CHENNAI TO COMMENCE FROM JANUARY 31, 2017
The 32nd edition of the India International Leather Fair (IILF) will be held from February 1st through 3rd, 2017, a flagship leather Fair Showcasing a wide range of products, machinery and equipment from over 460 companies from India and abroad, while more than160 exhibitors taking part from overseas. Significantly, China, France, Germany, Italy and Brazil are setting up their National Pavilions.
Overseas participation is from Andorra, Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, New Zealand, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Netherlands, Turkey, UAE and UK.
Significantly, the fair elicited response from major groups including the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs & Energy of Germany, ASSOMAC (Italy), Wenzhou Donnor Exhibition Group (China), G & F Group (China), CICB (Brazil), SGCP (France), ISF, IFLMEA and IFCOMA.
ITPO is committed to promoting India’s brand excellence through adherence to the highest standards of transparency, performance orientation accountability, professionalism, social responsibility and sustainable enrichment of values for all associates as well as stakeholders.
It is hoped that the fair will also remain meaningful in providing new impetus to business transactions, joint ventures and investment opportunities in the country.
IILF 2017 (February 01-03) is being organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) with the support of apex leather bodies: Council for Leather Exports(CLE), CentralLeather Research Institute (CLRI), Indian Shoe Federation (ISF), Indian Finished Leather Manufacturers & Exporters Association (IFLMEA), Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), Association of Footwear Components and Machinery Manufacturers of India (AFCAMI) and Indian Footwear Component Manufacturers’ Association (IFCOMA).
Concurrent with the exhibition, technical seminars, fashion show and Awards function will be held as major attractions to the fair.
Extensive arrangements have been made for convenience of the business visitors at the fair. These include: Business Information Centre, Mobile App, Telephone, STD/ISD, Internet, e-mail, Wi-Fi, VIP lounge, etc.
This year, a large number of business delegations, entrepreneurs and buyers from India and abroad are expected to visit the fair. In 2016 edition, 12,556 registered business visitors from 66 countries visited the fair.