INTERREG EUROPE “SUCCESS ROAD”: HELPING FAMILY BUSINESSES BE MORE RESILIENT

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 13:14English
Following Success Road’s June partners meeting in June, the project consortium composed of national and regional authorities and business associations from Greece, Spain, Lithuania, and Poland are moving forward with planned activities. Crossed public/private regional collaboration is more than ever required in order to strength SMEs competitiveness and succession policies. COVID-19 has clearly shown that increasing family businesses’ innovation and resilience to change must be a priority to preserve local economic structures. Building resilience to weather current and future storms

In anticipation of Düsseldorf…

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 12:55English
…with fashion, shoes, trends and strong partners including:  TextilWirtschaft with their trendsetting Order-Info event  German Fashion Institute (DMI) with their Fashion Day, which will be divided over three afternoons  Fashion Trend Pool with significant fashion and trend forecasts  HDS-L with the obligatory press conference

MICAM - FOOTWEAR-SPRING-SUMMER-2021-TRENDS-UNVEILED

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 03:29English
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EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS: WINTER EDITION BROUGHT FORWARD TO DECEMBER 2020

Monday, June 15, 2020 - 12:34English
Having carried out a careful evaluation of the various options and in consultation with all those involved, from exhibitors and visitors to national and international stakeholders, Riva del Garda Fierecongressi has established the new dates for the next edition of Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags: the events will take place from December 11th to 14th 2020. “In a constantly evolving context, such as that in which we operate, exceptional decisions sometimes need to be taken: our new choice of dates for Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags aims to safeguard the target markets of these two events. Over the past two months, we have maintained a constant flow of dialogue with exhibiting companies and buyers, both via an on-line survey and direct discussions with Representative Institutions and International Agencies. As a result of this careful analysis and opinion-seeking, what has emerged is a common desire not to accept the moment passively, but to react, aiming to turn the crisis into an opportunity,” states the Chairman of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, Roberto Pellegrini.

MICAM: A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO START AGAIN FOR THE ENTIRE ITALIAN FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY

Monday, May 25, 2020 - 18:37English
The event is confirmed for September 20-23 at Fiera Milano Rho Organisation of the world’s most important footwear show is proceeding. MICAM survey: 80% of footwear makers have suffered directly from the impact of the emergency, but the industry is determined to start again. 75% of the Italian and international companies surveyed see the trade fair as a key to relaunching the industry. The desire to start again, aware that recovery will be a complex, gradual process, with a focus on MICAM, scheduled for September 20 through 23 at Fiera Milano Rho, as an important opportunity to get the industry going again. This is the feeling among footwear companies and buyers surveyed by the International Footwear Show to find out what the sector needs at this crucial time.

THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY SEES A DROP IN BOTH SALES (-38.4%) AND ORDERS (-46.2%) IN THE FIRST QUARTER

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 16:26English
In the first quarter of 2020 footwear companies saw an average drop in sales of -38.4%, with total losses estimated at 1.7 billion euro. The figure emerges from a study of the impact of Covid-19 on the footwear industry conducted by Confindustria Moda with the participation of 88 Assocalzaturifici member companies, who replied to the survey during the lockdown.

MICAM PREPARES FOR THE SEPTEMBER EDITION

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 09:54English
After the health emergency the international footwear fair gets ready to tackle the recovery phase alongside footwear companies The event’s new brand image kick-starts the organisational machinery Milan, 5 May 2020 - MICAM Milano, the world’s leading footwear fair, starts to prepare for the coming edition to be held at the Rho trade-fair centre from 20 to 23 September, with the aim of providing an opportunity for the industry to get restarted after a difficult period for the world’s economy.

BUSINESS CONDITIONS SURVEY - FOOTWEAR CONSUMPTION TO DECLINE 22.5% IN 2020

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 20:33English
Drop in consumption to reach 5.1 billion pairs The world footwear consumption is expected to decline more than 22% this year, according to the Business Conditions Survey conducted amongst the international Panel of Experts from the World Footwear, a project launched by APICCAPS 11 years ago and dedicated to evaluating the trends in the footwear sector.

One date for - Gallery FASHION, SHOWROOM CONCEPT & GALLERY SHOES - 30 August – 3 September 2020

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 12:07English
“In light of the current COVID-19 situation, we believe it is the only reasonable solution for us to merge together both tradeshows, including the accompanying SHOWROOM CONCEPT, on one date in the second half of 2020 – at around the same time that Gallery SHOES was originally scheduled to take place. After that, we will be reassessing the scheduling for the new ordering season in 2021.” Ulrike Kähler Managing Director of IGEDO Company

LETTER FROM THE CHAIRMAN MR. PELLEGRINI AND THE GENERAL MANAGER MS. ALBARELLI TO EXHIBITORS, BUYERS, OPERATORS, JOURNALISTS AND SUPPLIERS

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 10:38English
We would like to send a message of support and solidarity to all of you at this time of great difficulty in running our businesses. The Covid-19 health emergency and limited international movement prevents us from seeing each other and meeting up in June in Riva del Garda for the regular summer editions of Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags. However, we want to continue our work, providing contact between producers and buyers and we will do just that, in new ways, aiming to respond to the global market needs of the footwear and leather goods industry, which has suffered months of being at a standstill, right in the first sales season of the year.