2022 fairs to be held in 31 in İzmir, the capital of Turkish fairs, are expected to contribute approximately 100 million dollars to the city's economy. Stating that they spread the fairs to four seasons with the aim of enlarging the welfare of the city and ensuring its fair share, President Soyer said, "We protect the trust of our ancestors, we enlarge our fairs, which force the top rankings in the world, and we contribute to the development of our country."
This year, İzmir does not let go of its title as the “capital of fairs”. İzmir will host nearly 31 million visitors, 8 thousand of which are local and foreign participants, in 2 fairs to be held this year. The fairs are expected to contribute approximately $100 million to the city's economy and create a business volume of $5 billion.
Stating that they did not give up organizing fairs with the help of virtual fairs even in the pandemic, President Soyer said, “Izmir is a leading city in Turkey in the fair culture that started with the Economics Congress. We are crowning this leadership of İzmir with new fairs. We see fairs as a tool in the fight against poverty and crisis. While planning new fairs, we carefully examine the production and export trends of İzmir and Turkey, and give priority to the service, manufacturing and industry, agriculture and food sectors. We are spreading our fairs to four seasons with the aim of increasing the welfare of our city and ensuring its fair share. We protect the heritage of our ancestors, we expand our fairs, which force the top of the world rankings, we contribute to the increase of international recognition of Izmir and the development of our country. Emphasizing that the fairs held in 2021 made a great contribution to the country's exports, and that İzmir is the 4th largest exporting city in Turkey, Mayor Soyer said: "We will continue to expand our city's economy and our country's exports in 14 with our 2022 new fairs. We will come out of this difficult period with the awareness that we have a duty to contribute to the future of our country by working, producing and exporting.”
What are the new fairs?
While İZFAŞ adds Terra Madre, Flowera, Logistech fairs to its calendar, the fair organizations with which it cooperates with Wecycle, Brandex, IBS Mother, Baby and Child, Road2 Tunnel, R&D P&D Innovation Industry and Technologies, İmatech and Construction, Real Estate and Urban Transformation fairs. will be implemented with Terra Madre Gastronomy Fair, Terra Madre Anadolu İzmir, which is held every two years in Italy under the leadership of the world's largest food movement Slow Food, will be organized at Kültürpark on September 2 – 11 this year. The fair, which will be held for the first time in Turkey simultaneously with the 91st Izmir International Fair, will bring small manufacturers together with the world.
The 2022 fairs organized in cooperation with İZFAŞ and İZFAŞ in Fair İzmir are as follows:
Agroexpo hosted nearly 400 thousand visitors
Agroexpo, Turkey's largest and the world's 6th largest agriculture and livestock fair, continues to contribute greatly to the Turkish economy. AGROEXPO-17. The International Agriculture and Livestock Fair was held in İzmir Fair between 2-6 February this year. The fair, which includes Seed, Fertilizer, Irrigation Systems, Seedling and Nursery, Feed, Feed Additives, Spare Parts, Milk and Meat Technologies, hosted 398 thousand 536 visitors. At the fair, large and small manufacturers met with industry representatives from different parts of the world.
The giants of the industry met at HORECA
HORECA FAIR 16rd International Hotel Equipment, Hospitality Accommodation Technologies and Out-of-Home Consumption Fair, hosted by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality on February 19-3, will host hotels, accommodation, daily hospitality facilities, restaurants, cafes, patisseries, entertainment venues, catering companies, industrial kitchen equipment, preparation and service equipment. 15 thousand professional visitors attended the fair.
Comfort and aesthetics at this fair
MODEKO 5rd International İzmir Furniture Fair, which aims to be among the top 33 countries in the ranking of world furniture exports by contributing to Turkey's furniture exports, and to ensure that manufacturers from İzmir get a larger share from furniture exports, will be held on March 2-6. The fair opened with the participation of 300 companies and 750 brands; It will host 50 different visitors from Western Europe, Africa, the Middle East and North America.
Leather industry opens to the world from Izmir
LEATHER&MORE 4th Leather and Leather Apparel Fair, which will bring the leather, apparel and saddlery industry together in Izmir, will be held by İZFAŞ. Organized in order to enable leather and leather clothing brands, retailers, wholesalers and design firms to mingle with the best domestic and foreign leather and leather clothing manufacturers, the fair awaits participation from Europe, Russia, Kazakhstan and the Balkans.
48. Shoexpo wind
SHOEXPO, which has been organized for many years with the Leather & More Fair and brings the shoe industry together, will also be held at the 48th Izmir Shoes and Bags Fair. The fair, which will be held between 16-19 March, will host companies from Turkey and all over the world. Industry professionals from Russia, the Balkans, Europe and the Middle East are expected to the fair.
