World Footwear

Events

Copenhagen Fashion Summit reveals new theme for 2020

Apr 3, 2020 / Denmark
The organisers of the trade fair believe it is time to reset given the global pandemic impact in all activities around the world and elements of our daily lifes and have announced a new theme

Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags won’t have summer edition

Apr 1, 2020 / Italy
Given the health emergency now impacting many countries, the Riva del Garda Fierecongressi Board of Directors concluded there are no conditions to hold the forthcoming editions of the events

Fulvia Bacchi from Lineapelle: Sustainability is not a new word for us

Mar 31, 2020 / Italy
During the last edition of Lineapelle we spoke with Fulvia Bacchi, CEO of the trade show and UNIC General Manager. Watch the interview and learn a bit more about the current trends of the leather industry

Francal is also postponed

Mar 25, 2020 / Brazil
The trade fair held in São Paulo is also moving the next edition to later in the year. Francal joins the list of events changing their dates as a result of the diffusion of Covid-19

APLF's 2020 postponed again

Mar 24, 2020 / Hong Kong
The organisers of the Hong Kong trade fairs have already postponed the events in early February. However, since then Covid-19 has spread globally. Further changes to the fair dates were now announced

Assocalzaturifici: trade fairs in Kiev and Munich indefinitely postponed

Mar 11, 2020 / Italy
Restrictions imposed by the Italian government’s regarding new measures for the limitation of the spread of Covid-19, limiting the mobility of Italian citizens, lead to the postponing of the 2 events

Coronavirus to impact US mall traffic

Mar 6, 2020 / United States
A survey conducted by Coresight Research revealed that nearly three-quarters of US consumers would avoid malls or shopping centres if the coronavirus outbreak worsens in the country

Copenhagen Fashion Summit postponed due to Coronavirus

Mar 6, 2020 / Denmark
Given the growing public health concerns around the Coronavirus outbreak, organisers of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, the annual sustainability event, decided to move this year's edition to October

Obuv: spring edition rescheduled to May

Mar 5, 2020 / Russian Federation
EXPOCENTRE AO and BolognaFiere S.p.A. (Italy) have informed the markets that Obuv. Mir Kozhi 2020. Spring has been rescheduled to the 12th to the 15th of May

Lineapelle 98 with a 2% increase in visitors

Mar 4, 2020 / Italy
The organisers announced a successful edition beyond all expectations despite the fears of a drop in attendance due to the Coronavirus. The outbreak of the epidemic took place in Italy after the fair ended, but started in China by the end of 2019

Gallery Shoes to go ahead as planned

Mar 4, 2020 / Germany
Following intensive consultation and with the backing of the Federal Association of German Shoe Retailers (BDSE) and The Federal Association of the German Footwear and Leather Goods Industry (HDS/L), Gallery Shoes will go ahead

Leslie Gallin exits Informa

Mar 2, 2020 / United States
The President of footwear is leaving Informa after a decade at the helm of the FN Platform trade show in Las Vegas

Simac closes with optimism

Feb 26, 2020 / Italy
According to organisers the event closed with excellent attendance despite uncertainty on the eve of the fair

Micam closes 89th edition with a 5% drop in attendance

Feb 20, 2020 / Italy
The International Footwear Show promoted by Assocalzaturifici recorded a slight drop (-5%) in the numbers of visitors who, over the four-day event, were able to visit 1 205 companies exhibiting (628 Italian and 577 foreign)

Lineapelle and Simac to take place as scheduled

Feb 10, 2020 / Italy
The Milan-based trade shows have issued a statement in the light of the current Coronavirus reaffirming the intention to go ahead with the events as initially planned
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