According to the statement made by Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BTSO), the organization, which brought together local and foreign business professionals in Bursa with the participation of nearly 180 companies on September 5-7, under the leadership of BTSO, hosted many innovations with its trend area and inspiring seminars.
The fair, which was attended by visitors from approximately 70 countries and presented the 2023-2024 autumn-winter clothing fabric collections to local and foreign business professionals, was held in Bursa International Fair and Congress Center in 4 halls, in a total area of 10 thousand square meters.
At the brand meeting of the sector, qualified buyers from abroad came together at the cooperation table with companies from Bursa. Within the scope of the work of KFA Fair Organization in partnership with BTSO and Uludağ Textile Exporters Association (UTIB), foreign buyers from different geographies of the world, especially from European, African and Middle Eastern countries, held important business meetings with the companies that opened stands at the fair.
The fair also organized a B2B organization within the scope of the UR-GE projects of the Ministry of Commerce. The “heart of the industry” beat at Bursa Textile Show for 3 days, with the fair bringing together Turkish textile manufacturers with buyers from all over the world. More than 7 thousand local and foreign business professionals visited the fair.
Inspiring seminars at the organization also attracted great attention. WGSN Mindset Director Kim Mannino, who has significant experience in the fashion industry throughout the fair, WGSN autumn-winter 2024-2025 fabric trends, AIT artificial intelligence developer Çilem Afacan, digital transformation in the fashion and textile industry, Lenzing Turkey Business Development Department Manager İlkşen Dedeoğlu Demiray, solutions for sustainability in textiles Muhammet Tunça, real estate expert assistant from Turkish Patent Industry, gave a seminar on design registration processes with his suggestions.
BTSO Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors İsmail Kuş, whose views were included in the statement, emphasized that Bursa, which has great experience in the textile industry, continues its strong performance in export markets.
Stating that as BTSO, more brands in the textile industry should take part in the global league, and that this is possible through the increase in the number of exporters in the sector, Kuş said, “The aim of our Bursa Textile Show Fair is to enable our sector representatives to open up to the world. With the organizational experience of our KFA Fuarcılık company, our fair continues to raise its bar. Fairs make our companies feel more “It is important in terms of showing it to the world. We hosted buyers from different geographies of the world in Bursa with this fair. I believe that the business meetings held at the fair will be more reflected in exports in the coming period.” he said.
“An organization where all buyers of big brands that maintain world fashion come.”
Sector representative from Belgium, Maes Lena, also stated that the fair, which she attended for the first time, was very productive for her company.
Noting that she believes she will make new collaborations with companies in Bursa, Lena stated that she wants to come to the fair next year as well.
Nadezhda Dronova, who comes from Russia, stated that she cooperated with many companies from Turkey and met new companies thanks to the Bursa Textile Show Fair.
Pointing out that there was a nice atmosphere at the fair, Dronova said, “The energy of the fair is very high. A comprehensive organization has been organized.” made his assessment.
Cairo Chamber of Commerce Ready-made Clothing and Home Textile Committee Chairman Mohammed Elsalam stated that he has attended the Bursa Textile Show Fair many times and said, “Bursa has world-class brands in textile. Bursa Textile Show Fair is a world-class organization. I am pleased to be here.” made the statement.
Murat Salkım, one of the representatives of the company exhibiting its products at the fair, pointed out that fairs are an opportunity for the company to open up to the world, and pointed out that the quality of this organization increases every year.
Cemil Tunca informed that they had productive business meetings with buyers, especially from European countries and Russia, during the very busy fair.
Sait Yılmaz stated that they participate in the Bursa Textile Show Fair with a stand every year and said, “This fair is very beneficial for the sector due to the presence of manufacturing companies. It is very good that the trend areas, seminars, the size of the halls and the fact that the fair is 3 days long. Bursa Textile Show shows the real trend and the world “It is an organization where all buyers of big brands that continue their fashion come. In this respect, Bursa plays an important role in determining world trends.” expressed his opinion.
Engin Sarıkaya also stated that the fair has undertaken an important mission to open Bursa textile industry to the world and said, “Thanks to this fair, many companies have made their first exports so far. Many companies have strengthened their foreign trade operations with this fair.” made a statement.
The 11th Bursa Textile Show Fair, the meeting of the textile industry, will be held at Bursa International Fair and Congress Center on 13-15 February 2024.