About us

“Our goal is to make shorter the supply chain in order to reduce material research development & production timing”.

Showmates provides as a platform different activities for the customers who work in the leather goods and shoe industry:

– Material research for designers and product developers who are looking for a quick solution to create and develop a collection.

– Showroom e commercial activity allows vendors to improve their visibility on sales networks and selling to their current and potential clients.

– Training for potential employees’ who would like to improve their know-how on materials and process features.

“Our goal is to make shorter the supply chain in order to reduce material research development & production timing”.

Showmates provides, as platform different activities to the players working on leather goods and shoes industry:

– Material research for designers and product developers who is looking for quick solutions in order to create and develop collection.

– Showroom e commercial activity in order to allow to vend0rs in the supply chain to improve their visibility and selling to their current and potential clients thanks to our network.

– Training for people and students who are (and will be) involved in the industries and want to improve their know-how on material and process features.

Are you a designer?
We can help you in the selection of components and raw materials for the realization of your projects.

Materials
Hub

We can provide a team of people to manage commercial activity for the raw material suppliers in the Tuscan area.

420 sqm
Showroom

We organize workshops and courses tailored to our customers needs.

Training
and
Workshop

Materials
Hub

Are you a designer?
We help you in the selection of components and raw materials for the realization of your projects.

420 sqm
Showroom

We can provide a team of people to manage commercial activity for the raw material suppliers in tuscany area.

Training
and
Workshop

We organize workshops and courses tailored on our customer needs.

Partners

Here you can find a list of our partners in Showmates.
Click on the logo to find out more about them, their products, services, contact informations etc.
Are you interested in becoming a partner?
Please contact us at info@showmates.it

Exhibitors map

Showmates is divided into different areas: Leather & Textiles, Vintage, Co-working, Reception, Packaging & Hardware, Sample Room, Complementary serivces, Meeting room.
Here you can find all you need.

Additional Services

Showmates can provide different services which can help and assist both designers, product developers in research and development activity. Managers are available to assist in resolving and improving daily issues (team training, recruiting, shipment managing, etc).
COWORKING SPACE BOOKING

Private Room 15 Sqm 1 Day € 30
Private Room 25 Sqm 1 Day € 40
Meeting Room 20Sqm 1 Hour € 35
Shared Desk 1 Day € 15

SHIPPING MANAGEMENT // POLIWORD POINT
Moda Express: daily pick up from/to Santa Croce and the Florentine Area, from Monday to Saturday, four daily departures.
Goods Taxi: every day, all year round, 24 hours a day; ready for pick up after15/30 min at the delivery of the goods to the recipent with continuous monitoring.
Hand Courer on board via aerea: every day, all year round, 24 hours a day; we look for the first available flight for air delivery in Italy, Europe and worldwide. The whole shipment is followed by a person who will take care of the delivery.
Saving of 50% than standard costs with Showmates.
TRAINING AND ORGANIZATION CONSULTANCY // MASONI CONSULTING

– Organization of training courses and company courses (as Training Agency accredited by Region of Tuscany).
– Support and assistance for the presentation and management of training projects financed by interprofessional Funds for continuing education.
– Courses approved, where required by law.
– Theme workshops, in-depth analysis of fashion industry tests and certifications.

Events

31/1/2018
1° WORKSHOP SHOWMATES
Hosted by : ZUMA/CASADACQUA,FIBEL and M. Guidi A., Paon
PREMIUM LEATHER & HARDWARE

08/02/2018
PRE-FAIR EVENT
Lead by MATHERIA, ALL PARTNERS WORK IN PROGRESS / EXHIBITORS Showmates

8/3/2018
POST-FAIR EVENT +2° WORKSHOP SHOWMATES
ALL PARTNERS WORK IN PROGRESS /EXHIBITORS Showmates
Hosted by: MARTINI PIO, MATHERIA
NAPPA & PATENT LEATHER

29/3/2018
+3° WORKSHOP SHOWMATES
Hosted by : AGC ESSENT’IAL, ECOPELL AND TISSES by BANELLI
ECO & FASHION SYSTEM

10/5/2018
+4° WORKSHOP SHOWMATES
TVC, GRG ANTICA CUOIERIA, Idee shoes department
ANATOMY OF A SHOE

31/5/2018
top hides & special velour
+5° WORKSHOP SHOWMATES
Hosted by : OPERA & Conceria La Fortezza
VELOUR & TRENDS

3/7/2018
TREND e PREVIEW APERITIF
ALL PARTNERS / EXHIBITORS Showmates

25-26/9/2018
JOIN THE SHOWMATES PARTY @ LINEPELLE FW19
ALL PARTNERS / EXHIBITORS Showmates

Contacts

Come to visit us
Via Del Padule, 64/A – 50018 Scandicci (Fi )
Tel: +39 055 0603830
Mail: info@showmates.it

Mon – Fri 09.00 – 13.00 / 14.00 – 18.30