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A Global Textile Show With 59 Thousand Visitors From 94 Countries:ITM 2018

For two years, the textile industry has been looking forward with great interest to ITM 2018 International Textile Machinery Exhibition, held on April 14-17. From the moment ITM 2018 opened its doors to the sector members from Turkey and many countries around the world, flocked to ITM 2018 Exhibition, make an indelible impression on visitors throughout the four days. World premieres of textile technology leaders turned the ITM Exhibition into a textile show and put a smile on the participants'face with 58.942 visitors from 94 countries.

ITM 2018 Exhibition, hosted textile technology leaders for four days. ITM 2018 Exhibition is the meeting point of the sector professionals where both national and international companies made sales of millions of Euros and by being a platform where hundreds of various business connections were established, it has written its name in gold letters to the world textile history. Over 1150 textile technology manufacturers and company representatives from 64 countries participated at the ITM 2018 Exhibition, which took place in 11 different halls, and exhibited their products and technologies that have been introduced to the industry for the first time. ITM 2018 Exhibition has turned into a textile show with the participation of hundreds of textile machine producers and global investors who are developing leading technologies in their field, have realized world launches. Participating companies draw attention with larger number of machines exhibits in the larger booth.

ITM 2016 International Textile Machinery Exhibition turned out to be the most important gathering for the textile industry.

Being the most significant textile technology show in the region, ITM 2016 managed to be an organization where both domestic and foreign companies made sales of millions of Euros and various business contacts were established. At ITM 2016, brand-new technologies were launched for four days. ITM 2016 gained appreciation as the most extensive among all ITM Fairs up to now with its 49.730 visitors. At ITM 2016 held with 1200 textile technology-manufacturing companies and company representatives from almost 70 countries in totally 13 halls, the products and technologies which the industry faced for the first time stood out. Held with the participation of all the industry manufacturers exhibiting their machinery, ITM 2016 served as an indicator showing how much importance the world textile technology manufacturers paid to Turkey and the regional market. Visitors from all over the world, particularly Iran, Egypt, Uzbekistan, India, Tunisia, Pakistan, China, Ukraine, Italy, Germany, Algeria, the Russian Federation, Syrian Arab Republic, Morocco, Bulgaria, Bangladesh, Greece, Serbia, Kyrgyzstan, Saudi Arabia caught the eye. Official and commercial committees from various countries visited ITM 2016. Particularly besides representatives of the ministry of textile industry, industrial associations and union administrations, an important number of procurement committees from Tehran and Tabriz were present. Also purchasing committees from Egypt, India, Russia, Macedonia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Ukraine, Tunisia and Morocco attract attention at ITM 2016.

ITM 2013 Exhibition organized between 29th May – 01 June 2013 dates.

1223 companies and representatives participated from 40 countries. Visited by 39.256 visitors from 70 countries like; USA, Germany, UAE, Bangladesh, Belgium, China, Indonesia, France, Israel, Egypt, Turkey, Pakistan, Russia, Turkey, Jordan. In addition, buyer delegations came from Germany, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Georgia, Croatia, India, Iran, Switzerland, Lebanon, Macedonia, Egypt, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Greece.

ITM 2012 Exhibition organized between 21-24 April 2012 dates.

1037 companies and representatives participated from 40 countries.Visited by 42.991 visitors from 78 countries like; Iran, Germany, Egypt, Greece, Russia, Tunisia, India, Pakistan, Syria, China, Jordan, Macedonia, Italy, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, the United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Georgia, Serbia, Romania In addition, buyer delegations came from Germany, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Georgia, Croatia, India, Iran, Switzerland, Italy, Lebanon, Macedonia, Egypt, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, Jordan and Greece

ITM 2009 Exhibition organized between 06-10 June 2009 dates. 1500 companies participated from 37 countries.

Visited by 31.000 visitors from 59 countries like; Iran, Egypt, Russia, Tunisia, India, Pakistan, Syria, China, Jordan, Macedonia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Serbia, Romania, Azerbaijan, Turkey, UAE In addition, buyer delegations came from Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Russia, Iran and Syria.

ITM 2006 Exhibition organized between 27th of June – 02nd of July 2006 dates.

Participated 1200 companies from 35 countries. Many machines introduced for the first time at the ITM 2006 exhibition in the world. 63.580 Visitors from Iran, Syria, Egypt, Germany, India, Serbia, Bulgaria, Italy, Pakistan, Greece, Bangladesh, Morocco, Switzerland, Russia and Spain visited the ITM 2006. In addition, buyer delegations came from Iran, Syria, Russian Federation, Azerbaijan and India.

ITM 2004 Exhibition organized on dates 01 – 06 June 2004, participated 1000 companies from 30 countries.


Intensive visitors to ITM 2004 from Middle East and Balkan countries. Visited by 56 229 visitors including Switzerland, Germany, Iran, Italy, Syria, France, Pakistan, Russia, Japan, India, Spain, Taiwan, Korea, Egypt, the US, China, Bulgaria, Lebanon, Georgia, Kuwait, Belgium, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Poland, Jordan, Algeria, Hungary, Yugoslavia.

This exhibition is being organized under control of "The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey," in accordance with the 5174th article of law.
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