Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 17:35English
DIGITAL LEARNING, A TURNING POINT FOR TEXTILE, CLOTHING, LEATHER, AND FOOTWEAR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROVISION IN EUROPE? On the occasion of the 2021 Erasmus Days, the Erasmus+ Skills4Smart TCLF industries 2030 Blueprint project consortium organised a conference dedicated to digital learning in Textile, Clothing, Leather, and Footwear (TCLF) Vocational Education and Training (VET). Gianluca Coppola from the European Digital Learning alliance (Dlearn) kicked off the conference with research findings identifying trends, ideas, and needs concerning digital skills and tools. S4TCLF project partners then offered the audience a glimpse into the newly-developed S4TCLF Academy, an online platform containing more than 50 digital lessons developed by European experts for 8 of the most sought-after TCLF occupations, along with the extremely positive feedback it received from students and teachers who participated in the pilots.

SIMAC TANNING TECH 2021, “Back to the Fair” beyond expectations

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:37English
The international Exhibition, which was held from 22 to 24 September at Fiera Milano Rho, aims to be a driving force for the recovery of the whole industry, thanks to the presence of international manufacturers of the best innovative technologies for manufacturing, automotive and fashion sectors. The 2021 edition of the international exhibition of machines and technologies for the footwear, leather goods and tanning industries, SIMAC TANNING TECH, ended on Friday 24 September at Fiera Milano Rho. An edition “proud” of having marked the restart of the manufacturing sector for the suppliers of technologies for the fashion industry. Exhibitors and visitors confirmed that the 2021 edition was "beyond expectations". Thanks to the digital support system for the Fair, done through the dedicated APP, the number of accreditations was just under 5,000 users and buyers in presence and online, of which 1/3 foreigners, from 50 countries.


Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 13:05English
The international exhibition of machines and technologies for the Footwear, Leathergoods and Tanning industries has opened in Rho Fiera Milano. The 2021 edition of the international exhibition of machines and technologies for the footwear, leathergoods and tanning industries, SIMAC TANNING TECH, opened at Fiera Milano Rho, and will end on Friday 24th September. An edition that marks an important turning point, that despite the two tough years just passed, demonstrates the desire to be a protagonist of the sector and to maintain its value and international nature. The opening ceremony was enriched by the precious intervention of the President of Simac Tanning Tech and Assomac (the Italian Association of technologies for footwear, leathergoods and tannery) Maria Vittoria Brustia; the Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Manlio Di Stefano, the Councilor for Economic Development of the Lombardy Region, Guido Guidesi, and the President of the ITA Agency, Carlo Maria Ferro.


Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 14:39English
Hanno vite piene di esperienze e puntano a una moda etica e consapevole: perché la sostenibilità non è un lusso. Sono 12 e provengono da ogni parte del mondo, dall’Italia al Pakistan, dal Congo agli Stati Uniti: gli stilisti della calzatura che partecipano all’edizione 2021 di Emerging Designers, iniziativa di MICAM Milano che promuove i creativi internazionali del mondo dello shoes fashion, rappresentano una dimensione della moda innovativa, sostenibile e glocale. I Designer sono stati scelti da una giuria di esperti, molti hanno studiato in Italia o hanno trovato qui i materiali migliori per le loro creazioni, ma non mancano creativi che lavorano all’estero e traggono ispirazione da tradizioni da noi geograficamente lontane come quelle africane o indiane.


Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 14:01English
News, content and suggestions for the most important footwear trade show Everything is ready for the ninety-second edition of MICAM Milano, the leading international footwear show promoted by Assocalzaturifici, scheduled to be held as a physical event September 19 through 21, 2021 at Fiera Milano (Rho). In view of all the prestigious returning exhibitors and some important new entries, MICAM Milano is sure to be the most complete event offering dealers a preview of the spring/summer 2022 collections and the latest trends in footwear.


Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:31English
The count-down is starting; just a few days separate us from the opening of the Exhibition Space, let’s reveal all the news which will be the highlights of this event, not to be missed by expositors and visitors. SIMAC TANNING TECH, the international exhibition of machines and technologies for footwear, leathergoods and tanning industry, is ready to raise the curtain on technology and innovation for the industry of Fashion. It will take place in Rho Fiera from 22nd to 24th September 2021. Confirmed is the attendance of 200 exhibitors, distributed on a 9.000 sqm area. The organisational secretariat developed a series of proposals in order to maximise the experience of exhibitors and buyers, turning Simac Tanning Tech into a “technological square” for all the main characters of the sector: Companies, Training Institutes, Technological Centres, Research and Innovation laboratories from all over the world.

Review - Gallery SHOES & Fashion - 29 – 31 August 2021

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 11:37English
“A positive overall experience for all attendees! Whether exhibitors, buyers, professional visitors, or the speakers from our informative accompanying line-up: the feedback on our event was extremely positive, constructive and enthusiastic – from all sides.” Ulrike Kähler Managing Director of Igedo Company

German footwear industry raises the flag in Milan - Premiere for German Pavilion at Micam

Saturday, September 4, 2021 - 12:39English
From 19 to 21 September, the largest European shoe fair MICAM will take place in Milan. For the first time, the German footwear industry will also be represented with a joint exhibition stand. At the "German Pavillion" in Hall 6 with a satellite in Hall 3, a total of 19 exhibitors will present their new collections for spring/summer 2022. The offer of the German footwear brands includes women's, men's and children's shoes as well as accessories. "We are very pleased to have the opportunity to show our strength at the important international trade fair Micam“, says Manfred Junkert, Managing Director of the Federal Association of the Footwear and Leather Goods Industry HDS/L. Beyond fashion, German footwear brands are known for their outstanding performance in the areas of comfort and sustainability.