The world of natural stone meets in Marble İzmir
Organized by İZFAŞ, MARBLE İZMİR – International Natural Stone and Technologies Fair will bring the natural stone industry together in İzmir for the 27th time. Being one of the most important fairs of the world in its sector, Marble İzmir will present natural stones, marble quarries, construction machinery, factory and workshop machinery and consumables to thousands of sector professionals. The fair, which will await its visitors from America and Europe, will be held between 30 March and 2 April.
The recycling fair will be held for the first time this year.
WE-CYCLE 1st Environment and Recycling Technologies Fair, one of the fairs to be held for the first time this year, will bring the recycling industry together in İzmir on 12-14 May. In order to leave a livable environment for future generations on the way to becoming a resilient city, the fair is organized with the aim of preventing and reducing waste generation in the city, collecting waste separately at the source and recycling it, spreading the recycling culture in the society, raising awareness and preventing unnecessary use of resources.
Brand chain development fair is held
One of the fairs to be held for the first time this year will be BRANDEX 1st Dealership, Brand Chain Development and Investment Fair. Brandex, which will be held on 12-15 May; It will bring together the food, informatics, textile, restaurant, merchandising, hotel management, ready-made clothing, education, jewelry, furniture, service, cosmetics, toys and glassware sectors in İzmir.
Hobby and Sports Festival will last a week
This year, for the first time, the Hobby and Sports Festival will be held between 14-21 May. The festival, which will bring together the Food, Informatics, Textile, Restaurant, Merchandising, Hotel Management, Ready-made Clothing, Education, Jewelry, Furniture, Service, Cosmetics, Toys, Glassware sectors, will be open to everyone from 7 to 70.
Another fair to be held for the first time this year is MARENTECH EXPO 1st Marine Energy Technologies Fair and Conference. Marentech Expo, which will be held between 25-27 May,
It will bring together the sectors of energy generation with offshore systems, solar power plants, wind power plants built on the sea.
Olive and olive oil industry together for the 10th time
OLIVTECH İZMİR-Olive, Olive Oil, Dairy Products, Wine and Technologies Fair will be held for the 10th time in İzmir, one of the most important provinces of olive and olive oil. The fair, which will be held by İZFAŞ on May 26-29, will bring together the olive, olive oil, wine and production technologies, dairy products, fermented products, packaging sectors.
Organic products Ecology in Izmir
Ecology Izmir Fair, held simultaneously with Olivtech, will open its doors for the 11th time. Organized by İZFAŞ, the fair will bring together organic certified products and industry stakeholders in İzmir.
Second shoe meeting
SHOEXPO will open its doors twice in 2022. The 49th Izmir Shoe and Bag Fair will be held between 31 August and 3 September.
Textile suppliers are in Izmir for the 5th time
Ready-made clothing suppliers will meet for the 5th time in Izmir. FASHION PRIME 5th Textile, Apparel Suppliers and Technologies Fair will be held by İZFAŞ between 31 August and 3 September. The fair, which will bring the textile industry together, will host professionals from Europe, Russia, the Middle East, the Balkans and the Turkic Republics.
Clothing machines are also in this fair.
Simultaneously with Fashion Prime, FASHIONTECH IZMIR 2nd Ready-to-Wear Clothing, Apparel and Printing Machines, Textile Printing Technologies Fair will be held. The fair to be held between 31 August and 3 September; It will bring together ready-to-wear and apparel machinery, textile machinery and textile printing technologies.
Izmir International Fair is 91 years old
Izmir International Fair, the world's most established international fair, and the first and oldest fair in our country, will celebrate its 91st anniversary this year. Between 2-11 September 2022, International İzmir Business Days will be held simultaneously with the fair that will blend trade and art.
World gastronomy industry meets in Izmir with Terra Madre
Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç SoyerIn line with the vision of “Another Agriculture is Possible”, İzmir will host the “Terra Madre” gastronomy fair under the leadership of Slow Food. Terra Madre Anadolu İzmir 2022, which will bring the flavors of İzmir to the world, will be held between 2-11 September 2022. At the fair, which will be held simultaneously with the 91st Izmir International Fair, it is aimed to bring together all the stakeholders of the food and gastronomy sector from Europe, Asia, America and Africa as well as Turkey.
Mom, baby boy fair is coming
IBS 1st Mother Baby Child Fair, which will be the engine of baby and baby economy, one of Turkey's rapidly growing economies, will open its doors between 23-25 September 2022. The fair, which will gather cosmetics, textiles, toys, food and cleaning products under the same roof, will host parents.
The food and beverage industry opens up to the world
The 28st Food Fair, which will be held for the first time between September 1 and October 2022, 1 this year, will bring the food and beverage industry together in İzmir. Companies that provide food and beverage raw materials, production and export products to all points of the world from Europe to the Middle East, from America to Asia will come together for the first time in İzmir.
