The 2017 edition of hospitality exhibition, Host Milan, is currently outperforming the 2015 event in terms of visitor and exhibitor numbers.
Already, 1,824 companies have confirmed their attendance at the 40th edition of the show, which is set to take place at FieraMilano from Friday 20 – Tuesday 24 October.
These include 1,092 Italian companies (59.9%) and 732 international firms (40.1%), representing an increase of 11.4% compared to the 2015 edition.
This year, 55 countries will be represented on the opening day, including eight new entries – Belarus, Egypt, Lichtenstein, New Zealand, Serbia, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the Ukraine.
Germany, Spain, France, the USA and the United Kingdom top the list of the 10 main foreign nations in attendance.
Over 1,500 buyers will attend, hailing from Europe (10%), the Mediterranean and South Africa (7%), the Middle East (15%) Northern America (23%), Central and Southern America (8%) Russia (18%), Asia and Oceania (19%).
In addition to business opportunities, Host Milan will host a number of free-to-attend events, including workshops, training sessions, roundtables and show-cooking spectacles.
For more information, go to: www.host.fieramilano.it/en.