The Italian Exhibition Group exhibition, a central event for foodservice in the Triveneto, reshapes its format by focusing on the enhancement of the entire supply chain. From 7 to 10 November, at the Vicenza fair, eighth edition open exclusively to operators with decisive days of business, training and updating.
The point of view of companies for the opportunity to relaunch the sector in the Northeast.

Vicenza (Italy), October 12th 2021 – An event that is definitively positioned on a B2B dimension, with four days dedicated exclusively to enhancing the foodservice supply chain and meeting Horeca business operators. Italian Exhibition Group therefore consolidates the business footprint of Cosmofood, the reference exhibition for the out of home in the North-East, opening the doors of the eighth edition - staged from 7 to 10 November at the Vicenza exhibition center - to only sector operators.

"The return of Cosmofood is the green light for the recovery of one of the most resilient and reactive territories in the whole country" - declares Sandro Vecchiato, co-owner of Interbrau SpA, the Italian company of reference for the national distribution of high-quality beer specialties. quality, which sees in the IEG appointment “the right opportunity for the sector to demonstrate unity and cohesion after two years of common uncertainty, to which we shout “present” to contribute to new and decisive networking opportunities”.

An appointment dedicated until the 2019 edition to both the generalist and professional public with differentiated openings, proposals, and dedicated contents, Cosmofood returns in 2021 by concentrating the offer in the nerve center of the event: Foodservice, in Hall 7 of the Vicenza fair district.

A remodeling of the format that IEG has prepared by listening to the market and the needs of the leading players on every level of the Food & Beverage supply chain of the territory, giving a turning point to the offer of the leading trade fair event in the North-East, which is now a platform decisive for the relaunch of the sector on the sidelines of the reopening season and in the heart of the crucial months for the full and effective restart.

"It will be an edition characterized by high quality participation" - the opinion of Federico Masella, marketing manager of Menù Srl, a leading company in the production of food specialties for professional catering, "on a Triveneto which in the summer months was distinguished with driving performance on overall growth thanks to its ability to accommodate novelties and innovations. "

"There is enthusiasm to return to Cosmofood live after this long period of absence" - explains Marco Morato, general manager of Caffè Vero - "and a great desire to meet our consolidated and potential customers, to whom we will finally be able to physically present our Announcements."

A highly professional visit is therefore expected, made up of operators, managers and buyers of commercial activities such as bars, restaurants, pizzerias, hotels, accommodation facilities, ice cream parlors and wine bars for a central opportunity for commercial development and networking with leading companies in the area for Horeca. An exhibition proposal that sees the major brands of the sector present at the fair with all the news and trends from the world of production and distribution, from machinery to equipment, from the food and wine offer to solutions in furnishing supplies, services and technologies.

"We know the event's ability to guarantee visibility to sector operators, so we participate to offer them a point of reference on the supply of cutting-edge equipment." - underlines Fabio Agostini, owner of La Ristoservice Srl. “We return to touch the quality of the latest generation products and to demonstrate their use in the many experiential and educational moments”.

Sustainability, technical and production innovations, and digitalization, also in light of the shooting scenarios and the challenges of the future, are the cornerstones of a busy program of talks, demonstrations, competitions and show cooking scheduled in the Cosmofood Arena and promoted by companies, media and associations. event partner. In the new space of the 2021 edition, there is therefore a large calendar aimed at supporting the updating of knowledge and professional skills in the sector such as those managed by NPD Group, Unione Cuochi del Veneto, University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo, CAST Alimenti and Bargiornale .

Furthermore, for Cosmofood 2021, the guarantee of the consolidated commitment of Italian Exhibition Group in favoring a safe visit on the health front, to which are added the safety measures established by the Group in the #Safebusiness protocol, accreditation to the international GBAC STAR ™ program and the obligation for the public, companies and active personnel to have the Green Pass to access the event.