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On the occasion of Techtextil 2019 (May 14-17) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, IHOFMANN had been assigned to organize and perform an international media conference for Indorama Ventures/Wellman International.

The petrochemicals producer Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited was launching its new ingredient brand DEJA™ at Techtextil 2019. DEJA™ is a sustainable 100 % rPET (recycling PET) ingredient brand and can be used for multiple applications. DEJA™ is remade to be remade again and guarantees a complete traceability from source to supply.

The media response with regards to the topic was overwhelming:
40 partipicants from 18 different countries were attending the media conference on May 15, 2019.


Edmund Ingle, CEO Wellmann Int. ©Indorama Ventures/Wellman Internationa

Since March 2019 IHOFMANN is again working for the Austrian fiber expert Lenzing.

The PR agency IHOFMANN is partner in strategic communication for Lenzing, among other things to increase the consumer awareness of its TENCEL™ Lyocell fibers with REFIBRA™ Technology in the D-A-CH-region. The REFIBRA™ technology also uses cotton waste during the production of TENCEL™ Lyocell fibers. This ensures sustainable fiber production. With the REFIBRA™ technology, Lenzing is closing the loop in textiles and has initiated an important step towards circular economy for textiles.


Dr. Isa Hofmann is member of the program committee of the Global Fiber Congress GFC-Dornbirn, Austria.

On the occasion of the man-made fiber congress MFC-Dornbirn (September 12-15, 2017) in Dornbirn, Austria, Dr. Isa Hofmann was steering the panel discussion related to the topic personal protective equipment PPE with the title “The endless saga of ultra-light & ingenious performance features: what´s next?”.

During the Global Fiber Congress, GFC-Dornbirn (September 12-14, 2018), Dr. Isa Hofmann was again leading a panel discussion this time within the session “transport & mobility” (13th September).

2018 Dr. Isa Hofmann was once again moderator and keynote speaker of the Smart Textiles Symposium in Dornbirn, Austria.

In the framework of the Smart Textiles Symposium, Dr. Isa Hofmann was involved in the program concept and held the opening keynote on October 5, 2016 “smart and connected – a vision of the future: How digital innovations will change our live”.

On the occasion of the 7th Smart Textiles Symposium 2018 (September 12-13), Dr. Isa Hofmann was moderating the first day of the symposium and gave a lecture entitled “new opportunities in the customer communication through artificial intelligence – from social bots to chatbots”.

Since February 2017 IHOFMANN has been assigned external media agency of the global technology company barco.

Since early 2017 IHOFMANN has been entrusted with strategic PR in the DACH region for the Barco healthcare division.
On the occasion of the IDS (Internationale Dental-Schau) in Cologne (March 21-25, 2017) the agency organized a media conference, where the new displays for the dental market were showcased for the first time. The cooperation includes the further market development via PR campaigns.

On the occasion of MEDICA (November 13-16, 2017) in Düsseldorf, Germany, IHOFMANN steered the media dialogue for the new generation of Nexxis OR-over-IP- solutions.

IHOFMANN steered the media dialogue with leading healthcare publishers and media representatives for Barco during MEDICA 2018 (November 12-15) in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Barco designs and develops networked visualization products for the Entertainment, Enterprise and Healthcare markets and is active in more than 90 countries with 3,500 employees worldwide.

2015-2018 IHOFMANN was the accompanying consulting and supporting agency in PR for Messe Dornbirn, Austria.

IHOFMANN had a collaboration with Messe Dornbirn to elaborate the concept and layout for the community platform SALTEX, an innovative trade fair format combining exhibition and symposium taking place in Dornbirn, Austria. The agency also accompanied the organizer with the professional PR activities triggering the premiere in October 2016.

Dr. Isa Hofmann was member of the advisory board of SALTEX and the agency IHOFMANN accompanied the press team of SALTEX by steering the professional media dialogue.

Since 2017 IHOFMANN is strategic communication consultancy for Kufner Holding GmbH.

