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ONE OF THE WORLD’S MAIN SHOE FAIRS, FRANCAL INTRODUCES A NEW CONCEPT IN 2019

Unique and exclusive space that offers multiple experiences to the retail market, while importers find releases of great Brazilian brands to satisfy the consumers of their countries.

Held on June 3–5, FRANCAL – International Shoe and Accessories Fashion Fair, in São Paulo, Brazil, introduces to the domestic and international markets a new experience as regards B2B fairs and confirms its lead role as the year’s major meeting for the sector of fashion footwear and accessories. The fair fosters the business of the industry and the retail market and points to new directions when it comes to technology, trends, consumer behavior and fashion.

At Francal 2019, shopkeepers find an inspiring environment and a unique and exclusive space conceived to offer the most varied experiences, digital solutions, visual merchandising premises and a wide content concerning fashion, retail trends, management, marketing, and technology.

Brazil is one of the largest shoe manufacturers in the world, totaling 7.7 thousand plants, which employ around 300 thousand people and manufacture over 900 thousand pairs of shoes every year. A considerable part of such manufacture, around 130 thousand of pairs, is exported to over 160 countries, which generates a revenue higher than US$ 1 billion (Source: Abicalçados/2017).

The fair also represents the most important Brazilian shoe event for the international market. Importers from the five continents can find the most important Brazilian brands and a wide variety of models with features that can satisfy the needs of consumers from all over the world in terms of design, quality, and volume.

In addition to hundreds of manufacturers trading their fashion shoes and accessories with the foreign market in their stands, the international buyers visiting the event are given the opportunity to explore Exporta+, a special space that gathers companies focused on export and dedicated to providing importers with a more customized space.

FRANCAL 2019 – 51st International Shoe and Accessories Fashion Fair

June 3 to 5, 2019

Time: from 10:00 am to 07:00 pm

Place: Expo Center Norte, São Paulo, Brazil

Promotion/Organization: Francal Feiras

Institutional Support: ABICALÇADOS – Brazilian Association of the Footwear Industries, ABLAC – Brazilian Association of Artifact and Footwear Store Owners, ABIACAV – Brazilian Association of the Leather Artifact and Travel Artifact Industries and SINDIFRANCA – Trade Union of the Footwear Industry of Franca

Information: +55(11) 2226-3100/www.francal.com.br

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Instagram: @feirafrancal

Trade fair for sector professionals only. Minors of 14 years of age are forbidden from entering even if accompanied.

Transfer free of charge between subway station Portuguesa-Tietê and Expo Center Norte

More information to the press:

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Journalist in charge: Luiz Carlos Franco – Enrolled with the Ministry of Labor (Mtb.) under No. 10.993

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January 2019

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