Leading International Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition
ITMA 2011 will be held from September 22-29, 2011, at Fira de Barcelona Gran Via exhibition center in Barcelona, Spain. ITMA or Internationale Textilmaschinen Ausstellung is also popularly known as textile and garment machinery industry’s ‘Olympics’ as it is held after every four years. This world’s largest industry fair is being organized regularly ever since 1951. The leading International Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition is a perfect platform for showcasing the latest technology and solutions for the whole textile-making process. The 16th ITMA 2011 will be bringing together manufacturers and exporters of the textile and garment industry under one roof for networking and entering into business relationships.
ITMA 2011 will be attracting a large number of professionals related to the textile and garment industry, which includes fabric importers, fashion designers and merchandisers, garment exporters and manufacturers, apparel brands, buying houses and buying agents, and distributors and wholesalers. This year, the trade event will focus on research and development, and highlight more on education and training.
If you are also associated with the textile and garment industry, then ITMA 2011 is a must-attend event for you. Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia province and Spain’s second largest city, is highly accessible and can be reached from anywhere in the world. There are many international airlines that offer direct, nonstop flights to Barcelona from major cities across the world. Book your air tickets early if you want to get the best airline discount. If you are planning to travel from the US, consider taking business class flights to Barcelona and have a comfortable journey as the flights are long haul. Leading US carriers like the Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Continental Airlines offer direct flights to Barcelona.
The ITMA 2011 holds a great surprise for you. This year the popular tradeshow will be featuring a new section on fibres and yarns, where you can see natural, technical and man-made fibres, along with natural, technical and synthetic yarns. With this new section, there will be altogether 18 different sections at the exhibition. These sections include spinning, weaving, winding and texturing, knitting and hosiery, nonwovens production, embroidery and braiding, printing and finishing, garment making and textile processing, dyeing, recycling, testing, logistics, dyestuffs and chemicals, education, and software and research.
If you are a business visitor from Europe, there are several leading carriers that offer business class tickets to Barcelona at discounted rates. You can book flight tickets for cheap rates on airlines, such as Air France, British Airways, and many others. These airlines operate direct flight services to Barcelona. With several important sections at the ITMA 2011, the trade event is going to prove to be a boon for manufacturers, garment makers and other professionals associated with this industry.