To recognise excellence and innovation in the leather industry in Africa, the Lagos Leather
Fair, a platform created to showcase leather designers and the potential value of the leather
industry in Nigeria and Africa, has announced the launch of its maiden award. The event is
part of the activities lined up for its 2023 edition of the annual Fair.
First in Africa, the Award ceremony which falls in line with the Lagos Leather Fair 2023
theme “Staying Ahead – Creativity | Collaboration | Commitment” comes in a timely fashion
as the African Leather Industry is continuously expanding and beginning to gain its much-
needed recognition in the global market.
LLF is inspired to celebrate the booming leather industry and outstanding Leather designers
that have made significant contributions to the industry, showcasing excellence, innovation,
Speaking on the announcement of LLF2023, the founder, Lagos Leather Fair Femi Olayebi
said, “The LLF is committed to promoting the growth of the leather industry in Nigeria. The
launch of the LLF Awards is a testament to the LLF’s commitment to excellence in the
leather industry. We are confident that the awards will help to raise the profile of the leather
industry in Nigeria and encourage even greater innovation and creativity until the Nigerian
and African Leather industry become undeniably the best in the global market.”
For about six years, the Lagos Leather Fair has continuously made significant impact on the
Nigerian leather industry with a huge influence in the Nigerian, African, and global markets.
The LLF award is set up as a necessary medium to reward the diligence and dedication of
the numerous exhibitors in making the years count. It is created to bring the Nigerian Leather
Industry into its much overdue limelight, therefore, making a positive impact on the Nigerian
Leather Industry and the African Leather Industry in general.
The maiden award ceremony will feature categories such as the LLF Trailblazer
Award which honours leather designers that have made significant contributions to the
leather industry through ground-breaking, and innovative ideas; LLF Most Innovative
Designer Award for designers that have showcased exceptional creativity and innovation
within the leather industry; LLF Brand Excellence Award acknowledges brands that have
demonstrated excellence in their products, services and overall brand experience within the
leather space. To recognise creativity in booth set up, the best curated LLF stand during the
event will be awarded Best Curated LLF 2023 Stand.
The LLF awards are dedicated to honouring and recognising the exceptional talents within
the LLF community.
Lagos Leather Fair is committed to providing a solution-based platform for leather designers
and other players in Nigeria and across Africa. This year’s edition is happening on June 17th
and 18th at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Victoria Island, and will feature other exciting
activities such as masterclasses, social media and marketing presentations using a case
study review of different brands as well as workshops for upcoming designers.
For more information about the awards, visit https://thelagosleatherfair.com/ or
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