GDS in the starting position for early kick-off

Published:  08 January, 2014

March 12-14, 2014 will see the next edition of the international footwear fair GDS in its familiar format before it is brought forward to its new early dates in July 2014. The new GDS dates will be an early kick-off event with an early preview of the spring/summer 2015 season. 

In March some 800 exhibitors from over 30 countries will be showcasing current shoe fashions and trends for the 2014/15 Autumn/Winter season.

Held in the same location running parallel, at the Messe Düsseldorf but starting one day earlier than GDS sees the hosting of the sourcing trade fair Global Shoes. Around 300 exhibitors will present their collections at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre from March 11-14.