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Abicalçados participates in a webinar with global leaders in the industry

The coordinator of the Trade Promotion Unit of the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados), Letícia Masselli, will participate in a webinar with international leaders in the footwear industry on July 22, at 2:00 pm (Italian time). The event, organized by the fair Expo Riva Schuh, aims to discuss the main challenges of the sector amidst the new coronavirus pandemic.  In addition to the representative of Abicalçados, the event will feature the general manager of Appicaps (Portuguese footwear manufacturers' association), João Maia; the president of ACLE (Indian leather exporters council), Aqeel Ahmed; the leaders of CLIA (China leather industry association), Li Yuzhong, Lu Hua, and Emily Wang; the president of Gold Star/Valleverde (Italy), Elvio Silvagni; the president of Bata (Europe), Claudio Alessi; and the CEO of Sabu (Germany), Stephan Krug.

 

Masselli highlights that participating in the event with some of the main global footwear leaders demonstrates the representativeness of Brazilian shoes and of Abicalçados.  "The webinar will be a unique opportunity to learn more about the effects of the new coronavirus pandemic in the main markets of the world, as well as to outline, together, general strategies for the post-Covid19 resumption," the coordinator says.

 

Expo Riva Schuh

One of the main international fairs in the footwear industry, renowned for the sale of large volumes to the main markets in the world, Expo Riva Schuh takes place twice a year, in Riva del Garda, Italy. Brazilian companies participate in the event, supported by the Brazilian Footwear.