What can you expect from the 80th edition from SAPICA?
SAPICA is the most important footwear and leather goods fair in Latin America. It highlights the value of #MadeinMexico and puts on display the quality and importance of keeping up with international standards. Celebrating its 80th edition this year, SAPICA has plenty of surprises in store for you!
Making history for 45 years
45 years ago, a small group from the footwear industry had a common goal and working together to achieve this they laid the foundation for what today has become the biggest footwear and leather goods fair in Latin America and the 4th largest worldwide. Every year SAPICA’s main objective is to internationalize and expand knowledge of the leather-footwear-leather goods chain while increasing buyers, exhibitors and visitors and generating successful business meetings and encounters.
The most important footwear expo in LATAM
Offering 45,000 square meters of exhibition space, SAPICA is a driving force in the industry on both the national and international level and offers many solutions and ideas to help grow your business. The most important footwear and leather goods fair in Latin America covers all your business needs throughout 9 different pavilions: High Fashion, Casual, Ladies Dress, Athletic, Business Development, Children’s, Western, Leather Goods and the new Knowledge Pavilion. Within the pavilions you will find over 3,000 national brands and 220 foreign companies from 40 different countries.
Looking to gain a better position in the market, these companies have the infrastructure, quality and experience and are looking for the perfect opportunity to make new business deals both at home and internationally.
Keeping on top of new technologies and trends that the market is generating and supporting entrepreneurs as they transform their businesses, the Knowledge Pavilion is a great addition to SAPICA. With topics such as online sales, marketing, fashion trends, strategies and more by experts in the industry the Knowledge Pavilion helps companies innovate and compete in the market.
Special attention to international buyers
The Mexican footwear industry has not only been recognized as a well-established industry, but it has also been classified as a serious competitor on international markets. There is a great advantage to be had by introducing Mexican made products to different countries and SAPICA is the perfect forum to showcase them and create connections between manufacturers and buyers.
Focusing on today’s global market, the SHOES FROM MEXICO HUB aims to introduce more than 160 national companies that have export experience to international buyers and provide them with personalized attention and assistance.
Catwalk The main event, Mexico es Moda, fashion show will be held at one of the most iconic places in Leon, the Templo Expiatorio. In attendance will be Mexican designers such as, Benito Santos, Galo Bertin, Marco Manero, Iann Dey and Milton Calatayud.
SAPICA is an important international forum for business meetings and a trigger for the economic development of the region; strengthening the growth of the Fashion and Footwear Cluster of Mexico. The success of this exhibition is the result of the effort and hard work of countless people and reflects the innovation and competitiveness of the industry.