This edition of Expo Riva Schuh, aimed at footwear, and Gardabags, which showcases bags and accessories, welcomes 1,469 exhibitors from 39 countries over an exhibition area of 32,322 sq m. The organisers expect about 12,000 visitors to attend the event. On the first day, a presentation titled “Digital revolution: the evolutions of e-commerce and the role of influencers” will be held at 11am, and is to be followed by a “Dream Bag” talk show at 6pm.

Brazil will be present at Expo Riva Schuh with 44 brands. As reported by ILM, the South American country recorded a -10% decline in footwear exports in 2018.