TALIF (Textile, Apparel & Leather Investment Forum ), is an annual symposium intended to be Africa‘s largest and most extensive sector specific annual Investment forum that not only creates a networking platform but also presents an opportunity for building valuable and sustainable partnerships in the Textile, Apparel & Leather industry.


The event aims at attracting to Rwanda, potential investors in the leather and textile industry as a means of addressing supply side bottlenecks in the value chain on regional scale and promoting export.

By bringing together local and international stakeholders (manufactures and wholesalers) in textiles, leather and other related accessories it is anticipated to result into foreign investment, possible collaborations, built synergies and boosted information sharing.


TALIF 2022 is scheduled to take place from:

Date:20th to 22nd Sept 2023

Venue: Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village,

preceded by a series of thematic workshops and conferences.

 (TALIF), is an annual Conference and platform endorsed by the Ministry of Trade and industry (MINICOM ) ,organized in partnership with the Rwanda convention Bureau (RCB).


  • Fabric manufacturers
  • Leather processors and manufactures
  • Fashion colleges
  • Manufactures of fashion accessories
  • Manufacturers of leather accessories
  • Manufactures of tailoring and leather products machinery
  • Apparel and garment producers
  • Development partners
  • Other relevant sector players