The 29th International Exhibition on Shoes & Leather Industry - Guangzhou


Guangzhou International Leather Exhibition - GILE 
Guangzhou International Tanning Technology & Machinery Exhibition - GITTME 

China Import and Export Fair Complex (Area B), Pazhou Metro Station, Exit A

28 – 31 / 5 / 2019

Pre-show Press Release

SHOES & LEATHER – GUANGZHOU remarked as one of the most influential ALL-IN-ONE exhibition in shoes and leather industries among worldwide, is a premier exhibition provides a one stop business platform for suppliers and buyers.


SHOES & LEATHER – GUANGZHOU 2019 will be held on 28 -31 May, 2019 at China Import and Export Fair Complex Area B. The coming edition will be extended to 4 exhibition days so as to ensure sufficient time for exhibitors to exhibit their latest products and allow potential visitors to get an in-depth overview of the upcoming footwear industry.


SHOES & LEATHER – GUANGZHOU 2019 is expecting to have over 800 exhibitors from over 20 countries and regions participating in 5 exhibition halls with a total exhibition area of 55,000 sqm.. More than 30,000 trade visitors from over 70 countries and regions are expected to attend. Comprehensive exhibits covering the entire shoes and leather industries supply chain from raw materials, chemicals to machineries as well as automation technologies, components and accessories can be found in the exhibition. With the continued support of national pavilions coming from Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, Italy and Taiwan, SHOES & LEATHER – GUANGZHOU 2019 proves to play an important role in the industries of its kind.

Concurrent Events

The 11th IFDC – International Footwear Design Competition (11th IFDC)

A remarkable highlight of SHOES & LEATHER – GUANGZHOU 2019, organized by the Confederation of International Footwear Association (CIFA) and sponsored by Top Repute Co. Ltd. IFDC aims to foster the talent of young designers and to encourage the development of footwear design and fashion to a higher prominence level. Winner entries will be displayed at the winning award area during the exhibition period.


A non-profit, non-commercial interaction event sponsored by numerous renowned shoe manufacturers, federations and international footwear associations. “DESIGN WALK” presents the stylish footwear, leather products and accessories.


Several local and international professional speakers will be invited to hold various seminars during the SHOES & LEATHER – GUANGZHOU 2019, under the theme of present and future challenges and opportunities in the footwear and leather industries. You may experience a new point of view for shoe and leather industries where speakers will share the latest technologies and fashion trend.

The 38th International Footwear Conference –

Confederation of International Footwear Association (CIFA)

A multi-national conference organized by China Leather Industry Association and The Association of Guangdong Shoes Manufacturers will be held on 27 May, 2019 at the 29th SHOES & LEATHER – GUANGZHOU. Committees from 14 countries and regions will present their latest annual report for the industry and share their forecast in the development trend on footwear industry.

Belt and Road Forum on Footwear Industry –

China Leather Industry Association (CLIA)

The forum will be held by CLIA on the first day of exhibition. Information on how to seize business opportunities arising from the Belt and Road and its relationship in leather and footwear industry will be presented.

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