Futurmoda meets your expectations

Futurmoda closed its doors in Elche with "generalised satisfaction" after the pace moderated in its second day of fair.

the International Salon of skin, components and machinery for footwear and leather goods, held at the institution Ferial Alicantina (IFA) recorded a total of 2.523 visitors, mostly Spanish professionals, although the Organization sources have highlighted an increase in visitors foreigners.
with respect to the national visitor, the Director-General of ACS, Alvaro SánchezHe has highlighted the presence of industrial footwear and leather goods, coming from different cities of the province of Alicante, which have joined out of the territories of Arnedo (La Rioja), Murcia, Albacete, Valencia, Barcelona, Madrid and the Balearic Islands. From the Organizing Committee, "value once again, the big bet made by the companies that choose to participate in this event of great importance for the sector and that demonstrate its unconditional commitment, a bet decided to follow developing and manufacturing highly innovative and high quality products"

according to statements of the exhibitors, the fair has been visited by consolidated customers, creative and modellers of major brands of fashion and new contacts have been made. The quality of visitors was very good and despite being less in number than previous editions, covers more than their expectations before the investment.

During the first day of the fair, both the regional economy Secretary, and the Mayor of Elche, made a very positive assessment of the attitude that the sector faces new challenges of screening national e international, despite funding problems and lack of aid that experience. Meanwhile, the President of IFA D. Manuel Roman Ibanez, noted good expectations of this fair, which now forms part of the international route, based on growth with respect to previous editions: "is true that we are going to grow year after year in small but important percentages because practically all of the auxiliary industry, especially the export, is present in Futurmoda" Roman added that "the amount of product that is exhibited in the contest is quite significant. There is a very wide range, especially in product soon fashion".

The balance of the first day was very positive. From first thing in the morning fair maintained a constant rate of visitors. According to the data provided by the Institución Ferial Alicantina, were a total of 1.386 visitors who passed through the fair. During the second day of the fair rate decreased in the early hours, to continue at a moderate pace of views, registering a total of 1,137 visitors on your second day.

The Director-General of ACS, Álvaro Sánchez

ensures that "Although these data are not desired, the result as a whole is satisfactory, according to the level of public and the pace of business that have kept companies during the fair, recognizing not only the quality of the professional visitor, which has been high and very high in some cases, but the time that have remained in fair working with exhibitors interested in knowing first-hand the" expositive supply for next season autumn winter 2014-2015.

During fair has presented a comprehensive programme of activities, focused on very current topics. Thus, if the first day of the fair were informed the visitor opportunities of investment, finance and fashion; the second day of the fair was completed by presentations on technology, security, quality, training and business opportunities to international level. A full range of professionals who, in collaboration with the Spanish Association of footwear components, have printed once more a differentiating value to the fair of components.

Include the contribution by all exhibitors and collaborators who have participated in the fair and its unconditional commitment to making Futurmoda is one of the most interesting exhibitions of national and European scene.

The Association of components for footwear, has tapped once again to invite all entrepreneurs and designers interested in fashion to the presentation of the trends spring summer 2015, which will take place in the Centre of Elche Congress November 07 at 19:00. At the same time the Organizing Committee, has started marketing of the thirty first edition of FUTURMODA, who will return to take appointment at the Institución Ferial Alicantina, on 26 and 27 March, to present the collections of the next season spring summer 2015.

Source: Footwear Components From Spain