05 / 11 / 2013

The 39th International Exhibition for Shoes and Leather Products Obuv. Mir Kozhi2013. Autumn was held at Expocentre Fairgrounds between 15 and 18 of October, 2013. The event was organized by Expocentre ZAO and BolognaFiere (Italy). The show was officially supported by the National Association of Italian Footwear Manufacturers (ASSOCALZATURIFICI) and the Ministry of Economic Development of Italy.
A high international status and standing of the exhibition is confirmed by the logos of approval by the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) and the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs (RUEF).
The exhibitors of the autumn edition2013 showcased fashionable footwear and leather goods for the spring-summer season2014 on the area of 7,609 net sq m.
New collections were presented by 325 companies from 12 countries such as Belarus, France, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Russia, San Marino, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey.
World-famous trendsetters took part in the exhibition, among them Marino Fabiani, Mario Cerutti, Baldinini, Fabi, Loriblu, Nando Muzi, Ripani, Braccialini, Valentino Orlandi (Italy), Nursace, Poletto, Nobel (Turkey) and others companies.
The largest exposition of the show was traditionally presented by Italian manufacturers.
The Specialized Salon of Handbags, Leather Goods and Accessories demonstrated such brands as Braccialini, Ripani, Arcadia, Renato Angi and many others. They showcased a wide range of bags, belts, suitcases, gloves, and care products for shoes.
The Business Contacts Exchange and the Personal Contact Exchange (Labor Exchange) became a meeting place for employers and applicants. Counseling Centre for Customs Clearance was at everyones disposal at the Obuv. Mir Kozhi2013. Autumn exhibition.
The new project Expocentre for Counterfeit-Free Exhibitions was designed to reduce the number of counterfeit products showcased at trade shows.
Industry specialists made up 94% of the visitors of the autumn edition of the exhibition. The total number of visits equaled 6,360.
The 8th Business Forum for footwear industry professionals was an integral part of the Obuv. Mir Kozhi shows program.

Such companies as Fashion Consulting Group, Clever Fashion, VSN-Transit, acted as Expocentres partners in conducting business events of programme.

The participants of the exhibition attended seminars, the Internet Forum on Footwear Business: Maximum Sales via Internet, and the Workshop on Customs Regulations.