Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Lagos Leather Fair Schedule

The LAGOS LEATHER FAIR, is said to hold its second edition on the 4th-6th of May 2018, the LAGOS LEATHER FAIR is a private initiative born out of a need to redress the current situation, specifically within the leather industry. It was  pioneered in 2017 by FemiHandbags, a brand of My World of Bags, a design and manufacturing company.

                                                            See full schedule below

                                                                 4th May | Day 1

11AM: Exclusive Opening Event (by invitation only)


1PM: The Leather Round table
Harnessing the Potential Within the Leather Industry
Hajia Aisha Abubakar, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment
Olusegun Awolowo, ED/CEO, Nigerian Export Promotion Council
Leonard Kange, GM, Large Enterprises Directorate, Bank of Industry
Umar Tukur, Chairman, Sokoto Investment Company
Segilola Adedeji, Head of Strategy and Legal, Zippy Logistics
Femi Olayebi, Founder, The Lagos Leather Fair and FemiHandbags


6:30PM – 7.30PM: Masterclass
Succeeding in the Creative Space: A Practical Example
Akosua Afriyie-Kumi, Founder, AAKS
Omoyemi Akerele, Founder, Lagos Fashion Week
Tokyo James, Founder, Tokyo James
Adebayo Oke-Lawal, Founder, Orange Culture

                                                           5th May | Day 2

10:00AM – 8:00PM: Exhibitions all day

11:00AM – 12:00PM: Masterclass
The Magic of Leather: Exploring the Endless Possibilities
Bill Amberg, Founder, Bill Amberg Studio


1:00PM – 2:00PM: Masterclass
The Fine Art of Shoemaking
Patrizia Prencipe, Concept Designer, Modainpelle Academy


2:30PM – 2:45PM: Catwalk Show
Designer TBA


3:00PM – 4:00PM: A Conversation
From Factory to Consumer and Everything in Between
Diana Opoti, Founder, Africa Designers Collective;
Liz Oluwadare, Export Manager, Mall For Africa;
Temilade Osinfade, Creative Director/CEO, T.T.Dalk;
Ayotomi Rotimi, Creative Director, Xclamations.


4:30PM – 4:45PM: Catwalk Show
Designer TBA

5:00PM – 6:00PM: Masterclass
How to Build Brand Influence in a Competitive World
Debola Williams, Founder, Red Media Africa


8:00PM – 9:00PM: A Show
From Ponmo to Paris: The Journey from the Slaughterhouse to the Catwalks

                                                       6th May | Day 3

10:00AM – 8:00PM: Exhibitions all day


1:00PM – 3:00PM: Workshop
Leathercrafting
Bill Amberg, Founder, Bill Amberg Studio


1:00PM – 1:15PM: Catwalk Show
Designer TBA


2:00PM – 2:15PM: Catwalk Show
Designer TBA


4:00PM – 6:00PM: Workshop
The Anatomy and the Making of a Handbag
Obi Leather, Leather Designer


5:00PM – 5:15PM: Catwalk Show
Designer TBA


6:00PM – 6:15PM: Catwalk Show
Designer TBA


8:00PM: Fair closes

Please note: Attendance to the fair is free.

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