The 1st edition of Africa International Footwear, Fashion Leather Products & Accessories Exhibition (AFLEX). 2024 which ran through 29th to 31st May 2024, at Arabuko Hall, Sarit Expo Center, Nairobi was concluded to have production and  business linkages among the leather players globally. This three-day exhibition, brings together India, China and Africa Leather and allied industries manufacturer to explore and create marketing linkages along the Leather value chain.

inaugural ceremony joined by Sambasiva Rao Pamidimukkala, Managing Director, @ALPHARAMA LIMITED , Rohit Vadhwana, IFS, Deputy High Commissioner, India @Birkinesh Gonfa Yado, Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute(ALLPI),
inaugural ceremony joined by Sambasiva Rao Pamidimukkala, Managing Director, @ALPHARAMA LIMITED , Rohit Vadhwana, IFS, Deputy High Commissioner, India @Birkinesh Gonfa Yado, Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute(ALLPI),

Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute (ALLPI) as part of its strategic activities, has supported export-potential Leather player from Kenya to showcase their products and mobilizes buyers from Uganda, India and china to enhance global integration This activity is inline with the MOU agreement between the organizer (VERIFAIR Dubai) and ALLPI, ALLPI played a great role in mobilizing buyers from Member state and promoting participants from china and India as a co organizer of AFLEX.

ALLPI also promoted Africa Leather Designers competition of 2024 in this platform and registered a good number of potential designers from the participating country and visitors.

The grand opening on May 29th 2024 was joined by Sambasiva Rao Pamidimukkala, Managing Director at ALPHARAMA LIMITED , Rohit Vadhwana, IFS, Deputy High Commissioner, India  and Birkinesh Gonfa Yado, Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute(ALLPI), and Asif Eqbal Khan, Council For Leather Exports – India.

The opening session highlighted the African leather industry stands at a crucial juncture, with opportunities for significant growth and transformation. This potential is rooted in strategic capacity building and collaboration among key stakeholders. The Leather sector also brimming with untapped potential, could catalyze economic growth and job creation continent-wide if properly leveraged.

The discussions and strategic investments showcased at the exhibition are instrumental in transforming the sector. By fostering a collaborative spirit and making strategic investments, stakeholders can drive sustainable economic development across Africa, turning the continent into a powerhouse in the global leather market.


Promotion of Africa Leather Designers competion 2024 at ALLPI promotion booth
Promotion of Africa Leather Designers competition 2024 at ALLPI promotion booth

Africa Buyers Team with Organizer representative at AFLEX 2024
Africa Buyers Team with Organizer representative at AFLEX 2024
 

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