• 19-22 September 2023
  • Milan, Italy
  • Visit the factories
    Visit the factories
    Choose your favourite tour among
    the factories
  • Why Milan and Vigevano?
    Why Milan and Vigevano?
    Milan is a major center of the fashion
    industry and Vigevano has a long tradition
    in the production of high-quality shoes
  • Innovation & Sustainability
    Innovation & Sustainability
    International Technical Footwear Congress


Presentation UITIC


About UITIC The International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians (UITIC), established in 1972, is an organization which aims at developing technical knowledge in the footwear industry, in particular by organizing international conferences on a regular...

Congress Venue

NH Milano Congress Centre 

A warm welcome awaits you at four stars NH Milano Congress Centre - NH Hotel Group. The hotel, formerly known as NH Milanofiori, was entirely refurbished and fully renovated in 2015. Located in Assago, just outside the city, it includes one...


Culture, Tradition and Innovation 

Why Milan and Vigevano? The UITIC (International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians) Congress is an international event that brings together experts, researchers, and professionals in the footwear industry to exchange knowledge and best practices. Milan...

Factory Visits

Guided Tour 

Factory visits program The three-day conference program is completed by an optional preliminary day on Tuesday September 19th. This is structured in three parallel visit programs among which participants can chose their preferred one: Program 1:...


Plan your visit 

The congress program covers four days: September 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd Tuesday September 19th  9:30  AM  Start of the Tour Visit to Factories: more info 5:30  PM  End of the Tour Wednesday September 20th  ...

Gala Dinner

The Castle of Vigevano 

The Gala Dinner is scheduled for Thursday, September 21st at the Prima Scuderia of the Castle of Vigevano. Vigevano is a small town just outside Pavia, a few kilometers from Milan. The group of monuments composed of the Ducale Square and Visconteo-Sforzesco...