Colombo International Yarn & Fabric Show
The Colombo International Yarn & Fabric Show (abbreviated as CIYFS) is a pivotal event in the textile and apparel sector, taking place annually at the Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Centre (SLECC) in Colombo. Established in 2009 by CEMS Conference & Exhibition Management Services Ltd., a leading firm in the organisation of international trade fairs, CIYFS has firmly established its reputation as the region's premier business platform. CEMS-Global, the event's organiser, not only attracts a multitude of international exhibitors to Sri Lanka with its expertise but also coordinates the International Yarn & Fabric Fair series in four distinct global locations: Dhaka, Brazil, and Morocco. CIYFS offers a distinguished platform for manufacturers and suppliers of yarns, fabrics, trims, and accessories.
At this event, specialists can showcase the latest processing techniques, machinery, and materials to a discerning professional audience. Exhibits span a range of products, from sewing and knitting machines to cotton and synthetic fabrics, natural materials, yarns, fibres, home textiles, accessories, and even technological solutions such as CAD/CAM & E-Business. The fair holds significant importance for Sri Lanka, a nation renowned in the global textile sector for its robust clothing exports. Predominant exhibitors hail from textile production, mechanical engineering, and apparel manufacturing sectors, while the event primarily attracts experts and business associates from these domains. Beyond fostering information exchanges and business ventures, the fair also presents highlights and events spotlighting industry trends and innovations. The Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Centre, hosting the fair, enjoys a strategic position in Colombo and is readily accessible to international visitors. Boasting modern infrastructure and extensive amenities, it offers the ideal setting for an event of this magnitude. In summary, the Colombo International Yarn & Fabric Show stands as both a focal gathering for sector professionals and a spotlight on Sri Lanka's burgeoning apparel and textile sector, underscoring its advancements and innovative prowess on the global scene.
On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 3 days of the fair, from 07. March to 09. March 2019, about 108 exhibitors and 11818 visitors on the Colombo International Yarn & Fabric Show in Colombo.
Already for the thirteenth time the Colombo International Yarn & Fabric Show takes place on 3 days from Thur., 29.02.2024 to Sat., 02.03.2024 in Colombo.