Held in Munich from 30 September to 2 October 2018, the edition dedicated to presenting the summer collections is now at an end, and the event promoted by Assocalzaturifici gets ready to present its next edition to members of the trade, and especially German operators, from 24 to 26 March 2019. Once again, Italian quality shoes will star as the protagonists.
From 12 to 15 January 2019, the Riva del Garda fair returns to inaugurate the footwear fashion season, offering sector operators a different and unique way to do business that will involve the entire territory, while presenting an offering that is even more comprehensive and complete today thanks to its conjunction with Gardabags.
The world of footwear gets ready to kick off the 87th edition of MICAM, which opens under the claim “Be inspired by Art, ye who enter”.
Messe Friedrichshafen is opening the next chapter in its outdoor story right now with a completely revised event concept.
A year of achievements for Giovanni Laezza, Managing Director of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi. After having been granted the white mantle from the Saints Crispin and Crispinian fellowship at the Devotion to Work Award this past October, he was then nominated as President of AEFI- the Italian Exhibition and Trade Fair Association.
The next edition is from 19 to 22 March 2019, at the Moscow Expocentre, with more than 130 brands that will present the new winter collections to buyers in the Russian area.
How to transform a failure into a success? The answer is in the story told by Kinky Boots, the award-winning Broadway musical, which made its debut in Italy at Milan’s Teatro Nuovo this past November.
The Show of reference in Latin America for purchasing footwear will hold its next edition for professional visitors from 14 to 17 January 2019 at the São Paulo Expo Center Norte, with more than 2 thousand collections on show, representing 90% of all Made in Brazil production.
Increasingly oriented towards research and kids’ lifestyle, the Show of reference for childrenswear will present over 550 collections to members of the trade from 17 to 19 January 2019.
Platform and meeting point for the leather and footwear industry in Morocco, the Morocco Leather and Shoe Fair will hold its 5th edition in Casablanca from 28 to 31 March 2019 at the OFEC.
After Obuv’ Mir Koži in Moscow, Italian footwear and leather goods headed by Assocalzaturifici made a stopover in Ukraine and Kazakhstan, which to date are considered two of the most important markets in the CIS area.
The traditional awards ceremony for the footwear industry’s Devotion to Work Awards was held in Vigevano by the national SS Crispin and Crispinian Consortium.
Held from 6 to 8 November in Paris – at the Porte de Versailles exhibition complex – Expoprotection 2018, the French trade show held every two years, proposed the latest safety sector innovations of almost 800 brands, of which 47% was foreign in origin, with notable participation from countries like Belgium, Germany, China, Italy, India, and Great Britain.
In a climate characterised by political and economic uncertainties, the fall edition of Obuv mir Koži, the show dedicated to high-end footwear and leather goods, was kicked off at the Moscow Expocentre from 22 to 25 October.
The latest edition of Mos Shoes, held from 10 to 13 September, ends on yet another successful note, proving itself dynamic and perfectly suited to the new Russian market.
After ending 2018 with a turnover of 30 million euros (70% of which was generated in Italy), the Marches group specialised in the production of footwear sets itself the ambitious goal of increasing its turnover to 50 million euros.
After experiencing a growth trend of +10% for six consecutive years, along with a +17% rise in the profitability index over the last three years, Scarpa ends 2018 with 100 million euros in consolidated revenue and aims to arrive at an annual revenue of 150 million euros over the next five years.
Conquering Europe from Milan, the brand of stars and stripes gym shoes, Pony, which is an acronym for Product of New York, opens a store in the historic Brera neighbourhood in via Ponte Vetero 15.
In March, Luis Onofre took office as the new President of the CEC-European Confederation of the Footwear Industry.
Febos, the company from Asolo specialised in the production and distribution of footwear, ended 2018 with a 20-million-euro turnover and aims to arrive at 30 million euros by the end of 2021.