Leather Naturally! to host leather forum at APLF

Hong Kong
Published:  27 March, 2015

Leather Naturally! the cross-industry stakeholder campaign to promote the awareness and good practice in the leather industry to consumers will be hosting a series of seminars and events at the APLF in Hong Kong, March 30-31. Everyone attending the show is welcome to attend.

“APLF will be busy for Leather Naturally! members and followers this year. We will be located throughout the show at the Leather Forum on the concourse where we expect many informal meetings to take place with friends and members”, says Leather Naturally! spokesperson, Mike Redwood. A number of presentations and events will take place during the APLF:

Monday March 30.

11:00 - 11:45. Beyond the Trend; Development of Innovative and Sustainable Leathers

Speaker: Jon Clark, CEO, PrimeAsia

14:15 - 15:00: Managing Public Relations in the Face of Attacks and Misdescriptions Speaker: Mr Mike Redwood, Spokesperson, Leather Naturally!

15:30 - 16:15: Sustainability for the Entire Leather Processing Chain Speaker: Mike Tomkin, Director of Sustainability, Stahl Holdings.

Tuesday March 31.

15:30 - 16:15. Interview with Adidas (for LeatherNaturally! members only)

Speakers: Martin Manghelli, Senior Director of Materials Sourcing Footwear from Adidas Group talks with Mike Redwood, Spokesperson, Leather Naturally!

Leather Naturally! also hopes to live-stream some of these events to a wider audience using Meerkat and Twitter. At 16:15 there will be an informal gathering at the Leather Forum for members, friends and interested parties of the campaign.

For further information about Leather Naturally! visit www.leathernaturally.org 

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