In the framework of Techtextil 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany (May 9-12) IHOFMANN has steered the strategic communication for Kufner Holding GmbH with its headquarter in Munich, Germany. One of the core activities during the fair, was organizing a press conference with 30 international journalists coming from 15 different countries. The main focus was on the following technologies: textile heating systems (THS), EMC shielding and stabilization of leather and textiles.

Dr. Isa Hofmann is contributing editor for the JEC magazine.
IHOFMANN was partnering with the JEC Group and had been entrusted to elaborate the program for ICS 2014 in Paris, France.

Since 2017 Dr. Isa Hofmann is contributing editor for the JEC magazine. In this regard, she is continously talking with industry leaders and relevant stakeholders. The JEC magazine has 50.000 subscribers in 112 different countries. JEC Group reaches with its different activties a community of 250.000 experts worldwide.

IHOFMANN was partner of the JEC Group and had been entrusted with the strategic alignment and performance of the international conference Innovative Composites Summit (ICS) March 11 – 13, 2014 in Paris. IHOFMANN was decisively involved in the selection process of speakers and chairmen and their dialogue partner prior to the conference and during the show.

The program of the conference in 2014 you can find here

2014 to 2015 IHOFMANN was the communication consultancy and supporting agency in europe and initiated several activities to foster the strategic objective defined as further tapping into the European markets.



IHOFMANN took the lead in concept and performance of the International media conference for the US company Noble Biomaterials Inc. with around 30 journalists from 13 nations during Techtextil 2015. IHOFMANN was from the very beginning engaged to support the company during this Techtextil premiere as far as media dialogue and professional communication were concerned. Core topics at Techtextil were technologies related to the brands Circuitex and X-Static, precisely smart textiles and infection prevention applications.

In 2016 IHOFMANN was steering the media dialogue during ISPO in Munich, Germany.

IHOFMANN was organizing the international press conference of Sympatex Technologies and Ploucquet during Techtextil 2015 in Frankurt am Main, Germany.

IHOFMANN is already collaborating with Sympatex Technologies and Ploucquet since 2006 with short interruptions in the meantime.
At Techtextil 2015 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, the affiliates Sympatex and Ploucquet shared a presentation for the first time under the motto “joint textile solutions” and showcased two major innovative product solutions in the areas of medical & industry and smart textiles.
One of the highlights at this Techtextil and particularly at the press conference was the commonly developed multifunctional jacket with an innovative heating, communication and lighting system. Another highlight that Sympatex Technologies and Ploucquet showcased at the international media conference that IHOFMANN took the lead at was a breathable inner glove for the sector medical & industry, whose effectiveness has been proven by scientific studies at the University of Osnabrück. Around 30 journalists from 13 nations attended the international media conference.



Dr. Isa Hofmann was giving lecture on the occasion of the Med-e-Tel conference in Luxembourg (April 5-7, 2017).

Dr. Isa Hofmann was asked to give a presentation at the Med-e-Tel, April 0 5-07, 2017, the annual event of the International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH), The international federation of national associations who represents their country’s Telemedicine and eHealth stakeholders. The topic was the progressive digitization and its implications on the health market. Suppliers and experts from more than 100 countries have met and shared ideas in the course of the last events in Luxembourg. Numerous lectures gave in insight in projects, that are geared to optimize the synergy between doctors and patients, especially in countries, where the medical assistance is rather poor.

IHOFMANN was partnering the organizer of SportsGear Sourcing Days (2013-2015) and was organizing the professional conference.

From 2013 until 2015 IHOFMANN was partner of the organizer of SportsGear Sourcing Days and organized the accompanying conference in Annecy, France.


IHOFMANN has organized an international press conference for F.A. Kümpers GmbH & Co. KG on the occasion of techtextil 2013 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

On behalf of the Board of Management of F.A. Kümpers GmbH & Co. KG IHOFMANN has steered the media dialogue and organized an international press conference at the booth. Three exciting innovative topics for the application fields automotive, medical, architecture and construction were featured and explained to the audience.


