Global brands Nike and Timberland have confirmed their participation in the Leather In Retail Conference which is to take place at the HKCEC on March 27, 2007 (day before APLF). Discussions with a number of other world-renowned brands are also taking place and details will be released in the coming weeks. Topics will include fraud and counterfeiting, restricted substances in leather, business opportunities in China and India and a number of others.

Booking details and delegate prices can also be found on pages 15 and 17 of this edition.

The Leather in Retail conference is organised by Leather International magazine and BLC leather technology centre and is sponsored by APLF Ltd. For further details visit [] or []