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Eighty-five Spanish brands will once again be the protagonists at the long-awaited return to the physical fair, starting from the next International Exhibition of Footwear in Milan, to present operators from around the world with their new summer collections, which are an expression of creativity, tradition, and a quality that is attentive to the environment.
Faced with the extreme global changes set into motion or accelerated by the pandemic, the CEO of Calzia-Yute de Caravaca, Salvador Gomez, underlines how Made in Spain can be the winning choice in the near future, thanks to its tradition of craft workmanship and its sustainable DNA, along with the EU’s growing interest in local production.
The magnificent Olivi Beach in Riva del Garda hosted the gala evening that was organised to mark the opening of the fair and the dinner that Assoprov dedicated to its members.
A very difficult first term, due to Covid, which pushes the Confederation to increase its lobbying activity on European institutions to protect the sector in such a delicate moment.
Double anniversary on the Brenta Riviera: the Footwear Polytechnic turns 20 and the Consortium Maestri Calzaturieri del Brenta celebrates almost a half century of activity.
The CEO of Calzia – Yute de Caravaca, as well as the director of the YOUTE Festival, tells us what the association has done in support of member businesses and how the tradition of Spanish craft workmanship and sustainability can be a concrete advantage in the difficult challenges presented by the future.
Due to Covid-19, industrial production and turnover collapsed in 2020, falling by more than a third compared to the levels reached in 20199
Gilberto Ballin, President of Acrib proposes the States-General of Riviera del Brenta Footwear to create common goals among businesses, institutions, and trade unions
From more sustainable and ‘technological’ development to the promotion of ‘Garda Lake’ brands and leading trade fairs-conferences: Riva del Garda is ready to relaunch a proposal temporarily put on standby, which is made up by quality, services, and uniqueness, as explained by Adalberto Mosaner – Mayor of Riva del Garda.
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