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Lagos Leather Fair Designers, manufacturers, retailers, others set to grace first edition

The fair starts on the 2nd to 4th of June, 2017 at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos.

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The Lagos Leather fair is set to hold next month with a host of leather designers, manufacturers, tanners, retailers, machinery and accessories suppliers.

The fair starts on the 2nd to 4th of June, 2017 at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos.

The Lagos Leather Fair, pioneered by Femi Olayebi of FemiHandbags is set to uncover the untapped potentials within the Nigerian leather industry. Leather, alongside 10 other products have 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 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; Pulse.ng, BellaNaija, YNaija, Kamdora, Olori Supergal, Nothing to do in Lagos, Lost in Lagos, Business Day, The Guardian newspaper, BeatFM and CoolFM.

For more information about the fair, please visit www.thelagosleatherfair.com.

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