The show is taking place from August 29-31, 2023, in Shanghai, China, with more than 1,000 exhibitors from 29 countries.

This includes 14 national pavilions for Australia, Brazil, China (Guanghe, Pingyu, Ouhai, Wuji and Xinji provinces), France, Italy, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand and the U.S.

Based on historical data, organisers are expecting a turnout of around 20,000 attendees from across China’s key manufacturing provinces.

The organisers highlighted some of the events taking place during the show, including Elkem Silicone presenting its environmentally friendly leather additives for low carbon emission and sustainable silicone coated technical textiles on the first day. Meanwhile, the International Tanning Industry Executive Summit will gather industry experts for insightful discussions.

Day two will include informative sessions on topics such as the changing landscape of the leather industry, solutions for bisphenol, traceability and big data in leather production, the Oeko-Tex Leather Standard and an exclusive leather industry insight for Spring/Summer 2024. Finally, day three of the show will explore the application of water-based high silicone resin in the textile and leather industries.

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