World Footwear

Organisations

Siro Badon appointed Chair of Assocalzaturifici

Apr 19, 2019 / Italy
The Board of Assocalzaturifici, the association representing the Italian footwear manufacturers, has appointed Siro Badon to succeed Annarita Pilotti as the new Chairman. Badon will take on a four-year term

The BFA appoints new CEO

Apr 18, 2019 / United Kingdom
The British Footwear Association announced the appointment of Lucy Reece-Raybould as its new CEO, following from the retirement of John Saunders

BFA announces new CEO

Apr 11, 2019 / United Kingdom
The British Footwear Association (BFA) appointed Lucy Reece-Raybould as the new CEO

World Footwear Congress discusses sustainability

Mar 26, 2019 / CEC
The next edition of the World Footwear Congress is taking place in Naples from the 3rd to the 5th of April. The full program with speakers is now available

Tom Ford will head the CFDA

Mar 22, 2019 / United States
The CFDA Board ratified Tom Ford as their Chairman. The award-winning fashion designer, film director, screenwriter, and film producer will succeed current Chairwoman Diane von Furstenberg effective from the 1st of June

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

Registration for the World Footwear Congress is open

Mar 1, 2019 / CEC
Registration for the sixth edition of the World Footwear Congress is now open. All footwear stakeholders are invited to join the debates in Naples, from the 3rd to the 5th of April 2019

Luís Onofre appointed CEC's President

Feb 13, 2019 / CEC
APICCAPS President was appointed President of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC). Entrepreneur and designer Luís Onofre will succeed the Italian Cleto Sagripanti and will take office by the end of May in Porto

India: new Chairman for the CLE

Jan 23, 2019 / India
P. R. Aqeel Ahmed is the new Chairman of the Council for Leather Exports with effect from the 17th of January onwards

20th UITIC Congress surpasses expectations

May 22, 2018 / UITIC
It ended last Friday, with an extremely positive balance, the largest International Technical Footwear Congress. For one week, over 540 footwear professionals, coming from 33 countries, gathered in Porto

Shaping the future of footwear retail

Jan 31, 2018 / Hong Kong
Since its launch in 2015, the Global Footwear Retail Conference has been bringing together over 100 key footwear retailers to this annual meeting in Hong Kong to discuss on ground-breaking ideas shaping the retail scene

20th UITIC Congress in Porto: Submit your idea

Dec 19, 2017 / UITIC
Following a long lasting tradition the UITIC Congress will present innovative projects and technologies for the footwear industry, and now innovators are invited to present their ideas on a “call for papers”

Head for footwear leaves Under Armour

Nov 28, 2017 / United States
Peter Ruppe leaves the company after two years as the head Under Armour's footwear segment. Ryan Drew will replace him

First edition of Gallery Shoes

Aug 21, 2017 / Germany
Fully booked and extended by two additional temporary lightweight halls installed especially for the event, the first edition of Gallery Shoes will be opening its doors at the Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf from the 27th to the 29th of August

CEC re-elects Cleto Sagripanti as President

Jul 26, 2017 / CEC
Cleto Sagripanti, who has successfully served as CEC President for a term of 2 years, was unanimously re-elected by CEC's General Assembly last month in Venice
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