Frequently Asked Questions


What is an e-pass?  
The e-pass is the access support for everyone who bought his pass and wants to enter the show.
The e-pass is sent by email after an online order.
It has to be printed (or kept available on smatphone) and presented to the e-pass terminals at the show. 
It allows visitors to obtain the badge to access the shows.

Even the show is open, e-pass on line can be ordered here.

The e-pass is the surest way to quickly enter the show (less than 5 minutes, excluding coat check lines).
There are sales desks at the show entrance should you prefer to purchase your badge at the show.  

I have not received my e-pass. What should I do?  
1. Edit and print out your e-pass by logging on to “My Account”. Click on the tab marked “my orders / my e-passes”.
2. Or open the Première Vision Paris app, which you can download for free on Google Play or the Apple Store (make sure you update the app if you have already downloaded it). Log-in to access your e-pass, and present it directly from your smartphone when you arrive at the show.

If you are unable to retrieve your e-pass, go to the nearest “E-pass Assistance” welcome desk upon arriving at the show (and if possible with your invoice received by email) and tell the hostesses that you purchased your e-pass, but you have not received anything. After checking the files, they can provide you your badge.  

Which shows can I access with my badge?  
Your Première Vision Paris badge provides unlimited access during 3 days to:
 
YARNS: for yarns and fibres (hall 6)
FABRICS: for fabric for clothing (hall 5&6)
LEATHER: for leathers and furs (hall 3)
DESIGNS: for creative textiles and surface designs (hall 5)
ACCESSORIES: for accessories and components for fashion and design (hall 4)

and all your fashion-manufacturing partners under one roof:

MANUFACTURING PROXIMITY: for local sourcing (hall 6)
MANUFACTURING KNITWEAR: for flatbed knits (Hall 6 North)
MANUFACTURING OVERSEAS: for overseas audited sourcing (Hall 2)
MANUFACTURING LEATHER: for manufacturing in the leathergoods, footwear and leather apparel (Hall 3)

For more details about each universe, click on the link!

Once a year, Première Vision Paris proposes special spaces to visitors:
MAISON D’EXCEPTIONS: A high creativity experimental zone exploring international fields of know-how, bringing together select workshops whose mastery of ancestral, vernacular or contemporary techniques is in constant development. In February only (Hall 3).
SMART CREATION: A space dedicated to information and discussion, where exhibitors, designers, buyers and fashion brands can experience and truly visualize the values and advances being made in terms of eco-responsibility in the fashion industry. In September only.  

I prefer to buy my pass directly upon arrival. How do I do that?  
At each entrance you will find:
– Terminals to buy your pass as well as access to a seminar and / or purchase the Colour Card/ Range, (payment by Visa or Mastercard credit card only.)
– On-site check-in desks and cash desks, to buy your pass as well as your access to a seminar and / or  the Colour Card/ Range. Payment may be made in cash, or by check or credit card (CB, Visa, MasterCard, American Express).  

There’s a mistake on my e-pass. What should I do?  
If you want to change your first or last name on your e-pass, please contact the visitor service by email: pvfrance@premierevision.com or click here to contact the Première Vision office in your country/geographical area.  
I am having trouble ordering my pass. What should I do and who should I contact?
Each pass is ordered individually. Each visitor must log on individually to his own Première Vision account to order his or her pass.
There is a Première Vision office in your country / geographical area. Please see the list here to find your contact person
Can I register multiple visitors? How? How do I add/remove a colleague?
Each pass is ordered individually (one email address may be used for one person only). Each visitor must log on individually to his own Première Vision account to order his (or her) pass.
A dedicated service has been created for companies ordering more than 9 passes. For more information, please see this page. You can also contact the Première Vision office in your area. See the list of our offices here. 
How do I access my online account?
Simply login with your username (email address) and password on the e-shop and go to the “My Account” tab.
 
We invite you to login via the direct access link to your account, provided in each of the newsletters sent out by Première Vision. If you do not, or no longer, receive our newsletters, contact the Première Vision office of your country / geographical area directly here. 
I cannot log in, what can I do?
If you are facing difficulties, and before trying to create a new account, we strongly recommend you to contact your local Première Vision office here.
If your email address if not recognized, create your account by filling in the form.
If an error message appears during the process, please contact the Première Vision office in your geographical area. See the list here
How do I know if I already have a visitor account?
A visitor account is created when someone:
- creates a visitor profile on the website premierevision.com, filling in the information concerning identity, company and providing his own email address (one email address can be used for one person only) as well as his password.
- has registered for and/or visited one of our shows.

