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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS, BACK IN THE LIGHT!

    Wednesday, January 18, 2023

    The January 2023 edition of the Riva del Garda show has closed TEN INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT DELEGATIONS, MORE THAN 8,600 ATTENDEES FROM 100 COUNTRIES AND VISITORS FROM OUTSIDE THE EU UP 5%. THESE ARE THE FIGURES WITH WHICH EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS CLOSES AN EDITION THAT ENABLED FOOTWEAR AND LEATHER GOODS OPERATORS TO RESTORE THEIR BUSINESS MOMENTUM. THE WIDE RANGE OF COLLECTIONS, W…

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  • BUYERS AND EXHIBITORS MEET FACE-TO-FACE THROUGH MARKET FOCUSES

    Sunday, January 15, 2023

    New: the Market Focuses at Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags THE NEW MARKET FOCUSES REPRESENT ONE OF THE MANY NEW INITIATIVES THAT EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS HAS DESIGNED TO PROMOTE POSITIVE BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE DURING THE DAYS OF THE SHOW. THESE ARE INVITATION-ONLY MEETINGS THAT ALLOW LEADING BUYERS FROM DIFFERENT COUNTRIES TO PRESENT THEIR MARKETS TO SOURCING REPRESENTA…

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  • A REAL EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS

    Saturday, January 14, 2023

    The 98th edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags opened on Saturday, 14 January 2023With growing numbers of exhibitors, buyers from more than 100 countries and the presence of important international institutions in the footwear and leather goods sector, the riva del garda show opened amid great positivity and optimism, and confirms its role as the leading international hub for the volume footwear…

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  • THE INGREDIENTS FOR A TRADE SHOW THAT’S MORE THAN JUST A TRADE SHOW

    Wednesday, January 11, 2023

    From 14 to January 2023, Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags will open its doors to leading international players in the footwear and leather goods sectors, offering them an experience that will go far beyond established international business relations. Exhibitors, buyers and institutions will be able to benefit from a wide range of in-depth events that will cover crucial topics for the market: innovativ…

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  • THE INNOVATION THE RETAIL SECTOR NEEDS

    Thursday, December 15, 2022

    What does retail, particularly physical stores, need today to offer a shopping experience in keeping with the times and with consumer expectations and demands? We asked Massimo Volpe, Co-Founder of Retail Hub, and Alberto Mattiello, Partner & Head of Innovation Retail Hub. The answer is quite clear: retail must offer a measurable experience. Riva del Garda,15 December 2022 We can cri…

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  • TRACEABILITY IS THE ONLY WAY TO ACHIEVE LASTING SUSTAINABILITY

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    Only by creating common ground for a traceability system shared by the entire footwear and leather goods sector will it be possible for production companies along the entire supply chain to follow a serious and comparable path towards sustainability that will help buyers and consumers assess their purchases.Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags proposes to help the industry by exercising its “cultural” infl…

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  • UK RETAILERS “INEBRIATED” BY EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS

    Monday, November 7, 2022

    ERS AROUND THE WORLD, THE INITIATIVE LAUNCHED BY THE RIVA DEL GARDA SHOW TO MAKE THE EVENT MORE INTERNATIONAL, IS AGAIN TRAVELLING AROUND THE WORLD AFTER THE STOP IMPOSED BY THE PANDEMIC  Organised by Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags, in partnership with BFA - British Footwear Association and the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), the “Wine Tasting and Innovative Ideas for the footwear industry”…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS PLOTS THE NEXT FEW SHOWS: INNOVATION AND INTERNATIONALISATION TO THE FORE

    Tuesday, October 11, 2022

    The next editions of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags will be held from 14 to 17 January 2023 and from 17 to 20 June 2023. They should be excellent opportunities for the industry to get together, in light of the results of the last show and the enthusiasm shown by brands and manufacturers who are already planning to attend both events. The new incoming actions implemented by the show to strengthen int…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS AND CONFIRMS ITS POSITION AT THE HEART OF THE WORLD FOOTWEAR MARKET

    Wednesday, June 15, 2022

    More than 8,000 visitors to the show from 103 countries and exhibitors from more than 41 countries, four days that consolidated the event's leading international role, both in terms of exhibition offer and as a reference hub for business and networking under the banner of innovation and sustainability. Riva del Garda, 15 June 2022 - Facilitating global trade by helping the production system conne…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS, TO BE HELD FROM 11 TO 14 JUNE, TO FOCUS ON INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AND INNOVATION

    Thursday, June 9, 2022

    41 countries, more than 1,000 exhibitors, brands and companies represented in the international marketplace dedicated to footwear and accessories, which will provide a packed programme of events to top buyers and visitors. Spotlight on the strategic markets of India, Turkey, China and Brazil and on innovation, the focus of the  Innovation Village Retail Hub project. Ribbon-cutting cerem…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS: THE SERIES OF MEETINGS FOR THE NEXT SHOW, TO TAKE PLACE FROM 11 TO 14 JUNE

