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APLF Ltd is a joint-venture formed by UBM Asia and the SIC Group of France.  For over two decades, Hong Kong-based APLF Ltd has been providing the global leather industry with its most important meeting and trading place.

APLF’s inaugural event, held in 1984, was then known as the Hong Kong Leather Fair. It was the city’s first ever Mega-Fair. Today, APLF, a joint venture between Informa Markets and SIC Group, has expanded its scope, organising 5 premium events in Hong Kong and China, and has developed initiative programmes and awards covering a wide range of industry sectors. 

Informa is organized into five operating divisions, each with a distinct focus and dedicated management team. Their divisions work deeply with customers in specialist markets, from Life Sciences to Artificial Intelligence, Health & Nutrition to Private Equity, Aviation to Beauty & Aesthetics and more. Through hundreds of leading brands, our divisions operate events and exhibitions, deliver intelligence-based products and data-driven services, convene communities in person and digitally and provide access to cutting-edge research.

  • Informa owns numerous brands including CRC Press, Fan Expo, Institute for International Research, Lloyd's List (London Press Lloyd), Penton, Routledge, Taylor & Francis, and UBM.

APLF Ltd provides global companies a chance to trade and exchange information at a number of trade fairs. These include APLF - Materials Manufacturing and Technology, Fashion Access (bi-annual fairs) and the Prime Source Forum, which are all held in Hong Kong.

APLF Ltd also organises All China Leather Exhibition, China International Footwear Fair and Moda Shanghai, which pioneer the industry's push into mainland China.

UBM Asia, is one of the leading trade fair organizers in the region, and a provider of high-quality business information through its publications and websites. UBM Asia operates in a diverse range of market sectors through its regional headquarters in Hong Kong with 450 staff in 11 major cities in Asia and the USA. It has more than 100 media products comprising over 80 trade shows held in 11 countries/regions and 18 publications with associated websites. UBM Asia is part of United Business Media plc, one of the world's leading business-to-business media and market information companies.

SIC Group is part of the Conseil National du Cuir (The French Leather Council) (CNC) – the representative of the leather profession in France. The SIC Group is one of the leaders in the organisation of international events.

There are around 400 senior executives from 25 countries attended Prime Source Forum 2009 including representatives from Adidas, Ann Taylor, Bossini, Cortefiel, Dick's Sporting, Eddie Bauer, Fila, G2000, Guess?, H&M, Jockey, JCPenney, Jones Intl, KarstadtQuelle, Li Ning, Liz Claiborne, lululemon athletica, New Balance, Orchard Brands, Orsay, Otto Intl, Pacific Brands, Polo Ralph Lauren, QuikSilver, s.Oliver, Target, Triumph, VF, William E. Connor & Associates and more.

The Prime Source Forum is organized by, APLF.

Target number of attendees:
450 from all sectors of the apparel industy, supply chain from raw materials to retail
Delegate business sectors:
Apparel · Textile and fabrics · Components and Accessories · Garment Manufacturing-Related Technology & Equipment · Product Lifecycle Management · Logistics & Supply Chain Management · Design · Consultation · Financial Services · Legal Services · Press · Associations & Government Organisations · Educational Institutes
Delegate Profiles:
Manufacturer · Wholesaler, Buying Agent, Trading Firm · Retailer, Chain Stores, Department Stores · Industrial Association Representative · Brand Owner · Consultant · Financial, Investment or Banking Service Provider · Legal Professional · Trade Organisation Representative/government Official · Academic
T: +852 2827 6211
F: +852 2827 7831
E: info@primesourceforum.com
17/f China Resources Building, 
26 Harbour Road, Wanchai
Hong Kong


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