You can access your visitor account with
- A username (the email address used to create your profile, register, etc.)
- A password either automatically generated, or created/modified by yourself 
I don't know my password, I forgot or lost it.
You will have to generate a new one here.
You will receive a link to reset your password, sent to the email address you provided.
Please note: the link you will receive will only be valid during 24 hours. 
Where can I find my username and password?
Your username and password are :
- The e-mail address used to create your account on the Première Vision site.
- A password automatically generated or created/edited by youself. 
Where can I get a printed copy of my invoice?
You need to log on to “My Account“, then the “Invoices” tab.
The next invoices available on your account, in the online store, will be for purchases made for the Première Vision Paris show in February 2019.
If you would like to access directly to previous invoices, please contact the visitor service by email: pvfrance@premierevision.com or directly the Première Vision office of your country/geographical area here
How can I know which exhibitors accept orders with small volumes ? 
Consult our online e-catalog, go to a particular show, then choose the criteria “capsule collections – small quantities”. 
How can I organise my trip? 
Complete information to help you organise your trip can be found here
What are the entry fees? 
The single pre-show online rate is 42 € (incl. VAT), available until the eve of the show, here. Once the show has opened, the ticket price is 60 € (incl. VAT), both in the online e-shop and at the entrance to the show. 
How can I organise my visit? 
All the tools to help you organise your visit to the Première Vision Paris show are available here.
  
I am an agent. Are there special access conditions? 
Agents receive their badges by email before the show, upon registration.
Should this not be the case, they should go to the nearest Agents Welcome Desk at the show entrance to pick them up.
For any more specific questions, contact directly agents@premierevision.com
I am looking for an exhibitor. Where can I find information? 
Consult our online e-catalog which lists all the exhibitors at Première Vision Paris.
E-catalog available here. 
I am a student. What are the entry conditions for students? 
Admission requirements page.
Please note: conditions must be strictly observed. 
Are discounts available for international travel? 
Train travel
"Convention rate" discounts are available on French rail lines (French pricing). 
They entitle you to a 20% discount on:
    -  a full fare TGV ticket (1st or 2nd class)
    - a full fare (excluding reservations or supplements) on other trains.
Convention-rate tickets can be used only at train stations or authorized travel agencies.
Please contact the Visitors Service to request discount vouchers, which will be sent by post, by contacting: pvfrance@premierevision.com
 
Air travel
Enjoy preferential rates with Air France and KLM Global Meetings.
Find all available reductions here.
 
Traveling by public transportation (local or regional trains)
No reductions available.
Find here the public transport interactive map and plan your itinerary online.
We strongly advise you to buy your round trip at your departure station to avoid queuing at the exit of the show. 
Are there cloakrooms at the show to drop off coats and luggage? 
Yes. They are located at the entrances to Halls 2, 3, 4, 5 South, 5 North, in the Hall 6 gallery (only in the gallery, there is no longer a cloakroom on the mezzanine floor of Hall 6) and at the taxi terminal level. The fee for the cloakrooms - €4 including VAT - is the same whether you are depositing a garment, an accessory/small bag or a suitcase.
Fees must be paid in cash.
*GOLD PREMIUM and PLATINUM visitors enjoy a free cloakroom in the PRIORITY ACCESS located at the entrance of hall 3 and at the top of hall 6.
The cloakrooms are open from 9 am to 7.30 pm on the 1st and 2nd day of the show, and until 6 pm on the last day.
From 7.30 pm to 10 pm on the 1st and 2nd day of the show, and from 6 pm to 7.30 pm on the last day (except for the cloakrooms at the taxi terminal level and in 5 North), items must be collected from the cloakroom located in Hall 5 South.
As part of the VIGIPIRATE safety program, luggage must be deposited in the cloakrooms. No luggage is permitted in the halls. 
I need a letter of invitation to obtain a visa. What should I do? 
Letters of invitation will only be sent to persons who have purchased their Pass. Once you have purchased your pass, fill out online visa request form and return it to visa@premierevision.com with the required document.
Please note: Incomplete applications will not be processed.
You can check here, if you need a visa for France.

