World Footwear

Organisations

Luís Onofre appointed CEC's President

Feb 13, 2019 / CEC
APICCAPS President was appointed President of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC). Entrepreneur and designer Luís Onofre will succeed the Italian Cleto Sagripanti and will take office by the end of May in Porto

India: new Chairman for the CLE

Jan 23, 2019 / India
P. R. Aqeel Ahmed is the new Chairman of the Council for Leather Exports with effect from the 17th of January onwards

20th UITIC Congress surpasses expectations

May 22, 2018 / UITIC
It ended last Friday, with an extremely positive balance, the largest International Technical Footwear Congress. For one week, over 540 footwear professionals, coming from 33 countries, gathered in Porto

Shaping the future of footwear retail

Jan 31, 2018 / Hong Kong
Since its launch in 2015, the Global Footwear Retail Conference has been bringing together over 100 key footwear retailers to this annual meeting in Hong Kong to discuss on ground-breaking ideas shaping the retail scene

20th UITIC Congress in Porto: Submit your idea

Dec 19, 2017 / UITIC
Following a long lasting tradition the UITIC Congress will present innovative projects and technologies for the footwear industry, and now innovators are invited to present their ideas on a “call for papers”

Head for footwear leaves Under Armour

Nov 28, 2017 / United States
Peter Ruppe leaves the company after two years as the head Under Armour's footwear segment. Ryan Drew will replace him

First edition of Gallery Shoes

Aug 21, 2017 / Germany
Fully booked and extended by two additional temporary lightweight halls installed especially for the event, the first edition of Gallery Shoes will be opening its doors at the Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf from the 27th to the 29th of August

CEC re-elects Cleto Sagripanti as President

Jul 26, 2017 / CEC
Cleto Sagripanti, who has successfully served as CEC President for a term of 2 years, was unanimously re-elected by CEC's General Assembly last month in Venice

Nicaragua is promoting its industry abroad

Jul 21, 2017 / Nicaragua
A delegation from Nicaragua’s official investment promotion agency, PRONicaragua, will participate in the forthcoming edition of the Footwear Sourcing Intelligence Summit, organized by the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA)

How to get footwear consumers attention

Jun 29, 2017 / World
Having a great product with valuable features, being creative and promoting marketing initiatives is necessary to attract consumers attention

New APICCAPS President announces 50 million euros investment plan

May 10, 2017 / Portugal
Luis Onofre, the new leader of the Portuguese footwear industry, will be promoting a campaign to attract young people to the sector and announced a new investment under the Industry 4.0 program

Kenya and Bangladesh to strengthen trade relations

Mar 8, 2017 / Bangladesh
According to the Leathergoods & Footwear Manufacturers & Exports Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) the African country is focusing in the Bangladeshi Leather sector

125 European Associations in support of a EU industrial strategy

Mar 1, 2017 / European Union
More than 100 associations have signed a Joint Declaration with the aim to step up their cooperation with European institutions to define and implement an ambitious and coordinated industrial strategy

Nicaragua to focus on athletic shoes

Jan 27, 2017 / Nicaragua
Several dozens of local footwear manufacturers have been asked by the industry association Camcunic to focus on making athletic footwear

Manolo Blahnik with retrospective exhibition

Jan 25, 2017 / Italy
Running until the 9th of April the retrospective “Manolo Blahnik: The Art of Shoes” showcases 212 shoes, selected from more than 30 000 styles and 80 sketches
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