The sixth edition of a three-day Leathertech Bangladesh 2018 will begin at International Convention City Bashundhara from November 22, aiming to bring global technology at the doorsteps of the local industry to catalyse growth and modernisation.
ASK Trade & Exhibitions Pvt Ltd is organising the trade show.
Concurrently, the second edition of the Bangladesh Leatherfootwear & Leathergoods International Sourcing Show 2018, organised by the Leathergoods and Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB), will run at the same venue. The announcements came at a press conference at Best Western La Vinci Hotel in Dhaka yesterday.
Over 300 exhibitors from 20 countries will showcase finished leather, machinery for tanning and manufacturing footwear and leather goods along with components, dyes and chemicals, accessories and allied products, said Tipu Sulatan Bhuiyan, director of ASK.
Md Saiful Islam, president of the LFMEAB, said the expo would help the leather sector source the latest technologies and finished leather and develop compliance.
He said with continuous growth and government support, the sector was striding towards exports of $5 billion by 2021.
Nanda Gopal K, an ASK director, and Kazi Rawshan Ara, executive director of the LFMEAB, were present.