It ended yesterday at Fiera Host Milano 2017, a reference point for the Ho.Re.Ca. with biennial success, recording a success beyond expectations:
187.602 (+ 24,3% on 2015) professional visitors, the 39% international.
Among the most active areas: Europe, China, USA and Russian-speaking and Middle-Eastern countries.
2.165 exhibitors from 52 countries: Italian 1.322 (+ 4,4%) and 843 esters (+ 13,4%). Beyond 500 events.
"Host is a successful case - comments Fabrizio Curci, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Fiera Milano Spa -; with an increase of 24,3% of the number of professional visitors, Host confirms its point of reference to the hospitality industry, the place where its supply chains meet to shape tomorrow's trends, as well as doing business and networking. In particular, foreign presences are growing in double digits + 20,4%: decision makers and buyers also arrive from the most distant countries so as not to miss this event. "
"We particularly appreciated - continues Curci - the increasing commitment of exhibitors to contextualize their product with real storytelling, often of great charm. A capacity that is recognized internationally to Italy and strengthens the value of Made in Italy as a fundamental asset, in an area where the our industry is often the leader".
Anima Federation with its associations of the sector, has been active protagonist with initiatives and meetings for the promotion of technologies and the knowledge of innovative tools.
Among the various issues addressed in the Food-Technology Lounge: the certification of materials in contact with water for human consumption and contact with MOCA foods (materials and articles in contact with food), new experiences for waste heat sinks , the survey on drinking water consumption.
B2B technical meetings were held as well as demonstrations in augmented reality organized by ICIM, for an innovative and modern approach stimulating interest also for final consumers.
See you at HOST 2019 from 18 to 22 October!