The Textile Institute

Sections & SIGs

Section and Special Interest Group activities, groups and events are open to all members to take part in. The Council of the Institute accepts proposals from members to revitalise or set up new and relevant working groups.


The Textile Institute is represented by local and national offices around the world. Sections are run by its members who provide a programme of local activities, factory visits, workshops, seminars and social events.

  • All Countries
  • All Countries
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • China
  • England
  • India
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • Poland
  • Sri Lanka
  • Switzerland

Specialist Interest Groups

The Textile Institute has members in all sectors of fibre-based industries worldwide. Special Interest Groups provide a focus for members in different sectors, and many of them organise conferences, study tours and other events in their subject area.

Special Interest Groups Guidelines:

If you are interested in creating a new SIG or wish further information on SIGS, please contact the TI office.

SIG News

Therefore please contact us via email instead of telephone. We appreciate yo...
The Society’s annual Design Competition, with total prize money of over £14,500, is unique in its breadth of coverage and attracts almost 1,000 ent...
Do you know someone whose contribution to textiles should be recognised? We want to highlight those people or organisations that have made a differ...

Five donor nomenclatures are proposed and each will receive benefits:

  • Champion £5000
  • Benefactor £3000
  • Supporter £1000
  • Friend £500
  • General £100


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