ITM 2018, the largest regional fair for world textile machinery and technology sector with investors and trade delegations from nearly 100 countries worldwide, will be held in Istanbul from April 14 to 17. Local and foreign companies are set to display latest textile machinery and technology. The ITM exhibition is one of the two largest in international and the largest in the region in its segment in terms of the number of visitors/participants. Besides being one of Turkey’s most important brands internationally, the country is also a textile bridge between the East and the West.
A key aspect that makes it attractive for visitors is the fact that the fair is held in Istanbul, a prosperous city with growing transportation facilities and expanding world trade. Following extensive PR activities for ITM 2018 — organised by Teknik Fairs and Tüyap, with the co-operation of TEMSAD — the exhibition area is already booked to capacity.
The exhibition, which broke a record by hosting about 50,000 visitors in the previous event, is expected to break last season’s record. Many textile machinery manufacturers, both foreign and domestic, who are the leaders in cotton to yarn, weaving to knitting and dyeing and also digital printing will launch their new textile machines and technologies in ITM 2018. Manufacturers in Turkey are also looking to showcasing their innovations here.
ITM 2018 will be held concurrently with the HIGHTEX 2018 International Technical Textiles & Nonwoven Exhibition, Istanbul and the 8th International Textile Conference. With the synergy that will arise from the gathering of all these events, Istanbul will host a world-wide sectoral meeting and textile feast during April 14-17.