World Footwear

Trade fairs

ACLE 2020 rescheduled to 2021

Jul 16, 2020 / China
In face of the unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic, the organisers of All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE), APLF and the China Leather Industry Association (CLIA) have decided to postpone the 2020 event for next year

The Covid Storm: From Difficulties to Relaunch

Jul 15, 2020 / Italy
Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags is kicking off with the first talk in the #PLAYfashion series, the latest digital initiative aimed at strengthening the relationship between the exhibition and its community

Messe Frankfurt France is providing a new digital platform

Jul 13, 2020 / France
The organiser of the international textile fairs Messe Frankfurt France teamed up with Foursource to offer a digital platform for Fashion fairs: Apparel Sourcing, Avantex, Leatherworld, Shawls&Scarves, Texworld and Texworld Denim Paris

Informa cancels Las Vegas shows

Jul 13, 2020 / United States
Trade show organizer Informa Markets Fashion announced that it will cancel its Magic trade show events planned for Las Vegas in September, mentioning uncertainties related to the pandemic

ILM: September edition confirmed

Jul 1, 2020 / Germany
Germany-held leather goods trade fair will take place, as initially scheduled, from the 5th to the 7th of September in Offenbach

Pure London: summer edition cancelled

Jun 30, 2020 / United Kingdom
Due to the global impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Hyve Group have announced changes to their 2020 show calendar and will bring Pure London, Pure Origin, Scoop and Jacket Required back to the UK capital in February 2021

Lineapelle to launch A New Point of View

Jun 25, 2020 / Italy
From the 22nd to the 23rd September 2020 Lineapelle will take place at Fieramilano Rho, showcasing together with all fashion exhibitions of made in Italy

Messe Frankfurt France cancels September 2020 shows

Jun 23, 2020 / France
The event’s organisers announced they will not go ahead with the September 2020 edition of its co-locating tradeshows Apparel Sourcing, Avantex, Leatherworld, Shawls&Scarves, Texworld and Texworld Denim Paris

Matt Priest talks about FDRA and FFANY joining forces

Jun 18, 2020 / United States
This deal, which will place FFANY (Fashion Footwear Association of New York) under the Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America (FDRA) hierarchy, later in the year, follows years of talks about a possible union between the two parties

Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags: winter edition brought forward to December 2020

Jun 15, 2020 / Italy
Riva del Garda Fierecongressi has established the new dates for the next edition of Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags: 11th-14th December 2020, wishing to give a positive impulse towards a return to commercial exchange at international level

Gallery Shoes goes back to original date

Jun 12, 2020 / Germany
New dates on different days of the week for the special format chosen to gather the events Gallery Fashion, Showroom Concept & Gallery Shoes. Gallery Shoes goes back to the dates originally scheduled

China Leather Industry Association expects rapid growth

Jun 10, 2020 / China
Li Yuzhong, Chairman of China Leather Industry Association (CLIA), said the daily life of the public in China has basically returned to normal and that he consumer market has become more active

Portuguese Footwear Cluster: meet the components industry

Jun 9, 2020 / Portugal
They live ahead of their time, anticipating market trends, studying market behaviours, and searching to learn the consumers’ latest interests. This is the rhythm of the entrepreneurs within the components and tannery industries in Portugal

Pitti postponed to 2021

Jun 5, 2020 / Italy
All Pitti Immagine events, including menswear trade show Pitti Uomo, had already been rescheduled from June to early September. Now they are moved to 2021 and all energies will be concentrated on the Pitti Connect digital platform

We must start again all in it together, says Micam's CEO

Premium ContentJun 2, 2020 / Italy
We spoke with Tommaso Cancellara CEO of Micam and General Manager of the Italian Footwear Association to learn all the bits and pieces about the next September's edition of the trade fair
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