Demands are on the rise to exhibit at ITM 2009
The applications for ITM 2009 International Textile Machinery Exhibition are increasing at a high rate resulting in the sale of a large portion of the fairground.
ITM 2009 International Textile Machinery Exhibition which is to take place between June 6-10, 2009 at Beylikduzu Tuyap Fair Convention and Congress Centre has received a high number of applications in a short time resulting in the sales of a large portion of the fairground.
ITM 2009 to take place in Istanbul, the link between and meeting point of Europe for the Middle East, Eastern Europe & the Balkans, is the right address for world textile technology manufacturers to reach their target markets. Consequently, reservations and sales which started in January 2008, have filled up a large portion of the 10 halls that are planned for ITM 2009.
To date, 70% of the weaving hall, 60% of the dyeing, printing and finishing hall, and 50% of the spinning hall have filled up. A noteworthy portion of the 3 main halls reserved for flat and circular knitting machineries and embroidery machineries are already filled up. Due to the intense interest in the exhibition and Turkiye being surrounded by target countries, the Fair Organization Committee Members believes that ITM 2009 will have a large number of visitors from these target countries, and have noticed that due to promotions, applications for visitors have already started.
Target number of visitors: 80,000
ITM 2009 along with its multinational exhibitors will bring together important textile manufacturers from the Asia and Africa areas.
The President of Tuyap Holding, Mr.Bulent Unal, emphasized that: “The most effective exhibition of the year 2009 will bring together manufacturers from the Balkans, Ukraine and Russia, Caucasian and Arab countries, Southern and Central Africa as well as Central Asia. Increasing production of textiles and planned investments as well as growing existing investments due to energy resources has resulted in a big interest from the start of 2008 promotions.”
ITM 2009, which is to take place at a larger and newly renovated Beylikduzu Tuyap Fair Convention and Congress Centre, has received many requests to exhibit and visit from the Middle East, and Balkans as well requests from Far Eastern countries such as India, Bangladesh, and China.
As indicated by the Sales and Marketing Director of Teknik LTD Mr.Necip Guney: “In accordance with this high interest, 1500 exhibitors and approximately 80,000 international visitors are expected at ITM 2009 which will result in an acceleration of worldwide textile investment and business.”
Tuyap Holding Chairman of Executive Board, Mr. Serdar Yalcin, underlining the importance of the ITM textile machinery exhibition within a broad geography believes that: “According to the changing global market conditions, visitors from booming areas such as the Balkans, Russia, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa enrich the exhibition project. The expected 80,000 local and domestic visitors will be a very important and attractive meeting for exhibitors.”
The geographical location of Istanbul, which is close to the Middle East, Turkish Republics, Balkans and Europe, has many advantages according to the Director of Technical Operations of Teknik LTD, Mr.Umit Vural: “The larger part of our target visitors will be coming from these areas and we are confident that there will be many visitors and exhibitors from the Far East.”