World Footwear

Trade fairs

Get ready for a complete event for leather, materials and fashion

Feb 24, 2017 / Hong Kong
Now approaching its 33rd edition APLF will present a complete event integrating leather, components, materials as well as fashion accessories and the latest trends being dominated by active wear and athleisure

Attendance at theMICAM up by 5%

Feb 15, 2017 / Italy
The 83rd edition of the Milan trade show has closed with and attendance of 44 610 visitors

The farewell to GDS

Feb 10, 2017 / Germany
From the 7th to 9th of February the last edition of the GDS trade fair took place at the premises of Messe Düsseldorf. The Igedo Company will now take responsibility for the new shoe trade show at Areal Böhler as Gallery SHOES

GDS turns into Gallery Shoes

Feb 7, 2017 / Germany
The new concept show will be launched in August 2017, with the Igedo Company taking over the responsability

Stable visitor numbers at Expo Riva Schuh

Jan 20, 2017 / Italy
The 87th edition of Expo Riva Schuh, which run from the 14th to the 17th of January, had a total of 13 024 visitors, in line with January 2016 (13 104)

New concept for GDS

Jan 16, 2017 / Germany
Messe Düsseldorf will transfer the shoe fashion event to Igedo Company. The new concept of the trade fair will kicks off at Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf in late August / early September 2017

Momad to separate events in 2017

Nov 16, 2016 /
Trade fair IFEMA has announced that Momad Metropolis and Momad Shoes will take place as separate events at the beginning of the New Year, returning to a model already experienced in the past

CHIC with a 15% increase in visitors

Oct 17, 2016 / China
The second autumn event of the Shanghai trade fair just ended with an impressive growth in the number of visitors compared with the previous year

Messe Frankfurt launches first African event

Oct 13, 2016 / Ethiopia
In 2017, Texworld, Apparel Sourcing and Texprocess will celebrate their premières at Africa Sourcing & Fashion Week in Ethiopia

Deutelmoser explains GDS move to September

Sep 26, 2016 / Germany
For the summer event Messe Düsseldorf and the Advisory Board have agreed on new dates placing the trade fair closer to the actual season. We have spoken to Kirstin Deutelmoser to better understand the reasons for the change

Successful edition of theMICAM

Sep 7, 2016 / Italy
The 82nd edition of Milan-based footwear trade fair closed on the 6th of September with an attendance of 44 668 individuals, up by 5.2%

GDS positions itself as an extensive trends platform

Aug 2, 2016 / Germany
740 brands at GDS and 180 exhibitors at tag it! presented the trends for the coming Spring/Summer season in Düsseldorf. Both trade shows ran from the 26th to the 28th of July

2017 shoe summer kicks off next week with GDS

Jul 19, 2016 / Germany
Next week Düsseldorf will see over 740 brands feature at GDS – Global Destination for Shoes & Accessories as well as an additional 170 exhibitors at tag it! – The Private Label Show

Francal opens with Fashion industry conference

Jun 27, 2016 / Brazil
This year the Brazilian trade fair has chosen a different format to welcome the industry to the event and has organised a panel to discuss the current state of the art in the fashion industry

Pitti Uomo closes with record-breaking edition

Jun 24, 2016 / Italy
An increase in the flow of buyers from Germany, United Kingdom, China, Japan, United States, Russia, and all the Eastern markets was announced at the closing of the 90th edition of the event
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