From the 2nd  to 4th of June, 2017, the Lagos Leather fair will hold at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos, and will bring together a host of leather designers, manufacturers, tanners, retailers, machinery and accessories suppliers.

The Lagos Leather Fair, pioneered by Femi Olayebi of FemiHandbags is set to uncover the untapped potential within the Nigerian leather industry. Leather, alongside ten other products has been identified as having great financial value capable of replacing oil in the Nigerian economy. The event is designed to discuss the current challenges, and identify possible innovative solutions that will enhance the industry. In line with the Made in Nigeria initiative, the fair also seeks to promote leather designers, provide training for artisans and ultimately improve the quality of finished products.

The Lagos Leather Fair will also provide a networking platform for the major players along the leather value chain and attempt to change the narrative within a potentially lucrative industry.

The event promises to be educative, fun and interactive with exhibitions from over 50 leather goods designers, workshops, a panel discussion and masterclasses featuring both local and international speakers. His Highness Muhammad Sanusi II, Emir of Kano will be present as the chief guest of honour.

The Lagos Leather Fair is proudly supported by Lagos State, Bank of Industry and the Nigerian Export Promotion Council.

Media partners for The Lagos Leather Fair include; BellaNaija, YNaija, Kamdora, PulseNG, Olori Supergal, Nothing to do in Lagos, Lost in Lagos, Business Day, The Guardian newspaper, BeatFM and CoolFM.

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