CISMA2023 - China Int’l Sewing Machinery & Accessories Show 2023

Theme: Intelligent Sewing Tech and Digitalization Solutions

Date: September 25 (Monday) - September 28 (Thursday), 2023

Venue: Shanghai New International Expo Centre

Host Unit: China Sewing Machinery Association (CSMA)

Support Units: China National Light Industry Council (CNLIC)/ China National Garment Association (CNGA)

Operating Unit: China Sewing Machinery Association


From September 25 to 28, 2023, the highly anticipated top event in the global sewing machinery industry chain, CISMA2023, was grandly held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. The show invited prominent leaders and guests: Zhang Chonghe, Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of CNLIC; Bu Zhengfa, former President o CNLIC; He Ye, Vice President of CNLIC and Honorary President of CSMA; Yang Xiaojing, Chairman of CSMA; Yang Xiaodong, Vice Chairman of the CNGA; Zhu Xiaohong, Chairman of China Home Textile Association; Ji Jianbing, Vice Chairman of China Nonwovens & Industrial Textiles Association; Zhang Yan, Secretary General of China Leather Industry Association; Shinsuke Uchinashi, Chairman of Japan Sewing Machinery Manufacturers Association; Elgar Straub, Chairman of Mechanical Engineering Industry Association(VDMA) Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies; Luo Jie, President of Sinolight International Holdings Corporation. Nearly a hundred representatives attended the opening ceremony, including: Vice Chairman Units, invited Vice Chairman Units, Chief Supervisors of CSMA, and representatives of local associations, key industry enterprises, exhibitors of CISMA2023, customer representatives, and media representatives.

As the first large-scale international sewing equipment exhibition held in the post-pandemic era and the world's largest sewing equipment exhibition, CISMA2023 spanned three and a half days from September 25th to 28th, the show occupied 13 halls (W1-W5, E1-E7, OW6) of Shanghai New International Expo Centre, with a total exhibition area exceeding 140,000 ㎡, achieving a historic breakthrough. The exhibition brought together 1,360 exhibitors from China and abroad, including almost all mainstream enterprises in the global sewing machinery industry, such as Shang Gong, Jack, Maqi, Zoje, Typical, Dahao, Feiyue, PowerMax, Durkopp, Brother, Juki, Pegasus, Yamato, Siruba, Chee Siang, Shunfa, Baoyu, Precious, Supreme, Lejiang, Qixing, Dollor, Xiangtai, TPET, Honyu, Weishi, Ina, Lectra, PGM, Desun, Flying Tiger, Groz-Beckert, Qiangxin and etc. During the three and a half days, the exhibition attracted 47,104 professional visitors from all over the world, including 5,880 overseas visitors.

Additionally, to encourage and guide exhibitors to show their latest achievements and to utilize the exhibition platform, a series of exciting activities were held, such as the selection of themed demonstration products, the selection and commendation of overseas strategic distributors, the selection of new brands, final competition of national sewing machinery maintenance vocational skills, and etc. High-level forums, such as the International Cooperation Development Forum and the Sewing Machinery Technology Innovation Development Forum, gathered global sewing machinery industry elites to exchange ideas, create value, and promote industrial development.

CISMA2023 is an exhibition of opening, achievements, and mutual benefits. It plays an important role in boosting confidence, uniting efforts, and accelerating the recovery of the global sewing machinery industry. The exhibition comprehensively showed intelligent sewing tech and digitalization solutions, displayed the latest achievements in promoting new industrialization and construction of a strong industry, quality industry, and digital industry. It provided valuable references and inspiration for equipment users in textile and apparel, leather and luggage, home decoration, automotive, and aviation industries worldwide, brought limitless potential applications and transformative support.