ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016 will be held in China from October 21 to 25, 2016. The fifth edition of the combined textile machinery show is expected to attract a lakh of visitors from around the world. The combined show is now well-entrenched in the textile machinery exhibition calendar. It draws all leading textile and garment manufacturers and is an essential showcase for the Asian market, offering plenty of business and networking opportunities.
Organisers are forging partnerships with leading industry associations and buyer groups from key industry segments and establishing rapport with important textile and garment manufacturing countries. Strategic tie-ups have already been formed with many of the world’s textile associations, including those in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam. On the domestic front, the organisers are reaching out to Chinese buyers in all the key textile hubs.
Interest from the global textile and garment industry for the event is extremely strong. So far it has attracted around 1,600 exhibitors from 27 countries. The last ITMA ASIA + CITME show in 2014 grossed 1,50,000 square meters. It welcomed around 1,600 exhibitors from 28 countries. The show attracted around 1,00,000 visitors from 102 economies.