It's no secret that textile and light make a magical combination.
But why limit yourself to only one type of fabric?
Mixing and matching materials can truly bring your set to life,
especially with the right lighting or motion.

© Yoko Seyama National Dance Company Wales

What to expect?

As always, ShowDay is the synonym for a fascinating afternoon filled with tips & tricks to broaden your view on what you can achieve with stage and event fabrics.

This year's edition will be all about Combine & Design, or how to create unique special effects with layered fabrics.

Combine & Design

A series of interactive demos and inspiring keynotes will teach you how to create powerful effects with all kinds of fabric combinations. From magical northern lights and infinity mirrors to mind-boggling illusions, unique textured surfaces or inventive blackout effects.


17h00 : Welcome at ShowTex!

17h30 : Keynotes & Demos

  • Ivo Kersmaekers & Ana Onofre (ShowTex)
    Stunning Effects by Combining Multiple Materials & Techniques
  • Florian Weber (Concept Solutions)
    Multi-layered fabrics in motion at Sparkasse 200
  • Shizuka Hariu (SHSH)
    Combine & Design in Architecture and Scenography
  • Bruno Forment (Orpheus Instituut / KU Leuven / Conservatorium Gent)
    Sustainable Combinations: Scenographic Lessons from the Past

19h00 : Meet & Greet

  • Discover our latest innovations
  • Take a guided tour
  • Talk with our experts at the networking drink

21h00 : It was nice meeting you!
Don’t worry, we won’t send you home on an empty stomach 😉

ShowTex - Oude Gentweg 100 - 2070 Burcht - Belgium