After the success of the first edition in January at Expo Riva Schun 2022 & Gardabags https://exporivaschuh.it/it/gardabags, the Expo Riva Schuh Innovation Village Retail returns from 11 to 14 June in Riva del Garda on the occasion of the summer of the two events.
An important opportunity for a selection of innovative companies that will have the opportunity to show off.
The selected realities will be able to exhibit their projects in a dedicated desk in the village, designed and built by Expo Riva Schuh 2022, in collaboration with Blum and Retail Hub and with the scientific coordination of Alberto Mattiello of the scientific committee of the fair. The most innovative solution will participate in the winter edition, scheduled for January 2023.
Alessandra Albarelli, general manager of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi: “During the January edition, the presence of the Innovation Village Retail represented a real added value. It was the first event totally focused on innovation in the world of fashion retail, and it was a success. It will be the same for the summer edition: the innovative drive of so many young companies is very important for the sector to always be able to meet the needs of the market “.
A fair with a business-leisure soul
Organized by Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, for years Expo Riva Schuh 2022 https://exporivaschuh.it/it represents the reference point in the world of footwear and accessories, recognized by the world’s major production districts as an ideal meeting platform for main players on the international market.
In the setting of Lake Garda, the 97th edition offers a format that suggests a different way of experiencing business: through meetings and exchanges with a business-leisure soul. In this context, the concept of the village developed. A space where interested buyers can get a preview of the new solutions for the sector and expand their business.
Expo Riva Schun 2022: focus on innovation
The projects presented must concern one or more aspects of the retail system of the fashion sector. Innovations (products and services) on all issues related to management, product handling, sales data analysis for strategy, creation and management of B2B and B2C customer relationships, and much more may apply.
All startups based in the European Union, born no earlier than 2016, that offer innovative solutions applicable to the fashion sector and specifically to the footwear, accessories and leather goods segments can compete.
To apply, fill in the form published on the event website by 6pm on 2 May.
By 11 May, a technical committee will select the finalist startups for the award, called upon to exhibit their services and products within Expo Riva Schuh 2022 & Gardabags for the entire duration of the event. No financial contribution is required.