World Footwear

Trade fairs

Final countdown to the next UITIC Congress has now begun

Sep 12, 2023 / UITIC Congress 2023
With the definitive programme closed, expectations grow for the 21st edition of the International Congress of Technical Footwear, which will be held from the 20th to the 22nd of September in Milan

ACLE returned to Shanghai to inject optimism into the leather industry

Sep 8, 2023 / China
After a four-year absence, the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) returned to Shanghai at the end of August to fuel some optimism in the midst of a difficult time for the Chinese leather industry

ANWR and Sabu team up to strengthen German footwear retail

Sep 1, 2023 / Germany
Footwear buying group ANWR and shoe retail cooperative Sabu have joined forces to ensure the future viability of its members. Emphasis will be placed on revitalising the retail landscape and developing the workforce

Programme for the next UITIC Congress is already available

Jul 24, 2023 /
The programme for the 21st edition of the International Congress of Technical Footwear, which will take place from the 20th to the 22nd of September 2023 in Milan and Vigevano, is now fully available

Upcoming edition of Inspiramais to highlight the manual work in fashion

Jul 10, 2023 / Brazil
The organicity and craftsmanship of materials and supplies will be at the centre of the next edition of Inspiramais, to be held from the 11th to the 12th of July in Porto Alegre, Brazil

Pitti Uomo with a positive turnout

Jun 26, 2023 / Italy
The Florence trade show focused on men's fashion proposals closed with positive turnout figures. Out of the 11 900 buyers who attended Pitti, 43% were foreign, with a strong return of Asia

Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags closes with a 9 000 attendance

Jun 23, 2023 / Italy
The last edition of the Italian trade fair attracted 9 000 visitors, up by 12.% from June's 2022 edition. As anticipated, the exhibition saw the return of a large number of Chinese exhibitors

China to return in force in the next edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags

Jun 12, 2023 / Italy
Participation in the 99th edition of the trade fair is expected to exceed the figures of January's edition, but the highlight goes to the number of Chinese exhibitors, as their registrations have already doubled

CICB Sustainability Forum will be held at the Fimec Fair in 2024

May 26, 2023 / Brazil
The CICB Sustainability Forum will once again be held during Fimec (International Fair for Leather, Chemicals, Components, Machines and Equipment for Shoes and Tanneries), in Novo Hamburgo (Brazil)

GianPaola Pedretti, Exhibition Manager of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags: we are confident it will return to its peak levels by next year

Premium ContentMay 22, 2023 / Italy
With the footwear and accessories goods market on the upswing, expectations are high for the next edition of the Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags. We spoke to GianPaola Pedretti, Exhibition Manager, to get an overview of what to find from the 17th to the 20th of June in Garda

AYSAF kicks off in high spirits

May 3, 2023 / Turkey
The organization of the 68th edition of the International Exhibition for Footwear Materials, Components, Leather and Technologies AYSAF is expecting to welcome over 15 000 sector professionals from 80 countries

APLF ASEAN returns to Bangkok in October

Apr 19, 2023 / Hong Kong
The organization of the trade fair has confirmed that APLF ASEAN will return for a second edition from the 25th to the 27th of October 2023 at the Bangkok National Convention Centre

APLF confirms homecoming

Mar 31, 2023 / United Arab Emirates
After a successful 37th edition that attracted over 5 000 visitors from 92 countries, the APLF trade fair will return to Hong Kong for the next edition, scheduled for 19-21 March 2024

Global Footwear Executive Summit returns on the 14th of March

Mar 8, 2023 / United Arab Emirates
The third edition of the Global Footwear Executive Summit will take place on the 14th of March, during the APLF trade fairs, in Dubai, to discuss the future of the leather industry

Lineapelle returns to a pre-pandemic dimension with a high turnout of buyers

Feb 27, 2023 / Italy
1 161 exhibitors from 42 countries welcomed over 24 000 buyers into their stands at the last edition of the trade fair, held between the 21st and the 23rd of February at Fiera Milano Rho
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