The European Footwear Industry

A handicrafted and yet a contemporary industry...

...full of creativity and design...

...a key part of the fashion industry...

...a key part of the fashion industry...

...constantly adapting to new trends and demographics through advanced techonologies...

...concerned about safety...

...durability and high standards...

...ensuring consumer’s health and comfort...

...respecting the environment...

...delighting consumers with innovative business approaches...

...and always looking ahead and towards differentiation.

Events

  • The European Commission will hold the workshop "Attracting investment and upgrading skills in textile, clothing, leather and footwear industries: Good Practices in European Regions" to discuss good practices in skills development and cooperation between regions, enterprises, and research centres/education centres.

  • The project Step to Sustainability held its International Footwear Workshop on Sustainability “Green Shoes for a Sustainable Life” on 28 July 2016 at the GDS fair in Düsseldorf, Germany to teach footwear companies how to become more sustainable. Read more.

  • The Second Edition of the International Footwear Forum (IFF) was held in New York. IFF is an annual event which brings worldwide footwear associations and confederations together to exchange information and best practices and identify common challenges in the footwear industry. Read more.

 

News

 

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