    Wednesday, June 1, 2022

    Sustainability, traceability and innovation are the highlights featuring in the events of the #show, which can also be streamed live Riva del Garda, 1 June 2022. A trade show that can reinvent itself season after season by acting as the favoured observatory of its sector and conveying in a timely manner its developments and most impactful contents to its community of buyers and exhibitors. Thi…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS KICKS OFF: THE NEXT SHOW, WITH A FOCUS ON TRACEABILITY, WILL BE HELD FROM 11 TO 14 JUNE

    Thursday, April 14, 2022

    The marketplace in Riva del Garda (Tn) will be driven by inclusivity, internationalisation and innovation, with a packed programme of events confirming the dynamism of the footwear and leather goods sector Riva del Garda, 14 April 2022. Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags, the international marketplace dedicated to volume footwear and accessories, will return to the Riva del Garda Exhibition Ce…

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  • THE FOOTWEAR AND ACCESSORIES SECTOR HAS NOT STOPPED: EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS, THE KEY INTERNATIONAL TRADE SHOW FOR THE SECTOR, CLOSED YESTERDAY

    Wednesday, January 19, 2022

    3500 visitors from 86 countries and 430 exhibitors from more than 30 countries meet over four days, amid internationalisation, new exhibition formats, digitisation, innovation and sustainability Riva del Garda, 19 January 2022. The 96th edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags closed yesterday in Riva del Garda. With “a true act of strength and courage”, as Chairman of Riva del Garda Fierecong…

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  • THE NEW EDITION OF EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS OPENED TODAY

    Saturday, January 15, 2022

    The footwear sector has not stopped, and is sending a strong signal of recovery. This is confirmed by the over 400 companies from more than 30 countries worldwide that will bring life to the Riva del Garda Exhibition Centre until Tuesday 18 January, with new exhibition formats, digitisation and innovation Riva del Garda, 15 January 2022. The 96th edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags was opened…

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  • RELAUNCH OF FOOTWEAR AND ACCESSORIES AT EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS: THE SECTOR’S KEY INTERNATIONAL TRADE SHOW TO BE HELD FROM 15 TO 18 JANUARY WITH AN ENHANCED SAFETY PROTOCOL

    Thursday, January 13, 2022

    Over 500 companies from more than 30 countries worldwide will bring life to the Riva del Garda marketplace, with new exhibition formats, digitisation and the Innovation Village Retail project, designed to support new entrepreneurs Riva del Garda, 13 January 2022. At its forthcoming in-person edition – set to take place from Saturday 15 to Tuesday 18 January at the Riva del Garda (TN) Exhibit…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS CONFIRMS THE IN-PERSON EDITION - FROM 15th TO 18th JANUARY, 2022

    Wednesday, January 5, 2022

    Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags confirms the in-person Edition (15th-18th January, 2022) and gets ready to host in total safety, more than 500 Exhibitors  coming from  more than 30 countries all over the world. Find below the Statement of Roberto Pellegrini, Chairman of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi.  “I hereby gladly confirm that the 96th Edition of Expo Riva Schuh and the 7th Edition of Gardabags…

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  • THE 96TH EDITION OF EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS TO GO AHEAD FROM 15 TO 18 JANUARY 2022 AT THE RIVA DEL GARDA EXHIBITION CENTRE

    Monday, December 20, 2021

    Operators from more than 30 countries will be present at the trade show to create a unique exhibition offering focused on tomorrow’s trends in the footwear and accessories segment. Spotlight on strategic markets such as China, India and Brazil and on innovation, the focus of the Innovation Village Retail Hub project    Riva del Garda, 20 December 2021. Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags, the internatio…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS IS GETTING READY FOR THE JANUARY 2022 EDITION WITH A PACKED CALENDAR OF ONLINE EVENTS

    Thursday, November 4, 2021

    Innovation, sustainability and the evolution of buyer behaviour are the focus of the digital talks which will mark the countdown to the in-person event next 15-18 January Riva del Garda, 4th November 2021. From 15 to 18 January 2022 the trade fair district of Riva del Garda will host the new face to face edition of the marketplace dedicated to footwear and accessories, Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags…

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  • THE ON SITE EDITION OF EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS COMES TO A POSITIVE CLOSE

    Wednesday, July 21, 2021

    2,700 visitors from 79 different countries, 406 exhibiting companies and 3 days of fair to mark the recovery of the footwear industry    Riva del Garda, 21 July 2021. These are the numbers that make all the difference for this on site edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags which has just drawn to a close. And despite the uncertainty caused by the current social and economic situation, the r…