IHOFMANN prepared and organized with primary responsibility the international media conference on the occasion of Techtextil 2013 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

IHOFMANN gave editorial support in 2012 to Freudenberg Nonwovens when launching the website “The Solution Engineers – Wherever you are”.
On the ocassion of the international media conference at Techtextil 2013 Bruce Olson, CEO of the Freudenberg Nonwovens Business Group, presented the company and explained the strategic realignment of the Freudenberg Nonwovens Business Group. 40 international media representatives from 12 different countries came to attend the media conference on June 11, 2013 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Dr. Christoph Weber, Head of R&D Department Battery Separators, Jean- François Kerhault, Business Section Manager Evolon Europe, as well as Simon Browne, Business Segment Manager Shoe Components Europe, unveiled the product novelties of their respective divisions.


IHOFMANN was marketing and communication agency for the fully integrated company with a fine heritage located in Deggendorf from 2011 to 2015

From 2011 IHOFMANN was steering various communication and integrated design projects for the company. On the occasion of Heimtextil 2013 the company’s appearance was fundamentally redesigned. IHOFMANN has been preparing and organizing an international press conference during Heimtextil. In addition to the new developments at FR Safety Yarns the new development project DIOLEN®CLEAN PROJECT was presented. Logo, slogan, appearance and the respective print material was conceived. Since beginning of 2015 both websites of TWD Fibres and FR Safety Yarns are online (concept & realisation IHOFMANN).


2011 to 2015 IHOFMANN was member of the DIOLEN®SAFE Marketing Team. From scratch IHOFMANN has accompanied the brand relaunch and realized the take-off of the trademark DIOLEN®SAFE and its marketing company FR Safety Yarns GmbH & Co. KG at Techtextil 2011.

The well-known product DIOLEN®SAFE was presented with new corporate identity and optimized product characteristics at Techtextil 2011 to users from the entire textile value chain. With a team of experts IHOFMANN has developped the entire corporate design and the visual appearance, designed and implemented the landing page, produced the print material and prepared and presented the international press conference at the trade event.
IHOFMANN organized the entire communication activities for the joint presentation of Backhausen interior textile and DIOLEN®SAFE during Heimtextil (January 11 – 14, 2012) in Frankfurt am Main and CASA in Salzburg (January, 25 – 28, 2012).


IHOFMANN advised and supported Brüder Baumann GmbH as a full service media agency (2009-2011).
We ensured a proactive dialogue with the trade media and planned and organized international press conferences during the relevant trade events and exhibitions

On the occasion of Heimtextil 2011 in Frankfurt am Main IHOFMANN organized an international press conference at the booth. Around 20 journalists were informed about the company’s novelties and strategic activities.
Concept and editorial for the Baumann newsletter move on!

First issue move on!  move on! September 2010

Second issue move on! 2 move on! was published on the occasion of Heimtextil in January 2011

IHOFMANN was partner for dissemination in the EU consortium SYSTEX, an ICT project in the 7. Framework Programme

SYSTEX aimed at collecting technological and non technological information on relevant projects at various levels of research results with the aim of commercialisation.

SYSTEX contributed to strengthen the European industrial base and to reconcile the fragmented research community. The consortium was heading to gather affiliated member companies from the four lead market applications areas automotive, medical, sports and protective. They were classified in a transparent data base and information system. One of the core targets was to enhance cross-sectoral synergies and to speed up the exchange.


Event coordination and management in Paris (21 February 2008) – “Lenzing Botanic Symposium”, presentation of the fashion show, dialogue with the media and moderation of the international press conference.

On the occasion of Première Vision in Paris Lenzing IHOFMANN has organized the Botanic Symposium. Along with the symposium an international media conference was given to launch the fiber innovation MicroModal Air. Poet and storyteller Folke Tegetthoff has specially created a fairy tale, which was highlighted within the framework of a fashion show.

The Lenzing Group is the world leader in production and sales of man-made cellulose fibers. Tencel, Lenzing Modal and Lenzing Viscose fibers are mainly used for textil applications, speciality fibers for hygiene and technical applications.

