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International Apparel & Textile Fair hosted its eighth edition on 24th-26th April followed by November 2017, April 2017, November 2016, April 2016, October 2015, April 2015 and April 2014 and is now coming up with its 9th edition at Dubai World Trade Centre on 12th, 13th, 14th of November, 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
All visitors can enter for free between 10 AM to 5 PM at our Dubai World Trade Centre Exhibition Hall
It is mandatory that visitors fulfill a few pre-requisites as below;
- Passport copy in color with minimum of 6 months validity before travel
- Passport size picture in color
- Return Air Ticket
- Hotel Reservation
- Pre-payment of the visa at AED 600 per application