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  • THE LATEST EDITION OF EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS WAS INAUGURATED IN THE PRESENCE OF THE MINISTER, LUIGI DI MAIO

    Sunday, July 18, 2021

    THE VOLUME FOOTWEAR AND LEATHER GOODS INDUSTRY, IN WHICH ITALY IS THE WORLD’S THIRD EXPORTER (+5.2% COMPARED TO 2020), ONCE AGAIN SETS OFF FROM HERE AND FROM THE KEY ROLE OF THE TRADE FAIR – A FUNDAMENTAL INTERNATIONALISATION EVENT FOR THE ITALIAN ECONOMY.  Riva del Garda, 18 July 2021. Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags are back in Riva del Garda with a live edition. The re-launch was inaugurated by th…

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  • FOOTWEAR AND LEATHER GOODS ARE BACK AGAIN WITH EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS

    Thursday, July 15, 2021

    FROM JULY 18th – 20th, THE INDUSTRY WILL RESPOND TO THE INCREASE IN DEMAND BY PRESENTING THEIR SPRING/SUMMER 2022 COLLECTIONS IN RIVA DEL GARDA  THE EVENT KICKS OFF ON SUNDAY 18TH JULY AT 10:30 WITH THE PARTICIPATION, BY VIDEOCONFERENCE, OF THE MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS, LUIGI DI MAIO Riva del Garda, 15th July 2021.  Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags are back, live. From Sunday 18th to Tu…

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  • THE DIGITAL CONNECTION IS ABOUT TO KICK OFF, HEADING TOWARDS THE ON SITE EDITION OF EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS, SCHEDULED FOR JULY 18TH TO 20TH IN RIVA DEL GARDA

    Friday, June 11, 2021

    June 13th will see the start of the new edition of Expo Riva Show, three days of online events all about the market, sustainability and sourcing Riva del Garda, 11th June 2021. The long-awaited return of the onsite edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags, due to take place from July 18th to 20th in Riva del Garda, will be accompanied by a new edition of Expo Riva Show, starting on Sunday…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS ARE DUE TO RETURN ON SITE FROM JULY 18TH TO 20TH

    Wednesday, May 26, 2021

    Amongst the most anxiously awaited innovations is the creation of a Scientific Committee and the Digital Connection, a virtual route designed to accompany the business and networking of participants before, during and after the fair. Riva del Garda, 26th May 2021. The key word for the forthcoming on site edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags – due to take place in Riva del Garda from 18th to 20t…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS FOR EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS: THE NEXT PHYSICAL EDITION OF THE TWO EVENTS IS EXPECTED TO TAKE PLACE IN JULY

    Tuesday, April 20, 2021

    This coming 18 - 20 July, the appointment returns for a physical edition of the international marketplace dedicated to volume footwear, leather goods and accessories in full compliance with safety regulations and focusing on a virtuous integration between real and digital. Riva del Garda, 20 April 2021. The calendar for the volume footwear, leather goods and accessories market is starting to take…

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  • WHAT WILL BE THE FUTURE OF THE POST-PANDEMIC ERA?

    Tuesday, April 6, 2021

    The scenario analysed by the Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags Observatory confirms recovery starting from 2022 with an analysis that studies the critical issues, distribution channels and purchasing behaviours that may help post-Covid organisation. Riva del Garda, 6th April 2021. The effects of Covid-19 on the global economy and, in particular, on the fashion and footwear industry, and the strategies…

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  • DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, THE STRATEGY FOR BEING COMPETITIVE IN THE FUTURE

    Wednesday, March 17, 2021

    The technologies to use and the best opportunities to seize, along with the most suitable tools to help grow your business, while keeping an eye on the consumer: the point of view of the experts called upon by Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags Riva del Garda, March 17th 2021. Digital is disruptively transforming the fashion industry, and technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Big Data, A…

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  • THE SHOPPER OF THE FUTURE AND RETAIL: WHAT WILL BE TOMORROW’S SCENARIO?

    Tuesday, March 2, 2021

    New consumer awareness and market strategies, the post-pandemic shopping experience and the need for personalisation: leaders from the industry will reveal all at the Expo Riva Schuh Live Talk. The sharing of values, personalisation and the creation of positive experiences: these are the key drivers that retailers and brands will need to aim for if they are to intercept the new, post-pandemic c…

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  • THE SHOPPER OF THE FUTURE & RETAIL: WHAT WILL THE FUTURE SCENARIO BE?

