On Tuesday 3rd, Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th May 2022, a new edition of the traditional exhibition of Argentine suppliers of the footwear and manufactures industry was held, where the latest novelties in leather, materials, components and accessories for the upcoming Spring-Summer 2022/23 season were exhibited. Technology also occupied a prominent space, with an exhibition of its own machines and production systems, plus the presence of international brands, mostly European and Asian, led by local representatives.
With a call that exceeded 2,200 visitors, of which 95% were local and the rest from neighboring countries such as Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil and Chile, organizers and exhibitors highlighted the high qualification and decision-making power of the attendees, who allowed for greater business effectiveness.
Among the opinions collected, from exhibitors and visitors, there was agreement in qualifying the exhibition proposal as positive in terms of fashion, showing good projections for future sales.
Attractive stands received a good number of visitors in search of novelties.
The fair was the meeting place for suppliers and manufacturers with a view to planning their next collections.
Renowned suppliers exhibited a wide variety of soles and materials for footwear.
Machinery and chemical products, essential for the manufacture of footwear and manufactures.
EXPOCAIPIC - 67th Edition - Fair Data
- May 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2022. Costa Salguero, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
- Argentine Chamber of Industrial Suppliers of the Footwear and Related Industry -CAIPIC-.
- Spring-Summer 2022/23
- Pavilion 6 – 3,600 m2
- Machines 12; Soles 11; Components 7; Press 7; Leather 6; Textiles and Synthetics 5; Accessories 4; Institutions 4; Supplies 3; Services 3 and Chemical Products 2.
- 2,200. Local 95%, from abroad 5%.
- November 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 2022 - Autumn/Winter 2023.
The fair took place at a particular time, where the Argentine footwear industry shows sustained growth, towards recovery after the period of health crisis.
Although difficulties of their own persist derived from the strict control of foreign exchange, imposed by the government, which limits imports of basic supplies for production, within a strong internal inflationary process, added to the global situation also with price increases and shortages of supplies, the industry maintains a good level of activity.
Added to this context is the low availability of labor, largely lost during the pandemic, which conspires against the entrepreneurial will to achieve higher productivity rates.
New proposals in textiles and synthetics for the consideration of visitors.
Different services for the elaboration of uppers, according to the latest fashion trends.
Leather. One of the traditional sectors of interest within the Argentine suppliers.
New models in soles for the next Spring/Summer 2022/23 season.
Strips, braids and ropes that increase their demand due to the characteristics of summer footwear.
Sublimated materials, ribbons, elastics and laces, of intense use in seasonal products.
In central hours, the corridors of the fair looked with a very good presence of visitors.
The sole sector, is a specialty of the Argentine supplier, noted for its fashion update.
The attending public had access to a diversified proposal in materials and soles.
Machines and equipment of Italian origin for the production of footwear and components.
Within the supplier sector, recognized brands of components were present at the fair.
National technology, complemented by foreign machines, available to visitors.
In printed and digital format, for 38 years, SERMA continues to provide specialized information on fashion and markets for the footwear industry.
The corridors were also meeting points between visitors and suppliers, for the exchange of ideas and comments.
During the 3 days of the fair, the entrance of the public was sustained to see the EXPOCAIPIC proposal live.