Sri Lanka’s premier fair is scheduled to be inaugurated tomorrow

Sri Lanka’s premier fair for footwear and leather industries will be held during February 2-4, 2018 at the Sirimavo Bandaranaika Memorial Exhibition Centre of the BMICH. Mr. Karu Jayasuriya – Hon. Speaker of the Parliament of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka will be the Chief Guest of the opening ceremony.

This will be the 10th edition of the fair which commenced in 2007. The Footwear & Leather Fair 2018 is organised by the Sri Lanka Footwear & Leather Products Manufacturers Association in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Industrial Development Board and the Sri Lanka Export Development Board.

The main objective of organizing this fair was to promote Sri Lankan footwear and leather products locally and internationally and the organisers of the view that they are gradually reaching this objective.

Apart from the local producers’ foreign suppliers of raw material, machinery, components and accessories will be participating at this fair. Already the Confederation of Indian Footwear Industries (CIFI) and Indian Footwear Components Manufacturers Association (IFCOMA) has confirmed their participation. This year’s fair will have about 230 stalls displaying and selling latest designs of export quality Footwear and Leather products at very attractive prices.

A design award ceremony has been organized to encourage the upcoming designers and best stall competition to encourage the exhibitors to design their stalls attractively. The fair will be held from 10 a.m to 9 p.m. daily during February 2-4, 2018.

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