Course Description

BLC and APLF will be holding its signature leather course ‘One Day Understanding Leather’ in Hong Kong on 21st November 2017 (venue TBC).

This one day leather course will enhance your knowledge of leather and cover the basic fundamentals of leather and the leather production process. The improved understanding you will gain from this leather course will help you to avoid problems when sourcing and specifying leather products as well as providing confidence when dealing with suppliers, manufacturers and tanners.

 

Key course topics

  • Overview of the leather production process

  • Understanding different leather types and descriptions

  • Common leather problems and solutions

  • Specifications and labelling

  • Sourcing questions and advice

  • Leather aftercare

There will also be an opportunity for delegates to ask questions around issues they are experiencing in their day-to-day role.

Download the course agenda.

 

Who should attend this leather course?

This leather course is ideal for those who need to have an overview of leather such as designers, buyers, quality control, and retail staff.

 

What will delegates receive? 

All delegates who attend this leather course will receive:

  • A complete course manual

  • A certificate of attendance

  • Leather swatches


Course Prices

Member Rate: USD460 per delegate
Non-members: USD500 per delegate

Discounts are available for multiple bookings, please contact us for more information.


Please read our training terms and conditions. 

Register to Attend

For more information about this training course and to register your place, email training@blcleathertech.com. Alternatively, you can click here to complete the registration form on the APLF website

If you have any questions or require further information about APLF, please contact Ms Isabelle Wan at APLF on +852 2516 2131.

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1 Day Understanding Leather Training Course - Hong Kong

Course Partner

APLF

APLF brings businesses together: an opportunity to meet and greet face to face. We enable businesses from all of the world to meet so that they might find fresh partners, discover new customers and suppliers, and keep ahead of industry developments. APLF organise a number of trade exhibitions which focus on leather, fashion and lifestyle; sectors that are constantly in flux, so visitors and exhibitors alike need to be constantly aware of both the current changes around them and the changes forecast for the future. Inaugurated in 1984, APLF’s event was known as the Hong Kong Leather Fair. It was the city’s first ever ‘Mega-Fair’.  
 
Today, APLF has expanded its scope, currently organising events in Hong Kong and China  covering a wide range of industry sectors. APLF Leather & Materials+ (APLF), now on its 33rd year and considered to be the most international leather exhibition in the world; the Fashion Access which features bags, footwear, leathergoods and all things fashion; and the Shanghai-based All China Leather Exhibition which showcases the best of China-produced leathers.


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Testimonials

“10 years of BLC Membership has enabled us to provide continuous assurance of product quality and safety, giving our customers greater confidence in our products.”

ScS

United Kingdom

"I just wanted to say a big thanks for 2 great days of leather education last week."

IKEA

Sweden

"BLC Membership allowed us to use the expertise of BLC to improve our suppliers' environmental performance."

Clarks International

United Kingdom

"BLC Membership allows us to develop innovative high quality raw materials in order to continue our product improvement programme."

Mulberry

United Kingdom

"All parts of the leather training course were relevant and very informative. I now have a new appreciation for leather!"

Ralph Lauren

United States of America

"Through BLC Membership, we have access to technical support for leather product testing, helping us to provide more efficient services to our customers."

William Lamb

United Kingdom

"We were very impressed by the speaker on BLC's leather training course who had excellent knowledge of the subject."

Next

United Kingdom

"I enjoyed all of the leather course as a chemist I wanted to understand the whole process of making leather."

Smit & zoon

Netherlands

"I enjoyed the combination of theoretical and practical training on the 4-day leather course."

Asos

United Kingdom

"We thought every part of the BLC leather course was very informative and interesting."

John Lewis Partnership

United Kingdom

"BLC smart chemical testing of wet blue saves our business time and money."

Casino Hide Tanners

Australia

"I became a BLC Member to take advantage their specification building services and 1-2-1 regulatory advice."

Gheli International

India

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