From 15 to 18 January 2022 Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags returns to the Riva del Garda exhibition center. New edition in the presence of the international marketplace dedicated to footwear and accessories.
More and more characterized by a very complex and extensive offer, this showcase is preparing to bring together in a single appointment the excellence of a sector that includes tens of thousands of expected brands. 60% of these brands come from abroad, in particular from Germany, Spain, France, Portugal and Turkey, to offer a range of unique proposals following the ranks of an inclusive format that is open to the needs of its players.
An event in line with the evolution of the market that amplifies its vocation as a meeting place and opportunity for sector operators in a space of experimentation and contamination that affects both creativity and business.
Alessandra Albarelli, general manager of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi commented: “Emerging markets, new production dynamics, unprecedented perspectives for the retail sector: the new edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags well represents the capacity of the footwear and leather goods segment, extremely affected by the pandemic crisis, to react with new tools and to create a system with a view to growth. In particular, innovation – of production processes, products, distribution, retail – is the watchword of an edition that will be preceded by a calendar of online appointments branded Expo Riva Show – The Shoe Connection “.
Like other events, this one also promotes a digital experience that enhances its DNA. In fact, innovation, sustainability and consumer experience will be the main issues on which the competition will be played in the markets of the future which will also be the protagonists of the 4 meetings organized in collaboration with the forecasting agency WGSN and in which it will be possible to participate for free starting from 18 of November.
Among the many topics discussed during the event will also be sustainability seen from the point of view of the product and materials and the new approach to consumption towards which brand and sales strategies are directed.
Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags then continues in the wake of internationalization by renewing the partnership with ICE and with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation which will take the form of a series of initiatives that will involve the branches in Bangkok, Moscow, Johannesburg and New York.