World Footwear

Trade fairs

Pan African leather fair to be held in Egypt

Mar 20, 2019 / Egypt
Informa Exhibitions have announced the launch of Pan African Leather Fair to be held in June 2020, in Cairo. Powered by APLF, the exhibition will be the definitive event for the leather industry in the Middle East and Africa

Gallery Shoes with steady attendance

Mar 19, 2019 / Germany
Steady attendance at the last edition of the Gallery Shoes with 9 800 professional visitors. According to organisers, this was an event with a good atmosphere and results despite stormy weather conditions

Sustainability to the fore at APLF

Mar 15, 2019 / Hong Kong
Sustainability cuts across all sectors so it is not just sustainability and leather. The 4 events taking place in Hong Kong these days are all drawn together and linked not only by materials, manufacturing, components and fashion applications but by sustainability itself

The APLF fairs kicked-off today in Hong Kong

Mar 13, 2019 / Hong Kong
APLF Leather & Materials, Fashion Access and Cashmere World opened its doors to the public. The trade fairs have a parallel programme of seminars, workshops and talks. The Global Footwear Executive Summit was held yesterday in the same venue

New Generation: Kevin and Jonathan Sampaio

Mar 7, 2019 / Portugal
The Sampaio twins moved from the runways to the footwear industry. They walked through hundreds of runways in the past few years but now they want to conquer the world from a footwear factory

Kicking up the experience at FN Platform

Mar 7, 2019 / United States
If you were looking for some creative industry brand activation, Las Vegas was the place to be the first week of February. There were new sections, seminars and summits that contributed to an evolving show marketplace designed to stimulate commerce and connection

Global Footwear Executive Summit: Agility in Action

Feb 26, 2019 / Hong Kong
Following on the Global Footwear Retail Conference held last year, Global Footwear Executive Summit has developed a bold programme on the complete footwear supply chain, covering production processes as well as the retail sector

Footwear brands need to Walk the Walk

Feb 21, 2019 / United States
One of the resounding messages to manufacturers from the recent industry trade shows is the importance of an authentic message and creating and telling a brand story – that should be synonymous with product and purpose.

A successful edition of Inspiramais

Feb 1, 2019 / Brazil
According to the organization of the event which took place between the 15th and the 16th of January more than 4 million US dollars were generated in businesses during the 2 days of Inspiramais

Inspiramais starts in São Paulo

Jan 15, 2019 / Brazil
The event representing the official launch of materials and products developed during the last months started today in the Pro Magno Events Centre, in the Brazilian city

Expo Riva Schuh focus on new digital and fashion trends

Jan 11, 2019 / Italy
Garda is opening their doors from the 12th to the 15th to welcome the international players in the footwear sector and present the accessory trends for autumn/winter 2019/2020

What the heel happened?

Dec 19, 2018 / United States
Marketplace mayhem ensues as fashion trade show dates conflict

Industry reboot

Dec 18, 2018 / United States
Fresh changes afoot as prominent US footwear industry shows evolve

FFANY appoints Executive Director

Dec 7, 2018 / United States
The Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) appointed John Heron as its new Executive Director. This will be effective from 1st January onwards

Lineapelle with more overseas visitors

Oct 9, 2018 / Italy
The 95th edition of Lineapelle, presenting the Autumn/Winter 2019/2020, was held at Fieramilano Rho from the 25th to the 27th of September
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