Las Vegas — In order to build up the overseas image of the Chinese products and strengthen the promotion of the shoe brands, the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Light Industrial Products and Arts-Crafts (CCCLA) held a Chinese footwear brand promotion event during the International Footwear Exhibition in Las Vegas on August 12th 2019.
Ms Wang Ying, Secretary-General of the Footwear Branch of the CCCLA with Mr. Christopher Griffin, president of the Organizing Committee of the MAGIC SHOW Exhibition and Mr. Matt Priest, chairman of the Footwear Distributors and Retails American (FDRA)
Ms Wang Ying, Secretary-General of the Footwear Branch of the CCCLA, said at the opening ceremony that CCCLA is committed to promoting goods from well-known Chinese brand in overseas markets. Working with the national foreign trade transformation and upgrading demonstration bases in Wenzhou, Wenling, and Wuhou approved by the Ministry of Commerce (China), and the footwear industry cluster areas such as Fujian and Jiangsu, CCCLA has organized the exhibition events participated by enterprises with self-owned brands and R & D capability from the main producing areas of shoes.
More than 20 most representative Chinese well-known brands of women’s shoes, men’s shoes, sports shoes and outdoor shoes, such as SHEME, Aokang, Hongxing Erke, Kangnai, clorts, max bahr, Desay, creativity, etc., have participated in the exhibition, showcasing brands’ best-selling products with superb quality and independent intellectual property rights. These premier Chinese footwear brands have shone in the most professional international arena of footwear products, subverted the traditional cognition of Chinese footwear products by the American industry, and rebuilt the image of Chinese footwear brands.
The promotional event was held at the same time as MAGIC SHOW exhibition in the aim of enhancing the popularity of Chinese fashion footwear brands in the international market by taking advantage of audience resources. It also helped discuss how to jointly develop the two markets of China and the United States in order to achieve mutual benefit and win-win situation.
Mr. Christopher Griffin, president of the Organizing Committee of the MAGIC SHOW Exhibition in Las Vegas, who attended the opening ceremony of the promotion event of Chinese footwear brands, said that CCCLA had organized and led the well-known Chinese brands to participate in the exhibition. For this reason, a special exhibition area for Chinese brands has been set up, and at the same time, he wished Chinese enterprises every success in participating in the exhibition.
Mr. Matt Priest, chairman of the Footwear Distributors and Retails American (FDRA), said at the opening ceremony that it was a great pleasure to see so many excellent Chinese brands at the American Footwear Show. At present, 70% of the footwear sold in the US market comes from China. The American wholesale and retail associations are closely related to China. He strongly opposed the US government’s plan to impose tariffs on some Chinese goods, including footwear, on September 1st. The wholesale and retail associations will continue to work with producers and sellers to help them join the exhibition, maintain close ties and overcome difficulties.
Several premier Chinese footwear brands show in the exhibition attract huge attentions such as: SHEME, which is a luxury footwear brand, persisting in handmade and original design. Their shoes are hand-made in the traditional Italian way, using exquisite traditional Chinese handicrafts such as embroidery, hot drilling, leather knitting, beading etc., as well as top quality materials. The company has sought master shoemakers worldwide to achieve the perfect combination of oriental culture and international fashion. Their women’s shoes are elegant, beautiful and comfortable.
The producer of famous Chinese men’s footwears, Kangnai Group Co., Ltd., is a well-known high-end leather shoes manufacturer and brand marketer in China. It is a leading enterprise in the leather shoes industry in China, with the marketing network all over the world. There are more than 3000 boutiques (counters) in China and more than 100 overseas stores (counters), mainly distributed in more than a dozen countries, such as the United States, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, and Vietnam. Kangnai has established a long-term and stable cooperative relationship with a number of well-known international brands, looking for more clients to discuss cooperation.
CLORTS, a comfortable outdoor sneaker brand, takes innovation and exploration for the breakthrough, and combines science and technology with fashion in the process of product design and production, so as to meet the needs of people for different outdoor environments. Their aim is to let people enjoy the pleasure of outdoor leisure sports in close contact with nature, and feel the comfortable life brought about by outdoor products full of science and technology.
The Las Vegas International Shoe Fair (MAGIC SHOW) is held twice a year. This year’s exhibition was held from 11th to 14th August.(BY Organizer)