Italian Trade Commission rejoices the announcement of ExpoRivaSchuh India Third Edition

Shivani & Taruli Narula at the announcement of ExpoRivaSchuh India Third EditionNew Delhi- 9th may’13- ExpoRiva Schuh along with the Italian trade Commissioner Mr Amedeo Scarpa  announced the 3rd edition of ‘ExpoRiva Schuh in India’. Expo Riva Schuh India is an exhibition event that goes beyond the mere display of products. It is the first trade show in India entirely dedicated to footwear and leatherwear. In an excellent endeavor to bring the best of global fashion under one roof, Expo Riva Schuh, Italy in partnership with IEPL (Italian Exposition Private Limited) brings “EXPO RIVA SCHUH FAIR” to India for the third time.

Held at FIO Country Kitchen & Bar the event will be attended by the leading swish set of Delhi to witness elegant designs by the leading brands of the world. Fio country kitchen and bar will rustle up stupendous Italian cuisine for this celebrated evening.

The fair is purely a B2B platform that’ll set the tone for global trends in footwear and leather design but it shall sure speak volumes on the growing acceptability and accessibility of international fashion. “Expo Riva Schuh India” will present the finished products of various commercial sectors, from footwear to leather accessories –  bags, belts, purses, wallets, gloves and other accessories in leather.

(L-R)Mr.Giovanni Laezza-Director Riva del Garda Carla Costa-Fair manager Amedio Scarpa-Italian Trade Commissioner wit_About Expo Riva Schuh India

 Since 1998 Expo Riva Schuh has been closely working with the Council for Leather Export (CLE). CLE is highly committed towards the overall development of Indian leather sector and achieve higher export growth to enhance India’s share in global leather trade. After the successful establishment of Expo Riva Schuh in India in 2011 CLE led 71 Indian companies to participate in the 80th edition of Expo Riva Schuh. Expo Riva Schuh India has now reached its 3rd edition and to further stregnthen the partnership, the goal of CLE in the 3rd edition of Expo Riva Schuh India is to cover 1.200 sq mt space in the fair.

 The fair follows an innovative format that will showcase products by over 200 Indian and International exhibitors from Italy, Spain, France, UK, China, Thailand and other countries.

Alessia Bianchi(Deputy Trade Commissioner) Harpreet & Rimple narula at the announcement of ExpoRivaSchuh India Third _Italy will be represented by as many as 40 top brands like Giovanni Fabiani, Loriblu, Manas, Massimo Santini, Fabi and FratesiIMAC Group will also be present at the fair, focusing on technological development and innovative materials. 

 China will be at the fair with 40 companies from some of the leading Chinese production centers such as The Xiamen L&C International Exhibition, the Guangdong Economic Association and the Fujian Foreign Economic Service Trade, which are world leaders in the organisation of fairs and international exhibitions in the footwear sector.


The Thai Footwear Industry Association will also be represented by a significant number of exhibitors from Thailand, the expression of a production system which is acquiring a crucial role in the global panorama of the footwear industry.


Vineet Wadhwa(MD FIO) Amedeo Scarpa Italian Trade Commissioner Carla Costa Fair Manager Alessia Bianchi Deputy Trade _The Leather industry is bestowed with an affluence of raw materials as India is endowed with 21% of world cattle & buffalo and 11% of world goat & sheep population. Added to this are the strengths of skilled manpower, innovative technology, increasing industry compliance to international environmental standards, and the dedicated support of the allied industries.


The dynamic growth patterns of the Indian economy and the opportunities that this country has offered the footwear sector over recent years have motivated Expo Riva Schuh to put its trade fair and organizational know-how at the disposal of this market. The aim is for local and international supply and demand to meet up leading to development of commercial and industrial opportunities in the fashion footwear system. The fair enriches the experience through business training modules and trend areas that showcase the future of design as perceived by inspiring European brands. Expo Riva Schuh India will offer its exhibitors enriching encounters with the world of Indian retail, from the big players on the distribution market to agents and boutiques and also bringing the world of global leather design to India’s footsteps.