South Africa

President Southern African Section

Quintin Marais
General Manager - Leather Division
Rolfes Chemicals (Pty) Ltd
12 Jet Park Road
Jet Park, Jhb, Gauteng
P.O. Box 14075
Wadeville 1422
South Africa

Membership Secretary Southern African Section
Nicky Phipps
c/o Malome Leather Technologies(Pty) Ltd
P.O. Box 7706
Bonaero Park, 1622

Southern African Convention
Date:              26th May until 28th May.
Venue:           La Wiida Lodge & Conference Centre *
Web site:

The conference is held yearly to present all aspects that influence the leather industry and offer a networking environment between tanneries and suppliers. This year we have secured papers from first-time speakers Prof Gerrie Swan of the Exotic Leather Cluster and David Ford of the SA Feedlot Association.
We also have a paper by the president of the UK SLTC – and old friend of the Southern African leather industry - Steve Trantum, and we have papers by overseas speakers from chemical houses. We are also securing a speaker from a leading tannery machinery manufacturer.

Friday night              – registration and cocktail party
(most people get there at about 4 – 5pm on Friday).

Saturday                    – Normally 7 papers introduced from 9 – 2pm
Papers to be announced closer to the time
AGM from 2 – 3:30pm

Saturday night          – Dinner dance – starts at about 6:30 with pre dinner drinks and then dinner and speeches, etc
(dress smart casual)

Contact person :    Nicola Phipps
Tel:    0027 792951926
* Hotel rooms to be booked through Nicola 

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