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IATF International Apparel and Textile Fair 2018
24. April 2018 @ 8:00 - 26. April 2018 @ 19:00
IATF International Apparel and Textile Fair 2018 gears up to bring forth Design & Innovation in the UAE with its 8th Edition due to take place in April 24-26, 2018 in Dubai, UAE at Dubai World Trade Centre
IATF attracts some of the world’s largest manufacturers of fabrics and leading print design studios. Exhibitors mainly from India, UK, China, Japan, Taiwan, Turkey, Hong Kong, Thailand and many more are already gearing up for the Spring/Summer April 2018 edition.
The 7th edition of International Apparel and Textile Fair witnessed a significant increase of 44 % in attendance of visitors and 27 % increase in exhibitors. The show had attracted around 3000 buyers who were mainly from the UAE and GCC region. A number of visitors came all the way from Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar. Other buyers came from all across Asia, African countries, Europe, the USA and Australia. UAE ranks is the third largest country in terms of textile exports, making International Apparel and Textile Fair a much needed show in the region.
IATF continues to prove itself as the one-stop platform to showcase the latest developments and emerging technology for in the textile and apparel industry. IATF’s Show Director, Mr. Dilip Nihalani was quoted saying “IATF continues to provide a platform for an intensive interexchange between prominent buyers and exhibitors from around the globe. We are proud to introduce prominent manufacturers from all across the globe to the clothing and textile buyers and retailers not only here in Dubai or the UAE or the GCC, but the whole of the MENA region.”
International Apparel & Textile Fair, Dubai will be showcasing Spring/Summer 2019 pre-collections. With over 200 exhibitors, the Fair aims to expand with each event becoming a major inﬂuence in the UAE fashion scene. The fair will attract a wide range of textile mills accessories/trim suppliers, and large print designers. Exhibitors are mainly from Europe, India & China, Uzbekistan including companies from the UK, Italy, France, Spain and Portugal as well as some high-end manufacturers from Turkey and Egypt.
IATF will provide manufacturers and their agents with the opportunity to showcase their products to the most inﬂuential buyers and designers on the UAE fashion scene. Principally a “Trade Only” event, provides a professional and conducive atmosphere to business and networking. In response to the need of a dedicated trade exhibition in Dubai – U.A.E, the show has been designed for a quality event for the fashion fabrics business in the UAE.
The majority of exhibitors at IATF will be manufacturers and their agents who specialize in Apparels, Textiles & Accessories for the high street clothing, designer wear, fashion fabric, industrial clothing, h o m e t e x t i le s a n d v a r io u s segments of the industry. IATF is an ideal platform for the whose-who of the fashion industry across the world.