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021

    The new, conscious consumer and market strategies, the post-pandemic shopping experience and the need for personalisation: these are the words of the experts at the Expo Riva Schuh live talk THE NEW DIGITAL SHOWROOM FROM EXPO RIVA SCHUH DEBUTS IN AN OMNI-CHANNEL PERSPECTIVE On 18th & 19th February on the Swapcard platform The sharing of values, personalisation, the creation of positive…

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  • THE FUTURE SHOPPER: LOCAL & SUSTAINABLE; AWARE & SLOW… LOOKING FORWARD TO THE FUTURE WITH CONFIDENCE

    Tuesday, February 2, 2021

    These are the characteristics of the shopper of the future and the evolution of purchasing habits according to the Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags talk - the first in a series promoted by the event. Optimistic, aware, always connected: this is the identikit of the shopper of the future, according to the Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags talk entitled The Future Shopper – part 1. Customers will h…

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  • THE HOME EDITION OF EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS DEBUTS WITH RECORD NUMBERS

    Friday, January 22, 2021

    VOLUME FOOTWEAR AND ACCESSORY TRENDS WERE THE  PROTAGONISTS OF A NEW, DIGITAL FORMAT, PACKED WITH USEFUL CONTENT AND INNOVATIVE IDEAS FOR THE SECTOR To transform the crisis into an opportunity. That is how we might summarise the happy conclusion of this digital edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags, which, in record time, responded to the difficulties of the current time by offeri…

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  • SATURDAY 16TH JANUARY SEES THE DEBUT OF THE EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS HOME EDITION

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

    The first appointment in this year’s calendar for volume footwear and accessories takes on the current challenges to concentrate on its community with a new content-packed edition.  HERE IS HOW YOU CAN TAKE PART IN THE BROAD SELECTION OF DIGITAL CONTENT OF EXPO RIVA SHOW - THE SHOE CONNECTION   Everything is ready to go for the new edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardab…

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  • AND THE HOME EDITION OF EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS KICKS OFF!

    Friday, January 8, 2021

    2021 confirms the return of the event with a new, and completely revised edition, totally digital and with the addition of the new Expo Riva Show - The Shoe Connection.  From 16th to 19th January 2021 Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags will be back - the major international trade fair for volume footwear and the showroom dedicated to accessories. The new year will be inaugurated with a Ho…

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  • RELATIONSHIPS, BUSINESS & DIGITAL: EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS KICK OFF ONCE AGAIN IN JANUARY WITH A VERY SPECIAL EDITION

    Thursday, December 3, 2020

    Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags will be back from January 16th to 19th 2021 with a special one-off edition, which signals a new lease of life for the sector, thanks to new dynamics and new digital possibilities, given that it is impossible to organise physical events. The aim is to provide continuity to the heart of the event: by understanding the evolution of the market in order to offer prof…

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  • “THE 2022 FASHION MARKET, SHIFTS & STRATEGIES”: A REFLECTION ON THE FASHION MARKET FOR THE LAST OF THE #PLAYFASHION LIVE TALKS

    Thursday, November 5, 2020

    Circular design and virtual fashion: are these to be the macro trends for the fashion market in the coming years? Aiming to find an answer to this question is the “2022 fashion market, shifts & strategies,” the last in a series of online meetings promoted by Expo Riva Schuh, scheduled for Tuesday 10th November at 14:00 (CEST). Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags conclude the series of appointments…

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  • THE WINTER EDITION OF EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS LABELLED ‘2021’ RETURNS TO ITS ORIGINAL DATES

    Wednesday, October 7, 2020

    The most important international trade fair for the volume footwear sector and the showroom for bags, leather goods and accessories will take place in January 2021, moving back to its traditional dates.  This unprecedented moment in history that the world is currently going through, and the desire to adapt to the situation with the utmost flexibility and spirit of innovation, have forced Riva del…

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  • “2020 RETAIL UPDATE, NEW FORMATS & SPACES”: THE SECOND #PLAYFASHION LIVE TALK SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE ON 29TH SEPTEMBER

    Tuesday, September 22, 2020

    Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags return to analyse the most pressing and current issues for the footwear and accessories sectors, with a focus on the world of retail and changes in purchasing habits. And this will be the theme of “2020 retail update, new formats & spaces,” the second in the #PLAYfashion series of live talks, the in-depth space that supports and strengthens the exhibition organised b…

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  • “THE COVID STORM: FROM DIFFICULTIES TO RELAUNCH”: THE FIRST #PLAYFASHION EVENT KICKS OFF

    Wednesday, July 15, 2020

    Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags will be hitting the play button, kicking off on Wednesday 22nd July, with “THE COVID STORM: FROM DIFFICULTIES TO RELAUNCH” the first in the #PLAYfashion series,   the latest digital  initiative aimed at strengthening the relationship between the exhibition and its community. An un-missable overview for all those companies and professionals wh…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS: WINTER EDITION BROUGHT FORWARD TO DECEMBER 2020

