sustain&innovate is the platform for decision-makers within the textile branch. This year you can follow it live as well as online. It focuses on all aspects of acting sustainable, from sourcing to the production and sale of functional textiles. This conference brings together leading decision-makers, educates, informs and provides networking opportunities during a day full of interesting speakers and discussion rounds, providing deeper insight into branch-relevant topics. The event is organised by the experts from PERFORMANCE DAYS and SPORTSFASHION by SAZ.

You will find more information about the program 2022 here shortly.

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SPORTS FASHION by SAZ is the industry magazine for all textile topics relating to fashion and function. For over 20 years, it has been an important medium for the sporting goods branch and for all decision-makers along the value chain of functional textiles. For many years now, the issue of sustainability has been an integral part of reporting content in print, online and newsletter media. Together with PERFORMANCE DAYS, the magazine is the initiator of sustain&innovate.


Highclass speakers and fascinating discussion rounds await the audience, such as René Bethmann from VAUDE, Dr. Pamela Ravasio from Shirahime and Charles Ross. The day focuses on new developments within the field of sustainability and encourages companies to act more comprehensively. All talks and rounds of discussions are free of charge and take place at the Expert Talks Area of PERFORMANCE DAYS.


Leading personalities from the textile branch report on strategies, innovations and their view of sustainability.


Let yourself be inspired by ideas, opinions and discussions about current and future sustainability issues.


Exchange ideas with industry colleagues and decision-makers. Learn from the best and broaden your view.


Extend your knowledge and use the conference to benefit from new ideas and impulses for trade that is even more sustainable.