Opportunities in the leather and footwear industry in Uzbekistan emphasized​

14 June 2022 Opportunities in the leather and footwear industry in Uzbekistan emphasized https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3qiKzVW2KY A couple of decades ago, it was difficult to find leather shoes in Uzbekistan. In the near future however, it is likely that European consumers will wear shoes Made in Uzbekistan. This is the ambition of Farkhod Nurmukhamedov, Deputy Chairman of… Continue reading Opportunities in the leather and footwear industry in Uzbekistan emphasized​

APLF Dubai witnesses Zimbabwe’s leather revival

8 June 2022 APLF Dubai witnesses Zimbabwe’s leather revival https://youtu.be/bHKC_Rch-c4 Zimbabwe has a competitive advantage on the leather value chain given its viable livestock base and wild game, but had lost the grip in recent years, as established manufacturing companies collapsed in the face of a myriad of and political reasons. For instance, leather shoe… Continue reading APLF Dubai witnesses Zimbabwe’s leather revival

APLF to organise a special edition in Bangkok, Thailand

The organisers announced that a special edition of APLF ASEAN will be hosted in Bangkok, Thailand, from 19 – 21 October 2022 at the new Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC).

Strong Italian presence at APLF Dubai

27 May 2022 Strong Italian presence at APLF Dubai Italy was one of the main exhibitors at APLF 2022 that took place for the first time in Dubai from March 30th to April 1st. The Italian Trade Agency, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in the UAE, the Consulate General in Dubai and ASSOMAC… Continue reading Strong Italian presence at APLF Dubai

APLF Dubai: Mission accomplished

6 May 2022 APLF Dubai: Mission accomplished A Stimulating Fair The 2022 edition of APLF, the world’s leading trade fair in Leather and Fashion concluded successfully on 1st April at the Dubai World Trade Centre after three days of intense energy filled business activity and events. APLF was held in conjunction with Fashion Access and… Continue reading APLF Dubai: Mission accomplished

High Energy and an Optimistic Mood Pervaded APLF’s Special Edition in Dubai

11 April 2022 High Energy and an Optimistic Mood Pervaded APLF’s Special Edition in Dubai After a three years hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the world’s leading trade fair in Leather and Fashion made a triumphal return in Dubai World Trade Centre, from 30th March to 1st April, coinciding with the last few days… Continue reading High Energy and an Optimistic Mood Pervaded APLF’s Special Edition in Dubai

Best of APLF Awards 2022 – Winners of APLF Dubai Leather

APLF Awards

1 April 2022 Best of APLF Awards 2022 – Winners of APLF Leather Dubai The winners of the Best of APLF Awards (BOAA) 2022 were announced during BOAA & Design-A-Bag Awards and Cocktail Party in the evening of 30 March 2022 during APLF Dubai fair.   There was a total of 6 winners from the… Continue reading Best of APLF Awards 2022 – Winners of APLF Dubai Leather

Design-A-Bag Competition 2022 – Overall Winner – AMARA, Neil Bryan Capistrano, Philippines

31 March 2022 Design-A-Bag Competition 2022 Overall Winner – AMARA, Neil Bryan Capistrano, Philippines The Design-A-Bag Competition 2022 Final Judging Ceremony successfully took place on 31st March during APLF Dubai 2022. The judging panel selected Amara, designed by Neil Bryan Capistrano from Philippines, as this year’s overall winner. Neil will receive a 5-week bag design… Continue reading Design-A-Bag Competition 2022 – Overall Winner – AMARA, Neil Bryan Capistrano, Philippines

APLF returns in Dubai to continue its mission in serving the Leather and Fashion Industries

30 March 2022 APLF returns in Dubai to continue its mission in serving the Leather and Fashion Industries APLF Dubai 2022 opens today at the Dubai World Trade Centre Having held the last edition in Hong Kong in 2019, APLF Dubai marks its return since the 2019 event. It is the first time that the… Continue reading APLF returns in Dubai to continue its mission in serving the Leather and Fashion Industries

Three Finalists of the Design-A-Bag Competition 2022 Revealed!

28 March 2022 Design-A-Bag Competition 2022 Three Finalists of the Design-A-Bag Competition 2022 Revealed! 2022 Competition Theme:   APLF Fall-Winter Colour & Material Trends 2022/23   1/ Leather, what else? The world is changing, go sustainable and use natural materials   2/ Colours celebrate and glorify the FW season Design with one of the Fall-Winter… Continue reading Three Finalists of the Design-A-Bag Competition 2022 Revealed!