    Monday, June 15, 2020

    Live Event Video available here: https://vimeo.com/showcase/ers Having carried out a careful evaluation of the various options and in consultation with all those involved, from exhibitors and visitors to national and international stakeholders, Riva del Garda Fierecongressi has established the new dates for the next edition of Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags: the events will take pla…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH AND GARDABAGS: LOOKING TOWARDS THE WINTER EDITION

    Wednesday, April 1, 2020

    Given the on-going emergency health situation which almost all the countries in the world are currently facing, the Riva del Garda Fierecongressi board of directors, having carefully examined the entire scenario, has taken the decision that the current conditions do not permit us to carry out the forthcoming editions of Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags, originally scheduled for June 13th to 16th…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS: SUSTAINABILITY AS A GLOBAL COMPETITIVE EDGE

    Tuesday, January 21, 2020

    2020, and once again, Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags are established as a single,  unique and complete marketplace for the volume footwear and leather goods sectors. A variety of business opportunities and a consistent level of internationalisation at the latest edition of the trade fair are enhanced by the greatly appreciated addition of training.  The very current matter of sustainability in the…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS: TWO EVENTS WITH AN INTERNATIONAL, TRAINING-LED PROFILE

    Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    The exhibition draws to a close with stable results that meet the organisers’ expectations, for this, the 93rd edition of Expo Riva Schuh and the 4th edition of Gardabags, events dedicated to volume footwear and leather goods, boasting an increasingly international and training-led identity.  “During the four days of the trade fair, we have welcomed a targeted audience of professionals and once a…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS: FOCUS ON IN-FAIR TRAINING AT THE JANUARY 2020 EDITION

    Friday, January 10, 2020

    The 93rd edition of Expo Riva Schuh and the 4th edition of Gardabags will be held at the Riva del Garda Exhibition Centre from Saturday 11th January until Tuesday 14th January,  with an increasingly international edge and a focus on training.   With 1,310 exhibitors - 266 Italian and 1,044 from abroad – representing their brands and companies at the 93rd Expo Riva Schuh, the international…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS: PROGRAMME FOR DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF THE FASHION SYSTEM

    Friday, January 3, 2020

    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 of appointments which will take place during the exhibition…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS: IN SYNERGY WITH THE GLOBAL FASHION SYSTEM

    Thursday, December 12, 2019

    There is less than a month to go until the next edition of Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags, the marketplace dedicated to volume footwear and leather goods, scheduled from January 11th to 14th at the Riva del Garda Exhibition Centre.   Riva del Garda, 12th December 2019 - Increasingly international, informative and digital-oriented. This is the identity with which Expo Riva Schuh is g…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH AND GARDABAGS AS AN INCREASINGLY GLOBAL BENCHMARK FOR BUYERS

    Friday, October 11, 2019

    Services, total look styling, international vocation: from 11th to 14th January 2020 Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabag welcome fashion professionals from over 100 countries to the only business hub whose volume footwear and accessories offer is integrated. The Riva del Garda exhibition centre is going to host both events in a single location. There has been a significant expansion and numero…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH AND GARDABAGS: A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS AND FASHION HUB FOR SHOES AND ACCESSORIES

    Tuesday, June 18, 2019

    Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags have successfully proved their importance as the international business hub for the volume sector, able to present an integrated offer for footwear and accessories. The events attracted more than 12,000 visitors registered from 111 countries, in line with the organisers' expectations. "During the four days of the fair we received a selected public of professio…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH AND GARDABAGS: SUSTAINABILITY AS A COMPETITIVE LEVER FOR THE FOOTWEAR AND ACCESSORIES SUPPLY CHAIN

    Saturday, June 15, 2019

    Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags opened the 92nd edition focusing on sustainability, with the opening talk "The sustainability of the fashion system supply chain". The green commitment of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, the only Italian trade fair body with ISO 20121 certification for Sustainable Event Management Systems, has led the organizers to dedicate the opening moment of the event to sustain…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH AND GARDABAGS: A SUSTAINABLE TRADE FAIR FOR THE FOOTWEAR AND ACCESSORIES SECTOR

    Friday, June 14, 2019

    Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags open the international trade fair calendar for the next season, and will present a wide integrated offer of volume footwear and leather goods from 15th to 18th June 2019. The 92nd edition of Expo Riva Schuh will be attended by 1462 exhibitors, of which 266 are Italian and 1196 are foreign, representing the most important producing countries at a global le…

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  • RIVA DEL GARDA LIGHTS UP WITH "FASHION LIGHTS & NIGHTS...COLOUR YOUR PARTY!"

