As a dynamic association offering added-value services to provide an efficient response to its associate’s needs, AVECAL regularly updates its initiatives, adapting them to the current professional environment. This gives the association a cutting-edge guidance status, specialized in every business activity related to the footwear sector. Every action requires a high functional flexibility that allows responding effectively to the constant changes in the business environment.
- Customer service line, Information and fast assistance to the associates In AVECAL we always try to find a solution to any problem affecting our associates. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us or send to us an email: we will work in order to give you a quick and effective response.
Innovation & emploiment
- Support for Business Innovation
The footwear industry needs to renew itself and to start using new technologies. To this purpose, we organize seminars, work brunches and special courses in which our associates can learn how to make all the necessary changes.
- Guidance Service
You are important to us. That’s why we want to give you our best support, either through AVECAL or its collaborators.
- Labor Insertion and Employment Exchange
If you are looking for a job, you can visit our website’s section “Leave us your Curriculum” (Déjanos Tu Curriculum)
If you are an associate, our website’s section “Search for Talent” (Busca talento) will help you to sign the best professionals for your enterprise.
In AVECAL, we work with different organizations to manage employment guidance programs and other relevant services within the framework of active employment policies.
- Training Services
Our vocational and educational training programs reflect the main current sector’s necessities, such as learning in new management technologies or design, workforce retraining, training for middle managers, production processes, technical inspection in finished products, etc.
- Projects lines promoted by the Association
We organize seminars, work brunches with pioneering companies, thematic conferences, etc.
We analyze and study the programs and calls of different administrative levels to promote sectoral improvement through new projects.
Comercialization & Internationalisation
- Promotion and Internationalization Service Line (includes brands and intellectual property)AVECAL closely works with the Foreign Trade Institute (ICEX), the Economic Development Council of the Generalitat Valenciana, the IVACE (Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness), the Chamber of Commerce of Alicante and the Federation of Footwear Industries of Spain (FICE). Through these organizations, we promote the dissemination of the ‘Shoes from Spain’ brand.We also offer services for specific needs, and any suggestion or doubt can lead to the organization of a seminar or a thematic working day.
- Incidents Management and Import/Export Service Line The majority of AVECAL’s associated companies are exporting ones. Constant communication between us and our associates allows us to quickly identify frauds, changes in legislation, specific requirements in international trade, incidents, etc.In addition, we provide to our associated members first-hand information about all the possible changes in economic trends that could affect them in the short or medium term.
- Production’s supply and demandYou can use our section “Are you looking for a manufacturer?”, (¿Buscas Fabricante?”) to send your offers or demands of manufacturers, as well as of manufactured and specialized products. AVECAL will prepare a short statement to help you find the perfect partner.
- Collective Cost Optimization
We work to negotiate the conditions for more advantageous products or services for the associates through specific collaboration agreements with service companies.
- Information about Funding Opportunities and Management of Funds
The association carries out the management of different Funds, in collaboration with various other public organizations. These funds usually finance events such as fair attendances, commercial missions or IVACE’s grants and subsidies.AVECAL informs about and processes several grants and subsidies related to the main footwear fairs – such as MOMAD SHOES, MICAM or GARDA – concerning commercial missions abroad or addressed to the development of SMEs within the Valencian Community.
- Technical-legal Support Service Line (commercial, labor, and fiscal legislation)
We receive technical-legal advices from prestigious professionals that work in the footwear sector, and you can use them as a first option or as a second option, in the case you had your own Legal Department
- Institutional Relations Line
Our associated companies are positioned as a single interlocutor before public administrations, institutions, trade unions etc. AVECAL is the only valid social interlocutor representing the regional footwear sector’s business interests in the collective negotiation process and able to discuss every agreement that affects the sector.
- Corporate Cohesion Management Line
All the associates act collectively under the name of AVECAL and every action we lead is signed by this acronym. It is essential for us to build new synergies that can increase collaboration and make us stronger. Promoting networking is thus one of our main priorities,
- Global Communication Line
We regularly transfer all the news susceptible to your interest in different areas such as Human Resources, Legislation, Commercial Balance, Marketing and Communication, etc. All the information is transmitted to our associates through publications on our website or through specific newsletters.