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This has been talked about for years and now it seems a done deal: next October FFANY will go under the aegis of FDRA. Only the final approval of FDRA’s Management Board is missing.
Until the end of 2022, the CEO of Nuevo Milenio S.L. will take on the role of President of the La Rioja Footwear and Components Manufacturers’ Association (Aiccor), and of APIDIT, which manages the Footwear Technology Center of La Rioja (CTCR).
With over 4,300 companies and 75,000 employees, the footwear sector represents one of the fundamental industrial segments of the fashion system and asks the Italian government to take prompt measures. Here are the key points proposed by Assocalzaturifici.
According to statements given by Haroldo Ferreira, executive president of Abicalçados, even conditions of the Brazilian footwear industry are getting worse
An important European footwear manufacturer shows the first signs of difficulty facing the pandemic and gives an update of the situation in Portugal
Assocalzaturifici postpones the OBUV fair and cancels, for now, Almaty in Kazakhstan, La Moda Italiana in Kiev and Moda Made in Italy in Munich
After careful evaluation, Assocalzaturifici has decided to postpone the OBUV fair until 12 - 15 May 2020. All the other events have also been postponed to a date to be determined.
At Palazzo Chigi, the President of Assocalzaturifici, Siro Badon, asks the government’s institutions to approve mandatory “Made in” labelling
Under the auspice of the CEC- European Footwear Confederation, a new platform reunites nine European footwear technology centres, with the aim of furthering footwear research and know-how to the benefit of footwear manufacturers.
Vice President of Assocalzaturifici responsible for the European market, Giovanna Ceolini tells us about the on-going trends for Made in Italy in Europe in an exclusive interview.
Young, but with very clear ideas, in an exclusive interview with Fotoshoe, the new President of the Assocalzaturifici Youth Group speaks of her special formula meant to stimulate growth in SMEs and support young entrepreneurs.
Elected by the Assocalzaturifici Youth Group during the 34th National Conference of Confindustria Youths in Capri, she will hold office for the four-year period from 2019-2023.
The Assocalzaturifici Council present in Naples for the World Footwear Congress nominated Siro Badon as the new President of the Association.
CIMAC inaugurates its new headquarters, always in Vigevano, relocating them to a directly owned building in via Aguzzafame 60/b.
The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Confindustria Moda headquarters took place yesterday, 15 May, in Milan with Vincenzo Boccia and Claudio Marenzi in attendance: the building that was previously the home-laboratory to Nicky Chini brings together under one roof all of the sector’s associations ((Aimpes, Aip, Anfao, Assocalzaturifici and Federorafi, with the only exception being Unic), the respective service providers and connected fairs, as well as the offices of the Federation itself.