• 65th International Footwear Fashion Fair
  • 29 September-2 October 2021
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AYMOD yielded trading and business agreements

AYMOD, organized by CNR Holding subsidiary, Pozitif Trade Fairs, with the cooperation of TASD (Footwear Industrialists Association of Turkey) and TASEV (Turkish Footwear Industry Sector, Research, Development and Education Foundation), and the support of the Ministry of Trade of the Republic of Turkey and KOSGEB (Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization of Turkey), welcomed thousands of visitors.

 

The sector met one of the foremost gatherings for the global footwear industry, 64th AYMOD – International Footwear Fashion Fair, with huge interest. Taking place with a set of measures taken under the new return to normal criteria, the exhibition displayed exceptional products by over 1.000 brands at CNR’s showcase. Welcoming thousands of domestic and international industry professionals along with buyer delegations from more than 50 countries, the event presented thousands of brand new models from women’s – men’s footwear to children’s footwear, classic, sports, and hand-made shoes.

 

CNR, drawing attention throughout the world with its successful exhibitions organized during the pandemic era and enabling Turkey to become a green trade line, was in the spotlight of international buyers at AYMOD. Strict pandemic measures and ongoing trade activities also on Saturday received full marks from exhibitors and buyers.

 

New-season products grabbed the attention

Introducing exceptional footwear for the new season, the exhibition grabbed the most attention with alligator shoes costing 10.000 dollars, shoes with hidden compartments that conceal valuable objects in trips, air-conditioned shoes developed through R&D studies and discharging dirty air, skin-friendly diabetic shoes, and casual sneakers.

 

Billions of dollars of business agreements

The Turkish footwear industry, employing 300 thousand people with around 12 thousand entities, made its presence felt at AYMOD, which fulfills the footwear needs of nearly 600 million people from the surrounding region. MICAM’s organizer, ASSOCALZATURUFICI (Italian Footwear Manufacturers' Association) participated in the exhibition with Italy’s 20 world-renowned companies and Ukraine gave its support with the biggest union of the industry in the country, “Ukrainian Leather and Shoes Union”. Hosting buyer delegations from more than 50 countries from Russia to Ukraine, the USA to Europe, AYMOD yielded trading and billions of dollars of business agreements.