Friday, September 15, 2017 Expo Riva Schuh Around the World: a workshop in Stockholm to meet Northern European buyers

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Following an initial round in South Africa, ExpoRiva Schuh Around the World continues the promotional tour of the Riva del Garda event, with a series of business meetings planned in the key footwear markets across the world. The objective is to further strengthen the existing international nature of the event.

The next date in the calendar is scheduled for 12th October in Stockholm: Expo Riva Schuh, in conjunction with the ICE agency and the Ministry of Economic Development, is organising a day of talks and meetings especially for a delegation of buyers from Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Latvia and Estonia. 

The objective of these meetings – says Carla Costa, Manager of the Fairs Department of Riva del Garda Fierecongressiis, above all, to talk with buyers and footwear companies from various markets to understand the specific needs of each of them. It is a vital step forward for our exhibition, not just based on an abstract strategy, but starting out from real, concrete requests from the marketplace.” 

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On 12th October, the day will kick off at 10:00 at the Stockholm Shoe House, the largest permanent showroom in the Scandinavian area dedicated to footwear brands, with an introduction all about Expo Riva Schuh by the Manager of the Fairs Department of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, Carla Costa; the morning will then continue with a focus on the key trends in the worldwide retail sector, including an introductory talk by Enrico Cietta, Senior Partner of the Diomedea agency. This will be followed by an opportunity for debate and discussion amongst those present.

At lunchtime, the meeting will adjourn to the premises of the Italian Embassy in Stockholm: following a networking lunch, to which the press, sector operators and institutions will be invited. The day will conclude with a round table discussion to examine the characteristics and requirements of each of the individual markets represented by the buyers.

This event in Stockholm confirms the pivotal role of Expo Riva Schuh, not merely as a trade fair, but also as a business platform that brings together supply and demand in a continuous exchange of information, ideas and new prospects.  

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