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Welcome to IGATEX Pakistan 2017

“Pioneer and trendsetting exhibition in introducing Textile Machinery & Technology in Pakistan”
One Source, Infinite Opportunities
Having developed into one of the largest and well established garment and textile machinery and accessories exhibitions in South Asia, the 10th Edition of IGATEX Pakistan will be held in 26 April – 29 April 2017 at Karachi Expo Centre.

Located at the crossroads of Asia, Pakistan has become a focal point for Investors and has in recent years, gained recognition as an important market among other textile manufacturing countries of the region. Considered as one of the top 10 textile exporting countries of the world, Pakistan is the 4th largest producer of cotton yarn and cloth, and the 3rd largest player in Asia with a spinning capacity of 5% of total world production. It also ranks 2nd in the export of yarn, 3rd in the export of cloth and contributes 3% to the total textile trade of the world.

IGATEX Pakistan 2017 would be a professionally enriching experience for textile machinery manufacturers, providing them an opportunity to directly market their equipment to quality buyers and decision makers in an exceeding competitive global business environment. The show will include working and stand alone demonstrations of various cutting edge industry tools and technology.

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Show IGATEX 2017

Technical Seminar

Technical Seminar

An added opportunity for exhibitors to present or demonstrate their latest technology and product innovation in greater depth to buyers and visitors from the local garment factories and textile mills.
Regional Visitors

Regional Visitors

Targeted publicity and promotional programmes will be implemented to attract attention and participation from the international and local visitors, exhibitors get maximum mileage from their participation.
Business To Business Match-Making

Business To Business Match-Making

Exhibitors and buyers get to choose who they wish to meet with before the exhibition and maximize networking opportunities through the online Business Match-Making services. Both buyers and exhibitors are guaranteed of an efficient time of the exhibition to meet, interact and do business with people who matter.

Industry Information

Pakistan is the 4th largest producer of cotton and contributes 5% to the global spinning capacity after China and India. Pakistan’s textile industry consists of large scale organized sector and highly fragmented cottage/medium and small units. Organized sector includes large number of spinning units (472) and a small number of composite units (43). The rest of the downstream industry chain – finishing, madeups, garments, towel and hosiery – having a great export potential, is largely segmented in unorganized sector. Apart from being the mainstay of Pakistan’s exports, the sector also represents the principal employment-generating avenue in the organized and large scale industrial segment.

Pakistan Textile Industry

GDP 8 to 8.5% of Total GDP
Exports 57 % of Total Exports (12.626 Billion)
Imports Total Machinery Imported (US $ 21.671 Billion)
Employment About 40% of the Manufacturing Labour Force
Textile FDI (inflow) US $ 9.6 Million
Share in International Textile Trade 2% in the Total Textile Trade
Contribution to Value Addition 27% of Industrial Value Addition
Technology Medium to High
Manufacturing 46% of Total Manufacturing
Production of Cotton 12.33 Million Bales

About Organizer

FAKT EXHIBITIONS (PVT) LTD is the leading exhibition event organizer in Pakistan specializing in industrial, corporate and consumer exhibitions. We organize events that reveal the potential trade possesses in uplifting the economy. Our trade shows, exhibitions and conferences enable international and local key players to gain up-to-date knowledge, network with prospective clients and launch and promote new products.

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Why Visit?

Visitors to the Expo represent buyers from department stores, retail chains, and independent retailers, wholesalers, trading houses, agents, importers and more. They are looking to establish partnerships that reduce the complexity of their supply chains and to broaden their product offering.

An exhibition with maximum foreign participation and endorsed by All Pakistan Textile Association, Govt: of Pakistan, and other bodies in Chambers and textile forums.

It’s a unique forum to create partnerships that make business easier.


By visiting at the IGATEX Expo you have the opportunity to:

  • Visit the most versatile industry offers and technology showcase
  • Get the updated information, research and tools of productions and development
  • Increase your pace of learning, observations, business intelligence and trends of new machines and innovations in the industry
  • Look upon futuristic trends in the textile and garments sector while mingling with the exhibitors, and industry leaders
  • Obtain the relevant insights for your business and make engagements for your working and upcoming ideas
  • Be familiar with cutting edge equipments, parts and accessories that may help you for your research, academics and hypothetical knowledge.
  • An organized and targeted forum on Textile sector that shows you the depth, market dynamics, size and potential investment and trading opportunities in Pakistan
  • Foresight about the country economic growth, sector analysis and accumulation of contacts and ideas in knowledge economy

Why Exhibit?

The IGATEX provides a single purpose for your business to platform its product and manufacturing capabilities to an audience of quality buyers. It is one of the most cost effective and efficient ways to forge relationships with buyers from across the textile, garments, and leather, machinery and homewares industries.

