Expo Riva Schuh, the leading international trade fair for footwear, and Gardabags, the business hub dedicated to leather goods and accessories, continue to support the industry’s community with lots of new ideas and useful tools.


The next edition of the fair – scheduled for Januar 14-17, 2023 in Riva del Garda – will be enhanced by the Digital Connection. This will offer a concrete opportunity to thousands of people working in the industry to extend and expand the benefits of participation, through various content and virtual business and networking opportunities.

Digital Connection: everything is just a click away!



  • Browse and filter the list of exhibitors and product catalogue

  • Scan the QR code of the exhibition stand and get information on the company attending the show

  • Get to points of interest easily with the new online map

  • Schedule one-to-one appointments with companies

  • Promote networking thanks to artificial intelligence that allows the data collected to be aggregated with buyer and company profiles

  • Make video calls and exchange instant messages via chat, as in the most advanced messaging applications

  • Enable exhibitors to collect contacts by scanning visitor tickets

TRACEABILITY AND SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY IN THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY

Monday, November 28, 2022

Only with the commitment of all parties and effective traceability systems, from the acquisition of raw materials through ultimate distribution, would social sustainability be possible. William Wong’s…

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WHY TRACEABILITY IS A CRUCIAL SUSTAINABILITY ISSUE

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

For sustainability not to remain just a nice project but to become a reality, responsibility for the product life cycle must be shared by all actors in the supply chain, including consumers. We talked…

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OPPORTUNITIES TO STRENGTHEN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Monday, November 14, 2022

The incoming buyer programme promoted by the Riva event will bring a growing number of international buyer delegations to the next fair and future editions. The Buyer Programme at Expo Riva Schuh & G…

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