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Trade fairs

Higher attendance at Lineapelle

Feb 26, 2024 / Italy
The last edition of Lineapelle, held from the 20th to the 22nd of February at Fieramilano attracted 25 376 professional buyers from all around the world, an increase on the two editions of 2023

Milan’s trade fairs closed with 40 821 visitors

Feb 23, 2024 / Italy
The February edition of MICAM Milano, MIPEL, The One Milano and Milano Fashion&Jewels attracted a total of 40 821 visitors from 150 countries, 45% of whom came from abroad

Milan’s trade fairs are just around the corner

Feb 15, 2024 / Italy
Nearly 3 000 brands will be present from the 18th to the 22nd of February at MICAM, Mipel, TheOneMilano, Milano Fashion&Jewels and Lineapelle, taking place under the motto #GREATIFY

30 000 visitors expected at the next edition of Aymod

Jan 29, 2024 / Turkey
Around 30 000 visitors and 400 exhibitors are expected at the next edition of the Aymod Footwear Fashion Fair, which will be held in Istanbul from the 28th of February to the 2nd of March

More than 1 800 brands expected at The Atlanta Shoe Market

Jan 24, 2024 / United States
The US footwear trade event is set to host more than 1 800 brands at its next edition, which will take place from the 17th to the 19th of February at the Cobb Galleria Centre in northwest Atlanta

100th edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags attracts 9 000 buyers

Jan 19, 2024 / Italy
The organisers said that the number of buyers who attended the last edition of the trade fair exceeded “all expectations for a market facing such challenging circumstances”

Spanish footwear companies bet on internationalisation despite economic slowdown

Jan 15, 2024 / Spain
Spanish companies continue to work towards internationalisation, despite the difficult period the footwear sector is experiencing due to inflation and falling consumption, says FICE

IR Show Summer edition to take place in Las Vegas

Dec 27, 2023 / United States
The organizer of the Innovative Retail Show announced that the summer edition of the show will take place in Las Vegas. For the time being, the winter edition will remain in San Diego

Expectations rise for the next edition of Fimec

Dec 19, 2023 / Brazil
The organisers of the “largest leather-footwear trade fair in Latin America” say that the next edition, to be held from the 12th to the 14th of March, “will be the biggest in recent years”

First edition of BFSHOW expected to generate over 65 million USD in international deals

Dec 13, 2023 / Brazil
The first edition of this footwear trade fair brought more than 150 importers in the industry from 100 countries to Brazil and is expected to generate over 65 million USD in international deals

World Footwear Voices: interview with Haroldo Ferreira from ABICALÇADOS

Premium ContentDec 11, 2023 / World Footwear Voices
Today we bring you a conversation with Haroldo Ferreira, Executive President of ABICALÇADOS, the Brazilian Footwear Industry Association. This is the first episode of the new World Footwear Voices

Premium ceases to exist, Seek continues

Dec 11, 2023 / Germany
The trade fair landscape in Berlin has changed, as Premium, which started in 2003, will no longer take place. Only its streetwear counterpart Seek will continue

Portuguese Lavoro introduces ecological sole made from air

Nov 14, 2023 / Portugal
The Portuguese professional footwear brand presented a new ecological sole resulting from the combination of gas and TPU with a better mechanical performance

Simac Tanning Tech returns to pre-pandemic levels

Sep 28, 2023 / Italy
Final figures confirm a return to pre-pandemic levels, with a 37% increase in buyers and a 14% increase in exhibitors, as compared to the September 2022 edition, says the organisation

APLF ASEAN brings the leather industry together to explore the region's potential

Sep 27, 2023 / Thailand
APLF ASEAN will return for a second edition from the 25th to the 27th of October 2023, at the Bangkok National Convention Centre, under the motto “ASEAN in Action”
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