Gallery SHOES - International Tradeshow for Shoes & Accessories 27 – 29 August 2017 in Düsseldorf

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 19:57English
KIDS’ ZONE - Already 50% booked out! “Even at this early stage, just four weeks after registration opened, the KIDS’ Zone is already 50% booked out,” summarises Gallery SHOES Project Director Ulrike Kähler. “The children’s segment is very important for us. Not only because it’s an integral part of the complete offer of an internationally relevant order tradeshow for shoes, but because we also want to make it easy for the professional visitors, both national and international, to experience the exhibitors’ brand essence: at one time, in one place and on one platform.”

Kartell à la mode and Paula Cademartori: A partnership renewed for the fall/winter 2017/2018 collection

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 15:18English
Kartell à la mode and Italian-Brazilian designer Paula Cademartori, founder of the luxury handbag and footwear brand of the same name, continue their partnership with new offerings for the fall/winter 2017/2018 season.

WALSH announce BREXIT result!

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 11:56English
Japan, remains to be a strong market with top end department store Ships launching in 20 stores and a collaboration with Sunspel Japan for 2017 bringing stores stocking WALSH in Japan in excess of 200. Managing Director Jon Crompton is confident for future growth of the brand both in Europe and Asia and says Brexit is having a positive effect on British business.

Innovative training course for European luxury and high-end footwear

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 16:03English
SHORT-TERM JOINT STAFF TRAINING EVENT- S. JOÃO DA MADEIRA, 27TH – 31ST MARCH Under the Erasmus+ project High-End Shoe - Innovative Training for Luxury Footwear Manufacturing (HES), the Portuguese Footwear Technology Centre (CTCP) organised a short-term joint staff training event that took place between the 27th and 31st of March in the CTCP facilities in São João da Madeira, Portugal.

Entrepreneurship and Business Opportunities for Young People in Sustainable Footwear

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 16:03English
During the Entrepreneurship School organised by ThinkYoung from 27 to 31 March 2017 in Madrid, young students got the chance to meet and interchange best environmental practices with successful entrepreneurs. One of the key note interventions came from the shoe family company Pikolinos, who introduced participants to the career opportunities offered by the European footwear sector, an innovative industry that combines craftsmanship with the latest technologies to produce creative high added value consumer products while involving their workforce in social and environmental responsibility, which contribute to more efficient manufacturing while reducing the global warming of our Earth.

"Atom: The Cutting Factory" comes to Germany for two important events: the first stopover is Kreativvitti in Pirmasens

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 13:03English
"Atom: The Cutting Factory" moves to Pirmasens, where Atom Germany is located, after the success at La Triennale (in Milan) and Castello Sforzesco (in Vigevano - Atom headquarters in Italy) with two events, the first of which is "Kreativvitti", from 5 to 6 April 2017.

“Moda Made in Italy” gets underway - 115 companies and 215 international brands meet in Munich

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 12:17English
In the wake of the 83rd theMICAM, the world's most important footwear event, held at Fiera Milano (Rho) February 12 through 15, Assocalzaturifici continues its international promotion of the Italian footwear industry. The next event on the calendar is the 47th edition of Moda Made in Italy, Germany's most important event for Italian footwear, coming up on March 19 at MOC exhibition centre in Munich.

Learn2Work will bring new young talent to Footwear Manufacturing

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 20:19English
At a time when youth unemployment remains high in many European countries, an ambitious European project titled “Learn2Work”, funded by the Erasmus+ programme, is working to deliver an innovative training methodology to attract young people and prepare them with the technical and soft skills required by the globalised working environment. The training will provide young people with new career options and the opportunity to work in the footwear sector where there is currently a high demand for workers with specific technical knowledge and skills.