Texworld Istanbul first edition records 115 exhibitors from 10 countries

YarnsandFibers News Bureau 2014-11-05 10:00:00 – Frankfurt

Texworld Istanbul, apparel fabrics and accessories fair both in Turkey and surrounding regions, is celebrating its premiere The trade fair is fully booked with 115 exhibitors from 10 countries, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Pakistan, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey.

Texworld Istanbul includes all product groups that are part of Messe Frankfurt’s apparel fabric brand events around the world. With this fair, Messe Frankfurt, worldwide leader in textile fairs, has expanded its fair portfolio in Turkey. The launch of Texworld Istanbul marks a very exciting point in the development of Messe Frankfurt in Turkey

The exhibitors at Texworld Istanbul reflect the entire market for apparel fabrics and accessories. The exhibitors are presenting cotton, embroidery and lace, knitted fabrics, wool and wool blends, silk and silky aspects, functional fabrics, linen, prints, design offices, accessories, fibers and yarns and denim.

The Pakistan participation is presenting cotton and functional fabrics whereas the Taiwanese group is showcasing blended fabrics, knitted and functional fabrics for leisurewear and sportswear. India, South Korea and Indonesia are displaying embroidery and lace, silk and silky aspects. Additionally, Turkey, South Korea and Taiwan are offering products for the knitwear sector. In addition, Taiwan, India and Pakistan are also presenting fibers and yarns in a separate product group area.

On the occasion of the official start of Texworld Istanbul, Messe Frankfurt and the Turkish Uludag Textile Exporters' Association (UTIB) will commit themselves to further expand their successful cooperation of which Messe Frankfurt and UTIB will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding during the fair confirming the importance of worldwide textile fairs for the Turkish textile and apparel industry, said Detlef Braun, Member of the Executive Board of Management of Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH..

Texworld Istanbul aims at assembling the entire line of professionals and buyers from all fields of the apparel industry: fashion brands, garment manufacturers, private label producers, textile retailers and wholesalers , mail-order companies, large scale retailing, chain stores, department stores, trading companies, agents, designers, buying offices, sales representatives, trend scouts, etc.

Texworld Istanbul is also targeting buyers and professional visitors from Turkey and from the surrounding regions, including the Middle East and the Gulf States, Central Asia, Russia, Eastern Europe and North Africa. As Istanbul is a very convenient location for all these countries, with several daily flight connections to all major business centers in those regions. This will add to the dynamic trade environment of Texworld Istanbul, which will be a new meeting point for Asian and global fashion fabrics manufacturers and their buyers from those fast-moving regions, said Tayfun Yardım, Deputy General Manager, Messe Frankfurt Istanbul.

Istanbul’s central location between Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa, enhances the importance of Texworld Istanbul. In addition, the easy access in terms of visa requirements from surrounding regions and the potential of unexplored apparel production markets in these regions contribute to the decision to organize a textile fair in Turkey.

During Texworld Istanbul, visitors have the opportunity to explore the Trend Forum which has been designed by Texworld’s Art Directors Louis Gerin & Gregory Lamaud. Selected fabrics and accessories from participating exhibitors have been put on display at the Trend Forum.

There is a dedicated seminar sessions by Texworld’s Art Directors Louis Gerin & Gregory Lamaud as well as Peclers Paris presentations by Alexandre Fleveau & Maguelone Pare-Harroc. Vakko Esmod Istanbul Fashion Academy will give a seminar by Nadia Haouach & Dominique Boillot.

Elif Cığızoğlu, one of the most successful and prominent fashion designers in Turkey, has announced her support and excitement for having Texworld in Istanbul after Paris and New York, especially considering the importance of Istanbul in apparel design.

Texworld Istanbul, apparel fabrics and accessories fair is going on at Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar International Convention and Exhibition Center which began on 4th November and continue till 6th November 2014.

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