ITM 2022, the first major international textile machinery exhibition held in the world after a 3-year break, hosted textile technology leaders in Istanbul for 5 days. Record sales were achieved at the ITM 2022 Exhibition, where the latest innovations in every field of textile from weaving to knitting, from yarn to digital printing, from finishing to denim were exhibited and world launches were performed. The ITM 2022 Exhibition, where a business volume of over 1.5 billion Euros was created in 5 days, accelerated the Turkish and world economy.
Organized by the partnership of Teknik Fairs Inc. and Tüyap Tüm Fuarcılık Yapım Inc., ITM 2022- International Textile Machinery Exhibition was held at Tüyap Fair and Congress Center between 14-18 June. The ITM 2022 Exhibition, which was organized in 12 halls on an area of 120,000 square meters, broke records with both exhibitors, visitors and machinery sales. ITM 2022 Exhibition, attended by 1280 companies and company representatives from 65 countries, was visited by 64,500 people from 102 countries, consisting of 44% international and 56% domestic visitors. At the exhibition, where companies sold machinery worth million Euros, a business volume of over 1.5 billion Euros was created.
TURKEY BECAME THE WORLD’S SUPPLY CENTER AT THE ITM 2022 EXHIBITION
The successful sales graph achieved at the ITM 2022 Exhibition proved that the difficulties experienced due to the pandemic for the last 3 years have been left behind. Turkey has become a supply center for European, Middle Eastern and African countries, especially with the disruption of the supply chain in Far East countries, including China. The profile of the professional visitors visiting the ITM 2022 Exhibition revealed that in the new world order that has shifted after the pandemic, the trade network has also changed hands and new players have appeared on the scene. The fact that manufacturers from all over the world such as Andorra, Angola, Honduras, Peru, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Egypt, Iran, and Oman purchased a large number of machinery and signed strong collaborations at the ITM 2022 Exhibition has proven this.
SATISFIED EXHIBITORS OF ITM 2022 RESERVED TO ENLARGE THEIR STANDS FOR ITM 2024
The ITM Exhibition, which was eagerly awaited by the textile technology leaders, also pleased the participating companies with the number of visitors and performed machinery sales amounting to millions of Euros. Many company officials, who stated that they have achieved a sales graphic far above their expectations starting from the very first day of the ITM 2022 Exhibition and that they have hosted visitors from all over the world, decided to enlarge their stands at the ITM 2024 Exhibition. During the exhibition, companies visited the registration application points and applied for ITM 2024 participation.
ITM 2022: GO TO ADDRESS FOR WORLD LAUNCHES
Pursuing the usual as to keep the pulse of the sector this year similar to the previous years, ITM 2022 has turned into a textile feast with the participation of hundreds of manufacturers who developed technologies in their field, and the visits of global investors and commercial delegations. Many companies, which focus on product development and new productions under pandemic conditions, had the opportunity to introduce their products to their customers for the first time in 3 years at the ITM 2022 Exhibition. Company owners, managers, employees and sector representatives visiting the exhibition had the opportunity to see the latest technological innovations for the first time and witnessed their world launches.
THOUSANDS OF VISITORS FROM 102 COUNTRIES FROM SEYCHELLES TO ANDORRA
Due to Istanbul’s ease of transportation and the absence of visa requirements, ITM 2022 Exhibition hosted thousands of visitors from all over the world. 64,500 people from 102 countries, including Turkey, visited the ITM 2022 Exhibition to see the latest innovations in textile technologies. The countries where the visitors come to the ITM 2022 Exhibition are as follows: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, South Korea, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand , Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Northern Cyprus s Turkish Republic, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, America, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Yemen.
NEXT MEETING IS ON 4-8 JUNE 2024
The next meeting of the ITM and HIGHTEX Exhibitions, which bring together the world’s textile technology leaders, will be held in Istanbul between 4-8 June 2024.