Tuesday, 31 January 2012

27th India International Leather Fair

ITPO has been organising India International Leather Fair in Chennai for the last 26 years with great success. The brand IILF is very well established and recognized by the trade & industry not only in India but in overseas market also. A large number of companies are participating in the show regularly. The foot fall of overseas trade visitors was very encouraging for the last edition of IILF, held in Chennai. On the request of industry and the space constraint at Chennai, it has been decided by the ITPO to make the event bi-annual.
TPO will organise India International Leather Fair (IILF) 2012, 27th in the annual series, will be held from January 31 to February 3, 2012 at Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam, Chennai. The fair will be open to business visitors from 01 Feb to 03 Feb 2012 (10 am to 6 pm).

IILF will have on display the entire range of products relating to leather industryfrom raw material to finished products and auxiliary products such asfinished leather; shoes; shoe components - uppers, soles, heels, counters, lasts; leather garments, fashion accessories, leather goods - wallets, belts, gloves, portfolios, hand bags; saddlery and harness; machinery and equipment and chemicals.

IILF has all along been a vivid presentation of the leather industry. Latest expressions of the trends, styles, designs and colours in world fashion are shown. The business visitors will surely be attracted to exhibits displayed by more than 400 companies, including over 100 from more than 20 foreign countries.

As per feedback from exhibitors, the business generated during the fair is likely to be about US$ 284.4 million. Two Joint Ventures were entered and9384 trade enquiries were generated. In addition, there were 630 distributorships obtained by Indian participants during the fair.

About 93.04% of the participants indicated that their participation in the fair was cost effective. This indicates the high level of satisfaction with the business, visitor turnover and facilities at the fair.