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ITM 2018 International Textile Machinery Exhibition (updated Oct. 16, 2017)

14. April 2018 - 17. April 2018

ITM 2018 Exhibition is going to be held at İstanbul Büyükçekmece Tüyap Fair and Congress Centre on  April 14-17, 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey

Being one of the most important meetings of the global textile industry, ITM 2018 International Textile Machinery Exhibition’s advantageous early attendance applications are continuing. To meet the most important manufacturers of textile technologies from Turkey and around the world,ITM 2018 Exhibition is going to be held at İstanbul Büyükçekmece Tüyap Fair and Congress Center on 14-17 April 2018.

ITM International Textile, Yarn, Knitting, Weaving, Dyeing, Printing, Finishing and Hosiery Machineries, Sub-Industries and Chemicals Exhibition organized by Tüyap Fairs and Exhibitions Organization Inc & Teknik Fairs Inc. partnership with the Cooperation of TEMSAD (Turkish Textile & Machinery Industrialists Association) will be held at TÜYAP Fair Convention and Congress Center, Istanbul – Turkey. More than 1000 textile technology producer companies are presenting their latest models in operation. ITM is the largest exhibition in Turkey and in the region, is among the most important exhibition in the World.

The last event was held between June 1st-4th 2016, 1200 firms exhibited their latest technologies ITM 2016 Exhibition. The fair, where 49730 professionals visited from 77 countries, showed that it is the first and most important event in Turkey and the region by being organized in an area of 120000 m2 and 13 halls.

ITM left its mark in Iran and Uzbekistan

The preparations continues full steam ahead for the ITM 2018 Exhibition, organized with the partnership of Teknik Fairs and Tüyap, in cooperation with TEMSAD (Textile Machinery and Accessories Industry Association). ITM, which directs the textile machinery sector, is the biggest exhibition in its field in the region. Iran and Uzbekistan are respectively visited in September within the scope of promotion and visitor activities of the ITM 2018 Exhibition, which will be held in Tüyap Fair and Congress Center among April 14-17, 2018.

The ITM team which took its place in the 23rd Irantex 2017 Textile Machinery, Subsidiary Industry, Home Textile, Embroidery Machines and Textile Products Fair held on September 4-7th in Tehran, the capital city of Iran, conducted highly productive negotiations with the official and commercial delegations planned to come from Iran. In this context; talks were held with the officials of the Iranian government, directors of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Presidents of Associations. In addition, information on the process was shared with Cengiz Gürsel, Principal Trade Consultant of the Turkish Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Tehran.

Necip Güney, the Chairman of the Executive Board of the Technical Fairs, who evaluated the visitor activities and promotions in Iran, emphasized that ITM Exhibitions was highly prestigious and attracted a great deal of interest in Iran. Underlining that, the most intense foreign visitor participation to ITM 2016 Exhibition was from Iran with the rate of 19 % is a demonstration of this circumstance, Necip Güney added that, as part of the talks and visits they have made, it became definite that a huge influx of Iranian visitors to the ITM 2018 Exhibition would become far beyond the estimations.

Increase in attendance from Central Asia up to three times

IFollowing Irantex, promotional activities for the visitors also continued at the CAITME 2017 11th Textile Machinery, Apparel Machinery and Technologies Exhibition held at Uzexpocentre International Expo Center in Tashkent, capital city of Uzbekistan. ITM advertisements placed in the exhibition area, the exhibition catalog and in the special journal of the exhibition, generated great interest in all CAITME participants and visitors. In addition, ITM team had talks with Uzbek official authorities about Uzbek official and commercial delegations planned to participate in ITM 2018. Also; the team conducted preliminary works with the authorities of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan about the procurement committee. Also another meeting was held with the presidents of association the AMBIT (the Associations of International Business and Technology), whose members are Uzbek textile investors,

Detailed consultations were held with Ahmet Başar ŞEN, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey Tashkent about all these contacts and works. Uzbek textile businessmen have a smile on their faces thanks to the  2.2 billion textile investment subsidy provided by the government.

And especially under the effect of this support, it is expected that their attendance rate will increase up to three times at ITM 2018 compared to ITM 2016. Stating that their main strategies in the Caitme Exhibition were to give the message of ‘ITM is Everywhere’ to all visitors and participants, Necip Güney said: “We successfully conveyed the message of ‘ITM is Everywhere’ to participants and visitors both with our ads placed on the billboards that dominated all roads and areas in the exhibition area and with the brochures prepared in Russian so as to present ITM 2018 to visitors.”


