Faster and better than expected. That’s the recovery story from events specialist Hyve Group in its 2022 interim update on Tuesday. The events firm also said future focus will be “on sectors, rather than geographies”.
Ann Demeulemeester, Grace Wales Bonner and Soulland are the special guests of the Florence show's 102nd edition, which will return to its usual format on June 14-17. Over 650 exhibitors and 15,000 visitors are expected.
The event’s first edition will be held at the Grand Palais Ephémère from June 23 to 25 with Sneakerness and 70 fashion brands, and will feature video games, a skate park, and a metaverse dubbed ‘Dropville’.
After being held in Milan last October, the trade fair is now heading to Berlin for the first time on May 17 and 18, featuring 80 exhibitors at Arena Berlin and a digital trade fair running in parallel.
The Barcelona bridal event held between April 20 and 24 underlined the industry’s recovery, bringing together 18,600 attendees, 320 companies, 1,170 buyers and 34 fashion shows by brands such as Pronovias and Rosa Clará.
Planned initially for March in Shanghai, the apparel show was postponed to April and then May, in Nanjing. Because of the Covid-19 situation in China, it will be held at the end of August in Shanghai with Intertextile.
The reorganization of the children's apparel industry, prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic, led the BabyKid+Fimi show to return to Feria Valencia, but not without the analysis of future challenges facing the industry.
The upcoming fashion, footwear and accessories fair will take place between September 16 to 18 in pavilion 8 of Ifema in Madrid, coinciding with other professional events to create cross-sectoral synergies.