World Footwear

Trade fairs

Slower footfall at Premium and Seek trade fairs

Jan 25, 2023 / Germany
Brands exhibiting at the Berlin trade shows from the 17th to the 19th of January were pleased with the turnout but still noted that the German market is not living its best moment

Upcoming edition of Inspiramais to focus on sustainability

Jan 20, 2023 / Brazil
To meet the growing demand of more conscious consumers, the exhibition centred on design and innovation, to be held from the 24th to the 25th of January 2023, will focus on sustainability

Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags on track to normality

Jan 19, 2023 / Italy
The January 2023 edition of the trade fair welcomed over 8 600 attendees from 100 countries. The organization claims that the event is "coming back into the light" after the difficult pandemic period

Maria Vittoria Brustia (Assomac): after COVID-19 customers have higher expectations regarding sustainability

Premium ContentJan 10, 2023 / Italy
Today we are happy to share an interview with Maria Vittoria Brustia, President of Assomac, the National Association of Italian Manufacturers of Footwear, LeatherGoods and Tanning Technologies. Assomac is the organizer of the Simac Tanning Tech trade fair

Rosana Perán Bazán (Fice & Pikolinos): price is a short-term advantage but added value is forever

Premium ContentJan 3, 2023 / Spain
Watch the interview with Rosana Perán Bazán, FICE President & Grupo Pikolinos Vice-President. We had a nice conversation with Rosana to understand the state of the footwear industry in Spain, and discuss some of the pressing issues of the footwear industry

MICAM on the road in December

Dec 5, 2022 / Italy
The international footwear trade show is holding three teaser events in Berlin, Seoul, and Brussels in December to anticipate the upcoming edition scheduled for February 2023

Istanbul starts preparing for the return of the World Footwear Congress

Nov 4, 2022 / Turkey
The World Footwear Congress (WFC), which will be held in Istanbul from the 9th to the 11th of May 2023, will discuss the changing perspective of the consumer, new business models and employment

Meet at Agra 2022 closes in a positive mood

Oct 24, 2022 / India
The 14th edition of the Leather, Footwear Components & Technology fair, held between the 7th and the 9th of October in Agra, India, brought together 250 exhibitors from 45 countries

MICAM and sisters fairs announce dates for next edition

Oct 20, 2022 / Italy
MICAM, MIPEL, and TheOneMilano will once again be held together from the 19th through the 22nd of February 2023, overlapping with the dates of Lineapelle and HOMI Fashion&Jewels

Visitors numbers up by 57% at Simac Tanning Tech

Oct 3, 2022 / Italy
The 2022 edition of Simac Tanning Tech ended with "renewed trust and optimist in the near future", registering more 4 000 visitors than the last year's edition, which reflects an attendance growth of 57%

AYSAF gets ready to open doors in November

Sep 30, 2022 / Turkey
The organization of the 67th Edition of the Footwear Materials, Components, Leather, and Technologies Exhibition AYSAF, which will be held in November in Istanbul, is expecting to increase visitors and exhibitors numbers by 20% and 15%, respectively, from the last edition

Lineapelle sends signs of positivity amidst worrying macroeconomic context

Sep 30, 2022 / Italy
The 100th edition of the trade fair, held from the 20th to the 22nd of September, registered an attendance volume 32% higher than the one of the last edition, mainly due to the 73% growth in foreign visitors

CHIC Greater Bay Area 2022 postponed to 2023

Sep 30, 2022 / China
Due to rising COVID-19 cases in Shenzhen, CHIC GBA (Greater Bay Area), scheduled to take place from the 2nd to the 4th November 2022, will be postponed to 2023

MICAM wraps up with a 35 470 attendance

Sep 21, 2022 / Italy
Under the hashtag #finallytogether, MICAM, Mipel, TheOneMilano, and the HOMI Fashion&Jewels Exhibition brought together 35 470 industry professionals over the past few days at Fieramilano Rho in Milan

EuroShoes@CPM closes with record attendance

Sep 14, 2022 / Russian Federation
The leading event of the Russian fashion industry, held from the 30th of August to the 2nd of September at the Expocentre Fairgrounds in Moscow, received about 18 500 people
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