22 abril, 2013
The 2013 Salone del Mobile looked to exports and closed to great acclaim: over 2,500 Italian and foreign
exhibitors and 324,093 visitors.
exhibitors at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the International Furnishing Accessories Exhibition, SaloneSatellite and the biennial Euroluce / International Lighting Exhibition and SaloneUfficio in the global
spotlight from 9th to 14th April.
The figures: 324,093 visitors overall. 285,698 of them from within the sector, with 160 different countries accounting for 68% of total presences (compared with 63% at the 2011 edition, when the biennial Euroluce and SaloneUfficio were last held), making the Salone not just international but global.
Considerable interest was also shown by visiting representatives of official bodies, witnessing at first hand the creativity and effort made by the exhibitors to secure their positions on the sector’s greatest international stage. The Mayor of Milan, Giuliano Pisapia, attended the opening, with visits from Giorgio Squinzi, head of Italy’s biggest business lobby, Confindustria, the President of the Lombard Region, Roberto Maroni and the Minister for Economic Development, Corrado Passera over the following days, demonstrating just how great a driver of the Italian economy the Saloni are.
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