The UAE's Exclusive Sourcing Fair is i.e. International Apparel & Textile Fair is going to be held from 24- 26 April, 2018 at Dubai Trade Center, Dubai after 7 successful editions. With 7 successful editions, the International Apparel & Textile Fair has evolved as a leading brand in the MENA region to source and showcase the best in textiles, fabric, accessories and print from renowned mills across the globe. Exhibitors are mainly from Europe, India, China, Indonesia, Japan, Turkey, and various highly renowned manufacturing countries across the globe.
IATF will provide manufacturers and their respective agents with an unpararelled opportunity to showcase their products to the most influential buyers and designers on the UAE scene. Principally a "Trade-Only" event, IATF provides a professional and conductive atmosphere for business networking.
At IATF, companies will gain a platform to showcase their Spring/Summer collection to new and established retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers and also build brand identity to drive higher sales
IATF is amongst the finest platforms to exhibit for Home Textiles; with several companies from the sector, we are growing day by day.
IATF offers buyers, distributors and desginers an opportunity to view a large range of fabric from the most prestigious textile mills from across the globe.
IATF attracts the world's leading print design studios, offering them a special place in the exhibition. A premier event to showcase or buy exclusive prints with collections from premium designers and studios of the highest quality.
Leading textile machinery companies have been a part of IATF showing their versatility in the field of textiles choosing IATF as their preferred platform to target and expand in the MENA region.
The accessories and trims manufacturing companies provide a platform for buyers and designers to view and showcase the latest trends and collections from current ranges to 2018's pre-collections.
International Apparel & Textile Fair hosted its seventh edition on November 1st,2nd and 3rd 2017, followed by April 2017, November 2016, April 2016, October 2015, April 2015 and April 2014 and now coming up with its new edition in Dubai World Trade Centre on 24th, 25th, 26th of April, 2018 ONCE AGAIN! The new fair comes at a time when the world’s textile and apparel trade reached approximately USD 13.2b (AED 48.5b) in 2011, and recorded an annual cumulative growth of 9.9% between 2006 and 2011.
The United Arab Emirates is now becoming the world’s leading center for textile industry automation with the presence of about 200 apparel manufacturing companies. Accounting for about 5.5 percent of the world’s annual textile and clothing sales, the UAE has today become the world’s fourth largest trading center of fashion and apparel.
The Gulf countries are gradually becoming the world’s leading textile manufacturing and trading centers due to good economic environment and fair trade practices, according to a recent international report. By 2020, the UAE will become the world’s leading high-end textile and garment re-export center.
We use a number of marketing strategies for IATF to garner the right kind of attention including industry magazine publications, online affiliations, association supports, digital marketing, standard and VIP invitations, e-mailer marketing, sms campaigns, press advertisements, and outdoor campaigns