Veronafiere welcomes visit by City of Changping

Veronafiere opened a new bridgehead in Asia thanks to the visit by the government and trade delegation of the City of Changping, China, under the guidance of Secretary Liu Yuchang. Veronafiere was represented for the occasion by Vice President Matteo Gelmetti and Sales Director Flavio Innocenzi. Changping is a major industrial city with 500,000 inhabitants…


President Danese at Global Exhibitions Day 2019: “Discussion focusing on the integration of trade fairs into international industrial policy must continue”

A change of direction hallmarked by collaboration and sustainability as the driving forces for development and business. This is the challenge launched today by exponents of the national trade fair system, meeting in Rome under the auspices of AEFI for the fourth edition of Global Exhibitions Day, the world day celebrating the sector established by…


Veronafiere welcomes the organic world as of 2020 with B/Open

VeronaFiere announces the launch of B/Open, a new b2b event focusing on the organic food and natural self-care sector scheduled 1-3 April 2020. ‘B’ stands for business, while ‘Open’ emphasises the international aperture to a sector enjoying global growth, posting turnover of 92 billion euros. “This is an innovative format inspired by Veronafiere’s expertise in the…


The Giro d’Italia pays a visit to Veronafiere

The time trial concluding the 102nd Giro d’Italia was battled out in front of an audience of 20,000 enthusiasts, confirming the triumph of Ecuadorian Richard Carapaz in the final ranking, ahead of Italian Vincenzo Nibali and Slovenian Primoz Roglic. The start was attended by the Governor of the Veneto Region, Luca Zaia, the Mayor of…


Veronafiere: launching the Wine To Asia platform in 2020

Verona 10rd April 2019 – “Wine To Asia” is Veronafiere’s new multi-channel platform set in motion through a newco in which Veronafiere SpA holds the majority of shares. The only partner is Shenzhen Taoshow Culture & Media, a company belonging to the Pacco Communication Group Ltd based in Shenzhen and also active in Beijing, Chengdu,…


Veronafiere: upgrading of the exhibition area begins with the new entrance specifically for logistics

Verona, 3rd April 2019 – Three more lanes, automated barriers with license plate recognition, futuristic wooden roofing and general traffic improvements. Veronafiere presents the new look for its “E” Gate – the entrance on Viale dell’Industria specifically reserved for logistics. An investment of 2.2 million euros for the project designed to improve reception and accessibility…


The Verona Exhibition Centre “turns pink” for the Giro d’Italia

Verona, 30rd January 2019 – Veronafiere also wears the leader’s pink jersey. With just 102 days to go until the start of the Giro d’Italia, the event most eagerly awaited by cycling enthusiasts, the façade of the Office Building in Viale del Lavoro was illuminated like the monuments for all the stages of the race…


China: Veronafiere’s permanent headquarters inaugurated in Shanghai

Verona, 7rd November 2018 – Veronafiere, after twenty years of operations in China, has inaugurated its permanent headquarters in Shanghai’s central business district of Xuhui. The ribbon cutting ceremony for the offices that will represent Veronafiere’s key sectors (wine, food, natural stone and agricultural technology) was attended, in addition to Maurizio Danese and Giovanni Mantovani…


Veronafiere: the first financial statements as a equity company Revenue of 79.8 million euros, EBITDA at 14.1%

Verona, 11rd May 2018 – The Veronafiere Spa Ordinary AGM held today approved the financial statements as of 31 December 2017. The parent company Veronafiere Spa posted revenues of 79.8 million euros, up by 1.9% over the previous year. EBITDA came to 11.2 million euros (14.1% on revenues) for a positive net result of 1.7…


Romano Artoni elected new Vice President of Veronafiere SpA

Verona, 11rd May 2018 – The AGM, alongside approval of the final financial statements for 2017 balance, also elected Romano Artoni as Vice President of Veronafiere SpA, who thereby teams up with Vice President Claudio Valente. Artoni, 63, originates from the Emilia Region and has a degree in law, not to mention extensive experience in…


Presentation of the new brand celebrating 120 years with a view to the future

Verona, 3rd May 2018 – Veronafiere changes its brand to celebrate 120 years of operations. The rebranding was presented today in the head offices in Viale del Lavoro, Verona, on the second day of the UFI European Congress (World Trade Fair Association). The most evident change concerns the pictogram: a “V” inspired by the layout…


“Work in progress”: the Vinitaly Gala returns the “Market Galleries” to the city for a night

