Upcoming Events

APLF is the world’s leading leather trade show where a huge range of leather and components can be found. Strategically located in Hong Kong, APLF offers a professional business platform where suppliers can meet thousands of international buyers who do their sourcing trips annually in Asia Pacific.

APLF covers the needs of the footwear, leather goods, garment, upholstery and interiors sectors from leathers and synthetics to components and machinery.

Material Exchange will actively engage with material suppliers, manufacturers and material sourcing teams to show how the implementation of digital technologies can create greater opportunities and significantly improve collaboration.

Click here to find out more about the APLF event.

The FDRA summit is dedicated to help professionals better understand current and emerging materials and material developments at a technical level.

Material Exchange will be involved in discussions on evolving innovate materials inside the Material Exchange database and educate professionals on how the use of digital materials can drive sustainability.

Click here to find out more about the FDRA Shoe Sustainability & Materials Innovation Summit.


Official Update: FDRA is postponing upcoming spring events until further notice (likely early fall) due to the growing impact of coronavirus. We are doing so for the health and safety of our workers, as well as to be respectful of new heavy strains on brands’ and retails’ workloads. We want them to be 100% focused on their business at this time. We will let you know the rescheduled dates for each event as soon as possible.

The main event consists of hundreds of material suppliers displaying the most innovative samples including: leathers, accessories and components, fabrics.

Material Exchange will be attending to highlight the benefit of our revolutionary Digital Profile and Digital Library and how they can help change the way the industry views materials.

Click here to find out more about Lineapelle.

Closing the Gap between Design and Retail

PI Apparel brings together the fashion, apparel and footwear industry to discuss the opportunities and challenges of emerging digital technologies.

Material Exchange will be attending the event and engaging with attendees to show the strategic opportunities that digital technology presents to footwear and apparel brands, and their supply chain.

Click here to find out more about the PI Apparel event.