Mobile Application Released

Thanks to the app, attracting attention with its design, functionality and multi-language support, the participants and visitors will able to carry all the exhibition in their pockets!

The mobile application of ITM 2018 Exhibition, the most important organization of its region in the field of textile machineries sector, has been released.

Thanks to the app, which attracts attention with its design, functionality and multi-language support, the participants and visitors will able to carry all the exhibition in their pockets from exhibition layout and participant lists to the news and announcements.

The app also supports online invitation requests and application forms for participation. Users can even find their way to/in the exhibition area with the help of built-in navigation support. Besides all of these, Instagram support is among the features offered by the app.

The Key Features:
• Multi-Language Support (Turkish, English, German, Italian and Chinese)
• News and Updates
• Social Media
• Navigation
• Online Invitation
• Application Form
• Exhibition Layout Plan
• Exhibitor Lists

IOS and Android users can download the app from App Store and Google Play by typing ITM 2018 in the search box.

You can download our ITM 2018 Mobile App from the following links:
IOS; https://itunes.apple.com/tr/app/itm-2018/id1261284785?mt=8
Android; https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.itmexpoapp


Attendee applications for ITM 2018 continue at full speed

To reserve your place at the ITM 2018 Exhibition now, you can apply by filling out the Registration Form online here

The heart of the world textile industry will beat at ITM 2018 International Textile Machinery Exhibition to be held in Istanbul between April 14-17, 2018. With the participation of hundreds of manufacturers, each developing leading technologies in their respective fields, and the visits of the worldwide industry investors and trade delegations the event will turn into a textile show.

ITM Exhibition; in addition of being the largest exhibition of Turkey and Middle East in its field, is also one f the most important organizations of the industry globally. The ITM 2016 Exhibition, which was held between 1-4 June 2016 with a 100% occupancy rate, hosted 1200 exhibitors and representatives and approximately 50,000 visitors from 76 countries worldwide. A new record will be broken on both exhibitor and visitor basis at the ITM 2018 where all the halls are full of.

ITM 2018 will become a textile technology feast with the participation of the leaders of the textile world, those serve 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 the worldwide product launches of many domestic and international companies, is also drawing attention with the growing stand areas and machinery trails of the producers compared to the predecessor ITM’s.

Throng to Istanbul From All Across The World!
The ITM 2018 will be held in Istanbul: The crossroads of civilizations and the ancient bridge between the East and the West since centuries. This carries the fair to the center of attraction for both the exhibitors and the visitors. Istanbul’s historical and cultural texture and deep effect on world trade combined with its advanced transportation facilities and rich accommodation options, makes the city one of the best places for such a large, global fair. Another important aspect strengthens the bridge mission that Istanbul performs between the East and the West is the visa agreements between the Turkey and the shining and rising stars of East such as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Iran, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan etc. By means of this, ITM 2018 is going to play a major role in the integration of the both sides of the world by receiving a visitor throng from these countries.

Cooperation with the World of Academia

Beyond just being an exhibition, ITM 2018, which can be described as an ‘event summit’, will concurrently host HIGHTEX 2018, the Istanbul Yarn Fair and the ETT2018 Conference at the same time. Within HIGHTEX 2018, the presentations of Nonwovens, technical textiles, smart textiles and the cutting-edge textile technologies will be done, which are the rising values of today’s world, while the leading yarn manufacturers in the globe will showcase their latest trends and newest products to the visitors during Istanbul Yarn Fair.

On the other hand, The ETT 2018 Conference, which will be realized with the participation of textile experts, academicians, researchers, administrators, machine manufacturers and the other guests with business experience, will provide the visitors a unique symposium opportunity. It is also hoped that the conference will make important contributions to the textile industry of the future.

Some of the leading names of the academic textile world whose will take part at the conference as spokesperson are as follows: Prof. Thomas Gries; Head of Textile Engineering Department at RWTH Aachen University Germany, Prof. Yusuf Menceloglu; Dean of Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Sabancı University Turkey, Ph.D. Melissa Pasquinelli; Associate Department Head and Director of Graduate Programs at NC State University US and Prof. Yusuf Ulcay; Chancellor of Uludag University Turkey.

For insights on more details and a sort of guide on selected exhibitors, please check TextileFuture’s News as of April 7, 2018 11.00 A.M.







14. April 2018
17. April 2018