For designers, abroad fairs are very important to get close to targeted countries and establishing strong relationships in the commercial stage of fashion sector; but this concept may not be suitable for every designer.
Supported by private companies operating in
leather industry, Turkish Leather Brands (DTG)
was founded in 2005 with the support of private
sector companies under the organization of
Istanbul Leather and Leather Products Exporters'
Association (IDMIB) and Aegean Leather and Leather
Products Exporters' Association (EDMIB).