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‘ITMA 2019 roadshow & networking session’ held in Dhaka

Textile Today Events and ITMA Services Pte Ltd are going to host and entertain a special VIP trade delegation from Bangladesh to world’s most established textile and garment technology expo ITMA 2019 to be held from 20-26th June 2019 at Fira de Barcelona, Spain.

On 26th January Textile Today Events and ITMA Services Pte Ltd organized ‘ITMA 2019 roadshow & presentation’ at Surma Hall, The Pan Pacific Sonargoan Hotel, Dhaka.

ITMA 2019 roadshow Dhaka
Figure 1: Eminent speakers (from left) Iqbal Hossain Sr. Vice President, BSTMPIA; Morshed Sarwar, Director, BKMEA; Tareq Amin, Founder & CEO, Textile Today; Prof. Dr. Engr. Ayub Nabi Khan, Pro Vice-chancellor, BUFT, Md. Shafiqur Rahman, President, ITET; Abdullah Al Mamun, Vice President, BTMA; Daphne Poon, Marketing and communications director, ITMA 2019.

ITMA is the most important textile machinery exhibition in the world as it features the latest technology of the leading textile machinery producers from around the world. It now features the entire textile and garment making production chain, including raw materials. ITMA 2019 is such an exhibition where anyone can explore all the solutions, from textile to garment making, and even raw materials, in one location.

Daphne Poon, Marketing and communications director of ITMA 2019 presented the keynote speech in the program where she invited Bangladeshi textile and apparel manufacturers to join at ITMA 2019 exhibition describing it as an innovation center.

Daphne Poon director ITMA 2019
Figure 2: Daphne Poon, Marketing and communications director, ITMA 2019 presented the keynote speech in the program.

She pointed out that ITMA is serving to build a sustainable future through sustainable innovations “that will be advancing textile and garment machinery”.

Every edition of ITMA features a wide range of technologies, machinery, equipment and solutions for each aspect of textile and apparel manufacturing that help key manufacturers meet many of today’s challenges including cost reduction, production increase, sustainable manufacturing etc., she described.

Md. Morshed Sarwar (Sohel), Director, Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association (BKMEA), said, “If we do not adopt new technology, we can not survive and we can not protect our environment also. In addition, to cope with the current wage hike, we need to use such technology that will reduce the cost of production.”

Abdullah Al Mamun, Vice President of BTMA, said, “If we want to achieve our government’s $50 billion targets, there is no alternative to produce value-added products and, in this regard, ITMA can assist us immensely as it is not just an exhibition, it is an innovation hub.”

ITMA 2019 roadshow audience
Figure 3: Bangladesh textile and apparel industry leaders participated in the ITMA 2019 roadshow & networking session.

Bangladesh is the 2nd largest garment exporter in the world and expects to reach their export revenue to 50 billion USD by 2021. However, to attain the target is becoming challenging for the industry. The entrepreneurs and the decision makers of the textile industry of Bangladesh should not miss the ITMA 2019 fair so that they can find and equip themselves with the new technologies and innovations in the textile world. By incorporating with the new technology, they can make their business sustainable in the long run and overcome the challenges more smartly.

Prof. Dr. Engr. Ayub Nabi Khan, Pro Vice-chancellor, BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology was present as the Program Chairman where Engr. Md. Shafiqur Rahman, President, The Institution of Textile Engineers & Technologist (ITET); Muhammad Ayub, President, Bangladesh Indenting Agents’ Association (BIAA) were present as special guests in the seminar.

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