World Footwear

Trade fairs

APLF 2020 reschedules to 2021

Apr 9, 2020 / Hong Kong
The organisers of the Asia Pacific Leather Fair (APLF) have announced that the next edition of the events APLF-Leather, Materials+ and Fashion Access will now be held in 2021

Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags won’t have summer edition

Apr 1, 2020 / Italy
Given the health emergency now impacting many countries, the Riva del Garda Fierecongressi Board of Directors concluded there are no conditions to hold the forthcoming edition of the events

Fulvia Bacchi from Lineapelle: Sustainability is not a new word for us

Mar 31, 2020 / Italy
During the last edition of Lineapelle we spoke with Fulvia Bacchi, CEO of the trade show and UNIC General Manager. Watch the interview and learn a bit more about the current trends of the leather industry

Francal is also postponed

Mar 25, 2020 / Brazil
The trade fair held in São Paulo is also moving the next edition to later in the year. Francal joins the list of events changing their dates as a result of the diffusion of Covid-19

Assocalzaturifici: trade fairs in Kiev and Munich indefinitely postponed

Mar 11, 2020 / Italy
Restrictions imposed by the Italian government’s regarding new measures for the limitation of the spread of Covid-19, limiting the mobility of Italian citizens, lead to the postponing of the 2 events

Obuv: spring edition rescheduled to May

Mar 5, 2020 / Russian Federation
EXPOCENTRE AO and BolognaFiere S.p.A. (Italy) have informed the markets that Obuv. Mir Kozhi 2020. Spring has been rescheduled to the 12th to the 15th of May

Lineapelle 98 with a 2% increase in visitors

Mar 4, 2020 / Italy
The organisers announced a successful edition beyond all expectations despite the fears of a drop in attendance due to the Coronavirus. The outbreak of the epidemic took place in Italy after the fair ended, but started in China by the end of 2019

Gallery Shoes to go ahead as planned

Mar 4, 2020 / Germany
Following intensive consultation and with the backing of the Federal Association of German Shoe Retailers (BDSE) and The Federal Association of the German Footwear and Leather Goods Industry (HDS/L), Gallery Shoes will go ahead

Leslie Gallin exits Informa

Mar 2, 2020 / United States
The President of footwear is leaving Informa after a decade at the helm of the FN Platform trade show in Las Vegas

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
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