The 40th edition of Host Milan is set to provide a full programme of events, product showcases and competitions to help and encourage hospitality businesses to innovate their offers.
Taking place from 20 – 24 October 2017 at Fieramilano, Italy, the exhibition will showcase the latest trends in food, hospitality and retail.
Materials and solutions for differentiating hotel interiors will be showcased in the exhibition area, with a focus on recent innovations in tableware, furnishings and uniforms.
Tableware on display will range from eco-friendly disposables to classic, sophisticated solutions for mise en place.
Confirmed tableware suppliers set to exhibit at the show include Abert, Aficom, Dag Style, Giblor’s, LSA, MASA, Parotex, Richard Ginori, Rivolta Carmignani, Sambonet, Schoenhuber Franchi, Schoenwalt, Siggi, Tognana and Vista Alegre.
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Meanwhile, furnishing companies exhibiting are to include Baero, Calligaris, Elbi, Gaber, Indel B, Infiniti, ISM, Scab Design and Vitrifrigo.
The foodservice equipment and coffee areas will include everything from kitchen equipment to solutions for bars, coffee and technology for hotels.
The show pavilions will feature various events set to address the future of hospitality innovation.
Environmental sustainability will be covered during the Futurbar Green event, conceived by Simone Micheli for Comufficio.
It will feature case studies of design and requalification projects, design and technology solutions and legislative changes.
The ‘Non Solo Prima Colazione’ (‘Not Just Breakfast’) event by Massimo Mussapi, is a space aimed at reinventing the breakfast area of the hotel, making it a useful and profitable operation 24/7.
Being hosted in collaboration between POLI.design, a consortium at Milan’s Polytechnic University, and Host, the international HOSThinking design award will celebrate future design.
The competition will return in a new format with the title ‘10 Designers for 100 Products’. Designers will develop futuristic hospitality innovations live at the show.