    Wednesday, June 12, 2019

    THE NEW EVENT BY EXPO RIVA SCHUH DEBUTS AT THE SPIAGGIA DEGLI OLIVI WITH THREE EVENINGS OF MUSIC AND COLOURS "Fashion Lights & Nights...colour your party!": this is the title of the new event by Expo Riva Schuh that will be staged during the next edition, ready to open its doors this Saturday until Tuesday 18th June. As part of the event, which returns to Riva del Garda transforming the city in…

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  • AT EXPO RIVA SCHUH & GARDABAGS THE FOOTWEAR FASHION INDUSTRY REVOLVES AROUND BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    Once again Expo Riva Schuh confirms its role as benchmark for the footwear industry worldwide owing to its ability to tackle strategic issues for the future of the sector. The opening ceremony of the next edition, which is scheduled for Saturday June 15th at 11 am is focused on “Sustainability of the fashion system", a talk show meant to dive into the fashion system’s sustainability from a wider p…

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  • EXPO RIVA SCHUH AND GARDABAGS: THE INTERNATIONAL HUB FOR THE VOLUME SECTOR

    Monday, April 29, 2019

    Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags are taking place from 15th to 18th June 2019 at the exhibition center of Riva del Garda, the only international business hub integrating the offer of footwear and accessories for the volume sector in a single location. "We are pursuing a strategy that is in line with our mission, namely to offer an increasingly accurate selection of the merchandise proposal coupled…

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  • MEETING "PRODUCT PROTECTION AND DISTRIBUTION MODELS" WITH EXPO RIVA SCHUH E GARDABAGS

    Thursday, April 4, 2019

    Expo Riva Schuh e Gardabags continuano il loro tour e organizzano con ATEAEccellenze l'incontro "TUTELA DEL PRODOTTO E MODELLI DI DISTRIBUZIONE" in programma giovedì 4 aprile 2019 alleore 10.00 presso l'Hotel Villa Luigi  Via Casone, 2 Villa Rosa di Martinscuro (TE).  Tra i temi al centro del dibattito   Contrastare la contraffazione per guardare al futuroModelli di distribuzione e omnicana…

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  • A single location, a broader offer: the widespread exhibition centre combines Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags

    Tuesday, February 26, 2019

    The Widespread Fair of Riva del Garda announces a great novelty for the next edition: the Baltera fairgrounds will host Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags in a single location, offering buyers and professionals a unique and complete route. Thanks to a major real estate transaction, the company Riva del Garda Fierecongressi has expanded its exhibition area, acquiring new spaces that have mad…

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  • Expo Riva Schuh: the widespread fair closes its 91st edition by confirming expectations

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    Expo Riva Schuh closes its 91st edition, in line with the January 2018 edition: there have been approximately 13,000 visitors attending the Widespread Fair at Riva del Garda, i.e. the exhibition network of Expo Riva Schuh, Gardabags and the hotels, which for years have represented an additional resource for companies interested in choosing a more suitable context for one-to-one targeted meetings.…

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  • The next Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags

    Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    92nd EXPO RIVA SCHUH EDITION – 3rd GARDABAGS EDITION 15 - 18 June 2019 93rd EXPO RIVA SCHUH EDITION – 4th GARDABAGS EDITION 11 - 14 January 2020 Riva del Garda, 9 January 2019

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  • Expo Riva Schuh in numbers

    Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    Dates12 / 15 January 2019Opening times12, 13, 14 January from 9.00 am to 6pm 15 January from 9.00 am to 4pmAccessLimited to industry operatorsFrequencyHalf-yearlyRestaurantsServices /FacilitiesPress RoomSelf-service and restaurant at B5 pavilion Buyers Lounge at A1 and C4 pavilionBars at pavilion A1, B1, C1, C2, A3, B3, C3, B5Gardabags Lounge at A1 pavilionMain Entrance Hall pavilio…

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  • Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags: the widespread fair interprets the new scenarios of the footwear sector, focusing on the new digital and fashion trends

    Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    Expo Riva Schuh, Gardabags and the entire Riva del Garda exhibition network are opening their doors to welcome the most important international players in the footwear sector and present the accessory trends for autumn/winter 2019/2020. "Expo Riva Schuh, Gardabags and the exhibition network of hotels in Riva del Garda are a true and proper Widespread Fair - explains Roberto Pellegrini, presiden…

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  • Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags: the "widespread" exhibition involving the city

    Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    A 360 degree fair offering a unique exhibition within the territory, able to enhance the excellence of both the products displayed and the land that houses it. Expo Riva Schuh is all that and more. Together with Gardabags - the exhibition event dedicated to bags and accessories - and the exhibition network consisting of the exhibition center and the hotels of Riva del Garda, Expo Riva Schuh set…

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  • Quality business in Riva del Garda

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    The trade fair provides an unequalled business platform and a chance for strategic exchange to regain equilibrium from the rapidly accelerating timescales of the fashion world and the demands of production and distribution. These are the two key elements that emerge from the 90th edition of Expo Riva Schuh. Buyers and operators greatly appreciated the quality of products offered at…

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  • Expo Riva Schuh goes digital and celebrates its 90th edition

