The 14 to the 16 Aprile 2019 hosted the system mission in the United Arab Emirates organized by Confindustria, ICE Agenzia, ABI and the other partners of the Control Room for Internationalization under the aegis of the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
The mission saw the participation of approximately 140 companies, 11 industrial associations and 23 banks for a delegation of more than 360 participants.
This was the first system mission led by the Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister for Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, in which Confindustria was represented by the Director General Marcella Panucci. The leaders of ICE Agenzia, ABI and some industrial associations also participated.
The initiative allowed the participating companies to explore opportunities for collaboration in a country that aims to be a leader in innovation and in the development of high-tech sectors. The organization of the Universal Exposition of Dubai 2020 is also an element of priority interest for the Italian entrepreneurial system both to contribute to the realization of the Expo site and to be present in the activities of the Italian Pavilion.