IHOFMANN had been entrusted to organize the US-European Entrepreneur Conferences Advanced Textiles from 2008-2010:
12/13 June 2008 in Berlin
02/03 April 2009 in Brussels
16/17 June 2010 in Paris

The Industrial Association International (IFAI) is an industry association with more than 2,000 members worldwide. IFAI annually sponsors IFAI Expo, the largest speciality fabric trade show in the Americas and also publishes seven market-specific specialty fabric magazines.
IHOFMANN has been entrusted with the concept and organization of 3 US-European business conferences in 3 major European metropolis.
The IFAI Advanced Textiles was conceived to be a bridge-building event between the US and Europe and to increase and facilitate bilateral business contacts and promote transatlantic networking.

  • Ulrich Sogl, CEO Kufner Holding GmbH.

IHOFMANN is fostering Kufner Holding since March 2017 with strategic corporate and product communication. Thanks to the professional support from the agency we had an overwhelming media response at Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany and a broad media coverage. The response at the international press conference by far exceeded our expectations. Dr. Isa Hofmann’s excellent relationship with international media representatives and stakeholders had a significant impact on the success of the event. It is always a great pleasure to work together with pleasant and highly professional people – we all know, that this is the only way we can be together successful!”

  • Jeffrey Keane, CEO Noble Biomaterials Inc.

IHOFMANN did a tremendous job for us. Dr. Isa Hofmann planned and executed a brilliant public relations campaign for our 2015 Techtextil (Frankfurt, Germany) initiative.”

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  • Michael Kamm, CEO Sympatex Holding GmbH

“As a representative of Sympatex Group I asked IHOFMANN beginning of 2015 to support us with concept and realization of an international media conference during Techtextil 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany.
Dr. Hofmann´s PR expertise is visibly reflected in the outstanding success of our event: The positive response towards our innovative product solutions from abroad trade public surpassed by far our expectations. This was mainly due to Isa Hofmann´s wide-ranging media network, her great commitment as well as her long-standing experience in global PR and communication. I would like to personally cordially thank her for the excellent support as well as the pleasant cooperation with the entire team.”

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  • DI Friedrich Weninger, former member of the board of managenment of Lenzing AG, Chairman Austrian Man-Made Fibers Institute

„We had a very successful collaboration with IHOFMANN in different projects. This was among others in the framework of the Lenzing Innovations Symposium during the ITMA trade fair (2007) and our mega VIP event Lenzing Botanic Symposium in Paris, 2008. IHOFMANN had been responsible for the project management and coordination of the different service partners involved and the entire project control. She presented the live fashion show together with me. I always experienced Dr. Isa Hofmann as very professional, authentic and persuasive. Besides an imposing presence and uncompromising performance I appreciate her expertise and success-oriented approach. The longstanding know-how in trade fair and event organisation combined with excellent media an pr contacts on an international level have always been very helpful to our projects.”

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  • Joan-Dirk Kümpers, CEO F.A. Kümpers GmbH & Co. KG

„As managing director, marketing and sales of the fully integrated fabric manufacturer F.A. Kümpers GmbH & Co. KG I asked Dr. Hofmann to advise and support us with an international media dialogue and press conference during Techtextil 2013. Due to her long media and trade fair experience as well as her extensive contact network we were able to run a very professional and successful show. We would not have been able to achieve such lasting effects and positive resonance without your help, Dr. Hofmann. Thank you!”


  • Dr. Wilhelm Rauch, CEO IVC – Industrievereinigung Chemiefaser e.V.

“Following the event commemorating “50 Years Industrievereinigung Chemiefaser e.V. (IVC)“ I want to firstly say thank you for the outstanding organisation. Their experience and expert knowledge made IHOFMANN our first choice with regards to agencies to organise our event and press conference. The details of the contract meant that Dr. Hofmann was responsible, for example, for visualising our members’ company profiles, organising the Munich venue, but also selecting a suitable catering partner and a marquee rental supplier as well as preparing the press conference. The range of her tasks included planning and moderating a podium discussion towards the end of the event. Dr. Hofmann fulfilled the contract with excellence and in a professional manner. On behalf of the IVC branch but also on behalf of the staff from our member companies involved in the planning we want to say thank you for the extraordinary and always constructive collaboration.”

