World Footwear

Trade fairs

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)

Mariusz Babral: Sustainability is a revolution

Feb 10, 2020 / Poland
We spoke with Mariusz Babral, Vice-President of the Polish Chamber of Shoe and Leather Industry, to discuss some of the pressing issues of the moment within the footwear industry

Lineapelle and Simac to take place as scheduled

Feb 10, 2020 / Italy
The Milan-based trade shows have issued a statement in the light of the current Coronavirus reaffirming the intention to go ahead with the events as initially planned

APLF postponed to June

Feb 10, 2020 / Hong Kong
Putting the safety of customers and staff as a top priority APLF has postponed the event for the summer. The trade fair organisers have said they will continue to monitor the developments of the Novel Coronavirus

Informa partners with Micam and launches Micam Americas

Feb 7, 2020 / United States
The owner of MAGIC and Project LV announced a partnership with Micam to introduce a new footwear industry event in the USA. Micam Americas will debut in August 2020

International trade fairs postponed as a consequent of the Coronavirus

Feb 4, 2020 / China
Chic Shanghai has been postponed. APLF is considering postponing. ISPO Beijing and textile trade fairs in Shanghai also on hold. In Europe, MICAM is proceeding as planned with preparations for the February edition

Emerald Expositions appoints CFO

Jan 27, 2020 / United States
David Doft was announced as the new Chief Financial Officer of Emerald Expositions Events Inc., the parent of Surf Expo, Outdoor Retailer and other trade shows

Gallery Fashion: forecasting the next edition

Jan 23, 2020 / Germany
The next edition of the Gallery Fashion trade fair will take place in Düsseldorf, from the 25th to the 27th of February. Learn about the details

Inspiramais gathered fashion and industry news in São Paulo

Jan 22, 2020 / Brazil
Consumer behaviours, trends, and conducting business were at the heart of Inspiramais, which took place between the 14th and the 15th of January in São Paulo, Brazil

Sports footwear under the spotlight during Micam

Jan 17, 2020 / Italy
The organisers of the Milan trade fair have announced that the area dedicated to sports and outdoor shoes is back again, following the debut in the last edition and in line with market trends and the growing demand of buyers

MOMAD and ShoesRoom by MOMAD get together

Dec 12, 2019 / Spain
The decision to join both events rooms responds to the results of the surveys conducted by IFEMA to the participants of ShoesRoom by MOMAD

Leslie Gallin: we need to embrace sustainability as a fashion friend

Nov 21, 2019 / United States
We spoke to Leslie Gallin, President of Footwear at Informa, to discuss some of the pressing issues of the moment within the footwear industry

Zero Grau prepares new edition

Nov 8, 2019 / Brazil
The Brazilian fair announced increased space for the next edition. Zero Grau is also offering parallel information with an aim to strength attraction

US-China phase one trade deal announced

Oct 14, 2019 / United States
As part of the deal, the tariffs on the first 250 billion US dollars in trade will not increase to 30% on Tuesday as planned

Francal Ablac Show announced

Oct 9, 2019 / Brazil
Francal and Ablac teamed up with an aim to stimulate the footwear market and unite the entire production chain
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