ILM and theSauerReport will be broadcasting a 50-minute long webinar which will be viewed by up to 500 pre-registered delegates. There will be a short introduction by theSauerReport, Content Director, Martin Ricker followed by three 12-minute presentations on subjects related to the core theme. After the presentations, there will be a Q&A session with the two guest presenters. 

The webinar is taking place at a time of day to maximise the largest international audience.

Webinar programme:

  • Introduction: Martin Ricker, Content Director, theSauerReport & ILM.
  • Martin Ricker, Content Director, theSauerReport.”Understanding the raw materials market for the leather industry” (12 mins).
  • Stephen Sothmann, President, U.S. Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA). “Understanding Your Leather Supply Chain: U.S. Hides, Skins and Meat Industry Introduction” (12 mins).
  •  Deborah Taylor, Manager, Leather Working Group  – “LWG – Security in the leather supply chain.” (12 mins)
  • Questions and wrap-up – Moderated by Martin Ricker, Content Director, theSauerReport & ILM (15 mins).

Who should watch this webinar?

The “Understanding the raw materials market for leather” webinar is aimed at anyone connected with the global leather supply chain from brands and retailers, tanners, traders, consultants, associations, academia and industry suppliers. The aim is to give an overview of the raw materials market (hides and skins) and provide more information about recent industry trends and prices, key supply markets such as the U.S., animal welfare, traceability and trackability of materials as well as uncovering some of mysteries of how the market operates and some of the commonly used terminology.

The webinar is sponsored by Hong Kong headquartered, Global Leather Intelligence (GLI) and USHSLA. The webinar will be broadcast on March 6 at 3pm CET (2pm UK).  

To register and listen to the webinar is free. Click on this link to register to attend the webinar.  Attendee numbers are limited and subject to approval.