Expo Riva Schuh, the leading international shoe fair of the mass market segment, will launch a new training program in a section called Hangar D. It will also add a new North Entrance to its main exhibition center to facilitate access to its Gardabags section for leathergoods. The organizers of the show, which will take place in the Italian town of Riva del Garda on Jan. 11-14, held a meeting with Russian buyers in St. Petersburg on Dec. 5. In collaboration with the Italian Foreign Trade Ministry and the Italian Foreign Trade Agency, Expo Riva Schuh has invited this time a larger number of foreign delegations from Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan as well as Colombia, Peru, Romania, Croatia, Poland and Sweden.