LAHORE - After the success of 8 consecutive exhibitions, the 9th edition of the International Machinery Exhibition of Garment & Textile Technology MEGATECH Pakistan 2011, is all set to kick off the textile exhibition season of 2011. The exhibition will showcase the state-of-the-art machinery and technology related to Textile, garment, embroidery and leather sectors from 3rd to 5th March at the Expo Centre Lahore, says a Press release. The exhibition will also provide investors and decision makers a highly focused and interactive environment where they will get an opportunity to meet their counterparts. This year more than 150 companies are expected to participate in the show representing over 20 countries. Moreover, around 10,000 trade visitors are expected to visit the exhibition. The show is extensively supported by Ministry of Textile Industry, Board of Investment, Engineering Development Board and several textile related trade associations. In concurrence with MEGATECH Pakistan 2011, the 4th Technical Textiles Conference will be held from 4th-5th March. The conference will he addressed by renowned textile specialists from UK, Sri Lanka and Pakistan who will disseminate new knowledge about innovative use of Technical Textiles in various applications.