Almost everything is ready for the 2016 edition of Xylexpo, the world biennial of technologies and supplies for the wood and furniture industry will take place at FieraMilano-Rho from 24 to 28 May next. The new edition was presented during XIPC- Xylexpo International Press Conference, held in the UniCredit Pavilion in Milan last Friday 12 February. In addition to Lorenzo Primultini, president of Acimall, Andrea Mattiello of Ice, Corrado Peraboni and Paolo Borgio, respectively CEO and manager of the "guest" fairs of FieraMilano, the CEO of FederlegnoArredo and Salone del Mobile.Milano, Giovanni De Ponti, spoke. , the director of Acimall Dario Corbetta, and the “testimonial” of the event Maurizio Riva, owner of Riva1920 with his brother Davide.
"Xylexpo 2016" declared Lorenzo Primultini "should exceed the data of 2014, when we registered 440 exhibitors, of which 119 foreigners, on a net exhibition area of 26,176 square meters. To date, in fact, the numbers are much better than in the same period. two years ago, with just over 300 exhibitors, one third of which foreigners, who have already confirmed their participation on an area of around 25 thousand meters, already approaching the total 26,176 square meters of 2014 today. get close to 450 exhibitors and get closer to 30 thousand square meters ". And what about visitors? The President continues:" We are also optimistic on the visitor side: we expect results higher than 2014, when in the five days of the fair we recorded 44 thousand attendance, or 15,250 "unique visitors" (30 percent foreigners), the real parameter we want to offer to our interlocutors to evaluate in real terms i, of concrete business opportunities what Xylexpo today is and can offer ". The Acimall president then announced that from this edition entry to Xylexpo will be free for operators who register in the specific section of the website www.xylexpo.com; for all the others there is an entrance ticket of 15 euros for one day, 25 euros for the entire period of the fair. Primultini did not hide his satisfaction in asserting that Xylexpo returns in 2016 to being a "complete showcase". "Today we finally find at Xylexpo all, absolutely everyone, the protagonists of the supply chain: also Scm Group has chosen to return to Xylexpo, a decision that encourages us and pushes us to do better and better, to work - all together - to take new paths , for large-scale projects ". Primultini underlined how an important stage of the new path will be the presence at the Salone del Mobile.Milano," ... a message, a "first" that has a strong flavor, which wants to make explicit and evident the relationship between technology and design, the bridge between an idea and the finished product. Being part of the great Milanese event means witnessing what contribution technology can make to the quality of "good living", making beauty repeatable with quick, powerful, flexible solutions, capable of making even the most splendid object, the most elegant piece of furniture within reach. of a greater number of possible users ". Primultini concluded its speech by presenting the second edition of XIA-Xylexpo Innovation Awards, an award dedicated to innovation that will see as jurors academic and educational personalities of the sector committed to choosing the most innovative products for the "First processing" sections, " Second processing "and" Finishing ".