Assocalzaturifici is the association that represents Italian footwear manufacturers companies.

The Association currently encompasses more than 600 footwear companies located throughout Italy and it represents a sector which exports over 85% of its production.

Assocalzaturifici safeguards the overall interests of the shoe industry in all sectors and represents the industry before Italian and foreign authorities and financial organizations.

The Association handles trade-union relations for the sector, discuss and signs collective labour contract and follows the various stages of interpretation and application as well as representing the shoe industry in issues concerning trade-union activities.

Assocalzaturifici organizes events and promotes debates, projects and agreements aimed at progressively improving the technical, economical and cultural aspects of the industry and its employees.

Assocalzaturifici takes care of young enterpreneurs too. Since 1987, sons and daughters of entrepreneurs and managers from companies belonging to the Association have been members of the group, ranging from ages 18 to 40.
The Association organizes studies, researches, activities for the development of managerial culture and to encourage entrepreneurship among young people.

Confindustria, the official organization for representation of the Italian industry, is the system in which Assocalzaturifici identifies itself as it is the expression of its regions.

CEC, the European Confederation of Footwear Industry, is the industry’s European Association to which Assocalzaturifici belongs.

Related news
All the news about AssoCalzaturifici

Italian footwear, a slow start to 2018

Italian footwear, a slow start to 2018

After having ended 2017 with moderately positive indicators, pointing towards a much hoped for trend reversal, the National Footwear Assembly faces the disappointing abrupt halt of 2018’s first quarter, with an eye to generational turnover in companies.

Closing time for the “Shake the Future of the Footwear sector” project

Closing time for the “Shake the Future of the Footwear sector” project

Talent Shoe 2018: under-25s from all over Europe awarded for their creativity. Thus does the footwear sector gather ideas from the young generations on shoes and on the shoe factories of the future.

More news
Sep 25, 2017

the MICAM: buyers reward the increasingly high level of quality

The September edition of the MICAM, focused on the Spring Summer 2018 collections, ends with growing numbers and an overall feeling of satisfaction among international businesses and buyers

The main corporate sustainability strategies of Italian footwear’s value chain

From Assocalzaturifici comes an in-depth study on the current priorities of the footwear industry as regards sustainability and on how the specialised technological service market is answering.

Cimac, partner for CE certification on PPE requirements

Eng. Giuseppe Bellotti of CIMAC explains the requirements for PPE according to the new EU Regulation 425/2016

Mar 28, 2017

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.

Mar 24, 2017

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

Mar 24, 2017

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.

Mar 23, 2017

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

Mar 15, 2017

A slight recovery in the foreign trade of safety footwear

Footwear with toe-caps, 2016 trends

Jan 03, 2017

New ways of distribution to be a “Global Artisan”

Internationalisation, sustainability and online marketing, these are the key words on which the footwear centre needs to focalise to gain market shares.

Dec 09, 2016

Practical training for companies

In summary, this is the goal that Charlotta Bachini wants to achieve with the young entrepreneurs group of Assocalzaturifici of which she has been president for a few months

Company products
See some products from AssoCalzaturifici

No products to display at this time