DENIB Hosts 65 Buyers 15 countries
Hometex Home Textile Exhibition started on 17 May 2002, Wednesday. 90 of DENIB members are participant in the exhibition and DENIB organizes a hosted buyer event.
Mr. Vedat BILGIN, the minister of labor and social security, Mr. Ismail GULLE, the president of Turkish Exporters Assembly and representatives of various NGO's attended the opening ceremony of the exhibition. Mr. Huseyin MEMISOGLU, the president of Denizli Exporters' Association also attended to the opening ceremony during which Denizli was represented strongly.
Mr. Huseyin MEMISOGLU, DENIB President's statement is below:
We Are Happy to Participate in Hometex Exhibition
Exhibitions are starting once again after postpones and cancellations since the beginning of 2020. Hometex 26. Home Textiles and Accessories Exhibition will open its gates after the pandemics. We are happy to participate in this exhibition after a long break.
Denizli is an important textile hub for thousand years. In fact, it is a city which inherits the responsibility of being an exporter city as its first recorded export was in textile sector as well.
We may point out that Denizli will be represented very strongly once again in Hometex Exhibition with participation of more than 90 companies from Denizli. Our member companies are closely following up the sectoral improvements nowadays as always. Our participant companies will be showcasing their trend setter collections and will be on the focus of international buyers in Hometex Exhibition.
Half of Our Country's Export is Made By Denizli
Home textile sector arises as the most important sector in our city with our 4.6 billion $ export to 183 countries with almost 3.000 product groups in 2022. Half of our country's export is made by Denizli. In terms of sub-groups, 75% of total towel export, 67% of total bathrobe export and 55% of total bedlinen export of our country is made in Denizli. These data indicate the power of Denizli in home textiles sector. We ensure that our member companies will be at premium and have its mark in Hometex Exhibition.
DENIB hosts international buyers in Hometex Exhibition as well. Our exporters have had B2B meetings with 65 importers invited from 15 countries. The buyers are visiting our exporters companies in the exhibition today as well.
In addition, we welcome our guests to our stand where we will also present the winner designs of DENIB DESIGN 1. Home and Bath Textile Design Competition.
We wish a very successful Hometex 26. Home Textiles and Accessories Exhibition for all participants.
Hometex Home Textile Exhibition will continue untill 21 May 2022.