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tag it! 2016

the show for private label in
shoes and accessories

February 7 - 9, 2017
Düsseldorf, Germany

tag it! by gds - the show for private label in shoes and accessories

From February 7-9, 2017 – held together with GDS – a new trade fair concept continues on the Messe Düsseldorf grounds: “tag it!” by GDS – “The Show for Private Label in Shoes and Accessories”.

For the second time, in addition to large volumes, qualities and designs are increasingly offered at brand level, as well as complete private label collections. All production forms and retail levels will be represented with sophisticated collections. As the first trade fair in the world, “tag it!” offers a complete overview to kick off the ordering season, as well as the opportunity to place an order here at just the right time.

Facts & Figures

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Dates & Times

February 7- 9, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Tues. - Wed.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Thurs.

Future staging: July 25-27, 2017

Show Organizer

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
Messeplatz / Stockumer Kirchstrasse 61
40474 Düsseldorf
Main Product Categories:

tag it! by GDS – the show for private label in shoes and accessories, to take place from February 4-6, 2015 as the logical development of the former GLOBAL SHOES exhibition. The new trade fair format is geared towards international manufacturers and retailers of footwear and accessories with the focus on private label production. The trade fair, which starts one day earlier than GDS, is the world’s only exhibition covering private labels for footwear and accessories and caters to all the relevant market players at the right time for orders.


Results from tag it! 2016 in Feb:

100 exhibitors represented and roughly 15,200 visitors (held together with GDS, where 800 brands were represented).


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Entrance Tickets

Tickets and Catalogues can be purchased by PRE-REGISTERED users through the tag it! online Ticket Shop.

Please click here to access the tag it! pre-registration website.

Contact Us

GLOBAL SHOES Project Team:

U.S. Exhibit Space Sales, U.S. Exhibitor Services

Matthew Spiekhout
Project Manager/Financial Manager 

U.S. Trade Press and Advertising

Anne Meerboth-Maltz
Senior Director of Corporate Communications and Public Releations


Messe Düsseldorf North America
150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920
Chicago, IL 60601

Tel. (312) 781-5180
Fax (312) 781-5188

Messe Dusseldorf North America Located at 150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920, Chicago, IL. Phone: 312-781-5180. .