Lineapelle Asia to be held soon14 November 2005
From November 30-December 2, 2005, the third Lineapelle Asia will be held in Canton at the Guangzhou New Exhibition & Convention Center (pavilion J). More than 100 Italian and European companies, together with a qualified group of Chinese exhibitors, have confirmed their attendance. The predominant merchandise sector (70%) consists of finished leather produced in Italy, France and Spain, followed by accessories and components (15%) and synthetics (15%) essentially from Italy. During the event there will be seminars for visiting manufacturers from the area in order to update them on the latest stylistic and technological innovations. In collaboration with Domus Academy and AreapelleClub, a competition was launched to involve the major fashion and accessories design universities in China in a competition for two student grants to attend a masters course in accessories design with Domus Academy in Milan. The award ceremony will be held on November 30 in Guangzhou. The winning students come from Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and Shanghai Tongiy University.