Global textile players are expected meet at ITM 2018 International Textile Machinery Exhibition to be held in Istanbul from April 14-17, 2018. ITM Expo, besides being the largest exhibition in its sector in Turkey and the Middle East is also one of the most important organisations of the industry globally. ITM 2016 exhibition held from June 1 to 4, 2016 had seen 100 per cent occupancy rate, and had hosted 1,200 exhibitors and representatives and approximately 50,000 visitors from 76 countries. Similarly, ITM 2018 is expected to break new records in terms of exhibitors and visitors. ITM 2018 is set to host leaders of the textile world, and those serving in all the subsectors of the industry, from cotton to yarn, weaving to knitting and digital printing to dyeing and finishing.
ITM 2018, which will host to international product launches of many domestic and international players in the sector. Another important aspect is the visa agreements between Turkey and countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Iran, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan that would see a large contingent from these countries.
ITM 2018, will concurrently host HIGHTEX 2018, the Istanbul Yarn Fair and the ETT2018 conference. Within HIGHTEX 2018, the presentations of Nonwovens, technical textiles, smart textiles and the cutting-edge textile technologies will be done by leading yarn manufacturers worldwide who will showcase their latest trends and newest products to visitors during Istanbul Yarn Fair.