ITM 2016 AND HIGHTEX 2016 EXHIBITIONS OUTCOME REPORT
The outcome report of ITM 2016 and HIGHTEX 2016 Exhibition taking place from June 1-4, 2016 has been completed. According to this report, 49.730 professional visitors watched the exhibition to which 1200 firms and representatives totally from 77 countries, including Turkey, joined.
This research report has been prepared under the supervision of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) on ITM International Textile Machinery Exhibition and consecutive HIGHTEX 2016 International Technical Textiles and Nonwovens Trade Fair held at TÜYAP Fair and Convention Center – Büyükçekmece / Istanbul on June 1-4, 2016.
1.1. PURPOSE OF RESEARCH
This research aims, by identifying the visitor profiles, the overall assessments of the fair by the visitors with the help of the surveys carried out throughout the event and the information forms collected from both domestic and foreign visitors at the fair entrance to present the analysis results, fair-related news summaries released in the media to the exhibiting companies, and making use of the gained data to improve and develop future exhibitions.
1.2. RESEARCH METHOD AND SAMPLE STRUCTURE
This research was carried out by making face-to-face surveys with the exhibition visitors equally-distributed to the days and hours during which the fair was held and randomly picked on different spots of the exhibition center; assessing the information forms collected from the visitors at the entrance of the exhibition; and analyzing the info on the entry registrations and invitations of the professional visitors.
1.3. SECTORAL COLLABORATIONS
ITM International Textile Machinery Exhibition and consecutive HIGHTEX 2016 International Technical Textiles and Nonwovens Trade Fair, organized by the partnership of Tüyap and Teknik Fuarcılık and with the cooperation of TEMSAD Textile Machinery and Accessories Industrialists Association, was opened with the attendance of industry professionals, exhibiting companies, press members and guests.
2. EXHIBITION SUMMARY INFO
– 1200 companies and company agents
– 77 countries 49.730 professional visitors
– 40.884 domestic, 8.846 foreign visitors
– 82,2 % domestic, 17,8 % foreign visitors
3. EXHIBITOR INFO
Yoğun olarak katılımın sağlandığı ülkeler şunlar: ABD, Almanya, Avusturya, BAE, Belçika, Brezilya, Çek Cumhuriyeti, Çin, Fransa, Güney Kore, Hindistan, Hollanda, Hong Kong, İngiltere, İran, İspanya, İsrail, İsveç, İsviçre, İtalya, Japonya, Kanada, Kore, Lüksemburg, Macaristan, Malezya, Pakistan, Portekiz, Romanya, Singapur, Swaziland, Tayland, Tayvan, Türkiye, Yunanistan.
4. FOREIGN VISITOR INFORMATION
ITM 2016 Uluslararası Tekstil Makineleri Fuarı ve eş zamanlı gerçekleştirilen HIGHTEX 2016 Uluslararası Teknik Tekstiller ve Nonwoven Fuarı’nda 76 ülkeden ziyaretçi ağırlanmıştır. Ülkeler Şunlar; ABD, Almanya, Azerbaycan, BAE, Bangladeş, Belçika, Belarus, Bosna Hersek, Brezilya, Bulgaristan, Cezayir, Çek Cumhuriyeti, Çin, Danimarka, Ekvator, Endonezya, Ermenistan, Etiyopya, Fas, Filistin, Fransa, Gana, Guatemala, Güney Kore, Gürcistan, Hırvatistan, Hindistan, Hollanda, Hong Kong, Irak, İngiltere, İran, İspanya, İsrail, İsveç, İsviçre, İtalya, Japonya, Kamboçya, Kazakistan, Kenya, Kırgızistan, Kosova, Kosta Rica, KKTC, Libya, Litvanya, Lübnan, Macaristan, Makedonya, Malezya, Mısır, Moldova, Monaco, Nepal, Nijerya, Özbekistan, Pakistan, Polonya, Romanya, Rusya, Sırbistan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriye, Suudi Arabistan, Svaziland, Tacikistan, Tanzanya, Tayvan, Tunus, Türkmenistan, Ukrayna, Ürdün, Vietnam, Yunanistan.
DISTRIBUTION OF FOREIGN VISITORS (%)
4.1.1. GENERAL VISITORS DISTRIBUTION
ITM 2016 and HIGHTEX 2016, a total of 49,730 visitors from 77 countries including Turkey visited the show, 8.846 from abroad and 40.884 from Turkey. Compared to the previous year: – 20% visitor increase, – 19% foreign visitor increase, – 8% participant country diversity increase
4.2. FOREIGN PURCHASING DELEGATION
The Fair was visited by international delegations from 13 countries. The countries are; Bosnia Herzegovina, Macedonia, Morocco, Egypt, India, Russia, Iran, Serbia, Kazakhstan, Tunisia, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, Kosovo.
4.3. DOMESTIC VISITORS AND PURCHASING COMMITTEES
Visitors from totally 65 cities. 20 cities from which the visitors mostly came; Adana, Kayseri, Adıyaman, Kocaeli, Ankara, Kütahya, Aydın, Malatya, Bursa Muğla, Denizli, Niğde, Gaziantep, Osmaniye, İstanbul, Şanlıurfa, İzmir, Tekirdağ, Kahramanmaraş, Uşak. Purchasing committees from Uşak Pamuklu Chamber of Weavers, Denizli Chamber of weavers and Kütahya Chamber of Clothiers and Manufacturers were welcomed at the fair.
DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN VISITORS BY YEAR
OF VISITORS (%)
BY POSITION (%)
PRODUCT GROUPS IN WHICH
THE VISITORS WERE INTERESTED (%)
PURPOSE OF VISIT (%)