The footwear trade show Micam Milano, along with four other events representing the Italian fashion industry and that overlapped over a five day-period at the Fiera Milano Rho exhibition hall, attracted 16,000 buyers. The fairs united under the #strongertogether banner.
Gallery Fashion & Shoes had an attendance at a ”much higher frequency than expected,” according to Ulrike Kähler, project director and managing director of the organiser, the Igedo Company. No figures were disclosed.
The organizers of Micam Milano said that more than 500 exhibitors will be present at the trade show being held at the Fiera Milano Rho exhibition hall from Sept. 20 to 23, and that over 5,000 buyers, primarily from Italy and Europe, have confirmed their participation.
The Wortmann Group is embracing the opportunities offered by internet to hold its own digital trade shows. But, it has also decided to increase its digital presence by taking part for the first time in an online trade show for the textile industry.
The British trade fair organizer Informa Markets has cancelled the fashion trade show Magic, which includes the footwear show Micam Americas, scheduled to run from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center due to health, safety and travel concerns related to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) is set to come under the umbrella of the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) effective Oct. 1 after the end of FFANY’s current fiscal year.