Istanbul Leather and Leather Products Exporters’ Association (“IDMIB”) organizes 2020 Istanbul 4th International Footwear Design Competition in Woman and Man Footwear categories with the purposes of rising of the creative power of the Turkish Shoe industry, strengthening the desire to create and sell original designs, encouraging talented young people and their our original designs, and gaining new designers rapidly in the sector.

IDMIB invites the designers to design the products that will determine the trends of the future, to create export-enhancing benefits with the perspective of revealing the impact of energy and enthusiasm of summer on shoe designs.



Application Stage:At this stage where the basic principles of the designs are established, each competitor may create their designs in A3 size with the desired technique.

First Stage: The first assessment of the application files shall be made on Tuesday, May 05, 2020.

Second Stage: 5 designs from each category that will advance to the final shall be selected by the Jury Members, which is composed of the leading names of the sector, in the second stage assessment to be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.

Jury Special Presentation and Final Night:On Tuesday October 13, 2020, a preliminary presentation shall be made to the jury members determined by IDMIB with the aim to determine the winners. The evaluation and results shall be announced in the final night.


of Application File

The names of the applicants should not be written on the designs/sheets/drawings. No description or sign indicating the identity of the applicant should be found in any part of the design elements. The application file number shall be provided by ITKIB in the application. The competitors shall submit their application documents and designs enclosed in a project bag of A3 size.

The application files must be delivered to the ITKIB Leather Sector Branch by the end of working hours of Thursday, April 30, 2020 at the latest by hand or via cargo.
Internet application is not accepted.

For Information and Delivery of Application File:
ITKIB Leather Sector Branch
Çobançeşme Mevkii Sanayi Cad. Dış Ticaret Kompleksi B Blok 34197 Yenibosna - Bahçelievler / İstanbul
+90 212 454 02 00

Application Form!