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Indo Leather & Footwear 2017: over 200 exhibitors

The 12th edition, which was held 18th -20th May 2017 in Jakarta, saw the presence of just short of 8400 visitors

Inspiramais: fashion, innovation, and business

The Brazilian platform for the fashion industry presented the new materials for the coming winter 2018 to industry professionals from Latin America (and also beyond).

Prestige and research in the double appointment with Ramponi at WHITE

The unique creations of GEDEBE conquer the sixth edition of the Ramponi Prize, while the exhibition with the designers of past editions launches the project Talent Network.

Inspiramais, inspiration for the fashion chain and Brazilian identity

Inspiramais returns to animate the Pro Magno Events Centre in São Paulo, with its lively exhibition dedicated to design and the innovation of materials for the fashion chain, from 3 to 4 July 2017.

CICB: predictions and projects for Brazilian tanneries

CICB, or rather, the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry, is the “crown jewel” in the reality of leathers produced in the great country of South America. Many tanneries manufacture in Brazil, but excellence can only be found under one roof, that of CICB. Along with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), the entity promotes the Brazilian Leather Project, focused on the promotion of leather exports

Lineapelle, a positive outcome

Lineapelle92, held at Fieramilano from the 21st to the 23rd of February, has hit the mark: stability, leadership, positivity and design.

“tag it!” is leaving the nest: the private label show for shoes will continue in August 2017

The event “tag it! – the private label show”, previously part of the international shoe and accessory exhibition GDS in Düsseldorf (which was held for the last time in February), will be standing on its own feet in the future. Between 27 and 29 August, 2017, the trade show will be continued by a new organiser in the same location.

Positive atmosphere and business at IILF 2017

From 31 January to 3 February, the Chennai Trade Centre hosted the 32nd edition of India International Leather Fair (IILF), the event of reference in India for the leather industry.

Wenzhou Int’l Leather Fair: a fair that is making headway

Scheduled from 25 to 27 August, the 22nd edition expects the participation of around 700 exhibitors and more than 18 thousand visitors.

ACLE + WLC: a unique opportunity for the leather industry

All China Leather Exhibition (08/30 – 09/01) and World Leather Congress (08/29), together in Shanghai, to offer operators the possibility to attend the most important event for the leather industry to be organised in recent times in China.

Aplf, in the spirit of dynamism

APLF: visitors grant success of the new re-branding of the fair

Interview with Birgit Horn, Director of A + A – Global Head Occupational Health

Scheduled from October 17 to 20, A + A is the most important event in the world dedicated to safety-security and health at work. Many Italian companies are present at the fair, and many of them deal with safety shoes. We talked to Ms Birgit Horn, Director of A + A, about the next edition of the fair, the supporting program of conferences and debates, the projects in the future.

41st Fimec closes with qualified visitors and good business deals

Visitors in search of new developments and technology for their businesses and exhibitors keen to display their innovative products to those passing through Fenac’s pavilions.

APLF is kicked off, with a new name and new contents

Today, 28 March 2017, the 33rd edition of APLF has commenced:  in the spirit of rebranding, APLF Leather & Materials+

With 1400 visitors, Moda Made in Italy comes to an end

This past 21 March saw the end of the usual event dedicated to Italian fashion in Munich, to the great satisfaction of the exhibiting companies, with a turnout of 1400 visitors, who came to see the proposals of the Fall/Winter 2017-18 collections.

theMICAM flies to Vietnam, Australia and China

Assocalzaturifici, in collaboration with the ICE Agency, kicked off the road show dedicated to promoting Italian footwear – the undiscussed icon of fashion, style, and elegance -, presenting to the sector operators the 84th edition of theMicam, which will be held in Fiera Milano (Rho) from 17 to 20 September 2017, in conjunction for the first time with Fashion Week

theMICAM closes with a +5%

Russians were back and huge exploits from South Korea. Great welcome for the new layout of the fair that remains the leading event for the sector.

Optimism and assurances from Russia

Recovery for the Russian market that spend less for fashion. this is what emerged during the Obuv Mir Kozi, an increasingly “on the margins“ show

Obuv mir Koži: increasingly strong trade relations between Russia and Italia

Important meeting between Assocalzaturifici, ICE and Russian buyers during the Obuv Mir Kozi in Moscow

Fimec: technology, the key to optimizing productivity

The Brazilian fair took place from 14 to 16 March 2017 in Novo Hamburgo

Optimism from Obuv. Mir Koži

7 vote for the Moscow event that has begun in earnest

The 47th Obuv. Mir Kozhi edition opened

Obuv. Mir Kozhi kicked off in Moscow. It’s devoted to the collections of footwear and leather goods for the 2017/18 Winter season. Cautious optimism in view of the Italian export figures to Russia that returned to grow.

At Momad Shoes, the number of foreign visitors is on the rise

From 4 to 6 March at IFEMA-Feria de Madrid: the event registered a 20 percent rise in foreign participation at its third edition, thus confirming itself to be the most important showcase for Spanish footwear worldwide.

CICB, the Brazilian Leather Industry Center started the celebrations for its 60 years of activity

The first of four events, one every 15 years of history, was held before the opening of the 41st edition Fimec, a […]

Fimec opens its 41st edition in Novo Hamburgo

Tuesday 14th March began in Novo Hamburgo (Brazil) the 41st Fimec, the Brazilian fair of Leather, Chemicals, Components and Machinery […]

Upcoming events
FFANY New York Shoe Expo
Aug 01 - Aug 03, 2017
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Aug 06 - Aug 07, 2017
Moda Footwear
Aug 06 - Aug 08, 2017
Aug 09 - Aug 11, 2017

Italiana Accessori’s open house 2017

The event that is able to mix creativity with artisan wisdom and industrialisation, now in its 8th edition, is taking place in Montevarchi until the 14th of July

Jul 10, 2017

Italian footwear making its way back up, but not yet fully on the path to recovery

At a turning point in her term of office, the President of Assocalzaturifici, Annarita Pilotti, announces a cautious sense of optimism to the National Assembly of Footwear Manufacturers for the sector’s future, while warning them that the path to recovery is still far away.

Jul 10, 2017

Inspiramais: fashion, innovation, and business

The Brazilian platform for the fashion industry presented the new materials for the coming winter 2018 to industry professionals from Latin America (and also beyond).

Jul 07, 2017

Sustainability: where is the footwear sector?’

The fashion world has had to face the sustainability issue since the 1990s. The footwear sector has always been a precursor and a leader on this subject, but today it has to face the problems linked to the change of manufacturing sites once again.

The characteristics of water-based adhesives

How water-based adhesives can be successfully used in sole attaching processes.