How leather businesses can transform themselves and reposition the industry for a new market reality

Worldwide
Published:  08 July, 2020
Picture: JBS Couros

The second instalment of the two-part webinar series titled ‘Preparing for a post-Covid-19 global leather marketplace’, organised by ILM in partnership with global hide and leather supplier JBS Couros and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), will shed light on the key challenges on businesses in the wider leather and leather product supply chains and help navigate the new reality post-Covid-19. The free-to-attend webinar will be broadcast July 29, 2020 at 2pm UK time (3pm CET). To attend, please register here

The webinar ‘How can leather businesses transform themselves, repositioning the industry to minimise risks in the new market reality’ is a panel discussion featuring four high-profile speakers representing different industry associations and insights from across the world. Hosted by ILM Editor Isabella Griffiths, panelists include Luca Boltri, Vice Director of the Italian Tanners’ Association, UNIC; Mike Redwood, industry commentator and consultant; Aqeel Ahmed, Chairman of the India Council for Leather Exports (CLE) and Robert Perkins, Chairman of the British Footwear Association with the discussion tackling how businesses can reassess their set-ups and regain market share, evolving consumer trends and what materials sourcing and supply chains will look like in the post-pandemic future.

Who should watch this webinar?
This webinar is aimed at the whole leather supply chain from meat processors and hide/skin/leather traders, to leather manufacturers and leather using brands, retailers and OEMs.

Webinar speaker programme:
• Luca Boltri, Vice Director of the Italian Tanners’ Association, UNIC
• Aqeel Ahmed, Chairman of the India Council for Leather Exports (CLE)
• Robert Perkins, Chairman of the British Footwear Association
• Mike Redwood, industry commentator and consultant
• Isabella Griffiths, Editor, ILM, Moderator


Webinar overview
Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Time: 2pm (UK), 3pm CET
Duration: ca. 1 hour
Cost: Free-to-attend (participation subject to approval)
Click here to register for free.