    Friday, June 15, 2018

    FROM 16TH TO 19TH JUNE, NUMEROUS INITIATIVES TO CELEBRATE THIS IMPORTANT ANNIVERSARY Expo Riva Schuh has reached its 90th edition and keeps on going: all eyes are on the present and the future of the world’s footwear market, which has undergone profound changes since the fair first started out, over 40 years ago.   Today’s market speaks of an increasingly well-informed consumer, bo…

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  • Music, dance and light to celebrate the 90 editions

    Monday, June 11, 2018

    Celebrate the past, build the future: in a few days’ time, Expo Riva Schuh will reach its 90th edition, paying homage to the history and roots of the event but also looking forward to the present and future challenges. Given the strong international nature of the event, the focus of the 90th edition celebrations with be entertainment, with music, dance and light displays, starring professional…

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  • Save the Date | Wine Tasting

    Wednesday, June 6, 2018

    The South African Consulate General invites you to a wine tasting at the South African booth in Hall New C2 on Monday 18 June from 12.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.. The wine tasting will host the Political Consul of the South African Consulate General in Milan, Mr. Andrew Adams.

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  • Save The Date | Press Conference

    Wednesday, June 6, 2018

    Council For Leather Exports (CLE) - India cordially invites you to Press Conference Indian Leather & Footwear Sector in expansione mode, on Saturdya June 16th at 1 pm in the Meeting Room (Hall B2).  The conference will be followed by light refreshments

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  • Expo Riva Schuh gets ready to celebrate its 90th edition

    Thursday, April 5, 2018

    THE FAIR WILL TAKE PLACE IN RIVA DEL GARDA FROM 16TH TO 19TH JUNE 2018   Celebrate the past, build the future: Expo Riva Schuh is getting ready to celebrate its 90th edition, paying homage to the history and roots of the event, whilst taking on board both present and future challenges. The event first came about as a chance for representatives and buyers from the world of footwear…

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  • Advance information for the world's footwear market

    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

    The next appointment is in June for the 90th edition - The 89th edition of Expo Riva Schuh draws to a close with over 13,000 visitors, confirming previous forecasts “Expo Riva Schuh has proved itself to be the event with the highest level of internationalisation in this sector – states the Chairman of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, Roberto Pellegrini. Our exhibitors have expresse…

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  • Press Kit

    Saturday, January 13, 2018

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  • The opening talk has officially inaugurated the 89th edition

    Saturday, January 13, 2018

    The trends of the world's footwear market, and also the most up-to-date fashion trends: the opening talk which today officially inaugurated the 89th edition of Expo Riva Schuh provided the opportunity for a focus on the world of footwear and its evolution. The analysis of data from the most recent editions of the event demonstrated an ever-increasing connection between online and offline and a…

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  • Online and Offline come together at the 89th edition of Expo Riva Schuh

    Monday, October 16, 2017

    Interaction, contacts and business are created, then go on to develop alongside each other, on and off-line: likewise, the 89th edition of Expo Riva Schuh is getting ready to offer an international, qualified business platform to those who form the various links in the production and distribution chain in the world of footwear. The cosmopolitan soul of the fair and its permanent position in the…

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  • Expo Riva Schuh Around the World: a workshop in Stockholm to meet Northern European buyers

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    THIS MEETING, ORGANISED IN CONJUNCTION WITH ICE AND THE MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, IS SCHEDULED FOR 12TH OCTOBER Following an initial round in South Africa, Expo Riva 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 existi…

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  • Positive indicators from the world of sales volume footwear

    Tuesday, June 13, 2017

    A platform for international business, a meeting point and liaison event, a laboratory of ideas, trends and prospects for the future: these are the main features of the 88th Expo Riva Schuh, which ends today with 11,224 visitors (a figure that is consistent with the data recorded in the June 2016 edition). "This edition has strengthened the importance of the Expo Riva Schuh as a meeting point b…

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  • FOOTWEAR DISTRIBUTION HEADS TOWARDS OMNI-CHANNEL RETAILING: THE EXPO RIVA SCHUH DEBATE

    Saturday, June 10, 2017

    Focus on new retail strategies at the event's opening talk To analyse the changes that are taking place in the footwear distribution sector in an increasingly global and inter-connected context, will be the objective of the meeting entitled; “New strategies for footwear distribution: heading towards omni-channel retailing.” The debate will take place at 11:00 am in the Conference Room of t…

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  • Footwear production and distribution get together in Riva del Garda

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    Cosmopolitan by nature, international by choice and global for its ability to involve every link in the chain. That is Expo Riva Schuh, which is opening its 88th edition – an event that is increasingly becoming THE meeting point between supply and demand for the volume footwear sector. “The international spirit of the event will be at the core of this edition – states the Chairma…

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  • From Riva del Garda to the world: Expo Riva Schuh gets ready for its 88th edition

