World Footwear


Visitors to Milan's trade fairs rose by 21%

Sep 21, 2023 / Italy
Between the 17th to the 20th, MICAM and its sisters' fairs were visited by 42 273 people, up by 21% on the September 2022 edition. The organisation highlights the increase in foreign buyers

Impending UITIC Congress to address sustainability and digitization

Sep 18, 2023 / UITIC
From the 20th and the 22nd of September, in Milan, main stakeholders in the footwear industry will meet to address pressing issues for the sector in the midst of today's complex reality

21st Edition of the UITIC Congress: innovation as a pathway to sustainability

Sep 14, 2023 / Italy
Key stakeholders in the footwear industry will come together between the 20th to the 22nd of September, in Milan, to discuss how innovative solutions can ensure a more sustainable future

Final countdown to the next UITIC Congress has now begun

Sep 12, 2023 / Italy
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

World Footwear Congress to gather the footwear industry in Istanbul next November

Aug 8, 2023 / Turkey
The World Footwear Congress will be held from the 7th to the 9th of November in Istanbul under the theme “Reshaping the Future”. The programme is now available

Programme for the next UITIC Congress is already available

Jul 24, 2023 / UITIC
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

Preparations for the next UITIC Congress steam ahead

Jun 30, 2023 / Italy
The organization of the 21st edition of the International Technical Footwear Congress, which will be held next September, received 106 abstracts on the themes of sustainability and innovation

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

Latin American Footwear Forum to be held in the Colombian city of Cúcuta

May 8, 2023 / Latin America
The next edition of the Latin American Footwear Forum will take place on the 22nd and 23rd of June in Cúcuta, Colombia, and address the topics of trade integration, sustainability and legal trade
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