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Charo Izquierdo, new manager of IFEMA’s Fashion and Beauty fairs

She takes the baton from Jaime de la Figuera, who is now the trade fair institution’s International Expansion Manager.

Fashion Access and Cashmere World: in the spirit of synergies

More than 220 exhibitors and 10 thousand visitors for the Hong Kong Show dedicated to ‘head-to-foot’ fashion, which was held in conjunction with APLF – Asia Pacific Leather Fair – and the fair specialised in fine fibres, Cashmere World.

Expo Riva Schuh: celebrates the past and constructs the future

Expo Riva Schuh gets ready to cross the finish line of its 90th edition, paying homage to its history and roots, while also setting its sights on present and future challenges.

Gallery Shoes passes with flying colours

The second edition of Gallery Shoes, on show from 11 to 14 March at the Areal Bohler in Dusseldorf, did not fail to live up to expectations with its extremely positive results: a fresh event, of a manageable size and perfectly suited to the German market. Now the event gets ready for its next edition, from 2 to 4 September, when it will return with the presentation of the collections for Summer 2019.

Almost 4000 professionals at MOMAD Shoes

The next edition will be held from 7 to 9 September at Ifema Feria de Madrid, in conjunction with the fair dedicated to apparel, Momad Metropolis, and the show for childhood products, Puericultura Madrid.

Obuv and co: the Italian shoe in Russia and the CIS area

The unmissable appointments of the Italian shoe agenda

Great expectations for Made in Italy in Russia and the CIS area

On the wave of the success of the last edition, and with the steady and daily recovery of the Russian market, Obuv mir Koži gets ready to open its doors on 20 March 2018 under the best possible omens. Assocalzaturifici, the organiser of the event together with Fairsystem from BolognaFiere, expects to register more than 200 exhibitors and around 11 thousand visitors: numbers that will animate B2B interactions of the highest level. First on the agenda is Obuv, followed by Shoes from Italy Almaty and Kiev.

The role of Expo Riva Schuh for foreign buyers

Over the years, Expo Riva Schuh has shown itself to be a bona fide international hub for volume footwear, with firms and buyers coming from more than 140 countries worldwide.

Everything’s ready for the second edition of Gallery Shoes

The fair in Düsseldorf from 11 to 13 March 2018 in the Areal Bohler opens the doors of its second edition under the best possible omens, with more than 500 brands coming from 17 countries, as the protagonists of the Winter 2019 season.

Expoprotection starts its engines up

In the spirit of innovation, the Show dedicated to occupational risk prevention and risk management proposes its next edition to 25 thousand visitors from 6 to 8 November 2018, in Paris, at Porte de Versailles, in Hall 1.

MICAM: Russian visitors make a comeback

The four days of footwear in Milan closes with a +22% increase in Russian turnout, making it the top country in the classification of foreign visitors

Mosshoes: an increasingly high level of design and premium brands

Mosshoes returns to animate B2B interactions of the highest level

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GFRC 2018: shaping the future of footwear retail

Since the launch in 2015, the Global Footwear Retail Conference has been bringing together over 100 key footwear retailers to this annual meeting in Hong Kong to discuss on ground-breaking ideas, latest innovations, technologies and critical issues that are shaping the retail scene.

ISPO between digitization and innovation

Another success in the record list of the Munich fair that has rewarded the most interesting news of the year and plans to grow in 2019.

Expo Riva Schuh, the Fair with the highest level of internationalization in Europe

Always more open to the world – with over 100 nations represented and 13 thousand visitors involved – it is an ever more watchful look at the changes emerging from the market and from fashion. Expo Riva Schuh approaches is 90th anniversary with a yet more youthful energy and announces the debut of Gardabags.

Italian shoes in Russia and the CIS area

Two unmissable events for Made in Italy on the Kazakhstan and Ukraine market

Rising numbers at the 86th edition of Pitti Bimbo

From Pitti Bimbo 86 (Florence, 18-20 January 2018), positive feedback arrives for international junior fashion, above all from the Italian market, which bodes well for next season’s sales.

Francal: celebrates 50 years with a new concept

From 16 to 19 July, the fair celebrates its anniversary, presenting a new concept and range of services dedicated to the global retail of footwear.

Expo Riva Schuh launches the new Gardabags project

Starting in June 2018, the new Palavela exhibition area, directly connected to the Congress Centre of Riva del Garda, will welcome the world of accessories in the mid-segment, allowing Expo Riva Schuh to complete its proposal with a view to offering a Total Look.

Upcoming events
China Leather – All China Shoetech
Aug 24 - Aug 26, 2018
ACLE – All China Leather
Aug 29 - Aug 31, 2018
Gallery Shoes
Sep 02 - Sep 04, 2018
Who’s Next & Premiere Classe
Sep 07 - Sep 10, 2018

Sydney Brown: a sustainable, vegan, and luxury shoe

Ever since her eco-friendly label was launched, it has been increasingly successful. The basic and minimal design bring to mind the Japanese aesthetics the designer is quite familiar with and every detail is important, starting from each of the materials used.

At Venethica, shoes that walk but do not “trample on”

The start-up, specialised in sports footwear with low environmental impact, is enjoying great success in Italy as well as abroad, with hand-crafted products and the search for raw materials that respect the environment and people’s wellbeing.

Reef Escape, the biodegradable rubber sandal

With this 100% PVC-free model, a material known for its toxicity during the production, use and disposal phases, the Californian brand revolutionises the market of rubber flip-flops.

Allbird makes sneakers from plants

A new sustainable sneaker project by the New Zealand brand

Via Gioia Paris limits animal resources

With their minimalist shapes, their simple look and delicate details, the French flats of Via Gioia Paris limit the use of animal resources to the minimum.