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Upcoming Footwear Trade Fair List 2022

The footwear sector is a very significant segment of the leather industry in India; rather it is the engine of growth for the entire Indian leather industry. India is the second-largest global producer of footwear after China, accounting for 11.63% of global footwear production of 17.7 billion pairs. India produces 2065 million pairs of different categories of footwear.

The major production centers in India are Chennai, Ranipet, Ambur in Tamil Nadu, Mumbai in Maharastra, Kanpur in U.P., Jalandhar in Punjab, Agra, Delhi, Karnal, Ludhiana, Sonepat, Faridabad, Pune, Kolkata, Calicut, and Ernakulam. About 1.10 million are engaged in the footwear manufacturing industry.

Footwear exported from India are Dress Shoes, Casuals, Moccasins, Sport Shoes, Horrachies, Sandals, Ballerinas, Boots, Sandals and Chappals made of rubber, plastic, P.V.C. and other materials.

Exports of Footwear in India averaged 1244.32 USD Million from 1996 until 2020, reaching an all-time high of 2827.07 USD Million in 2017 and a record low of 218.03 USD Million in 2020. Here are all the trade fairs related to footwear that you should keep an eye out for:

Indo Leather & Footwear

Category : Apparel & Clothing

Event Date : 04 - 06 Aug 2022

Location : Jakarta, Indonesia

Organizer : Krista Exhibitions

Website : Indo Leather & Footwear

IndoLeather & Footwear will showcase quality products on laser machines and a high competitiveness technology in the leather and footwear industry, such as semi-finished leather, finished leather, hides & skins, exotic leather, synthetic/ natural material, man-made leather, equipment & tools, components & accessories, footwear machinery, tanning machinery, process chemicals & dyes, manufacturing equipment's, technology, man & woman footwear, sports & medical shoes, leather garments, leather goods, travel wear, baby shoes, handbags & bags, leather furniture, leather accessories and many more.

Estimated Turnout : 8325+ Visitors, 290+ Exhibitors.

International Footwear & Leather Exhibition - Vietnam

Category : Apparel & Clothing, Fashion & Beauty

Event Date : 14-16 September 2022

Location : HoChi Minh, Vietnam

Organizer : Top Repute Co. Ltd.

Website : Toprepute

Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam The Shoes & Leather Vietnam is the largest and most influential international trade fair for shoes and leather goods in the whole of Vietnam. In view of the fast growth, it is anticipated to reach a higher level of participation for more than 600 worldwide exhibitors, occupying a total exhibition area of 15,000 sqm gross. We anticipate having more than 15,000 professional buyers to visit the fair and to seek for business of global industrial technology, shoe making, and tanning machinery, leathers & materials, shoe components & accessories, finished products, and chemicals etc.

Estimated Turnout : 15000 Visitors, 750 Exhibitors

Boston Shoe Travelers – Early Buy

Category : Footwear

Event Date : 16-17 Jan 2022

Location : DoubleTree by Hilton, Manchester, N.H.

Organizer: Fashionablyin

Website: Boston Shoe Travelers

Founded in Boston in 1901, BSTA is the oldest regional shoe travelers association in the United States. They sponsor three trade shows a year in the Northeast for shoe retailers, providing you with the latest merchandise in all categories and genders for the upcoming season for your review.

Estimated Turnout : 600+ brands

INDX Menswear & Footwear Show

Category : Apparel & Clothing

Event Date : 06 - 08 Feb 2022

Location : Shirley, UK

Organizer : INDX Shows

Website : INDX Shows

NDXMenswear is designed to meet the diverse requirements of today indies, INDXMenswear showcases collections from over 100 brands and features an impressive line-up of long-standing supporters and key labels including Baileys & Giordano, Ben Sherman, Bruhl, camel active, Digel, Crew Clothing, Finch Hatton, Jack& Jones, Jockey, Joules, Meyer, Weird Fish, and Wrangler.

Estimated Turnout : 5000 - 20,000, Visitors 100 - 500 Exhibitors

International Exhibition of Footwear, Accessories & Materials

Category : Apparel & Clothing, Fashion & Beauty

Event Date : 22 Feb - 03 Mar 2022

Location : Moscow, Russia

Organizer : MOSSHOES

Website : MOSSHOES

Mos Shoes has established itself as an effective business platform for establishing business contacts and finding new directions for development in the footwear industry. Mos Shoes Exhibition is 4 days of fruitful work and communication of exhibitors with existing and potential customers at the stands and within the business program of the exhibition, in which leading experts of the industry, covering the current market issues, take part.

Estimated Turnout : 20000 Visitors, 600 Exhibitors


Jinjiang Footwear & Sports Industry International Exposition

Category : Apparel& Clothing, Fashion & Beauty

Event Date : April 19 to 22, 2022

Location : Quanzhou, China

Organizer : Jinjiang Exhibition Affairs Co Ltd

Website : Jinjiang

Since 1999, Jinjiang Footwear(Int’l) Exposition, China has been held for many times with a total show space of 71000 square meters, the visitors cover more than 70 countries and regions across the world and hundreds of cities at home.

Estimated Turnout : 20,000 - 50,000 Visitors, 239 Exhibitors


Footwear and Leather Show Australia

Category : Apparel & Clothing, Fashion & Beauty

Event Date : 15 - 17 Nov 2022

Location : Melbourne, Australia

Organizer : International Exhibition & Conference Group Pty Ltd

Website : Footwear and Leather Show

The Footwear & Leather Show Australia is a must for industry professionals associated with footwear, leather products, fashion and lifestyle goods. At Footwear and Leather Show you will meet with global suppliers and manufacturing partners showing their latest collections and capabilities across footwear, leather garments and fashion accessories. With a focus on footwear and leather accessories, apparel, and textiles, the event provides an efficient way for industry professionals to source internationally, take part in industry seminars and build business opportunities.

Estimated Turnout : 20,000 - 50,000 Visitors, 500+ Exhibitors.

Chicago Shoe Market

Category : Footwear

Event Date : 02 - 03 Feb 2022

Location : Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Lombard Oak Brook, Chicago, USA

Organizer : Windy City Shoe Travelers

Website : Chicago Shoe Market

The Chicago Shoe Market offers Big City style and Midwest hospitality for a very relaxing and professional working environment. The Windy City Shoe Travelers Club has emerged on the footwear scene with two successful markets. These well-attended events showcase a lineup of the industry's most sought-after brands and our growth has increased tremendously with every show. Join us for trends, friends, footwear and fashion.

Estimated Turnout : 20,000 - 50,000 Visitors, 500+ Exhibitors


Footwear Show New York Expo

Category : Footwear

Event Date : 07 - 09 Jun 2022, 29 Nov - 01 Dec 2022

Location : Park Lane Hotel New York, New York, USA

Organizer : Footwear Show New York Expo

Website : Footwear Show

There is no better place to unveil your newest collections than right here in New York City. Discover new brands, visit with industry partners, and get the first look at the latest footwear and handbag trends. New York City is the perfect platform for an efficient marketplace for buyers and sellers to interact, network, and do business.

Estimated Turnout : 800 Visitors, 200 Exhibitors.

Author : Shalini Singh (Marketing Associate)