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VISIT FILO

the international b2b trade show dedicated to yarns and fibres

2018 · location, days and opening time

Palazzo delle Stelline corso Magenta, 61 · 20123 Milan

 

49th edition · 21 e 22 february
day 1 · 9am/6pm – day 2 · 9am/5pm


50th edition · 26 e 27 september
day 1 · 9am/6pm – day 2 · 9am/5pm

To participate

Pre-registration speeds up your entrance to Filo, thanks to a reserved desk at reception

Filo plays a leading and crucial role in the international yarns and fibres b2b fairs scenario. Each of its features is strategically aimed to highlight the excellence of yarns and products from the most innovative Italian and worldwide companies

At the most right time

in the international fairs calendar Filo is scheduled to meet the needs of both exhibitors and visitors

An effective Agenda

Filo is a two-days b2b trade show, where exhibitors and buyers can plan their meetings effectively and efficiently, without any waste of time

Successful matching

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 the visitors a complete view of products from the exhibiting companies

Filo is the most important b2b yarns and fabrics trade show. Entrance is reserved for professionals working in the textile-clothing, accessory and furnishing sectors, such as:

businessmen · managers and top managers ·  buying offices · import-export managers · stylists · fashion designers consultants · international retailers

Advantages and services
reserved for Filo visitors

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

Before Filo

Filo newsletter

an online magazine with news and updates concerning Filo and exhibiting companies, plus “all you have to know” about the textile world. Not to be missed by exhibitors, buyers and leading professionals

Filo Trends

the core of two pre-show events in Biella and Milan, the product development proposals by Gianni Bologna are also available online before and after the exhibition, to be viewed and analyzed at ease

Online badge request

filling a simple on line pre-registration form, visitors will enter Filo through a reserved fast entrance, jumping the queue at reception

Booking online the trip to Filo

an agreement between Filo and a leader of the market tour operator gives the opportunity both to exhibitors and visitors to book in advance travels and accommodations in Milan at favorable prices

During the trade show

Car parking

Close to the trade-show venue, a monitored car parking offers special rates to visitors and exhibitors, thanks to an agreement with Filo

Free entrance

no pre-registration? No worries. Reception desks welcome visitors throughout the two-days trade show: to get the entrance badge it’s fast and easy

Personal badge

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 and it is the simplest way to select worth visiting stands and look for new potential suppliers

Trend Area

an evocative setting where to get a glimpse of companies’ new proposals, plus information about the stand where to find them. For visitors, a natural starting point for the visit in Filo

Quick Delivery Point

located within the Trends Area, it presents a range of ready stock yarns produced by exhibiting companies.

Venue

Palazzo delle Stelline

corso Magenta, 61 · 20123 Milan.

In the centre of Milan, the venue is the ideal location for Filo, the international b2b yarns and fibres trade show.

Right in front of Leonardo’s Last Supper Museum and Santa Maria delle Grazie Basilica, rich of history and tradition Palazzo “delle Stelline” embodies the values of hospitality. The venue neighbours the “Orti di Leonardo”, the Renaissance master’s vineyards.
Overlooking a 17th Century cloister, the exhibition enjoys warm natural light, to better show the quality of yarns.

Filo venue is easy to reach from Milan railway stations and airports. Nearby the exhibition, a wide range of top level hotels and restaurants offer their services

How to get to the venue

From Malpensa airport

Train Malpensa Express · to railway station Milano Nord Cadorna
The route takes: 30 minutes approximately

Bus Malpensa Shuttle · to railway station Milano Centrale
The route takes: 45 minutes approximately

From Orio al Serio airport

Bus Orio al Serio Autostradale · to railway station Milano Centrale
The route takes: 50 minutes approximately

Bus Orio Shuttle · to railway station Milano Centrale
The route takes: 50 minutes approximately

From Milano Linate airport

Bus Milan urban line X73 · to last stop
First departure: 7.10am · last departure: 7.50pm · Departures: every 20 minutes from monday to friday
The route takes: 40 minutes approximately

Bus Milan urban line 73 · to Piazza San Babila MM1 stop
First departure: 6.55am ·last departure: 0.41am ·Departures: every 10 minutes every day
The route takes: 40 minutes approximately

Underground MM1 (red line) · from “San Babila” stop to “Cadorna FN” stop
The route takes: 5 minutes approximately + 10 minutes by foot

By train

From Milano Centrale FS railway

MM2 (green line) · direction “Assago” or “Abbiategrasso” · get off to “Cadorna FN” stop
The route takes: 10 minutes approximately + 10 minutes by foot

From Milano Garibaldi FS railway

MM2 (green line) · direction “Assago” or “Abbiategrasso” · get off to “Cadorna FN” stop
The route takes: 5 minutes approximately + 10 minutes by foot

From Milano Lambrate FS railway

MM2 (green line) · direction “Assago” or “Abbiategrasso” · get off to “Cadorna FN” stop
The route takes: 20 minutes approximately + 10 minutes by foot

By car

The access of private cars and commercial vehicles to the historical center of Milan is limited by the Congestion Charge area. Therefore to get to the venue of FILO, located in the so called “Area C” (you need to purchase a €5 entrance ticket)

Area C applies: monday/friday · 7.30am/7.30pm – thursday · 7.30am/6pm

There is a range of ways to pay the charge. Find out more on the Municipality of Milan website · to buy online tickets click here

The owners of Telepass can enable the service through their account.

By tube

From MM1 (red line) or MM2 (green line) · get off to  “Cadorna FN” stop

walk along via Giosuè Carducci. It leads to corso Magenta, opposite Palace “Le Stelline”
The route takes: 10 minutes approximately

Hospitality at Filo

With the cooperation of Ventana Group

Dott.ssa Renée De Maio

renee.demaio@ventanagroup.it
(+39) +39 011 0467308

Filo cooperates with a tour operator – Ventana Group – to make it easy to plan and book trip and accommodation in Milan. Accessing Ventana Group website you can check hotel rooms availability and book the one you prefer. In addition, Filo offers the opportunity to speak to a travel consultant to get expert advice or planning and to answer any particular questions

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