Asia Pacific Leather Fair – Hong Kong
The University of Northampton and The Institute for Creative Leather Technologies once again had a strong presence at the annual Asia Pacific Leather Fair in Hong Kong.
The fair offers the opportunity for the University to showcase the exciting work that is being done in Leather Technology.
The event also provides an excellent opportunity to recruit prospective students to the Leather Technology course and to enhance business links.
ICLT is a globally unique research centre based at the University of Northampton.
The Institute engages in cross-disciplinary research that responds to the scientific and technological needs of the leather, fashion and footwear industries.
The University was delighted to welcome Leather Technology alumni to a formal drinks reception kindly hosted by The Leathersellers’ Company, who are a key supporter of ICLT.
Professor Nick Petford, Vice Chancellor commented:” The Asia Pacific Leather Fair gives the University the opportunity to showcase the outstanding academic and technological advancement in Leather Technology that we have to offer our students.
The Fair provides an excellent opportunity to enhance our business links within the Leather industry, recruit new students from across the globe and to build upon the excellent reputation the Institute for Creative Leather Technologies already has”.
Rachel Garwood, Director of ICLT commented:”Yet another encouraging leather fair! It is crucial for ICLT to have a presence at such events so we can communicate our new and innovative activities and courses to industry first hand together with the most important activity of student recruitment!