Visitors to the Expo represent buyers from department stores, retail chains, and independent retailers, wholesalers, trading houses, agents, importers and more. They are looking to establish partnerships that reduce the complexity of their supply chains and to broaden their product offering.

An exhibition with maximum foreign participation and endorsed by All Pakistan Textile Association, Govt: of Pakistan, and other bodies in Chambers and textile forums.

It’s a unique forum to create partnerships that make business easier.

By exhibiting at the IGATEX Expo you have the opportunity to:

  • Launch your brand, capability and product internationally
  • Raise your profile and consolidate your position in the industry and region
  • Accelerate your sales cycle using face-to-face marketing
  • Negotiate contracts with regional and focused business areas where your objectives can be met
  • Develop and augment direct relationships with prospective and current buyers
  • Introduce your latest technology, machinery and equipments of all types under one roof in order to attract new leads,
  • Get new way forward for your business and commercial activities with maximum buying & trading cycle,
  • Update bout your machine products, working, parts, accessories and tools of making business happen,

Our powerful marketing program reaches qualified targets in the relevant industries:

  • 360 outdoor marketing campaign across major cities of Pakistan in order to attract business opportunities and visitorship for the Exhibition,
  • Complete Social Media/Digital Media marketing,
  • Website marketing,
  • PR campaign in mainstream and trade & industry media, live coverage of the event,
  • Direct mass marketing to all our database according to your requirements and profile,
  • Regular visitor communications, outlining features and Expo updates.

Pakistan a future looking forward country with immense potential in textile sector, with massive influx in GDP contribution, export earnings and in foreign trade and revenue prospects. Pakistan is situated strategically in the regional possessing significant geo-strategic location with emerging economy, infrastructure, economic corridor and linkages with its neighboring countries for trade promotion. Bi-lateral, tri-lateral engagements in the sector paid much potential in investment opportunities.

Exhibitor Profile

  • Accessories for Textile Machinery
  • Apparel Machinery and Accessories
  • Auxiliary Equipment
  • Circular Knitting Machinery
  • Cloth Processing Machinery and Accessories
  • Embroidery Machines
  • Cutting and Laying Machines
  • Garment Accessories
  • Knitwear Equipment & Machinery
  • Looms Machinery
  • Sewing Machines – Industrial & Household
  • Spinning Machinery and Accessories
  • Yarn Dyeing Machines and Apparatus
  • Yarn Processing Machinery and Accessories
  • All Kind of Textile Garment Machineries and Accessories

Visitor Profile

Owners, C.E.O’s, Directors, Decision Makers, Technical Managers, Manufacturers, Distributors, Importers, and Exporters from;

  • Textile & Garments
  • Knitwear
  • Spinning
  • Weaving
  • Ginning
  • Composite
  • Finishing
  • Terry Towels
  • Laundry
  • Canvas
  • Leather Goods & Shoes
  • Manufacturers & Suppliers of Textile,
  • Garment and Apparel


Address: Main University Road, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi- Pakistan.
Phone : +92-21-99201508, 99206472, 99206808

Who are supporting?


Strategic Partners

Media Partners

Online TV Media Partner





Print marketing inclusive of the most famous newspapers bannering having sound readership and publicity around the country, along with related magazines, corporate industrial journals and directories in order to promote the event.
OOH Campaign

OOH Campaign

Outdoor advertising for an event at the most premium, commercial, rustiest areas of the city in order to build the visibility of the exhibition with wider converge and communication to the targeted audience.
Press Releases

Press Releases

Press briefs to newspapers for awareness and promotion of event in leading circulated newspapers.
Viral Marketing

Viral Marketing

videos sharing, content building and pre-and post show facts circulation reports to all the industry members for event briefing.
Word of Mouth and Launch Marketing

Word of Mouth and Launch Marketing

In every event, company market its next event while word of mouth communication, placement of standees, social media and in house expo branding.


Electronic marketing, mass mails promos, e-mail marketing to all the database company have as to reach maximum and targeted clutter to spread the information with attractive content and graphics and art work about the exhibition selected for mass mailing.
Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing

Socialization, engagement, brand building exercises, on Face book, linked inn, twitter and on Google plus for the exhibition, displaying information on all mediums that also workable for exhibitors.
Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing

Web site management, updated content, E-Flyring, bannering on top industry sites, news sites, and on Google.
Flyring Pamphlets

Flyring Pamphlets

Pamphlets flyring in newspapers, journals and selective magazines for exhibition promotion.
SMS Marketing

SMS Marketing

SMS marketing to all the targeted database, potentials and Prospectives to reach them.


+92 21 35810637-39




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Clifton Karachi Pakistan.

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