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  • Bernd Sassenrath, former CEO Trevira GmbH und former board of management of IVC- Industrievereinigung Chemiefaser e.V.

„We were extremely satisfied with the professional services of the agency IHOFMANN and we would like to thank Dr. Isa Hofmann also on behalf of our member companies for the excellent performance.”

  • Wolfgang Tröster, managing director TWD Fibres GmbH

„Since 2011 IHOFMANN has been our media agency partner and contact for all communication issues. We appreciate the agency´s expertise and the reliable and trustful cooperation. We will recommend the agency to our network partners at any time.
The most recent project was the internet relaunch of TWD Fibres and FR Safety Yarns beginning of 2015 – an excellent job both visually and contentwise. We received very positive feedback from numerous customers.”

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  • Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Havranek, CEO Havranek GmbH, former CEO FR Safety Yarns GmbH & Co. KG, former CEO Ploucquet GmbH

„Dr. Isa Hofmann has always contributed with her agency IHOFMANN to significant extent to the success of all our projects due to her extraordinary expertise and competence and her confident attitude in press conferences, customer contacts, and media collaborations. We have achieved the best possible results without exception. (…) Dr. Hofmann has professionally and successfully supported the set up of FR Safety Yarns GmbH & Co. KG as a marketing and ditribution company for Diolen Safe Polyester FR quality yarns for manufaturing fabrics meeting high technological demands from the companies initial launch to present day. We are very happy with the constantly creative and constructive collaboration with Dr. Hofmann on our demanding projects and count on her continued support in the future.”

  • Sabine Duttenhofer, Director Corporate Communications, Freudenberg Nonwovens

„Freudenberg Vliesstoffe strongly focuses on international expert media. Dr. Hofmann supported us during a press conference at Techtextil 2013 and thus made a significant contribution to the conference´s success. Her constructive and creative ways enabled us to position the company perfectly.”

  • Frédéric Reux, Media Director, JEC Composites

„Our collaboration was very successful and inspiring. Isa Hofmann immediately understood how to cope with our targets and requirements and always knew how to deliver the expected solutions. Her contribution was always geared to optimize our activities and results and she surpassed by far our expectations. I truly recommend IHOFMANN with its high expertise and Isa Hofmann as an expert and a joy to work with.”

  • Geza Maklary, CEO, Euroglobal Trading SARL

„I had a very successful cooperation with IHOFMANN during the last 3 years in the framework of our trade event SportsGear Sourcing Days in Annecy, France. Dr. Isa Hofmann was running the accompanying conference, developping the concept, topics and steering the dialogue with our speakers. Isa is a communication expert and knows how to make successful conferences and workshops happen. Her broad network in the textile value chain has brought us numerous new contacts for the event.”

  • Andrzej Krämer, Senior Vice President Residential Heating

„This is to confirm that Dr. Isa Hofmann has had cooperation with Danfoss A/S, Residential Heating in the years 2012 and 2013 regarding market communication projects.
Dr. Isa Hofmann has shown a very professional approach and has contributed to the strategy development of our market communication approach in Germany. She has demonstrated a very good business understanding and an excellent knowledge of market communication tools, incl. social media and PR.
We were very pleased with the cooperation and give IHOFMANN our best recommendations”

  • Katharina Schulz, BA, Director SALTEX, Messe Dornbirn, Austria

„Since the very beginning of SALTEX IHOFMANN has been assigned as the accompanying public relations agency. Dr. Isa Hofmann is our strategic adviser and as a member of the advisory board she has been actively involved in the development of the event. In these functions she significantly contributed to the success of the community platform. We would like to particularly emphasize her support in various issues and a wide variety of studies.”

  • Prof. Werner Mohl MD, PhD; heart surgeon

“In the medical sector and particularly in the startup period of an innovative medical product you have to rely on professional communication and medial support. Innovation most of the time means that other parties did not come across this innovative approach yet. The best way of presenting this knowledge and the core message of the innovation needs extensive empathy and understanding for the specific matter, the scientific and professional interconnections and the requirements of the target group. We found those qualities at its best in our collaboration with the specialized agency IHOFMANN.”