Contacted by ILM, the organisers stated that they “had not planned IDF during the 2016/2017 fair calendar”.

Organised by Tuyap in co-operation with TURDEV, the Turkish Leather Foundation, and TDKD, the Leather Apparel Producers Association of Turkey, IDF was held annually and brought together leading manufacturers, suppliers, and importers in the leather sector for over ten years.

The last edition, which took place in November 2015, saw its exhibiting halls reduced from four to only two with a strangely quiet mood prevailing. Read more here. It hosted 156 exhibiting companies from 24 countries. Buying delegations included Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Tatarstan and the U.S.