Events 2021-2022


On this page you will find all the previous, present and future events of Expo Riva Show.

The events are free of charge and can be watched in person or in live streaming. They can also be seen on demand starting from 24 hours after the direct transmission on the Digital Connection platform.




UPCOMING DATES



25th January 2022 - 3 p.m. (Rome Time)

Online
The American footwear market.

The footwear market in the United States: context, evolution of consumer behaviour, sales channels and market trends. Figures on Italy - US exports. | This Event will be broadcasted in Italian only. 

Speakers:
  • Antonino Laspina
Main themes:
  • MARKET
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10th February 2022 - 3.00 p.m. (Rome Time)

Online
South Africa: A Market To Be Explored For Italian Companies

The event, organized in collaboration with the ICE office in Johannesburg, wishes to present the South African market and to provide Italian companies with a general overview coupled with statistical data of the footwear and leather goods sectors | This Event will be broadcasted in Italian only.  

Speakers:
  • Antonella Marucci
Main themes:
  • MARKET
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Online
Shopping Shifts & Effective Strategies

Looking at how consumer behaviour will shift in a post-pandemic world, this session covers four to five key strategies for brands and retailers to consider as they adapt to this new retail environment.

Speakers:
  • Jacqueline Wong
Main themes:
  • CONSUMPTION
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Online
Communicating Anti-Greenwashing

This session debriefs on how brands can avoid "greenwashing" claims. WGSN looks at brand case studies and best in class examples of how to navigate sustainable communication today.

Speakers:
  • ​Ailis Swords-McDonnell
Main themes:
  • SUSTAINABILITY
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Online
The Future of Sustainability

This session provides an overview of the top five key sustainability strategies we can expect to see over the next 2-3 years from a product development, materials and brand perspective.

Speakers:
  • Ailis Swords-McDonnell
Main themes:
  • SUSTAINABILITY
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Online
Redefining Off-Price

This session touches on topics such as the digitalisation of off-price shopping, the redesign of consumer interaction and third-party opportunities.

Speakers:
  • Jacqueline Wong
Main themes:
  • CONSUMPTION
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Online
Macro consumer trends: 2021 – 2023

This analysis is dedicated to new consumption practices, capable of predicting the macro trends that will feature in the fashion world from 2021 to 2023.

Speakers:
  • Emanuela Prandelli
  • Isabelle Sakai
  • Maria Eugenia Errobidarte
  • Sebastiano Zanolli
  • Steve Madden
Main themes:
  • CONSUMPTION
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Online
Conscious consumption and militant consumption

This session investigates how the era that we are living in will influence conscious consumption, not only in the luxury sector, but also spread throughout the entire fashion industry and impacting on companies’ strategic choices.

Speakers:
  • Emanuela Mora
  • Maria Eugenia Errobidarte
  • Sebastiano Zanolli
  • Walter Rodrigues
  • William Wong
Main themes:
  • CONSUMPTION
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Online
Is sustainability elitist or for the masses?

Has sustainability become a real consumer option for the mass market too? We will be looking into and investigating the change in approach from elite to mass, especially in the context of the volume footwear segment.

Speakers:
  • Emanuela Mora
  • Lars Doemer
  • Maria Eugenia Errobidarte
  • Sebastiano Zanolli
  • Simone Colombo
  • Steve Madden
Main themes:
  • SOSTENIBILITÀ
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Online
One format for everyone or every format for one?

The retail challenges from digitalisation to the new formats: how the omni-channel evolution is going through a constant and continuous adaptation within the global context.

Speakers:
  • Daniel Agis
  • Karin Zaghi
  • Maria Eugenia Errobidarte
  • Sebastiano Zanolli
  • Steve Madden
Main themes:
  • RETAIL
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Online
The phygital world and experience personalisation

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence. Fundamental ingredients for customised experiences capable of enhancing the potential of the digital offer.

Speakers:
  • Andrey Golub
  • Gian Paolo Delli Ponti
  • Karin Zaghi
  • Maria Eugenia Errobidarte
  • Sebastiano Zanolli
Main themes:
  • DIGITAL
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Consumer-driven industrial processes

New processes for a new market: the differentiation and personalisation of products as a successful alternative to standardisation. 

Speakers:
  • Alberto Mattiello
  • Matteo Pasca
  • Sebastiano Zanolli
  • Sergio Dulio
Main themes:
  • PRODUCTION
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Online
Process transformation and the value chain

An event dedicated to an analysis of the technological perspectives that will have the greatest influence on the product value chain, where the production processes are increasingly oriented towards the consumer.

Speakers:
  • Alberto Mattiello
  • Guido Polcan
  • Matteo Pasca
  • Roberto Vago
  • Sebastiano Zanolli
  • Steve Madden
Main themes:
  • PRODUCTION
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Online
Opening Ceremony Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags

The Management of the Exhibition presents Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags in the presence of Authorities and Institutional partners

Speakers:
  • Achille Spinelli
  • Alessandra Albarelli
  • Roberto Pellegrini
  • Silvia Betta
Main themes:
  • CORPORATE
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Online
Innovation Village Input: Digitisation

From the 360° Virtual Reality videos to the gap between selling and storytelling, from Augmented Reality to object recognition solutions: the startups Future Fashion, Impersive, Lookcast and Pikkart are already transforming the way in which brands engage, visualize and sell their products in virtual  and brick-and-mortar spaces

Speakers:
  • Alberto Mattiello
Main themes:
  • INNOVATION
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Innovation Village Input: Personalization

While the power of personalization during the purchasing phase has been discussed for years to the point of turning into “Meconomy” - a reality where customers expect brands to cater to them and offer frictionless experiences - the startup Full Speed, Inferendo and  Wapping explain how technologies  and platforms can turn this hyper-curated future into profit.

Speakers:
  • Alberto Mattiello
Main themes:
  • INNOVATION
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Online
Innovation Village Input: Drive to Store

The worldwide disruption brought on by the pandemic has had retailers update their action plan and reimagine their in-store and digital experiences. Startups like Digital to Asia, RetailTune and Viume are leveraging self-adaptive algorithms and automatic product tagging to address customer  pain points and implement new ways to direct data traffic

Speakers:
  • Alberto Mattiello
Main themes:
  • INNOVATION
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Online
Startup Competition

Presentation of the ten finalist startups of the Innovation Village Retail, a competition in the presence of the jury who will choose the most innovative company of the 96th edition of the Exhibition

Speakers:
  • Andrea Ridi
  • Alberto Mattiello
  • Domenico Lanzilotta
  • Enrico Cietta
  • Irina Nechaeva
  • Matteo Di Biagi
  • Matteo Pasca
  • Rossella Ravagli
Main themes:
  • INNOVATION
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Online
What’s new… market and training of the Footwear Industry

Speakers:
  • Alberto Mattiello
  • Matteo Pasca
Main themes:
  • MARKET
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