Invitation to join CITI Delegation to ITMF 24 Annual Convention at Samarkand, Uzbekistan – 8- 10 September 2024


Dear Sirs/Madam,

We are happy to share that this year the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) is holding its much awaited Annual Conference 2024 in Samarkand, Uzbekistan from September 8-10. The annual convention is jointly organised by International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF, and the International Apparel Federation (IAF, This year’s venue is the ancient Silk Road city of Samarkand, Uzbekistan. IAF and ITMF organize it with their mutual Uzbek member, the Uzbek Textile & Apparel Industry Association (Uztextileprom, The theme of the convention is “Innovation, Cooperation & Regulation – Drivers of the Textile & Apparel Industry”.

At the Samarkand convention, IAF and ITMF will bring together the entire supply chain, including raw material suppliers, spinners, weavers, machine suppliers, garment and home textile manufacturers, brands, retailers, solution providers and educators. Industry experts and leaders will discuss the relevance of innovation, cooperation, and regulation for our industry and how they will influence and shape the future. The convention will also introduce the Uzbek textile and garment industry to the rest of the world, providing a good view of this industry, both during the conference program and during the planned factory visits.

IAF and ITMF are organizing their annual conventions together out of a strong conviction that the apparel industry and textile industry need to jointly discuss collective solutions for our common industry challenges. Textile and garment manufacturers together hold keys to the solutions that the entire fashion industry relies upon. Reduction of the environmental footprint of textile and apparel products happens at the level of fiber producers, spinners, weavers, knitters, finishers, printers, and sewing operations.

Samarkand is also a beautiful historic backdrop for the convention’s social events, including a gala dinner and a city tour. Kindly save the dates in your calendar- September 8-10, global textile and apparel value chain will meet in Samarkand!

The prelim. conference programme and all other relevant information can be found at which will be regularly updated.

The discounted Registration Fee for CITI Members is CHF 790 and for spouses CHF 310The full fee will be charged irrespective of whether delegates or spouses attend the full conference programme or not.


Interested Members are requested to send their consent to be part of the delegation by 10th July 2024.  Kindly note that all expenses for the visit will be borne by the delegates.

For more information on CITI delegation/ programme, please contact Mr. Manoj Sharma, Joint Secretary, CITI at M: +91-9013386941, E:

We look forward to your early positive response to join the CITI Delegation to ITMF’24.

Thanking you,

With best regards,

Chandrima Chatterjee

Secretary General