Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Visitor numbers up 12% at ITMA Asia 2012

Visitor numbers up 12% at ITMA Asia 2012

05
Jul '12
ITMA ASIA + CITME 2012, the region’s leading textile machinery exhibition, ended on a high note with record numbers of visitors and exhibitors. The show was held at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from 12 to 16 June 2012.

Despite the difficult global economic climate, the third combined exhibition registered visitorship of around 92,000 from 94 countries and economies over five days, up 12 per cent from the 2010 show.  Over twenty per cent of the visitors came from outside of China.

Of the overseas visitors, India led the pack, reflecting the rapid growth of its textile industry. Following closely were trade visitors from Japan, Indonesia, Iran and Pakistan.

Mr Stephen Combes, President of CEMATEX, said: “We are delighted with the response. The strong turnout of visitors to the show has demonstrated that buyers in the region still remain upbeat about the potential of the Asian textile market. It also reaffirms the reputation of ITMA ASIA + CITME as the most effective business platform in China for the industry.”

Quality leads and enquiries

The combined show attracted 1,283 exhibitors from 28 countries and economies who presented their latest textile machinery and related technology. For many exhibitors, the exhibition was an effective platform to have face-to-face meetings and to network with industry players from the region.

One happy exhibitor is Karl Mayer Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH’s president, Mr Fritz Mayer. He said: “We benefited greatly from our participation at ITMA ASIA + CITME as it had a targeted audience and enabled us to feel the pulse of the industry. The vast majority of the visitors are serious buyers and we are extremely happy with the business opportunities gained from this show.”

Mr Ye Maoxin, Vice President of China Hi-Tech Group Co., Ltd, commented: “We are very satisfied with our participation in the exhibition, and the efforts made by the organisers in bringing in quality visitors. Many of the local and overseas visitors were serious buyers. Hence, we are pleased to continue to support future editions of the combined show.”

Delighted with the response to the ITMA ASIA + CITME series, the show owners have announced that the collaboration will continue for the next two editions. Beijing Textile Machinery International Exhibition Co Ltd and MP International Pte Ltd have also been re-appointed as organiser and co-organiser, respectively of the next two shows.

Mr Wang Shutian, President of CTMA, explained, “ITMA ASIA + CITME is a vital event in the calendar of textile machinery shows and we are very happy to continue to present the best technologies from both east and west to Asian buyers.”

The next ITMA ASIA + CITME will be held from 16 to 20 June 2014.

The combined show is owned by CEMATEX, together with its Chinese partners – the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT (CCPIT-Tex), China Textile Machinery Association (CTMA) and China International Exhibition Centre Group Corporation (CIEC).

ITMA ASIA + CITME 2012


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 27th Jul 2021

ACSA, Cotton Australia receive govt grant for market diversification

The Australian Cotton Shippers Association and Cotton Australia have...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 27th Jul 2021

US buyers to raise sourcing of RMG from Bangladesh: USFIA study

Nearly half of US fashion brands and buyers are eager to source more...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 27th Jul 2021

Prime Content| Malaysian cotton trade to pick up as world recovers from COVID-19

Malaysian cotton trade is on a rise due to recovery from the pandemic ...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Quality & affordability to affect market acceptability of new fibres

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Marry craft and utility

Florian Heubrandner, Lenzing AG

Florian Heubrandner
Lenzing AG

Cannot see the world breaking away from cotton & polyester

Bharat Ahuja,

Bharat Ahuja

A mono store brand, <b>Bharat Ahuja's</b> Desire Design Studio has emerged ...

Akram Tariq Khan,

Akram Tariq Khan

E-commerce brand YourLibaas meaning "garment or attire" in Udru, was...

Benedetta Terraneo,

Benedetta Terraneo

Miko Srl, a subsidiary of US-based Sage Automotive Interiors and a member...

Giulio Cesareo, Directa Plus

Giulio Cesareo
Directa Plus

UK-based Directa Plus is one of the largest producers and suppliers...

Asif Rahman, MIP

Asif Rahman
MIP

MIP is a manufacturer and distributor of high-performance textiles and...

Dave Rousse, INDA

Dave Rousse
INDA

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, serves hundreds of ...

Suman Nathwani, Suman Nathwani

Suman Nathwani
Suman Nathwani

Designer <b>Suman Nathwani</b> talks about her journey of opening a...

Vidur Adlakha & Riccardo Bennidini, La Fuori

Vidur Adlakha & Riccardo Bennidini
La Fuori

With an active presence in US, Italy and India, clothing brand La Fuori...

Anjali Bhaskar, Samatvam

Anjali Bhaskar
Samatvam

Anjali Bhaskar has an experience of 12 years in the fashion industry. She...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


July 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search