Pet İzmir will open its doors for the 6th time
Pet İzmir Pet Fair, which brings together the companies that produce or supply products to the pet industry and the companies and people that perform the marketing, distribution and sale of these products, will open its doors for the 29th time between September 2 and October 2022, 6.
The fair of the biggest investments
Road2Tunnel-5. The International Highways, Bridges and Tunnels Specialization Fair will bring together the professionals of the transportation, infrastructure investments and construction sector between 12-14 October 2022. In the fair, which is expected to add added value to the Izmir economy, it is aimed that the infrastructure and superstructure investments of the national and international investors, contractor companies, international finance providers, public and private sector stakeholders and the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality will create a common synergy. Professional visitors from Russia, Turkic Republics, Balkans, North Africa and Ukraine will be hosted at the fair.
Ornamental Plants Landscape and Cut Flower Fair is held for the first time
FLOWERA 1st Ornamental Plants Landscape and Cut Flower Fair, which will be organized by İZFAŞ for the first time this year, will be held between 12-15 October. The leader in ornamental plants production and export, İzmir aims to further develop the sector and increase exports with this fair. This fair will be the first step of İzmir Botanic Expo 2026, which will be held in İzmir in 2026.
Defense industry and technologies at Fair Izmir
The R&D P&D 1st Innovation Industry and Technologies Fair, which will be held for the first time, will be the pioneer of the latest developments in the defense industry and technology sector. The fair, which will be held between 12-15 October, will host participants from European and Middle Eastern countries.
Beauty secrets are in this fair
BEAUTY EXPO Izmir Aesthetic Cosmetics Beauty Fair, which will be held for the second time between 21-23 October this year, will bring together the representatives of the cosmetics, hairdresser and aesthetic sector. At the fair, new technological devices, the most trendy products, professional brands of the beauty and care sector, the latest beauty trends in the world, methods and equipment will be introduced to the visitors. There will be presentations by specialist doctors, lectures by cosmetic and make-up experts, and free professional applications.
Logistics industry meets
One of the fairs that will meet with visitors for the first time this year by İZFAŞ is LOGISTECH 1st Logistics Storage and Technologies Fair. Road, sea, air, railway logistics companies, storage, prefabricated production companies and cold chain companies, information technologies and automation companies, e-commerce service providers, transportation vehicles companies, freight transport companies, equipment companies, port operators, banks, insurance and customs clearance companies.
Machinery and production sectors will come together at IMATECH
IMATECH 1st Machine Industry and Production Technologies Fair, which will excite the machinery and production sectors, will be held between 2-5 November. In the fair, which will be held for the first time, the leading cities in the production of machinery and components close to İzmir, such as Denizli, Bursa, Kocaeli, Manisa and Eskişehir, will come together in İzmir. It is aimed that the fair will contribute to the economy and employment of İzmir and the Aegean Region.
The heart of fashion will beat in Izmir
IF Wedding Fashion İzmir Wedding Dress, Suit and Evening Wear Fair will open its doors for the 16th time this year. IF Wedding Fair, which brings together manufacturing companies with retailers, wholesalers and chain stores, will be held between 22-25 November. More than 20 thousand participants are expected to the fair to be organized by İZFAŞ.
The jewelery industry will shine in Izmir
Izmir Jewelery Fair, one of the fairs to be held for the first time this year, will meet with visitors between 22-25 November. Visitors from the Middle East and North Africa are expected to come at the fair, which aims to contribute to the jewelery and jewelery industry's exports.
Doping in the tourism industry
Fair İzmir will host the 8th TRAVEL TURKEY International Tourism Fair and Congress between 10-16 December. National and international tourism actors will meet at this fair, business deals will be made and new destinations will be discovered. More than 40 thousand visitors are expected to the fair.
Nature lovers meet at this fair
Travel Turkey İzmir Outdoor 16nd Camping, Caravan, Boat, Outdoor and Equipment Fair, which will be held simultaneously with the 2th Travel Turkey Fair, will open its doors to visitors between 8-11. At the fair, caravan manufacturers, camping and caravan suppliers, boat manufacturers will introduce the latest innovations of the sector at this fair. It is anticipated that visitors from Europe, the Balkans, the Middle East and Asia will come to the fair, which is expected to be visited by 45 thousand people.
Building, real estate and urban transformation fair will be one of the favorite fairs
Fair Izmir will host the 22st Building, Real Estate and Urban Transformation Fair between 25-1 December. While the fair will provide the region's investors with the opportunity to watch the developments and innovations in the giant brands of the industry, it will also bring the building industry to the agenda of the region.