THE 20TH INTERNATIONAL SHOES & LEATHER EXHIBITION - VIETNAM (SLVN 2018) incorporating INTERNATIONAL FOOTWEAR & LEATHER PRODUCTS EXHIBITION – VIETNAM 2018 (IFLE 2018) and VIETNAM INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION ON SEWING MACHINERY – VIETNAM 2018 (SewTech 2018) were successfully held at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) on 11-13 July 2018.

The exhibition area has been expanded to 16,000 sqm. 700 exhibitors were coming from 27 Countries and Regions, including Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, The Netherlands, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA and Vietnam.

SLVN 2018 also supported by relevant international associations with total 15 pavilions from 10 Countries and Regions. They were from Brazil, China, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Taiwan and Vietnam.


The exhibiting companies make “SHOES & LEATHER VIETNAM” a priority to introduce new machinery and equipment, products, materials, systems and technology and new company initiatives at the show, making it the most promising and indispensable event of the year.

  • Footwear Machinery
  • Tanning Machinery
  • Synthetic Machinery
  • Machinery for leather goods
  • Raw Hides
  • Sewing Machinery
  • Chemical
  • Leather / Tannery
  • Furniture Leather
  • Synthetic Leather
  • Garment Leather **
  • Garment processing equipment **
  • Finished Products
  • Accessories / Components

** New Added Items


The show is open to professional and trade visitors from related industries only, ages under 18 will not be admitted to the show. The organizer reserves the right to refuse entry to person whose presence, in the reasonable opinion of the organizer, undesirable.

  • Agent / Distributor / Trading
  • Production and manufacturing factory
  • Subcontract Manufacturing
  • Research & Development
  • Trade Association / Government Agency

* This is not the exhaustive list, and shall serve as guide only.

Exhibitors Breakdown

**Others: Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, France, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, The Netherlands, Turkey, United Kingdom and USA

Exhibit profiles from Leather / Tannery (28.3%); Shoes Materials (28.2%) and Machinery (footwear, sewing, tanning & leathergoods) (27.7%) are the majority exhibits. Over 90% of the exhibitors decided to re-participate in the next edition due to their satisfaction and the success of the fair.

Visitors Breakdown

There were 10,989 professional visitors from 33 Countries and Regions, approximately 68.2% were local and 31.8% came from foreign countries respectively.

Asian Countries and regions: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and United Arab Emirates

European Countries: Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom

Others: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Nigeria and USA

Technical Seminar

11 Jul 2018

Topic: How does Hong Kong footwear supply chain support the Vietnam footwear industry?

Presented by: Ms. Nany Lian (Vice General Manager) –V. Success (HK) Limited

12 Jul 2018

Topic 1: In-house laboratories – Get the maximum benefits from this valuable resource

Topic 2: Sole adhesion – A critical shoemaking process that needs extra attention

Presented by: Mr. Steve Rose - Head of SATRA Quality Service Department   


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