Le Cuir A Paris grows15 February 2007
Organisers of Le Cuir a Paris are forecasting an increase in the number of exhibitors at the upcoming February edition of the show which is due to be held from February 20-23, 2007, at Paris Nord Villepinte. Up to now, 16 new companies (including six Italians and three Brazilians, members of ASSINTECAL (Brazilian Association of Shoe Components) have confirmed their participation. The fur designers will be present once again. Following the success of their participation last September, the students from the Central Ostrobothna University of AS/Fur Design Department are returning with a new project called Aurora Borealis - a mix of materials that has given life to six stunning outfits in which one finds the four natural elements: Earth, Wind, Water and Fire. They will be accompanied by one of their sponsors, Panfur 2000 OY, a Finnish fur company who will be participating for the first time at Le Cuir A Paris. In order to facilitate visitors' registration the organisers are now carrying out the E-Badging, an electronic registering service. From now on the visitors are invited to register on [http://www.lecuiraparis.com] and will receive an electronic badge directly in their email inbox together with an access code. The Trends Gallery of Le Cuir A Paris will present a totally new concept for the gallery and for the first time a separate area for the Man will be put under the spotlight. This Man theme will also to be found throughout the other fairs that compose Première Vision Pluriel. SIC Group also say that, in terms of material innovation, the French Tawery Union will be launching basane (basil). Resulting from an important R&D programme, this material has been re-visited and responds to a market demand for a luxury, healthy and ecological product. The next edition will be held from Tuesday to Friday 20-23 February, 2007, in Hall 4, Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte.