The 49th Kastoria International Fur Fair exceeds all expectations, highlighting its role in the worldwide fur industry

The 49th Kastoria International Fur Fair (KIFF) ended on a positive note on Saturday, April 27, surpassing all expectations and highlighting its role in the industry worldwide. A total of 87 exhibitors from Greece, Italy, Hungary, Germany, China, Croatia and Finland participated, who had the opportunity to present their collections for the AW24/25 season.

With the number of visitors considerably increased compared to last year, significant business transactions and new customer introductions were made. It was the largest number of trade visitors recorded to date, coming from Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, England, France, Germany, Georgia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Netherlands, Poland, South Korea, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, and the USA. Exhibitors praised the standard of buyers who were interested in all the items on offer (fur garments, accessories, fur skins, and leather goods).

The Fashion Gala Show took place on Thursday, April 25 in the specially designed area of the International Exhibition Center of Kastoria with the participation of 11 fur manufacturing companies, which presented the AW24/25 trends. A cocktail party followed in honor of the exhibitors and trade visitors.

The 49th KIFF was co-organized by the Kastorian Fur Association, TIF–HELEXPO, the Region of Western Macedonia, the Regional Unit of Kastoria, the Municipality of Kastoria and the Municipality of Voio.

The support of Enterprise Greece and the sponsorship of SAGA FURS OYJ Auction House — strategic partners of the exhibition — significantly contributed to meeting objectives.

The year 2025 will be a milestone as KIFF will be celebrating its 50-year anniversary in the global fur industry. The event is to take place at the state-of-the-art International Exhibition Center of Kastoria, the most contemporary and only certified exhibition center in the Balkans. The date of the 50th event is to be announced.



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