APLF ASEAN will be the first time since 2019 that the most international exhibition of its kind returns to Asia – this time in Bangkok as a special edition.

The three sectors, APLF-Leather, Materials+ and Fashion Access, will bring together 300 worldwide exhibitors covering the whole leather supply chain to serve the leather and fashion industries in a new exhibition centre downtown – the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC) on 19-21 October 2022.

Spring into action and spur business growth in the Asia Pacific in Bangkok, a vibrant city with fresh opportunities.

APLF ASEAN Special Edition
Dates: 19 – 21 October 2022
Venue: Halls 1-2, Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC), Total area of 11,500 square metres

Why APLF ASEAN is so important to your business

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Supports from Key Industrial Organizations

APKI (Indonesia)

Member: 129
Industry: Tanning, chemicals, machinery
It is our pleasure to be a supporting partner of APLF ASEAN. During the post-pandemic period, This show will be important for APKI's tanning members to import raw materials, and also an export platform to facilitate overseas trades.
- Budi Purwoko, Chairman of Indonesian Tanners Association (APKI)

HKFA (Hong Kong)

Member: 281
Industry: Footwear
While APLF moves from Hong Kong to Bangkok, HKFA is looking forward to this special occasion for the Asian footwear community and suppliers to gather once again.
- William Wong, Vice President of HKFA

LEFASO (Vietnam)

Member: 217
Industry: Leather, footwear, handbag
APLF ASEAN in Bangkok opens up an outstanding sourcing opportunity for leather and materials for regional manufacturers. Apart from being the leader in footwear and leather goods manufacturing in the region, Vietnam is one of the world’s biggest importing countries of leather and raw materials due to our robust manufacturing industries.
- Phan Thi Thanh Xuan, Vice Chairwoman and General Secretary of Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (LEFASO)

TFMA (Taiwan)

Member: 274
Industry: Footwear
Being the supporting partner of APLF ASEAN is a proven credential for TFMA. As we place an important focus on Asian market, APLF ASEAN will be a precious opportunity for meeting Asian buyers, and increase the global exposure of Taiwan's footwear manufacturers.
- Jackson Yu, Chairman of TFMA

TFA (Thailand)

Member: 233
Industry: Furniture
TFA is excited to be the supporting organization of APLF ASEAN, which is about to take place in Thailand for the first time. Being the world’s leading trade show in leather, APLF will definitely offer unique opportunity for our members to meet leather suppliers around the world to source high-quality leather for furniture manufacturing.
- Jirawat Tangkijngamwong, President of TFA

TTIA (Thailand)

Member: 106
Industry: Tanning
The international exhibitors and buyers expected to attend APLF ASEAN will be able to gain firsthand experience and knowledge of what the TTIA and its members have to offer in terms of products and expertise from its leather sector.
- Suwatchai Wongcharoensin, President of TTIA

PFFI (Philippines)

Member: 114
Industry: Footwear
This partnering opportunity is precious to PFFI. APLF can meet the material needs of leather and footwear components in the Philippines footwear sector, so as to restart the local production and resume export business.
- Antonio Andres, President of PFFI

BPIPI (Indonesia)

Alumni: 811
Industry: Footwear
We are glad to provide our members with the opportunity to visit APLF, which offers a huge network for the footwear industry. BPIPI's members will look forward to finding inspirations and trending materials from suppliers in APLF ASEAN.
- Edi Suhendra, Head of Indonesian Footwear Industry Development Centre (BPIPI)

TAP (Philippines)

Member: 30
Industry: Tanning
Being the supporting partner of APLF ASEAN, TAP is eager to promote this international platform, where our members can find suitable raw materials and machines for their tanning business.
- Mary Lazaro, President of Tanners' Association of the Philippines (TAP)

FAMph (Philippines)

Member: 49
Industry: Fashion Accessory
"We believe APLF ASEAN will be the best international event for our members to look for beautiful and fashionable finished leather, so that they can get inspiration and materials to prepare their next fashion masterpiece."
- Carissa Cruz Evangelista, Chairwoman of Fashion Accessory Makers Of The Philippines

Who will you meet?

Be ready to meet leather goods and fashion brands and designers who look for new materials to develop their next collection. Also the important buyers of leather, materials, components, chemicals and machines from the leather sector. 


The M.E.E.T. format

APLF ASEAN will be an integral M.E.E.T. experience for attendees, combining Matching, Education, Experience and Tradeshow.  


Key design hub

Thailand has been a strong design hub of leather and leather goods with an established exhibition and tourist infrastructure with close proximity to core manufacturing countries in ASEAN – ideal for APAC buyers from ASEAN, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, etc.


About APLF

We bring leather, material and fashion businesses together: an opportunity to meet and greet face to face. We bring them from all parts of the world so that they can find fresh partners, discover new customers or suppliers and keep ahead of industry developments.


We organise a number of trade exhibitions which focus on fashion and lifestyle: sectors that are constantly in flux, so visitors and exhibitors alike need to be constantly aware both of the changes around them and those forecast for coming seasons.


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