World Footwear

Trade fairs

FFANY: in person event planned for the summer

May 10, 2021 / United States
The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) has announced that FFANY Market Week will take place in person in New York City the week of the 2nd of August 2021

The return of the fashion weeks and Pitti Uomo

May 3, 2021 / Italy
Following the decision of the Italian government to authorize international events and fashion shows in physical format, the Italian fashion authorities confirmed their upcoming editions. London, Milan and Paris fashion weeks return in June, as does the physical edition of Pitti Uomo

Pitti Immagine Uomo: organizers consider holding physical fair in July

Apr 29, 2021 / Italy
According to what is being reported by fashionnetwork.com, the second all-digital edition of the famous menswear fair reported a substantial increase in online traffic. As a result, organizers are considering holding a physical edition in July

Report from the latest Gallery SHOES & Fashion Industrial Showroom

Apr 23, 2021 / Germany
Düsseldorf received the footwear industry for a new edition of Gallery SHOES & Fashion Industrial Showroom, which took place from the 18th to the 20th of April

Expo Riva Schuh announces new dates in July

Apr 20, 2021 / Italy
The 95th edition of Expo Riva Schuh and the 6th edition of Gardabags, dedicated to the 2022 Spring/Summer collections will take place at the Riva del Garda Exhibition Centre from 18th to 20th July, a month later than the normal summer edition

Italy: expectation is for trade fairs to restart from July onwards

Apr 19, 2021 / Italy
According to Italy’s Industry Minister Giancarlo Giorgetti trade shows should resume its activity in July. The events have been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Italy's fashion industry asks authorities for clear decisions

Apr 1, 2021 / Italy
A statement was issued by some of the most important fashion entities of the country. They argue that trade fairs are an essential asset for SME’s and industry in Italy, and starting them up again would be an important trigger for recovery of the national economy

Premiére Visión Paris: news from the 100% digital edition

Mar 18, 2021 / France
The entirely digital edition of the trade fair Premiere Vision Paris took place between the 15th and the 19th of February 2021

Hong Kong: APLF Fairs reschedule to November 2021

Mar 17, 2021 / Hong Kong
The Organisers of APLF announced today that the APLF-Leather, Materials+ and Fashion Access will be rescheduled from the 5th-7th July 2021 to the 17th-19th of November 2021. The events will take place, as usual, in Hong Kong

Gallery in hybrid format in April

Mar 16, 2021 / Germany
Gallery SHOES & Fashion Industrial Showroom will be taking place from the 18th to the 20th of April 2021 in a concentrated form: as a special edition, spaciously laid out, three-day "Industrial Showroom" at the Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf

April edition of Futurmoda cancelled

Mar 11, 2021 / Spain
Spanish-based Futurmoda has decided to cancel its 45th edition. Futurmoda is the International Fair of Leather, Components and Machinery for Footwear and Leather Goods

MICAMX and MICAM Milano Digital kick off

Mar 10, 2021 / Italy
From the 8th of March up to the 8th of May, the MICAM Milano Digital Show will be open for business. The show presents new products for Autumn/Winter 21/22 and the in-season Spring/Summer 2021 collections with the registered buyers meeting more than 100 brands

CHIC Shanghai to start on the 17th of March

Mar 8, 2021 / China
Due to new regulations to control the infection rate the fair will take place from the 17th to the 19th of March 2021. Originally, the fair was annnounced to take place from the 10th to the 12th of March

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

Gallery SHOES & Fashion postponed to April

Jan 14, 2021 / Germany
Originally scheduled to take place from the 7th to the 9th of March 2021, Gallery SHOES & Fashion will now be taking place after Easter, from the 18th to the 20th of April 2021, at the Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf. The corresponding Showroom Concept has been moved to April as well (16th-20th)
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