The Istanbul Fashion Conference, which was first held in 2008, is an international project aimed at bringing together all supply chain rings (Supply, Manufacturing, Export, Import, Economy, Fashion Design, Brand, Retail, Logistics) of apparel and textile sector.

Istanbul Fashion Conference, which is included in the international event calendars, shares information on the following issues and creates new export opportunities thanks to B2B Business Meeting Platform which is organized with buying offices from foreign countries, and local brands. Istanbul Fashion Conference also provides business opportunities for our manufacturers who have participated in the conference from almost every region of Turkey.

changes in textile and ready-wear sector,
Sharing experience to the new entrants in the sector,
the needs of manufacturers and retailers,
fashion and trends,
new technological developments,
foreign firms’ purchasing strategies from our country,

Branding in Turkey and in the World

Sharing of Ready-to-Wear Clothing in New World Order
Success Stories and Memorable Speakers
Global Supply in the World
B2B Meetings
Our Economic Future

Past Conference Speakers

Lucien Deveaux – CEO, Group Deveaux
Paolo Zegna – CEO, Ermenegildo Zegna
Alberto Paccanelli – Chairman, Euratex
Pier Luigi Loro Piana - Chairman of the Board, Loro Piana
Nino Cerruti – Chairman, Cerruti
Remo Ruffini - Chairman, Moncler
Giuseppe Miroglio, Chairman of the Board, Miroglio Group
William Fung - General Manager, Li& Fung
Michael Weiss - Chairman , Express
Jonathan Akeroyd - CEO, Alexander McQueen
Yoshihiro Kunii - Vice President, UNIQLO
Colin Mc Dowell - Fashion writer, historian, journalist
Antonio Berardi - Designer
Jeff Rudes – CEO, J Brand
Manuel Baigorri - Senior Director of Global Sustainability, Strauss & Co
Lars Bech- Co-Founder, Neutral

Istanbul Fashion Conference by Numbers

Average every year;

750-1000 participants
50 -60 domestic & foreign buying office
25-30 sponsor & supporting organization
20 -25 domestic & foreign speakers
40-50 national-international press & blogger participation
1200-1500 B2B business interview
More than 100 representatives
Keynote speakers, panel sessions & interviews