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'Times of crisis are the best for publicity' - Istanbul State Minister
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Jul '09
Istanbul Fashion Days, which will be realized with the cooperation of ITKIB and Fashion Designers Association (MTD) for the first time in Turkey, has been first presented to Zafer Caglayan, the State Minister responsible for Foreign Trade, in a private meeting.

The event is going to take place on 27-28-29 August 2009 under the auspices of ITKIB and in cooperation with Fashion Designers Association and Istanbul Fashion Academy.

The content details for Istanbul Fashion Days (IFD) which will be uniting Turkish fashion designers and apparel brands under one roof has been discussed in the meetings, and apart from State Minister Caglayan, the leading representatives of the Turkish textile and fashion sector also attended the gathering.

State Minister Caglayan noted that “Times of crisis are the best for publicity, and in accordance with this, Turkey will gain an important advantage with IFD on behalf of her fashion and textile sector in the current economic situation.”He added that he is the major supporter in fact the patron of this project” and invited the sector to uniting and participating to this project.

In his opening speech, ITKIB President Hikmet Tanriverdi pointed out that they have started a new era for the sector in Turkey , that ISTANBUL FASHION DAYS (IFD) will be contributing to the Turkish economy while accelerating the fashion sector.

MTD President Bahar Korcan spoke after Tanriverdi and she stated that; “we have been working voluntarily for the development of this sector for the last 24 years, yet the Turkish fashion sector, which feeds from the cultural riches of this country needs unity”.

The project was resented by fashion designer Arzu Kaprol, and after it passed the approval of the representatives of the sector and State Minister Caglayan with flying colons,ISTANBUL FASHION DAYS (IFD) was initiated.

ISTANBUL FASHION DAYS (IFD) which has been set up to provide flow of information from our country to the world in fashion design and to draw the attention of the leading fashion press and purchasers to Istanbul, will be presented to the public in the days to come via a press conference.

PARTICIPANTS:
President of Turkish Clothing Manufacturers Association – Ahmet Nakkas
President of United Brands Association (BMD) – Ekrem Akyigit (President of Board of Directors of Collezioni brand)
President of Istanbul Leather and Leather Products Exporters Association – Lemi Tolunay
Damat – Osman Arar
Domino Tekstil– Umut Oran
Colins – Yavuz Eroglu
Gizia – Ismail Kutlu
Hatemoglu – Efsane Turan
Ipekyol – Yalcin Ayaydin
Koton – Yilmaz YIlmaz
Ramsey – Hüseyin Dogan
Roman – Turgut Toplusoy
Sunset Mayo – Kemalettin Günes
Sahinler Holding – Kemal Sahin

Istanbul Textile and Apparel Exports Association


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