Presentation of the 20th UITIC Congress, Porto, 16th -18th May 2018

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:53English
In a joint press conference held today in Milan, during LINEAPELLE, the UITIC Executive Committee, APICCAPS and CTCP presented the 20th edition of the UITIC Congress, taking place in Porto from the 16th to the 18th of May 2018, at the Sheraton Hotel and including visits to some of the leading Portuguese companies. Two extra days are also reserved for additional visits to factories.

CEC - A new profile and training programme on Luxury Footwear Manufacturing is now available

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 11:36English
On 19 September 2017, the Erasmus+ High-End Shoe project held its Final Conference at the most prestigious shoe fair in Europe, TheMICAM. At the centre of the fair’s luxury shoes pavilion, the project partners presented the main project outcomes and outputs, namely the Luxury Footwear Manufacturing Technician profile and corresponding training programme that will boost the skills and competences of the workforce in the high-end/luxury sector in Europe and reinforce the competitiveness and leadership of this European footwear segment in the world.

EXPO RIVA SCHUH AROUND THE WORLD: A WORKSHOP IN STOCKHOLM TO MEET NORTHERN EUROPEAN BUYERS

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 16:33English
THIS MEETING, ORGANISED IN CONJUNCTION WITH ICE AND THE MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, IS SCHEDULED FOR 12TH OCTOBER.

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.

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.

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