and international competition.