ANCI changes its name to become “Assocalzaturifici” to acquire a better defined identity in communications and adhere to the rules which inspire the names of associations that are part of Confindustria

The Association that represents and safeguards Italian footwear manufacturers, during a special assembly held in Bologna on 16 April, discussed the new statute in view of the next national elective assembly in June. The new name of the association was also decided on: Assocalzaturifici Italiani. The choice testifies to the decision for renewal taken by the Association, in continuity with restyling of theMICAM event. A commission was also chosen to define the procedures that will lead to the election of the president next June.

The change of statute and new name are two complementary elements of an updating strategy – declared Assocalzaturifici Italiani president Cleto Sagripanti – This is an important moment of transition for the Association, which intends to remain faithful to its history and tradition but that has to and wants to respond to new challenges, rendering efficient and modern its guiding rules with the objective of being a reference point increasingly closer to the firms