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The 47th Filo edition, the yarns and fibres’ exhibition, is scheduled to be held on the 22nd and the 23rd of February 2017 at Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan. Useful information to participate in it is available on the website www.filo.it.
One of the most awaited moments of Filo press conferences in Biella, Milan and Prato was the presentation of the product-development proposals developed by Gianni Bologna, creativity and style manager for Filo, for the 47th edition of this exhibition.
The Italian road-show for the presentation of the 47th edition of Filo, has been a success: it has reached the main Italian textile districts, with meetings in Biella, Milan and Prato.
Paolo Monfermoso, manager of Filo, says: ‘We are strongly satisfied with the interest that the presentations arose among operators. Press conferences represent for us a unique opportunity to meet exhibitors and, more generally, professionals of textile-apparel system, since it is the best way to keep open the long dialogue that is the basis for Filo’s success during its more than 20 years of life’.
Once more Biella has reaffirmed itself as the capital of wool: indeed, the annual IWTO – International Wool Textile Organisation Round Table was held there, in the last days of November. Since its birth, the IWTO Wool Round Table has the task of outlining important theme linked to wool industry: during the edition of 2016, educations and wool industry’s vision for the future were the isuues on discussion.
The path of foreign markets continues to be crucial for Italian companies. Even in a complex year as 2016 had been exports have recorded an increase and confirmed as one of the most dynamic element of Italian GDP. These are the results showed in the ITA Agency-Prometeia report ‘Foreign trade’s evolution for area and sectors’, that has been launched in Milan to the presence of Ivan Scalfarotto, undersecretary of the Ministry for Economic Development and Michele Scannavini, president of ITA Agency.
Next week the product development proposals for the 47th edition of Filo will be presented in Biella, Milan and Prato. If they will develop along the theme ‘Forever Tourists’, it is clear that the 47th Filo edition could be considered as a journey through yarns’ excellence.
In a year marked by economic uncertainties and geopolitical crisis, luxury goods market is accounting for about € 1.081 billion, with a growth of 4% at constant exchange rates. Consumptions within the ‘personal luxury’ sector register a short decrease, even though they should raise again in 2017, accounting for +3% for apparel industry and +3% for accessories. Data come from Osservatorio Altagamma 2016, an annual report portraying the performance of the highest segment within the market.
The presentation of the 47th edition of Filo, which will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of February 2017 at Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan, will consists of three dates scheduled to meet textile-fashion professionals in three cities that are crucial for the textile industry: Biella, Milan and Prato.
Italian companies are open to the arrival of foreign capitals? The issue was discussed at the recent XV Forum organized by Comitato Leonardo – Italian quality committee. During the meeting, a research on the subject conducted by KPMG Advisory for Comitato Leonardo was presented.
Closed successfully the 46th edition of Filo, starts the work ahead of the new appointment with the show of yarns and fibers. The first step are the press conferences presenting the 47th edition of Filo, which will be held on December 12, 2016 in Biella; on December 13, 2016 in Milan; on December 15, 2016 in Prato. The 47th edition of Filo will open on 22 and 23 February 2017 at the Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan.
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