Welcome back! | tag it! THE PRIVATE LABEL SHOW | 27. – 29.08.2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 09:54English
The ideal access point to the price-sensitive market Specialists and decision-makers primarily seeking direct access to manufacturers from Asia all convene at the "tag it!". Among the visitors there are volume-oriented shoe manufacturers, franchisees, vendors, mail order companies, and representatives of discounters and shopping centres. The new "tag it!" is organised by UnionFair Ltd. from Guangzhou, China, as well as 3s GmbH & Co. KG from Mönchengladbach.

Igedo Company News

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 15:02English
During the most recent board of directors’ meeting of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, the way was paved for Igedo Company, subsidiary of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, to transfer ownership of its fashion tradeshow for the Eastern European region, CPM (Collection Premiere Moscow), to the Russian subsidiary of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, Messe Düsseldorf Moscow OOO, with effect from 30 September 2017.

Assomac opens the first italian-vietnamese technology centre in Vietnam

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 14:53English
The first Italian-Vietnamese Technology Centre has been opened in Vietnam. Created by ASSOMAC with the financial support of the Ministry of Economic Development (MiSE) and the Italian Trade Agency, its chief aim is to further the development of the local industry.

technology, innovation, eco-sustainability: Simac Tanning Tech will be at Lineapelle, from 4 to 6 October 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 14:48English
Simac Tanning Tech will be at Lineapelle from 4 to 6 October 2017 – in the Business Lounge opened by ASSOMAC with the support of the Italian Trade Agency.

CEC re-elects Cleto Sagripanti as President

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 14:43English
The European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC) is pleased to announce that Cleto Sagripanti, who has successfully served as CEC President for a term of 2 years, was unanimously re-elected as President by the CEC General Assembly last month in Venice, Italy. Mr. Sagripanti has been fully engaged in international initiatives aimed at reinforcing the strength and unity of Europe’s footwear industry. The CEC looks forward to continuing its synergies with President Sagripanti to ensure a prosperous and growing European footwear sector with an ever-increasing global reach and reputation, particularly through the promotion of digital tools and skills and signature of EU free trade agreements.

SAVE THE DATE! 20th UITIC International Technical Footwear Congress

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 13:02English
APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear, Components, Leather Goods Manufacturers' Association, and CTCP, the Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre, will organize the 20th Congress of the UITIC (International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians) in Porto, Portugal.

MODEUROP Fashion Forecast Bags & Luggage am I.L.M Sonntag

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 16:41German
Mode zwischen Ordnung und Chaos. „Will chaos be the new calm?“ Mit diesen und weiteren Fragen beschäftigt sich der MODEUROP Fashion Forecast Bags & Luggage zur Saison Herbst/Winter 2018/19, der am Sonntag, 3. September um 17.00 Uhr anlässlich der Lederwarenmesse I.L.M in Offenbach stattfinden wird.

World Footwear Yearbook 2017 - China loses share in world footwear production

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 13:38English
1. Worldwide footwear production stalled at 23 billion pairs in the last two years, after climbing 15% between 2010 and 2014, according to the most recent edition of the World Footwear Yearbook.

MODEUROP - Schuhtrends Herbst/Winter 2017/18

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 19:24German
Sport und Dekoration sind die Treiber der neuen Schuhmode im Herbst/Winter 2017/18. Das Thema Athleisure geht mit coolen Sneakern in die Verlängerung. Opulenz und Reichtum spiegeln sich vor allem bei der Auswahl der Materialien wider. Mehr Farbe, mehr Glanz und mehr Muster versprechen glamouröse Zeiten.

First Training Pilot on high-end footwear manufacturing

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 18:50English
At Politecnico Calzaturiero in Padua, a group of 14 designers and footwear technicians from 5 European countries recently participated in a two-week training in luxury footwear-making techniques thanks to the European Erasmus+ funded project High End Shoe (HES), which aims to develop a new qualification and occupational profile and corresponding training programme in luxury footwear manufacturing. The training enabled students to practice a comprehensive set of skills, from pattern making, trimming, and sewing to finishing techniques, and they each produced a pair of shoes. The testimony of the students revealed the success of the pilot exercise, which intensified their ambition to reach their dream of working in luxury footwear.