APLF LEATHER & MATERIALS+ | 13-15 March 2019, Hong Kong
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14 Mar 2019
12:00 - 17:00
Room N101 B
This year’s half day event will take place in the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre on the 14th March to coincide with the 2019 APLF Leather and Materials fair.
The event will focus on emerging risks to the leather industry and how these may be addressed through innovation and sustainable solutions. Topics that are likely to be included are:
• Recycled materials, new techniques and uses
• Challenges of chemical compliance and recycled materials
• Sustainability of the production of tanning extracts
• Vegetable tanning and potential benefits
• Industry impacts of raw material prices
• Synthetic materials and alternative materials to leather
• Consumer demands and vegan buying habits
• ‘Generation Z’ perception of leather and projected market changes
The conference will be split into several sections with expert speakers addressing related topics. Delegates will have the opportunity to put their questions directly to the speakers and network with other industry professionals.
Join the conversation and hear the latest industry developments that will have an impact on your business.
For enquiries, please contact Ms Chi-On Kwok (ChiOn.Kwok@ubm.com) or Mr Peter Hughes (Peter@blcleathertech.com).
* Note: Cancellations before 31.01.19 - 50%; after 01.02.19 - NIL (all refunds subject to administration costs)
APLF is the world’s leading leather trade show where a huge range of leather and components can be found. APLF is positioned for the sourcing of leathers further “downstream” or related to the manufacturing industries of leather goods and mid to high quality footwear.
Strategically located in Hong Kong, APLF offers a professional business platform where suppliers can meet thousands of international buyers who do their sourcing trips annually in Asia Pacific.
On top of the well-established APLF Leather sector, there is also a separate sector named APLF Materials+ to cater to the rising demand for innovative materials and components by the leathergoods and sportswear markets.
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