Expo Riva Show - The shoe connection

Expo Riva Show – The Shoe Connection is a collection of interviews, round table discussions and talks, which will feature leading members of the world of footwear, leather goods and accessories.

It is a mix of phygital (physical/digital) initiatives, involving opinion leaders and both national and international companies, ready to guide buyers and exhibitors in the discovery of new, successful business models.

With a wealth of experience and know-how provided by a panel of dedicated experts, the Expo Riva Show format creates a direct line of contact for the footwear and accessories community, not only during the fair itself, but all through      the year.


Next dates (available online only):

Sunday 13th June 2021

h 17.30 - 18.30 (CET Time) - Opening Ceremony

The Management of the Fair wish to present the latest news concerning the live on site event in Riva del Garda from July 18th to 20th and the Digital Connection, which will be active until September 30th, filled with content and business opportunities.

h 18.30 - 19.30 (CET Time) - Focus on the market with "World footwear and leather accessories market: what can we expect from the next months?"

The session will deal with analysing the results of the survey carried out by Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags on the economic trends of the market regarding footwear and leather goods. We will be discussing the prospects for the market over the next six months in terms of production, exports and domestic consumption.


Monday 14th June 2021

h 18.00 - 19.30 (CET Time) - Focus on sustainability with "Sustainability: how to make it possible (and simple)?"

This session will tackle, first and foremost, the issue of traceability and how this has become crucial in the development of sustainability policies. The topic of traceability will then be linked to transparency, or, in other words, the practices that enable any one of the stakeholders to know who makes up the supply chain and to analyse their behaviour facing the topics of traceability, certifications a and communication.

Tuesday 15th June 2021

h 18.00 - 19.30 (CET Time) - Focus on sourcing with "Post-pandemic Sourcing: what’s next"

The post-pandemic scenario of the international footwear and fashion sourcing system promises significant changes in the production strategies of the big brands and large international retailers. By identifying and analysing these trends, we aim to offer a picture of the opportunities and threats to the industry’s operators over the coming years.


All the forthcoming Expo Riva Show events are free of charge and can be seen in direct streaming in ENGLISH or ITALIAN and will be available on demand on the Swapcard platform, from June 13th until September 30th 2021. 


Access the Swapcard platform from June 11th or register for the Digital Connection to watch the upcoming Expo Riva Show events in direct streaming or on demand.

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