Event calendar

April 2024
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The Emilia-Romagna Trade Fair System is a highly attractive global hub for those who want to do business and expand their network. It is one of the most modern and advanced business platforms in Europe.

Key Facts

Trade fairs in Emilia-Romagna

Exhibition Centres



International trade shows



2 milion

Visitors every year


Legenda mappa fiere



There are three main exhibition centres - Bologna, Rimini and Parma - out of a total of 9. The trade fairs calendar spans from the automotive to the building sector, from the biomedical to the food industry, from mechanical engineering to leisure time and tourism, also organizing trade fairs abroad).

Upcoming events


Bologna, IT

COSMOFARMA - Health care, beauty care, pharmacy

Bologna, IT

CIBUS - International Food Exhibition

Parma, IT

E-TECH EUROPE - Exhibition and Conference on Advanced Batteries and Innovative Technologies for Automotive and Electric Vehicle Production

Bologna, IT

MACFRUT - Fruit & Veg Professional Show

Rimini, IT

RESTAURO - Restoration Trade Show

Ferrara, IT


Rimini, IT

MACFOR - Mechanics for manufacturing and subcontracting

Parma, IT

SPS Italia - Smart Production Solutions

Parma, IT

Large international events

Internationalization, trade, external relations: the Emilia-Romagna economy is proud of its long tradition of being open to the world. The regional internationalization and attractiveness programme “EMILIA-ROMAGNA GO GLOBAL 2021-25” aims to expand the regional relations at international level in the fields of innovation and education in health, digital, green and creative industries.

Active participation to large events and international trade fairs also abroad is part of this strategy that implies a strong coordination with the national institutions and the local territories.

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Emilia-Romagna at Expo Dubai 2020


The Region brings to Expo its knowledge and excellences, a system of values that gathers labour, business, universities, research and innovation, social welfare, culture and creativity.


Regional company page at Mipim


Includes the main regional  transport and logistic actors and aims to develop collaborative activities and to promote the Emilia-Romagna Region’s system of intermodal platforms on the national and international stage.


World Manufacturing Forum


World Manufacturing Forum brings together stakeholders confronted with the evolving paradigms of manufacturing.