Elche will be in the international footwear spotlight at the end of this week, and in this case it’s not due to any trade fair events. Specifically, on Friday, December 1, the ‘Ciutat d’Elx’ Congress Center will host the plenary meeting. European Footwear Confederation (CEC)It is the representative organization of this European industry, which consists of a total of 19,000 companies employing approximately 240,000 people.
In this way, Elche will be the place where Spain will assume the presidency of the European organization in the person of its president, Rosana Perán. The president of the Federation of the Footwear Industry of Spain (FICE) will thus take over from the Portuguese Luis Onofre.
In this event, which is organized under the sponsorship of the Elche City Council and in cooperation with Caja Rural Central, Clave i and Shoes Dusseldorf, members of the national shoe federations of the main producing countries, in the case of Spain, will also be present. France, Italy, Portugal, Poland, Romania and Hungary.
The European Footwear Confederation is an organization representing the European footwear industry. It deals with increasing the competitiveness and growth of companies. To this end, it supports the interests of the sector in the European institutions and encourages joint initiatives with organizations across Europe to promote new projects.
After all its purpose Help companies prepare for the transition To offer the consumer a higher quality, environmentally friendly product by turning to sustainability and digitalization.
A meeting will be held on Friday morning at around 11.30, where Spain will assume the chairmanship of the CEC.
The event will be attended by Generalitat Valenciana president, Industry Minister Carlos Mazón. Nuria MontesIn addition to Elche Mayor Pablo Ruz, representatives of business associations, unions and public institutions in the country also attended.
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