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IWTO 2019 Congress (updated January 22, 2019)

9. April 2019 - 11. April 2019

The IWTO Congress heads back to Europe for 2019, with dates set for April 9 – 11 in Venice, Italy.

Expect registration to open in mid-January 2019.

Young Professionals Programme

As part of its mandate to reach out to the next generation of wool professionals, IWTO seeks applications to the Young Professionals Programme at the Venice Congress.

Application Deadline: 4 February

Young Professionals 2018

Open to individuals age 18-35 working at any stage of the wool textile supply chain, this is an excellent way to gain experience and knowledge at half the rate of the regular registration fee.

Last year, 21 successful applicants participated in the Programme. Apply before 4 February to be one of the Class of 2019!


Combining Italy’s rich wool heritage with the latest research and developments in wool applications, we welcome you to the 88th IWTO Congress in Venice, Italy.

Taking place 9-11 April in the Sala delle Colonne of the Ca’ Giustinian wing of La Biennale di Venezia, the programme highlights sustainability, traceability, wool décor and health and wellness along with visits to the headquarters of Benetton and Marzotto.

Read more in the Welcome from the President, then follow the links to register today.

Accommodation and Travel: Special rates are offered to delegates at the Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal, its sister hotel the Palazza Selvadego, and the Hotel Bonvecchiati.  Find the booking links on Hotel and Travel in the menu to the left.

Registration is due to open soon.




9. April 2019
11. April 2019