Verona, 15rd April 2018 – An event within an event. The “Market Galleries” in Verona hosted the Vinitaly “Work in Progress” Gala Evening in 2018, thereby previewing the end of the first stage in the redevelopment project involving the two industrial archaeology sites. The buildings and their parabolic vault – built between 1951 and 1956 in…


District heating in the Verona Exhibition Centre: CO2 emissions into in the air reduced by 230 tonnes

Verona, 5rd April 2018 – Veronafiere is increasingly green. The Board of Directors of Veronafiere approved the agreement with Agsm Verona for connection to the local district heating network and the installation of co-generation plant. The project is expected to reach full capacity in Spring 2019 and will help bring about a 10% reduction in…


VPE invests in “Bellavita”

Verona, 17rd January 2018 –  VPE has taken a 50% share in the capital of “Bellavita Expo”, an English company operating for five years in tradeshows for the Made in Italy agro-food sector in several strategic, consolidated or emerging markets, such as the United Kingdom, USA, Canada, Mexico, Holland, Poland and Thailand. The purchase of…


VPE: launche for the newco set up by Veronafiere & Fiere di Parma. Italian wine&food looking well ahead

Verona, 4rd December 2017 – VPE (Verona Parma Exhibitions) is the name of the new company set up by Veronafiere and Fiere di Parma that together are the leading direct organisers of exhibitions dedicated to agricultural and agro-food sectors in Italy and among the top in Europe in this segment. The two companies jointly rank…


UFI: CEO Giovanni Mantovani on the Board of Directors

Verona, 3rd November 2017 – Giovanni Mantovani, CEO of Veronafiere – already confirmed as the vice president of UFI European Chapter for the next three years – has joined the Board of Directors of UFI, the world trade association boasting 740 members in 85 countries. The appointment was confirmed during the 84th UFI Congress held…


METEF: appointment in 2020 with a 100% Veronafiere edition

Veronafiere SpA has acquired 100% of the equity of the landmark exhibition in Italy for the aluminium, foundry and innovative metal industries. Metef – the brand-name of the most important event in Italy dedicated to the world of aluminium, innovative metals and foundries – is now owned 100% by Veronafiere SpA. Veronafiere SpA has acquired…


Innovabiomed: the new event at Veronafiere dedicated to the medical device sector

Veronafiere promotes the Italian biomedical industry with the launch of the first edition of Innovabiomed – The networking venue for the bio-medical industry, the home to meetings and comparisons for experts in the production of medical devices. Veronafiere continues to expand and diversify its portfolio of events, thanks to its new start-up – Innovabiomed, Italy’s…


Veronafiere: a meeting with a delegation of 50 operators from Sichuan Province, China

Veronafiere’s main events in the agro-food sector – Vinitaly, Fieragricola, Sol&Agrifood and Enolitech – were outlined as the same time the political-business initiatives implemented by Veronafiere in Asia. Veronafiere plays a major role for Italy on the Silk Road, thanks to business operations in China since 1998 and its offices in Shanghai. This involvement came…


Veronafiere in the forefront on the second Global Exhibition Day

For one day the trade fair system illustrates all the opportunities created by its own operations for reference territories, exports and company internationalization. Leader in Italy BY square meters sold for international events and one of the top European trade fair organisers with major shows such as Vinitaly, Marmomac, Fieracavalli and Fieragricola: Veronafiere celebrates today…


Minister Martina: prospects for EU Wine-Growing with commissioner Hogan at Vinitaly

“Vinitaly 2017 will be the capital for a review of prospects for the new Common Agricultural Policy – 60 years after the Treaty of Rome that founded the European Economic Community – thanks to attendance by European Commissioner Phil Hogan. We consequently especially invite Italian wine-making experience to play a major role in this review.…


Veronafiere: an intense 2016. Parent company revenues of 78 million euros and Ebitda at 12.2

Sixty-seven events held in Italy and abroad, over 14,000 exhibitors in the Verona Exhibition Centre, together with 750,000 thousand square meters of show space sold and 1.3 million visitors. VeronaFiere signs off a very intense 2016 with revenue of 78 million euros and Ebitda at 12.2 (15.6% of turnover).


Veronafiere S.p.A.: business plan for 94 million euros of investments through to 2020

Investments totalling 94 million euros through to 2020 focusing five growth assets, with turnover expected to reach 113 million euros and Ebitda 21.9 million euros, equal to 19% of revenues.


29 November 2016: Welcome to Veronafiere S.p.A.

The shareholders of Veronafiere decided unanimously to transform the “Ente Autonomo per le Fiere di Verona” into a joint-stock company. Welcome to Veronafiere S.p.A.