Aegean Leather and Leather Products Exporters Association is proud to organize the world's first contest where the cooperation of the designer, engineer and the industrialist is realized conceptually since 2011.

The Turkish leather industry, with the quality of its leather products, the diversity in its production skill and with its fashion-oriented production concept has showed the success of positioning itself to a unique point with high artistic design quality and production skills by ensuring a serious accumulation of knowledge.

In order for this point arrived to be carried to higher places ever passing day and to support the branding process of the Turkish leather industry, our Executive Board of the Aegean Leather and Leather Products Exporters Association has decided to organize a contest with the aim of producing leather products with high added value, original designs to be made, supporting the leather engineers and designers of the future and integrating them into the sector.

Deriín Fikirler (Profound Ideas- there is a word play in the Turkish name with Deri which means leather is associated with the word derin which means profound, deep), as of its objective, is a competition that has been implemented with the thought of adding values both to its participants and the future of the country. With the objective of enhancing the brand value of the leather industry in Turkey in the areas of design and production, it has aimed to develop original ideas applicable in the leather sector and by offering opportunities to young talents, ensuring them to make contributions to the leather sector in our country in the long term.

Deriín Fikirler Leather Design and Production Contest is a competition that allows the contestants to observe the leather industry, analyse the needs of the industry and predict the areas that they can position themselves. They also come together with domestic and foreign professionals at all stages of the contest and benefit from their experiences and visions. Deriín Fikirler Leather Design and Production Contest concerns the future of the national industry closely and therefore has a very special importance.

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Aegean Apparel Exportersí Association organizes fashion design contests to develeop the fashion design culture and promote amateur designers at the Aegean Region. It is one of the biggest fashion events showing the design and fashion abilities of our region. In 27th of March 2015 Design Contest was organized with 500 people...

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