ISTANBUL, Turkey, Oct. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tissue World Istanbul 2016 concluded successfully as a fully-fledged trade show held from 27 to 29 September 2016 at the Istanbul Congress Center (ICC) in Turkey.
Across the 3-day event, Tissue World Istanbul 2016 welcomed a total of 1,602 tissue industry professionals. While 67% of the participants consists of local Turkish tissue industry players, the event also saw strong support and interest from the international side attracting visitors from 64 countries worldwide such as the UK, Italy, India, UAE, USA, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Morocco, Algeria, Iran, Russia, Egypt, UAE…to name just a few.
The exhibition show floor featured over 50 exhibiting companies, including a wide range of tissue industry suppliers, tissue manufacturers and converters. Here are some of the leading players that the show was hosting: Aktul Kagıt, Cellynne Converter, Lee & Man, Hayat Kimya, Ipek Kagıt, Kahramanmaras Kagıt , Mediterannean Tissue Mill, Lila Kagıt, Parteks Kagıt.
Exhibitors expressed high satisfaction on their experience in show, both on the level of visitors as the high quality of conference sessions. Director of ICM Makina, Devrim Deniz commented, "We have made new contacts in this fair, especially from the Middle East Region and some from Russia."
Tissue World was brought to Turkey in 2014, starting first with a conference. Following the feedback and support of leading tissue industry players, a full trade show was launched. Being a huge tissue producer and leading role in the MENA region mainly thanks to its strategic location, Istanbul is the ideal meeting point for the local and international players from Eastern Europe, Russia, the CIS, the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.
Alongside the trade show, Tissue World Istanbul also featured a conference. Industry experts from various backgrounds such as the Turkish Pulp & Paper Foundation, RISI, Euromonitor, Poyry, Hayat, Ipek, Solenis, A. Celli, Henkel, just to name a few, shared the latest industry and economic insights during the conference sessions held over one and a half days. With the conference theme "Turkey: How can it maintain the pace of success?", presentations shed light on this strategic and unique market, with an emphasis on the regional and local supply and demand outlook, the surprising retailing landscape in these regions and on the latest technological innovations.
Tissue World is the leading global event series serving the tissue industry worldwide since 1993. With events in Istanbul, Milan, Miami, Bangkok and Sao Paulo it offers an integrated and intertwined platform consisting of exhibitions, conferences and a magazine providing an unmatched offline and online meeting place to do business, exchange ideas and learn, all year round. For media enquiries and press registration, contact Yew Lei Ching at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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