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R.Selvam, IAS,

From Executive Director, CLE

As you are kindly aware, Chennai hosted series of events coinciding with the India International Leather Fair (IILF).  This year too, organised a series of events during IILF 2024, popularly called Leather Week 2024 events.

  • 37th edition of India International Leather Fair (IILF) was held during 1st to 3rd February 2024. About 450 exhibitors from all over India and from overseas countries participated in IILF 2024.


  • Council for Leather Exports organised the 7th edition of Designers Fair during February 1-3, 2024 at the new venue i.e. Chennai Trade Centre (Hall 1 D) in which 28 overseas designers and 10 Indian Designers and Institutions displayed their design prototypes. 
  • CLRI in association with CLE organised a Design Workshop at Convention Centre, Chennai Trade Centre on 2nd February 2024 in which industry members, designers and technical experts participated.

We thank all members for their co-operation in successful organisation of the above events. Detailed reports on these events will be publishing in the next edition.

With best wishes

Selvam IAS
Executive Director