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There are not many days to go until the 93rd edition of Expo Riva Schuh and the fourth edition of Gardabags, events dedicated to volume footwear and leather goods, scheduled from January 11th to 14th at the Riva del Garda exhibition centre. 

Riva del Garda, 2nd January 2020 New this time round is a packed programme ofappointments which will take place during the exhibition days, aimed at analysing the fashion system from various perspectives: from the sustainability of the production chain to the quest for new trends and even the purchasing experience. 

Saturday 11th January at 11:00 am sees the inauguration, with talks by Roberto Pellegrini, the Chairman of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, Giovanni Laezza, the Managing Director of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi and  Carla Costa, Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags Manager.

At 11:45 there will be an insight into the matter of "The sustainability of the fashion and leather goods production chain,” with Roberto Vago, Director of Assomac – the National Association of Italian  constructors of machinery and accessories for footwear, leather goods and tanneries, and Debora Rosciani, radio journalist for Radio 24 and ‘il Sole 24 ore’ newspaper.

Saturday 11th January at 15:00, a business event on the subject of  “Trends, innovation and eco-friendly fashion in Kazakistan: our vision for the future,” by Irina Nechaeva, head of the Innovation  and Creativity Institute, representative of the Committee for light industry for the national chamber of "Atameken" entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakistan.

Saturday 11th January at 17:00, Sonia Tasca, trends expert and coordinator for the Joe Velluto studio and star of the meeting - “Responsible visions for a sensed design.” 

Sunday 12th January at 11:00 Enrico Cietta, CEO of Diomedea analyses “Stock management as a competitive lever.”  

Sunday 12th January at 15:00 – don’t miss Vision Lab by Arsutoria” with Carlo Sorrenti, product manager and R&D consultant, specialised in materials for the luxury sector.  Co-founder and CEO of the DOMINO EGO company, operating in Malta.

Monday 13th January at 15:00 the programme of technical events offered within Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags concludes with “Autochtony,” the traditional and innovative production chain,”  by Professor Rita Annecchini, Director of NAMI – the New Italian Fashion Academy and Advisor to the Chieti Pescara Fashion System Confindustria.

Each of these seminars, apart from the event inauguration on Saturday morning, will be introduced by Matteo Pasca, Managing Director of the AF Editions Group.  

All the events in this programme will take place in the multi-purpose Hangar area in Hall D of the Riva del Garda Exhibition Centre.



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