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    Expo Riva Schuh, more cosmopolitan and international than ever, once again provides the meeting point between the world’s major manufacturing areas and the world’s key consumer markets. The mix of European companies, Asian manufacturers and South American brands sets Expo Riva Schuh apart, offering great opportunities for the central and southern European markets, where the price and durability of…

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  • The online and offline future of shoes: Expo Riva Schuh closes its 87th edition

    Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Business, international spirit and eyes set on the future of the sector, with a cutting-edge foray into the digital and e-commerce world: the 87th edition of Expo Riva Schuh ends today, with 13,024 visitors, in line with January 2016 edition. "This edition has reaffirmed the role played by Expo Riva Schuh as the international hub of “sales volume footwear”, not only for the quality and quantity…

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  • E-commerce, between individualism and multi-channels

    Saturday, January 14, 2017

    The 87th edition of Expo Riva Schuh opens with a focus on e-commerce. This morning took place the debate: "E-commerce and the fashion and footwear market: what have we learned over the last decade?” The meeting, moderated by Andrea Cabrini, Director of Class CNBC, has seen the participation of Albert Antonini Mangia, Marketing Manager for Alibaba Italia, who, together with Giovanni Laezza, Ma…

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  • Expo Riva Schuh gets ready for the 87th Edition

    Wednesday, November 16, 2016

    The organisational wheels are in motion for the 87th edition of Expo Riva Schuh, the international event dedicated to the world of volume footwear that is making its mark as an increasingly international event, with more than 40 exhibiting countries represented and visitors coming from over 100 different nations.    The event will take place from 14th to 17th January 2017, showing previews o…

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  • New strategies to win over the market at Expo Riva Schuh

    Wednesday, June 15, 2016

    A footwear sector in turmoil is the picture emerging from Expo Riva Schuh, the international trade fair dedicated to the world of volume footwear, which today closes its 86th edition with 11,025 visitors.   “This edition has brought us back to the image of a sector that is changing – explains the chairman of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, Roberto Pellegrini. Expo Riva Schuh has alw…

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  • The debate regarding fashion timescales at Expo Riva Schuh

    Saturday, June 11, 2016

    Today, the 86th edition of Expo Riva Schuh kicked off with an opening talk entitled “The on-going changes in fashion timescales,” which was held at 11 a.m. in the conference hall of the Riva del Garda Exhibition Centre. The meeting was attended by Marc Sondermann, director of Fashion magazine, Enrico Cietta, senior partner of Diomedea, Roberto Pellegrini, Chairman of Riva del Garda Fierecongr…

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  • Expo Riva Schuh opens the fair calendar with a debate on fashion timescales

    Thursday, June 9, 2016

    From 11th to 14th June, the world of footwear will come together in Riva del Garda: the appointment is with Expo Riva Schuh, key international event for the volume footwear sector, which has reached its 86th edition. The very first opportunity to present Spring/Summer 2017 collections, Expo Riva Schuh has become a firm date in the international fair calendar.   “We were the fi…

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  • Fashion timescales are changing: to be discussed at the Expo Riva Schuh opening talk

    Thursday, June 9, 2016

    The 86th edition of Expo Riva Schuh opens with a reflection on fashion timescales and the repercussions that this on-going debate might have on the footwear sector. “The on-going changes in fashion timescales” will be the core theme of the opening talk on Saturday 11th June.   The debate will pick up on the declarations of two famous creative directors, Christopher Bailey and Tom F…

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  • Expo Riva Schuh gears up for the 86th edition the next appointment is from 11 to 14 June 2016

    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    Business platform, observatory over the international markets, trend laboratory: Expo Riva Schuh, the international event of note for the world of volume footwear is all this and more. At Riva del Garda, the organisational machine is already hard at work getting ready for the next appointment in June, the very first chance to present collections for Spring/Summer 2017. The ultimate interna…

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  • New visitors amidst business, meetings and previews of the new trend for autumn/winter 2016-2017

    Wednesday, January 20, 2016

    “We close this, the 85th edition of Expo Riva Schuh, feeling very satisfied. The fair has confirmed its ability to offer both exhibitors and visitors a truly complete offering, combining business opportunities with the chance to meet-up and compare notes between the manufacturers and operators of this sector. In particular, we have revealed the presence of new visitors who have registered at…

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  • How the volume footwear market is changing: this was the topic of the opening talk at Expo Riva Schuh

    Saturday, January 16, 2016

    The 85th edition of Expo Riva Schuh opened today, and runs until 19th January,  kicking off with a debate concerning the future of the international footwear market,  and from this, the key principals which will change the face of the footwear scene over the next few years emerged.   The main change will come about as a result of the fact that we are witnessing a rapid evolution of low added…

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    Thursday, December 31, 2015

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