Tara Fela-Durotoye, Chinyere Okorocha, Mark Stephenson & Others To Speak At Lagos Leather Fair 2019
Written by Smooth FM on August 22, 2019
The third edition of the Lagos Leather Fair will hold on the 7th and 8th of September 2019, and will bring together, under one roof, the major stakeholders along the leather value chain.
Over the two days, leather designers of handbags, footwear, furniture and small leather goods will congregate to showcase their products to a discerning audience.
The last two editions have succeeded in creating incredible exposure for the creators and designers of finished leather products, and has helped shed light on an industry which has been described as the ‘next gold mine’.
This year, the fair, themed, ‘ADVANCING THE CONVERSATION’, is all about a call to action. Steps must be taken to enhance the creative efforts of practitioners across the value chain, and aggressively upscale the skills of artisans within the industry.
Some of the speakers Include:
Chinyere Okorocha; Partner, Jackson, Etti & Edu
She is the Chairperson of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association.
Mark Stephenson; Managing Director, Sandstorm Kenya, a luxury bag manufacturer headquartered in Nairobi, with seven stores in Kenya and Tanzania as well as online.
Tara Fela-Durotoye; Founder, House of Tara International
A Beauty Entrepreneur who pioneered the professional make up industry in Nigeria in the late 90’s. Tara is the Founder and CEO of House of Tara International.
The event will feature masterclasses and creative workshops by a host of industry experts, and delight our audience with amazing catwalk presentations. Apart from the leather designers, tannery owners, manufacturers of finished leather goods, suppliers of machinery, tools and equipment, and suppliers of accessories and components will also be present. Finally, retail experts, and branding and marketing professionals will be in attendance to share their knowledge and expertise.
DATE: Septemper 7th & 8th
VENUE: The Harbour Point, Victoria Island, Lagos
Register to attend HERE