World Footwear


APLF attracts around 12 000 visitors

Apr 10, 2024 / Hong Kong
The organisers said it was a “successful” return to Hong Kong in an edition “tempered by slow market demand”, which attracted around 12 000 buyers, with China and India topping the top 10 visitor countries

Simac Tanning Tech unveils new logo as it prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary

Apr 3, 2024 / Italy
The International Exhibition of Machinery and Technologies for the Footwear, Leather Goods and Tanning Industries has unveiled a new logo to mark the start of its 50th-anniversary celebrations

Signs of optimism at the close of APLF

Mar 27, 2024 / Hong Kong
The leather trade fair returned to Hong Kong from the 19th to the 21st of March, with most leaving with positive impressions despite some caution due to the challenging macro environment

Micam with 3 days format in September

Mar 22, 2024 / Italy
The next edition of the Milan-based fashion trade fairs, MICAM Milano, MIPEL, TheOne and Milano Fashion & Jewels will be held at Fieramilano (Rho) from the 15th to the 17th of September 2024

Fimec ends on a positive note

Mar 21, 2024 / Brazil
The latest edition of the Brazilian trade fair Fimec attracted around 20 000 visitors interested in innovative solutions for hides and leather, chemicals, components, machinery and technology

Futurmoda attracts around 5 000 attendees

Mar 19, 2024 / Spain
The 51st edition of the International Exhibition of Leather, Components, and Machinery for Footwear and Leather Goods, held in Spain, closed with a final figure of over 5 000 visitors

Global leather industry to gather at the upcoming APLF 2024

Mar 15, 2024 / Hong Kong
From the 19th to the 21st of March, the world’s leather industry will gather in Hong Kong for the fair’s return home. Eyes will be the much-anticipated attendance from APAC and Chinese buyers

Footwear industry leaders meet to address challenges and seize opportunities

Mar 7, 2024 / Hong Kong
This year’s Global Footwear Executive Summit, which will be held at APLF 2024 in Hong Kong on the 20th of March, will address innovations in footwear production, materials and branding strategy

Concept Factory and CICB Sustainability Forum to be featured at Fimec 2024

Feb 29, 2024 / Brazil
In addition to the new products on display, the coming edition of Fimec aims to stand out for the learning spaces it offers its visitors. These include the Concept Factory and the CICB Sustainability Forum

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

José Fernando Bello from CICB: the Brazilian leather industry is fully committed to sustainability

Feb 23, 2024 / Brazil
Ahead of the CICB Sustainability Forum, which will take place on the 13th of March during the Fimec trade fair in Brazil, we spoke to the Executive President of CICB, José Fernando Bello, about his expectations for the event and his views on sustainability in the leather industry

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

CICB Sustainability Forum programme already available

Feb 16, 2024 / Brazil
The CICB Sustainability Forum 2024 will be held on the 13th of March during the Brazilian trade fair Fimec and will focus on the topic Links for Traceability. Find out more about the speakers

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

Abrameq lends its support to the CICB Sustainability Forum

Feb 1, 2024 / Brazil
The Brazilian Association of Machinery and Equipment Industries for the Leather, Footwear and Related Sectors has become a Gold Sponsor of the CICB Sustainability Forum, which will be held on the 13th of March during Fimec
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