ITMA 2023, the 19th showcase of the world’s largest textile and garment technology exhibition is on track to occupy 12 halls of the Fiera Milano Rho exhibition complex.
The exhibition has drawn enthusiastic response from leading textile and garment technology manufacturers, according to CEMATEX (European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers), the show owner of ITMA.
More than 93% of the exhibition space has been sold by the application deadline of 15 March 2022.
A total of 1,364 applicants from 42 countries have booked over 111,000 square metres of net exhibition space.
Charles Beauduin, Chairman of ITMA Services, the organiser of ITMA 2023, added: “After weathering over two years of the pandemic, the global business community is eager to get down to real business. Businesses are looking at long-term investments in key technologies to remain competitive. As the world’s most established showcase of its kind, ITMA is the quintessential platform for the industry to buy and sell, and to collaborate face-to-face.”
Many companies have taken advantage of the quiet business environment during the last two years to research and develop more innovative solutions.
Hence, they are all set to use ITMA 2023 to unveil their technologies.
On the back of strong response from textile machinery manufacturers, ITMA Services – organiser of ITMA 2023 – has unveiled the sector plan for the exhibition.
Taking up almost 200,000 square metres of the Fiera Milano Rho venue, the plan spans 12 halls on the ground level.
The sector plan features all 20 chapters of the Index of Products, ranging from spinning to finishing, software, logistics, and fibres, yarns and fabrics.
The two biggest sectors, finishing and spinning, anchor both ends of the exhibition.
To-date, ITMA 2023 has attracted 1,444 applicants from 42 countries who have booked over 114,230 square metres of net space.
The new Start-Up Valley has also garnered keen interest.
The closing date for application for start-ups is 30 June.
The three countries with the highest number of applicants are Italy, Germany and Spain.
From the rest of the world, the top countries are China, Turkey and India.
The top sectors based on applicant numbers are finishing, spinning, weaving, printing, knitting, winding and nonwovens.
ITMA 2023 will be held at Fiera Milano Rho, Milan, from 8 to 14 June 2023.
To-date, ITMA 2023 has attracted 1,444 applicants from 42 countries who have booked over 114,230 square metres of net space. The new Start-Up Valley has also garnered keen interest. The closing date for application for start-ups is 30 June.