Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags is the leading international trade show
dedicated to volume footwear , and will be held in the
Riva del Garda Exhibition Centre from 13 to 16 January 2024.
Within the show, Riva del Garda Fierecongressi and its partner Retail Hub organise
Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags Innovation Village Retail, a project dedicated to start-ups and innovation.
Being part of the Innovation Village at Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags provides a unique opportunity
to exclusively present your own start-up project at the largest international event in the footwear sector.
at the LARGEST international event in the footwear sector.
Apply before November 30
By December 2023 , a technical committee will select the start-up finalists for the award, who will be invited to take part inExpo Riva Schuh & Gardabags
During the candidacy, start-ups are expressly requested to be present at Expo Riva Schuh & GardabagsInnovation Village Retail from 13-16 January , should they be selected as finalists
Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags is looking to help and promote new businesses bringing innovation to the fashion sector and specifically to
the footwear, accessories and leather goods segments.
The show offers participating start-up projects opportunities to forge relationships and gain knowledge of the footwear sector,
and enables projects to find their own expression and application with potential partners, investors and buyers.
From all the start-ups that send in their applications, a selection committee will identify the award finalists, who will
have the chance to take part in the next edition of the show as an exhibitor
Are you a startup offering Innovation in Retail Fashion Sector, specialised in
Product and production traceability
Production and distribution optimization
E-commerce & In-store solutions
Sales data analysis
Virtual and Argumented
Smart product catalogue
Note: Preference will also be given to the presentation of innovations (product or service) specifically applicable to retail in the footwear,
leather goods and accessories segments, but this is not essential for participation in the call for participation. However, it is
essential that the innovation (product or service) is also applicable to these product segments.
A profile on the trade
show’s digital platform
promotional material in
the Buyers Lounge
Dedicated visibility on the
show's social media pages