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    Micam to be held on March 21-23


    Micam will run from March 21 to 23, a day less than the September edition. The Milan-based footwear trade show will be held in conjunction with four other fairs representing the Italian fashion industry, in a repeat of an initiative carried out for the previous edition. Micam, Mipel ...

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    Premium Group cancels Berlin shows scheduled in January


    After having surveyed exhibitors, partners and buyers, the Premium Group has decided not to hold the Premium , Seek and Fashiontech events scheduled in January in Berlin due to the environment caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. On the group’s website, Anita Tillmann , the managing ...

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    Brazilian shoe makers expect $1.2 million in orders from digital meetings


    Digital business networking meetings held by 20 Brazilian footwear brands with buyers from Latin America are expected to generate about $1.2 million in business between orders that have been already received and talks initiated at the events, according to the local footwear association, Abicalçados . The events were organized ...

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    Wolverine takes its sales conference digital again


    Because of Covid-19 and its related safety measures, Wolverine Worldwide has expanded its partnership with Envoy B2B, taking its buyers’ conference digital. The American company was obliged to cancel its Global Brand Conference in the spring, depriving its 12 brands of a means to introduce their new products ...

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    Five major fashion trade fairs regrouped under one single event in Paris


    In France, due to the coronavirus crisis, the organization of trade fairs has been completely reshuffled this fall, with several constraints. As a result, five fashion events where cancelled and regrouped as one event that was held from October 2 to 4 in the Tuileries garden in Paris, offering an ...

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    Expo Riva Schuh, APLF fairs rescheduled


    Expo Riva Schuh and APLF have decided to reschedule their forthcoming shows as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact global travel and is even expanding again in some regions such as Europe. Expo Riva Schuh, the leading international shoe fair for the low and medium segments of ...

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    Micam, sister fairs attract 16,000 buyers


    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. The other events were Mipel , dedicated ...

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    Gallery Fashion & Shoes attracts more visitors than expected


    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 show ran from August 30 to Sept.1 but also included Showroom ...

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    ILM canceled due to Covid-19 situation in Offenbach


    ILM , the German international leather goods fair, was canceled in Offenbach, where the event was to be held from Sept. 5 to 7. The city of Offenbach withdrew the authorization to hold the show and the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic in the town “was decisive” in ...

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    Micam to attract over 500 exhibitors, 5,000 buyers


    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 90th ...

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    Momad will take place in February 2021


    Momad , the International fashion, footwear and accessories exhibition in Madrid, organized by IFEMA , was planned to be held on Sept.16-20, but the organizers have finally decided to postpone it to next year. The event is now scheduled to take place on Feb. 4-6, 2021, alongside three other trade ...

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    Moda Made in Italy show cancelled


    The Moda Made in Italy footwear trade show, that was scheduled to be held Sept. 27-29 in Munich has been cancelled. The March edition of the show had already been abandoned due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Italian footwear association, Assocalzaturifici , which organizes the event, said that ...

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    ​Drapers to hold footwear awards online on Aug. 6


    Drapers is holding a series on high-profile events online as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic. On Aug. 6, the business-to-business fashion retail magazine and website will hold its Drapers Footwear Awards . On Sept. 30 and Oct.1, it has programmed the Drapers Digital Festival that will include ...

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    ​Wortmann to hold another home-made digital event for its brands


    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.

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    Micam Americas September edition cancelled


    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. ...

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    ​Gallery Fashion, Gallery Shoes to be held Aug. 30 to Sept. 1


    The fashion fair Gallery Fashion and the shoe fair Gallery Shoes is scheduled to take place from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, 2020 in Düsseldorf. The emphasis will be on shoes, as about two thirds of the exhibitors will come from the footwear industry and the other third ...

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    Micam launches an all-year round “augmented” digital fair


    Micam has joined forces with the Los Angeles-based wholesale e-commerce platform NuOrder to launch Micam Milano Digital Show , which it describes as an “augmented trade fair” to be held all-year round. In May, Micam had announced that it was negotiating a commercial agreement with a leading ...

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    FFANY to move under FDRA umbrella


    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. John Heron , the executive director of FFANY, says the long-discussed merger ...

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    Who’s Next confirms Sept show, adds digital platform


    Although many summer and autumn trade shows have already been cancelled, the organizers of Who’s Next announced their intention to continue with the next edition of the French fashion show. They said that 80 percent of the buyers surveyed three weeks ago declared that they were still planning ...

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    Wortmann’s virtual Garda Days were a success


    The Wortmann Group , one of Europe’s largest shoe companies, said that its first virtual trade show, called Garda Days , was very susscessful. Exceeding expectations, it attracted over 2,000 online visitors from 46 countries on June 17 and 18. More than 150 requests for appointments were made before ...