Ankara Textile Manufacturers′ Association (AGSD) is a non-governmental organization established in May 2000, gathering all the textile and ready-to-wear manufacturers in Ankara under one roof.
AGSD primarily aims to promote textile manufacturers of Ankara both in national and international markets, and its primary objective is to increase its export share. As sector entrepreneurs of
Ankara, among the most important missions of our Association are providing international customers with detailed information, to create a databank of members, to ensure exchange of knowledge in electronic networks and to accelerate R&D.
Moreover, the AGSD is ready to have its say in the future of the sector,
by helping establish a regular communication between local administrations and other professional associations and setting up an agenda on sector-related issues and issues regarding Ankara, as well as
by identifying the problems of Ankara market, finding solutions to these problems and ensuring the sustainability of the solutions;
by creating more efficient business opportunities for its members and paving the way for the training of sector representatives through participation in decision-making processes concerning the sector;
by helping establish an atmosphere of positive dialogue through initiatives with policy-makers;
by supporting efficiency increasing activities in the sector and organizing training events;
by strengthening the communication network of Ankara-based companies and professional associations both in Turkey and abroad,
and also... by working to help Ankara become an international centre for textile trade fairs and events.
Sector entrepreneurs in Ankara have succeeded in manufacturing trade marks and quality products.
20 years of trade relations have made Turkey a reliable textile and apparel partner for Europe. Today, it′s high time Ankara became the partner of Turkey. Textile Manufacturers of Ankara will succeed in their efforts thanks to this collaboration.