World Footwear

Footwear Components

How is the footwear industry in Europe working towards a circular economy?

Feb 2, 2021 / Portugal
The European Union (EU) project LIFE GreenShoes4All is working towards the implementation of a Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) methodology for footwear by analysing the PEF of 30 EU representative shoe styles and developing new approaches to recycling polymeric waste materials and developing innovative recycled materials and components with high performance

Portuguese Footwear Industry hosts Environmental Responsibility Week

Jan 29, 2021 / Portugal
APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, and CTCP - Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre are organising a week of events dedicated to Environmental Responsibility. 150 specialists will gather online to discuss an array of relevant topics

FIMEC postponed to May 2021

Jan 14, 2021 / Brazil
The Brazil-held FIMEC - International Fair of Leather, Chemical Products, Components, Machines and Equipment for Footwear and Tanneries postponed the date of its next edition to May (4th-6th). The event will be physical

APLF fairs rescheduled to July 2021

Sep 30, 2020 / Hong Kong
The Organisers of APLF, announced that the 2021 edition of APLF-Leather, Materials+ and Fashion Access will be rescheduled from the 30th of March to the 1st of April 2021 to the 5th to the 7th of July 2021 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

APLF 2020 reschedules to 2021

Apr 9, 2020 / Hong Kong
The organisers of the Asia Pacific Leather Fair (APLF) have announced that the next edition of the events APLF-Leather, Materials+ and Fashion Access will now be held in 2021

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

Why Portugal?

Mar 2, 2020 / Portugal
APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, launched the “Why Portugal?” campaign. Watch the video here

Skechers collaborates with Goodyear on footwear

Feb 27, 2020 / United States
Global footwear brand Skechers is building on the technology in its footwear through a new collaboration with The Goodyear Rubber & Tire Company

Portuguese Footwear Industry Immersive Summer Programme

Feb 27, 2020 / Portugal
In the summer of 2020, the Portuguese Footwear Industry will host participants from all over the world for an unique learning experience aiming at developing competitive skills in footwear manufacturing

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)

Did you know shoe soles can be made from tennis balls?

Feb 13, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based company ISI Soles developed a process and already sells ecological shoe soles made from recycled tennis balls

Gallery Shoes update to the industry

May 30, 2019 / Germany
As the next edition of Gallery Shoes fast approaches, the management of the trade fair issued an update with information about the event

New Director for ShoesRoom by Momad

May 1, 2019 / Spain
Clara Martín Fernández has been appointed the new Commercial Director for ShoesRoom by Momad

Pikitri, happy all the way

Mar 28, 2019 / Portugal
Get to know a Portuguese brand proudly guided by happiness of their customers and always striving to combine aesthetics and flexibility, in order to respond to the needs of children and the preferences of parents

Global Footwear Executive Summit: Agility in Action

Mar 6, 2019 / Hong Kong
The event offers the possibility to gain actionable insights on global footwear retail, sourcing, production, design & development. Agenda is now available
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