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Trade fairs

APLF Dubai closes with renewed optimist despite global uncertainty

Apr 20, 2022 / United Arab Emirates
The APLF Special Edition in Dubai, held from the 30th of March to the 1st of April, welcomed a total of 463 exhibitors from 34 countries, and 6 000 buyers from 88 countries and regions

FDRA launches Footwear Trade Show Alliance

Apr 5, 2022 / United States
The Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America has announced the launch of the initiative Footwear Trade Show Council to foster collaborative and aligned practices within the industry

APLF Dubai is just around the corner

Mar 28, 2022 / United Arab Emirates
From the 30th of March to the 1st of April, the international leather trade fair will bring together to a new venue, for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, the global leather industry

APLF to discuss the post-pandemic future of the footwear industry

Mar 21, 2022 / United Arab Emirates
The second edition of the Global Footwear Executive Summit, to be held on the 31st of March, will bring together top players of the industry to explore digitalization, pricing and sustainability strategies

MICAM closes with nearly 30 thousand visitors

Mar 17, 2022 / Italy
Under the #BetterTogether hashtag, the four trade fairs dedicated to fashion and accessories showcased products of over 1 400 brands, confirming the events as a singular opportunity for networking

APLF set to return in a special edition in Dubai

Mar 16, 2022 / United Arab Emirates
After an absence of two years since its last edition in Hong Kong, APLF returns to be held in the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from the 30th March to the 1st of April 2022

Aymod set to open its doors

Mar 11, 2022 / Turkey
The Turkish’s largest footwear fair, which will be held from the 30th of March to the 2nd of April, in Istanbul, is ready to welcome approximately 450 companies and more than 40 000 visitors

Over 13 000 buyers visited Lineapelle

Mar 3, 2022 / Italy
The last edition of Lineapelle, held in Milan from the 22nd to the 24th of February, welcomed more than 960 exhibitors from 31 countries, who were visited by more than 13 000 buyers

Roberto Vago (ASSOMAC): sustainability is not a marketing idea, but a realistic idea

Premium ContentJan 20, 2022 / Italy
Today, we bring the highlights of a conversation with Roberto Vago, Managing Director of Assomac, the National Association of Footwear, Leathergoods and Tanning Technologies' Manufacturers in Italy. We have talked about the impacts of COVID-19, sustainability and Industry 4.0, amongst other topics

Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags closes on a positive note

Jan 20, 2022 / Italy
The latest edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags, focused on innovation and sustainability, welcomed 3500 visitors from 86 countries and 430 exhibitors from more than 30 countries

MICAM postponed to March and Lineapelle confirms February

Jan 19, 2022 / Italy
MICAM has announced that the upcoming edition will be held from the 13th to the 15th of March, instead of the initially scheduled date from 20th to the 22nd of February

Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags ready to open its doors

Premium ContentJan 10, 2022 / Italy
Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags is set to safely welcome more than 500 exhibitors, representing over 32 countries worldwide, in the second event in-person since the outbreak of the pandemic, which will be held from the 15th to the 18th of January. The guarantee comes from Roberto Pellegrini, Chairman of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, and Alessandra Albarelli, General Manager of Rival del Garda Fierecongressi, with whom we have spoken to anticipate the exhibition, but also discuss the future of the industry

Inspiramais announces change of format

Dec 29, 2021 / Brazil
In addition to being hybrid, that is in-person and digital, the coming edition of Inspiramais, which will be held in Porto Alegre, on the 25th and 26th of January 2022, will also be itinerant

ACLE to be rescheduled to 2022

Nov 11, 2021 / China
The organisers of All China Leather Exhibition 2021 have taken the decision to reschedule the event, due to be held at the Shanghai New International. ACLE will now be held from the 31st of August to the 2nd of September in 2022

Inspiramais to be held in Porto Alegre in January

Nov 5, 2021 / Brazil
The exhibition dedicated to innovation and design will be held in its next edition, in hybrid format, on the 25th and 26th of January in Porto Alegre (southern Brazil)
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