The first edition of Expo Riva Schuh India, held July 28-30, brought in 4,670 visitors, according to Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, the organizer of the event. Attendees came from North America, Brazil, Colombia, France, Germany, Italy, the U.K., Malaysia, Pakistan, the Palestinian territories and the United Arab Emirates, along with smaller contingents from other areas, in addition to the domestic visitors. Two hundred exhibitors from Europe and Asia showed at the event. Riva del Garda Fierecongressi has set up a new company, Italian Exposition, that will work to keep Expo Riva Schuh India growing and to develop contacts between Italy and India.