A total of 174 companies have agreed to exhibit at the GLS, the new leathergoods fair taking place simultaneously with the GDS in March. That includes 22 companies that exhibit also at the German leathergoods show in Offenbach. Meanwhile, the earlier new dates of the GDS have led to a certain stabilization in the number of Italian exhibitors at the fair, after a steady decline over the last few years. The organizers are making a special effort at innovation in the more creative portion of the GDS, called “Design Attack,” will be inspired this time to Las Vegas in the ‘50s.