The European footwear industry has a long tradition in production and retail of innovative, creative and high quality products, developed in accordance to the consumer needs and trends.
While being one of the most handicrafted industries in Europe, it has learned to take advantage of the advanced technologies to develop cutting edge products.
The CEC follows the European policy and initiatives as well as the legislative process, and participates in the dialogue with the European Institutions in all issues that can have a direct impact on the sector.
Particularly CEC is committed to:
- Give visibility to the sector at EU level;
- Defending the interest of the industry vis-à-vis the European Institutions, and international organisations;
- Promote networking and facilitate collaboration between stakeholders (universities, technological centers, companies, etc) from different CEC Members.
More information about Industrial Policy is available here.