Mandatory documents for your visa request to be sent to visa@premierevision.com:
    - Your e-pass
    - The duly filled in visa request form
    - Your business registration proof (document attesting to the registration of your company with a government body) to be sent to visa@premierevision.com
What is Première Vision Paris?  
Première Vision Paris is the essential meeting point for global fashion players. The 3-day event is held twice a year at Paris Nord Villepinte.  
What will I find there?  
Première Vision Paris, a leading event, brings together the six major activity sectors in terms of materials and services for international fashion, the latest creative products in synergy with the needs of the fashion market and the coming trends. The 6 reunited shows are a meeting place and trend driver for industry professionals looking for inspiration, bringing together everything needed to make your next RTW, leather-goods and footwear collections a success, from concept to manufacturing, in the following universes:

YARNS: for yarns and fibres(Hall 6)
FABRICS: for fabrics for clothing (Hall 5&6)
LEATHER: for leather & fur (Hall 3)
DESIGNS: or creative textiles and surface designs (Hall 5)
ACCESSORIES: for accessories and components for fashion and design (Hall 4)

and all your fashion-manufacturing partners under one roof:
MANUFACTURING PROXIMITY: for local sourcing (Hall 6)
MANUFACTURING OVERSEAS: for Overseas audited sourcing (Hall 2)
MANUFACTURING KNITWEAR: for flatbed knits (Hall 6 North)
MANUFACTURING LEATHER: for manufacturing in the leathergoods, footwear and leather apparel (Hall 3)

For more details about each universe, click on the link!

Once a year, Première Vision Paris proposes special spaces to visitors:
MAISON D’EXCEPTIONS: A high creativity experimental zone exploring international fields of know-how, bringing together select workshops whose mastery of ancestral, vernacular or contemporary techniques is in constant development. In February only (Hall 3).
SMART CREATION: A space dedicated to information and discussion, where exhibitors, designers, buyers and fashion brands can experience and truly visualize the values and advances being made in terms of eco-responsibility in the fashion industry. In September only.

You can also attend conferences, seminars and round tables. In addition, there are many exclusive products and publications that provide an ideal complement to your visit : Séminaires Trend Tasting, Colour Ranges.
   
Are the shows accessible to persons with reduced mobility ?  
Yes. If needed, the loan of a wheelchair is provided upon deposit of an identity card. For more information or to request a wheelchair reservation, please contact the Première Vision office in your geographical area. See the list here.  
Are all exits from the shows final?  
Passes are valid for the duration of the show (3 days).  
Where are the parking lots? What are the parking rates?  
​See this page or download the parking list.  
Who is Première Vision Paris shows for?  
The Première Vision Paris shows are trade shows held by professionals for professionals in the textile / clothing sector.  
Where are the shows held?  
Premiere Vision
Parc des Expositions – Paris Nord Villepinte
95975 Roissy-Charles de Gaulle
Next dates : 17-19 September 2019
Opening time: 9am-6:30pm
GPS data : Longitude : 2°31’06”E – Latitude : 48°58’03”N
Locate in Google Maps
   
What are the dates of the next shows ?  
Première Vision Paris is held twice a year, in February and in September. All the confirmed dates of the shows can be found here.
Next dates: 17-18-19 September 2019 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday).
Opening time: 9am-6:30pm  
Are the colour ranges available at the shows? 
The color ranges available through our online boutique can also be purchased at the shows in every sales points, one in each hall (but 2 in hall 6) and also at the entrances, at the same time as the purchase of a pass for our visitors preferring to buy their badge on site. 
What publications are available? How can I order them? 
There are 2 available colour ranges.
- Première Vision Autumn Winter 20/21 Colour Range (new season) : This international colour range brings together the season’s key information for all activity sectors: RTW, accessories, leather goods, footwear and components for fashion jewellery
- Première Vision Spring Summer 20 Colour Range (for Updating)

Important  information:
The colour ranges ordered are not delivered/sent. You can purchase your colour range in advance but you will have to pick it up directly at the next Première Vision Paris show, from 17-19 September 2019 at the dedicated collection point(s). 
How many seminars? How do I register for a seminar? How much does it cost? How long is a seminar? 
For all visitors, Première Vision Paris presents each season 6 seminars (2 per day) named “Trend Tasting”.
In February September 2019, discover the Spring-Summer Autumn-Winter 20-21 season decoded according to:
- One SEASON TREND TASTING approach: 1 per day (for more info)
- One FABRICS & COLOUR TREND TASTING approach: 1 per day (for more info)
Registration for the seminar is via our e-shop (please note you cannot order your seat for the seminar without having first ordered an e-pass), or at the show, subject to availability. The seminar fee is 45 €.
Starting with this September 2019 edition, the Trend Tasting seminars will welcome you in a brand new space, located right in the heart of the shows in hall 6: the FASHION TALKS AREA.

For Japanese visitors, a seminar (provided in French and translated into Japanese only) is offered at the show. Next date: Tuesday 17 September 2019 at 4:30 pm, in the new seminar and conference space: the Fashion Talks area, hall 6. At the close of the presentation, a memo in Japanese summarising the presentation is given to each participant.
The fee for the seminar is 130 € including VAT. 
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