Business Showcase Farete 2019

4th and 5th September 2019, Bologna (Italy)

The business event “FARETE” will be held on 4th and 5th September 2019 in Bologna (Italy).

FARETE is the meeting place for companies, a great showcase of excellence in manufacturing and services, organised for the eight years in a row by Confindustria Emilia (business and employers’ organization of Bologna, Modena and Ferrara), with the support of Emilia Romagna region.

FARETE 2019 is, therefore, an opportunity to develop your business and expand your professional network.

As a representative office of the most important Italian business association Confindustria, Confindustria Serbia is the official partner of FARETE 2019 for the whole Balkan region, whose aim this year is to find, identify and select local companies and potential participants at this business event. Confindustria Serbia will also organize both the trip and stay for the companies selected and participating from the whole Balkan area (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia).

The participation of companies from the Balkan region (hereinafter “international buyers”) is free of charge. The participation of “international buyers” will fall under the umbrella of the International Club area in FARETE 2019, where previously selected Italian companies interested in meeting international buyers will be concentrated. Participation includes:

  • Travel expenses
  • Two or three nights at a 4 * hotel
  • Food and beverage during the FARETE 2019 event
  • Transfer from the station or airport in Italy to the hotel and back
  • B2b meetings with Italian companies that registered for the “International Club”

To be eligible, an “international buyer” needs to satisfy the following conditions:

  • Website in the English language
  • At least 20 employees
  • knowledge of English or Italian

FARETE focus sectors are metal processing, food and agribusiness, automotive, packaging industry, electronics, processing and treatment of plastics.

 List of Italian companies participating in the “International Club”: LINK

Application form: LINK

Note: When completing the application form and in order to have your application approved, it is mandatory to list at least 3 Italian companies you would like to meet, as well as to specify the motivation for each of them.

Key figures of the 2018 FARETE edition:

  • 17 000 visitors
  • 800 exhibitors
  • 30,000 m2 exhibition space
  • 110 international buyers from 30 countries, resulting in 1,250 B2B meetings
  • Over 3.000 B2B meetings between exhibitors
  • 90 workshops

For any additional question or information, all the interested companies can contact Confindustria Serbia office via email  or phone +381 11 2624 194 every working day from 9:30 am till 4:30 pm.