The second edition of the Lagos Leather Fair, a leather networking platform founded by Femi Olayebi is scheduled to hold from the 4th – 6th of May at Harbour Point, Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria. Themed ‘The New Possible’, the fair will explore the massive potential within the Nigerian Leather Industry and sustainable ways of positioning the industry for growth and expansion.

What to expect:

  • The Emerging Designers Competition: to encourage up-and-coming designers and give them an opportunity to showcase their work, the fair has incorporated ‘The Emerging Designers Competition’ with cash rewards and mentoring opportunities.
  • Masterclasses
  • Creative Workshops
  • The Leather Roundtable: this conversation will focus on how Nigerian leather designers can access Nigerian leather and the pressing issue of ‘copycatting’, design protection and trademark.
  • Shopping opportunities: from over 50 leather exhibitors, ranging from footwear, handbags and furniture to small leather goods.
  • The Final Show: a documentary and a runway show.

Date: 4th– 6th of May, 2018.

Venue: Harbour Point, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The Lagos Leather Fair serves as an avenue for all stakeholders – private and public- along the leather value chain to connect the dots, and explore ways to find sustainable solutions within an industry with so much potential.

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Media partners for #LLF2018 include; BellaNaija, YNaija, Nothing to do in Lagos, Business Day, TW Magazine, Genevieve Magazine, PulseNG, Ventures Africa, BeatFM and CoolFM.

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