2020 · days and opening time
MiCo Milano Congress Centre · Via Gattamelata, 5 – 20149 Milan
53rd edition · thursday 27 and friday 28 february
day 1 · 9am/6pm – day 2 · 9am/5pm
54th edition · wednesday 7 and thursday 8 october
day 1 · 9am/6pm – day 2 · 9am/5pm
Filo is the only international b2b trade show dedicated to yarns and fibers for woven and knitted fabrics for apparel, furnishing and technical fabrics. Filo starts in 1993, launched by a small group of committed entrepreneurs from the Biella district, worldwide famous for its textile industry. From the beginning Filo fashioned a clearly recognisable identity. Each of its features is strategically aimed to highlight the excellence of yarns and products from the most innovative Italian and worldwide companies
concreteness quality professionalism efficiency
are the guidelines of Filo the international b2b trade show
At the most right time
Filo’s choice of dates in the international fairs calendar guarantees a constant flow of professionals visitors
An effective Agenda
Filo is a two-days b2b trade show, where top of the range yarns are effectively presented to high profile clients, buyers and visitors
During the two-days trade show, Filo organizes many events – both formal and informal – aimed at matching yarns and fibers demand and supply
Efficient trade show layout
Filo enjoys an efficient and rational layout, aimed at giving companies the best solutions to show their products and yarn collections
Exhibitors “all inclusive” services
Each exhibiting company will be given one free parking ticket to be used in the car park close to Filo’s venue
Reserved entrance desk
during Filo set-up, exhibitors can pick up their personal badges at the exhibitors’ entrance desk
Free wi-fi is available in each stand during the trade show, included set up day
A dedicated IT manager is available to help companies in setting up and connecting computers during the trade show, included set up day
Filo press office is ready to help exhibitors organize meetings with journalists and to write companies’ press releases (if required). After the trade show the PO releases a press review including reportages, interviews and news about Filo.
European and worldwide trade magazines are available for free at the Filo Press Office and at special “magazine corners”
A space reserved for exhibitors, provided with work stations and wi-fi. It’s designed to stage b2b follow-ups or informal meetings with clients, buyers or journalists. The free coffee bar offers relaxing time-off from business.
The opportunity to discuss relevant topics about the textile-fashion system is set at the late hours of the first day of exhibition. Influential and distinguished speakers offer their point of view to exhibitors, buyers and journalists and are open to in-depth discussions with the audience.
After business-hours and an instructive round-table, here is the time to relax. However, as everything about Filo, Filo cocktail is designed to be still a new opportunity for business: the right place and time to exchange views with buyers, Italian and foreigner journalists, Filo staff and Filo Happening speakers.
Exhibitors at Filo: many advantages
Filo’s goal is to make the visit to the trade show an effective business opportunity. Therefore, services and initiatives reserved for visitors are consistent with our aims and the show’s b2b highly oriented strategy
an online magazine with news and updates concerning FILO and exhibiting companies, plus “all you have to know” about the textile world. Its mailing list is the result of an in-depth analysis of several professional datasets
the core of four pre-show events in Biella, Milan, Prato and Paris, the product development proposals by Gianni Bologna are also available online before and after the exhibition, to be viewed and analyzed at ease by exhibiting companies
Filo Badge is strictly personal and bears holder’s full name. Different badge colours for visitors, exhibitors, journalists and staff make it easy to identify one another, fostering business relationship
Exhibitors Guide Book
it’s for free for visitors and buyers; two pages for each company describe its core business and production, including company’s contacts. Texts are in Italian and English
an evocative setting where companies can give samples of new proposals, plus information about the stand where to find them.
Quick Delivery Point
located within the Trends Area, it presents a range of ready stock yarns produced by exhibiting companies.
MiCo Milano Congress Centre
Via Gattamelata, 5 · 20149 Milan.
A district full of opportunities
The MiCo Milano Convention Centre is right in front of the new Citylife district. The urban project that re-shaped the Portello area with the iconic architectures of its skyscrapers, residential buildings and shopping mall.
In close proximity of MiCo there are more than 1600 sleeping rooms distributed in hotels from the 3 to the 5 stars. Bars, restaurants and coffee houses complete the offer of services available within walking distance from the main entrances of the convention centre.
The Citylife park, right in front of MiCo, is the ideal space where to spend some spare time during the events happening at the convention centre.