• Istanbul 61st International Exhibition for Footwear Materials, Components, Leather and Technologies
  • 2-5 May 2019
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$1.5 Billion Trade Volume from AYSAF

The 58th AYSAF International Exhibition of Footwear Materials, Components, Leather and Technologies, the second biggest exhibition of the footwear industry worldwide, ended at CNR Expo Yeşilköy, with record-breaking foreign visitor numbers.


Cem Şenel, General Coordinator of CNR Holding, said that 12 thousand 22 visitors attended the exhibition, 3 thousand 310 of them were foreign visitors.


AYSAD Chairman Ömer Kadir Arpacı said, “We’re proud to host foreign visitors at AYSAF, the largest exhibition of footwear materials in our country. According to the findings at AYSAF, we predict $500 million export and $1.5 billion trade volume.”



“We expand to countries with footwear materials”



Association of Turkish Footwear Components Manufacturers Chairman (AYSAD) Ömer Kadir Arpacı said, “Some institutions and organizations have requested materials and education. Some of these requests come from countries where we can’t export shoes. Our target is to increase our export to 3 billion dollars by 2023 with the support of Ministry of Economy  



Over 12 Thousand Domestic and Foreign Visitors


Cem Şenel, General Coordinator of CNR Holding expressed that the exhibition was organized with the participation of 450 companies which lead the Footwear Components Industry, added: “We welcomed a record-breaking number of visitors as well.” Şenel reminded that the 2019 fall-winter trends were set at the exhibition and over 1000 companies choose AYSAF as their source of supply.