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SpecTex21 dates announced!


As we work through finalising details, if you would like to be on our mailing list to receive updates on SpecTex21 please click here to send us an email with your details. 


Thank you to our wonderful sponsors and exhibitors for their continued support while we worked through rescheduling SpecTex20. 


             The largest Australian trade exhibition and conference for the specialised textiles industry known as 'SpecTex'

                              will be taking place in Sydney between Saturday 24 July to Monday 26 July in 2021.




Saturday, 24th July till Monday, 26th July 2020

Doltone House, Darling Island, Sydney, NSW

Program of Events:
To be advised shortly























Trade Exhibition 

SpecTex21, the Australian Textile Trade Event for the industry, is co-ordinated and organised by the Specialised
Textiles Association. Exhibit at SpecTex21 and build brand awareness within the industry whilst discovering new and innovative products. 

Join our current exhibitors:

  • Ricky Richards
  • Mehler Texnologies
  • HVG Fabrics
  • Wax Converters Textiles
  • The Nolan Group
  • Bradmill Outdoor
  • Dasec
  • Defab
  • Pro-Knit Industries
  • Pathfinder Australia Pty Ltd
  • Serge Ferrari
  • Bainbridge
  • Aeronaut
  • Stayput Fasteners  
  • Shaw Australia
  • Goodearl and Bailey
  • Elizabeth Machines

Be apart of the action and network with like minded individuals! Over 50% of the booths have already been
allocated so be quick and book yours today. take a look at the floor plan (yellow highlight = taken), complete the booking form and forward to to secure your space.

Who should exhibit?

All suppliers to the textile industry for fabric/textiles, components, accessories, machinery and services to installers of outdoor covers, awnings, blinds, shade sails and structures, canopies, dam liners, grain covers, marine covers, tarpaulins, banners, camping annexes, tank liners, yacht sails and much. much more!


Become a Spectex21 Sponsor Partner and expose yoru brand to the wider industry. 


  • Promotional material and exposure prior and post SpecTex21
  • Trade expo and conference sponsorship highlights
  • Recognition throughout Awards Ceremony 

To view the full sponsorship benefits click here or contact us today!

Awards for Excellence

The Specialised Textile Association's Awards for Excellence recognise 15 individual project categories. Businesses are encouraged to enter and showcase their technical skills, design excellence and innovation within the industry. Enter here
to put your business forward for the 2021 Awards for Excellence..

Young Achievers Award (YAA)
The purpose of YAA is to acknowledge, encourage and promote the positive achievements of young members
35 years of age and under. Please nominate your Young Achiever here.

Apprentice of the Year Awards
Entry into the Apprentice of the Year Award is open to ALL apprentices currently enrolled in:

  • Certificate III Manufactured Textile Products
  • Cert III Automotive & Marine Trimming Technology

Find out more about the Apprentice of the Year Awards here.

Join us to celebrate the entrants and winners of the 2021 Awards for Excellence on the last night
of SpecTex21 on monday 26th July 2021 in Sydney.



Accommodation for SpecTex21 has been negotiated with The Star Hotel for all attendees at the rate of $285 per night.  To book click here - be quick though, as rooms are limited and this rate will only be available for a short period of time


Useful Links

SpecTex21 Prospectus

SpecTex21 current floor plan

SpecTex21 booking form

Sponsorship benefits and deliverables


Awards for Recognition

Awards for Excellence information

Young Achievers Awards information

Apprentice of the Year Awards information

To find out about more STA engagements view the Media Kit here.