Vitrum 2011: the 17th biennial international trade fair

Milan will be the venue for the 17th biennial international trade fair for machinery, equipment and systems for the processing of flat and hollow glass; glass and finished products for the industry fr…

Milan will be the venue for the 17th biennial international trade fair for machinery, equipment and systems for the processing of flat and hollow glass; glass and finished products for the industry from 26 to 29 October 2011. Vitrum 2011 will host the big names in the world of glass with their state-of-the-art products developed to meet the new needs of an ever-changing market. Vitrum, the international event that draws thousands of foreign visitors to Milan, is a time-tested, rich source of precious leads and business opportunities for companies in the sector, attended by an ever increasing number of visitors and exhibitors. Even during the recession in 2009, bucking the general trend for international fairs during that period, the number of foreign visitors to Vitrum (from more than 100 countries) increased significantly compared to 2007 (+3.68%). Spotlighted at the next Vitrum will be the latest technological innovations for a wide array of flat glass applications: sophisticated technologies developed by companies in the sector for the most traditional (i.e. industrial, architectural and furniture glass) and innovative applications, such as solar power systems. An entire area Vitrum Hollow Glass will be given over to tableware, bottles, speciality glass for pharmaceutical/technical applications and state-of-the-art products designed to meet high safety and sanitation standards. Energy-saving and renewable energy technology will enjoy pride of place in Vitrum Energy section, a complete showcase of the most innovative solutions to emphasize the role of glass as the star of green economy. Among the most interesting new features of this year“s Vitrum is the Vitrum Gourmet Festival, a special appointment with the very best of Italian cuisine and an invaluable opportunity to offer a taste of Made-in-Italy culinary art through the talent of four extraordinary masters during the four-day show. Taking part in Vitrum this year has become even easier by filling out the brief registration form directly at www.vitrum-milano.it. An email will be sent to confirm registration, along with a special bar code to use at the show“s ticket counter, to receive a personalized admission card.