Let’s celebrate Alpaca heritage, embrace sustainability

Who are we?

Alpaca Fiesta aims to promote Alpaca Fiber across the global textile market by gathering breeders, businesses and institutions linked to the world of alpaca and South American camelids in festive and highly competitive ambience.

Alpaca fiesta includes activities from across the entire alpaca value chain divided into 5 core components:

  • Livestock Component: Vicuña Chaccu, National Alpaca and Llama Competitions, South American Camelid Exhibitions, Livestock Activations, Workshops.
  • Fashion Component: Fashion Shows in different categories.
  • Commercial Component: International and National Business Roundtable – Foreign Buyers and Peruvian Exhibitors, Textile Fair, Factory Visits.
  • Academic Component: Innovation and Sustainability Forum.
  • Cultural Component: Mystical activities and rediscovering of traditional Andean techniques and culture.

Organizers

INTERNATIONAL ALPACA ASSOCIATION

The International Alpaca Association-IAA is a private non-profit organization, founded in 1984 in the city of Arequipa-Peru, with more than 39 years of institutional life.

The IAA aims to promote and protect the image of alpaca fiber and its derivatives in Peru and the world.

PROMPERÚ

The Commission for the Promotion of Peru for Exports and Tourism (PROMPERÚ) is an entity attached to the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru, which seeks to position Peru through the promotion of its image, tourist destinations and value-added export products, contributing to the sustainable and decentralized development of the country.

MINCETUR

The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (MINCETUR) is the sector’s governing body in charge of defining, directing, coordinating, executing and supervising foreign trade and tourism policies in Peru.

Committees

Organizing Committee

The Organizing Committee of Alpaca Fiesta 2024 is made up of representatives of the International Alpaca Association (IAA), Promperu and the main Peruvian textile companies that are currently associate members of the IAA.

  • Jessica Rodríguez (Art Atlas) President Alpaca Fiesta 2024
  • Juan Pepper (Michell)
  • María del Carmen de la Fuente (Allpa)
  • Mariella Gonzales (Kero Design)
  • Inés Vizquerra (Wayra)
  • Raul Rivera (Michell)
  • Nataly Fonseca (Silkeborg)
  • José Carlos Hernani (Michell)
  • Elisabeth Loyola (Art Atlas)
  • Mateo Macedo (Clamasac)
  • Bruno Franco (Michell)
  • Daniel Aréstegui (IAA)
  • Ricardo Limo (Promperú)
  • Igor Rojas (Promperú)
  • Angela Reyes (Promperú)
  • Andrea Parreño (Promperú)

Likewise, Alpaca Fiesta 2024 is made possible thanks to the hard work of the Marketing Committee, Academic Committee, Commercial Committee, Livestock Committee, Sponsorship Committee, Fashion Committee and Cultural Committee.

Marketing Committee

  • José Carlos Hernani (Michell)
  • Franco Sánchez-Checa (Itessa)
  • Pía Ferraro (Wayra)
  • Lucciano Docarmo (Michell)
  • Carla Urbano (Promperú)
  • Daniel Cavero (Promperú)
  • Silvia Perez (Promperú)
  • Jeanne Claude Huamán (Promperú)
  • Akira Meshiro (Promperú)
  • Ximena Campana (Promperú)
  • Andrea Parreño (Promperú)
  • Daniela Huillca (Promperú)

Academic Committee

  • Nataly Fonseca (Silkerborg)
  • María del Carmen de la Fuente (Allpa)
  • Ester Xicota (IAA)
  • Erika Flores (IAA)
  • Guido Chirinos (Cite Textil Camélidos Arequipa)
  • José Huerta (UCSM)
  • Karina Rosas (UCSM)

Commercial Committee

  • Elisabeth Loyola (Art Atlas)
  • Silvia Crosato (Itessa)
  • Alejandro Salazar (Michell
  • Jorge García (Kero Design)
  • Nelly Cánepa (Allpa)
  • Sandra Flores (Promperú)
  • Daniela Huillca (Promperú)

Livestock Committee

  • Mateo Macedo (Clamasac)
  • Daniel Aréstegui (IAA)
  • Susam Cárdenas (Clamasac)
  • Richard Torres (Michell)
  • Evelyn Díaz (Criador Alpaca Asociado IAA)
  • Godoy Muñoz (Criador Alpaca)
  • Percy Avalos (MIDAGRI)
  • William Torres (Michell)
  • José Berdejo (Moderador e Intérprete de Activaciones Ganaderas)
  • Jesús Barra (Comisario de Alpaca Fiesta)

Sponsorship Committee

  • Inés Vizquerra (Wayra)
  • Mauricio Chirinos (Michell)
  • Cecilia Macedo (Clamasac)
  • Luis Torres (Comité Consultivo Internacional IAA)
  • Daniel Aréstegui (IAA)

Fashion Committee

  • Mariella Gonzales (Kero Design)
  • Karla Rodríguez (Art Atlas)
  • Silvia Crosato (Itessa)
  • Mauricio Quevedo (Michell)
  • Sandra Flores (Promperú)

Cultural Committee

  • María del Carmen de la Fuente (Allpa)
  • Nataly Fonseca (Silkeborg)
  • Inés Vizquerra (Wayra)
  • Daniel Aréstegui (IAA)
  • Violeta Pacheco (Tejidos Peruanos)
  • Lina Huaynate (Tejidos Peruanos)
  • Bruno Franco (Michell)

Organizers