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sapica shoe fair 2014

Leon, GTO – March 20, 2014 – Mexico Footwear Agency (, a leather and footwear sourcing agency in Mexico, announces that SAPICA Fall/Winter 2014 leather goods and shoe fair will start very soon. The shoe fair will take place in Leon city, the capital of the leather and shoe industry in Mexico. SAPICA is the leading showcase of Mexican footwear. There will be more than 2,000 booths in 45,000 square meters of exhibition. Pavilions are divided into children, casual, women, western, leather goods, women’s showcase, developing business, high fashion and sport. The shoe fair dates are March 26 to 29, 2014. SAPICA takes place in Poliforum Leon twice a year.

“The first time you arrive to SAPICA you can’t imagine it’s size. This leather goods and shoe fair is the most important in Mexico and one of the most important in Latin America.” explained Fuad Dawabeh, Mexico Footwear Agency Director. “SAPICA brings a great opportunity of doing business with Mexican leather goods and shoe manufacturers. When you visit Leon city you can also go to the footwear outlet which is very interesting. Some visitors take the opportunity to visit the beautiful towns of Guanajuato and San Miguel de Allende for tourism”.

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SAPICA Shoe Fair 2014 & the Mexican Footwear Industry – History and Facts

History archives of Leon show this city as a producer of footwear and leather goods since 1645. The first Footwear Manufacturers Association was created in 1926, and the Guanajuato Footwear Chamber was created in 1942 with 80 partners. SAPICA shoe fair has been creating business opportunities since 1974.

Mexican footwear exports increased 98% from 2006 to 2012 according to the Guanajuato Footwear Industry Chamber. Mexican shoes have 0% custom duty in 44 countries: United States, Canada, Japan, Uruguay, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Israel, the European Union and other European Free Trade Associations.

About Mexico Footwear Agency

Mexico Footwear Agency is a leather goods and footwear sourcing agency based in Leon, Mexico. The agency provides investigation, inspection and consulting services for entrepreneurs to multinational retailers and wholesalers. The sourcing strategy helps improve decision making, negotiation, communication and product quality. The service method is online, filling in forms and delivering professional reports.

Mexico Footwear Agency, Sourcing Agent